• NBCUniversal Inc. December 6, 2019 12:31 am

    Food Drive Lands Principal on Roof

    After students collected more than 8,000 food items, their principal had to celebrate in a high place.

  • California October 16, 2019 4:29 pm

    Some Tips to Make Halloween Decor Less Scary for Wildlife

    Fake cobwebs and some other spooky, outdoor Halloween decorations meant as harmless fun can do real damage to wildlife. Halloween spending has skyrocketed in recent years, and the National Retail Federation says Americans are expected to spend $2.7 billion on Halloween decorations this year. Wildlife organizations say they also have seen an increase in animal visits to local rehabilitation centers...

  • New York October 2, 2019 5:26 pm

    New Deli Opens in NYC But Nothing Is Edible

    New York is famous for its delicatessens so it’s no surprise people are abuzz about the latest deli to open at the iconic Rockefeller Center. Though at this deli, you won’t find a hot cup of coffee, a bagel with lox, or any black and white cookies. But the offerings are equally delightful. British artist Lucy Sparrow’s “Delicatessen on 6th”...

  • San Diego May 31, 2019 1:47 pm

    NBC 7 Responds Checks Out Grocery Store Prices

    The cost of living in Southern California is rising. Whether it’s the cost to rent or buy a home, the cost of a gallon of gasoline, or the costs of more daily needs such as groceries, consumers are feeling a pinch.

  • Associated Press March 21, 2019 5:48 pm

    After Cyclone's Deadly Blow, Africa Now Has an Inland Ocean

    A week after Cyclone Idai hit coastal Mozambique and swept across the country to Zimbabwe, the death, damage and flooding continues in southern Africa, making it one of the most destructive natural disasters in the region’s recent history. Floodwaters are rushing across the plains of central Mozambique, submerging homes, villages and entire towns. The flooding has created a muddy inland...

  • San Diego November 27, 2018 11:03 pm

    ‘Border Angels' Receives Hundreds of Donations Across the Country in Effort to Help Migrant Caravan

    A local non-profit has received hundreds of donations across the country as it asks for supplies to help the migrant caravan.

  • California November 1, 2018 3:40 pm

    Gag! Rotting Fish, Maggots on Menu at Sweden's New Disgusting Food Museum

    Sheep eyeball juice. Bull testicles. Maggot-infested cheese. American root beer. These are among the items considered palatable or even regarded as delicacies in some cultures that the Disgusting Food Museum in Malmo, Sweden is serving up. The temporary museum, which opened Wednesday, clearly braced for revolted visitors to gag at the foods on display, most of which can be smelled...

  • Facebook April 20, 2018 1:23 am

    Locals Take Ducks Under Their Wing, Promote Better Diet

    The folks of Scripps Ranch donated hundreds of dollars bills to make sure the ducks at their neighborhood pond stay afloat.

  • San Diego July 9, 2017 6:05 pm

    Twin Toucan Chicks Spread Their Wings at the San Diego Zoo

    Visitors to the San Diego Zoo are getting their first glimpse of two toco toucan chicks, which are now actively exploring their habitat in the Zoo’s Parker Aviary, with mom close by. After spending nearly two months tucked away in a nest cavity, the pair flew from their nest last weekend. This is the first time in 32 years this...

  • teacher April 24, 2017 10:50 am

    Sister of Teacher Accused in Kidnap: ‘He's Still My Brother and I Love Him'

    The former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping a teenage student last month must face up to his “horrible” actions, his sister told NBC News — but she still loves him. Daphne Quinn spoke to Tad Cummins over the weekend and wants everyone to know her brother is not a monster, she said in an exclusive interview to be aired Monday...

  • teacher April 22, 2017 8:38 pm

    Kidnapped 15-Year-Old Girl Back Home in Tennessee: Lawyer

    After the caretaker of a remote northern California property became suspicious of two people he initially thought were in distress, his tip led police to a teacher accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student and taking her on a 2,500-mile cross-country journey. Griffin Barry said the pair told him their names were John and Joanna and they needed money for food,...

  • teacher April 21, 2017 12:58 pm

    Tennessee Girl Safe, Teacher Arrested at California Commune After Vanishing in March

    A 15-year-old Tennessee girl who disappeared with her teacher more than a month ago was found safe at a commune in California and the teacher was arrested, authorities said Thursday. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said 50-year-old Tad Cummins surrendered without incident in Cecilville, which is in northern California. Authorities said they found Cummins’ Nissan Rogue and later located the...

  • teacher April 1, 2017 1:56 am

    Missing Teen Spotted With Teacher in Oklahoma: Authorities

    There’s been a confirmed sighting in Oklahoma of a 15-year-old girl who disappeared more than two weeks ago with her 50-year-old teacher, Tennessee authorities said Friday. Surveillance images from a Walmart in Oklahoma City show teacher Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas purchasing food items in the store with cash, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said. The statement said the images...

  • Russia January 4, 2016 1:18 pm

    Japan's Abe Seeks to Burnish Legacy Ahead of Election

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, stymied by a still sputtering economy, is seeking to burnish his legacy and shore up support ahead of an election in the summer....
    “Challenges, challenges and still more challenges,” Abe said in summing up the coming year in a nationally televised news conference Monday. Abe said he expects to make progress on sweeping reforms he has...

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