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Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 11:54 PM

"It's My Name on This": Obama Looks to Secure Iran Deal

President Obama reaffirmed his dedication to crafting a deal with Iran over the country's nuclear program in an interview this week, saying that "in addition to our profound national-security interests, I have a personal interest in locking this down," NBC News reported. In his interview published Thursday with The Atlantic, Obama explained his personal commitment to brokering a lasting and successful peace. "Look, 20 years from now, I'm still going to be around, God willing. If Iran has a nuclear weapon, it's my name on this," he said. Read »
Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 10:03 PM

"Get a Squad Here Now!": Radio Records Neb. Officer's Killing

Officers in Omaha, Nebraska desperately tried to save the life of their fallen colleague, Kerrie Orozco, even as they called for backup and waged a gun battle with a suspect, according to police radio recordings released Thursday, NBC News reported. Orozco, 29, was on her last shift before her scheduled maternity leave Wednesday as members of the fugitive task force pursued Marcus Wheeler, 26. Gunfire erupted as officers closed in on Wheeler, and a bullet hit Orozco just above her bulletproof vest. "Help an officer 30th and Martin Avenue! Officer down!" a male officer can be heard shouting over police dispatch radio. "Get a squad here now!" As many as 20 officers accompanied Orozco to Creighton Hospital, where a trauma team was unable to save her, police and the hospital said. Read »
Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 5:26 PM

ISIS Kills 17 Syrian Security Forces, Civilians in Palmyra: Monitors

ISIS militants executed 17 people, including members of the Syrian security forces and civilians who support the Syrian government, after taking control of the ancient city of Palmyra, a monitoring group said Thursday. The monitoring group, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said ISIS killed 49 people around Palmyra as its advanced toward the city. The group's claims could not be independently verified by NBC News. The capture of the ancient Syrian city raised fears that its 2,000-year-old relics would be demolished by the militants. Read »
Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 5:11 PM

Playboy Launches Completely Safe For Work App

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 3:58 PM

Omaha Cop Killed on Duty Hours Before Maternity Leave

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 4:16 PM

Washington Cop Shoots 2 Unarmed Black Men

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 3:41 PM

Missouri Woman Allegedly Kept in Box for Months Found Slain

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 2:20 PM

British Cab Driver Convicted in 2007 Iraq Bomb Death

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 11:03 AM

Who Will Get Shut Out of GOP Debates?

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 9:08 AM

“The Gall!” $30 Hot Dogs Prompt NYC Crackdown Bill

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 9:06 AM

State Dept: Employee Cyber-Stalked College Women

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 8:59 AM

Lumber Liquidators CEO Quits, Shares Tumble

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 8:31 AM

Senate Votes to Consider "Fast Track" Trade Bill

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 8:25 AM

Will ISIS Destroy Ancient Palmyra's Treasures?

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 8:18 AM

Hillary Clinton's Emails a Window Into Benghazi

A batch of Hillary Clinton's personal emails made public on Thursday morning offers a glimpse into her team's initial exchange of information in the wake of the Benghazi attacks, as well as her relationship with longtime confidante Sidney Blumenthal. The State Department plans to release about 850 pages of the emails, which had been handed over to the congressional panel investigating the Benghazi attacks. But on Thursday, the New York Times released about a third of that batch, which Clinton exchanged using a private server. The documents show that, while Clinton used her personal email account to receive information the government calls "sensitive," she did not appear to use her private server to exchange classified information. The documents also show that Clinton received numerous briefing memos about Libya from Blumenthal, a longtime friend of the Clintons who was not employed by the State Department. The release of the emails comes after a prolonged political fight for Clinton over her use of a private email server while serving as Secretary of State. Read »