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Indonesia Military Plane Crashes Into Hotel Killing Dozens

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 at 12:44 AM

San Diego Teen, Brianna Herrmann, Found Alive

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 8:19 PM

1 in 3 Americans Owns a Gun, Study Finds

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 7:20 PM

Drone Knocks Woman Unconscious at Seattle Pride Parade

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 7:06 PM

Fires in Black Churches in the South Raise Hate-Crime Fears

A string of fires at predominantly black churches in the South have fueled concerns about the potential for a new wave of racist violence in the days since a white gunman killed nine black worshippers in Charleston, South Carolina, NBC News reported. Federal authorities, including the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, have joined local authorities looking into fires in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. In each case, the church was severely damaged or destroyed — with congregations left wondering if they were specifically targeted by bigots. FBI data shows a sharp decline in bias-motivated torchings of black churches in the past two decades, though members of some churches in the South aren't convinced. "I'm suspicious," said Angulis Williams, the deacon at Glover Grove Baptist Church in rural Warrenville, South Carolina. His small church, with 35 active members, was gutted by fire before dawn on Friday. Read »
Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 5:14 PM

Negotiators Will Miss Deadline on Iran Nuclear Deal

A senior U.S official in Vienna said negotiators will not make tomorrow's deadline on an agreement on Iran's nuclear program, NBC News reported. And while those involved in the talks are willing to spend a few more days hammering out details, no one will agree to a long term extension. They are also not willing to renegotiate what they say Iran agreed to in April to reduce its weapon-making ability. Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif returned to Tehran last night for consultations and is expected back in Vienna tomorrow, the day the negotiators were supposed to complete a final agreement. "We are still focused on completing a comprehensive agreement in this round," the senior U.S official said. "No one is talking about a long-term extension." Read »
Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 12:57 PM

Mom Who Killed 2 Kids Doesn't Regret Death of "Demons"

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 11:44 AM

Tunisia Makes More Arrests After Beach Massacre

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 10:35 AM

UAE Woman Sentenced to Death for Murdering American Teacher

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 7:53 AM

Palestinian Woman Stabs Female Israeli Soldier

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 6:52 AM

"Remarkably Successful": ISIS Marks 1-Year Anniversary

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 5:59 AM

Solar Impulse Plane Passes 'Point of No Return'


Even under the cover of darkness, a solar-powered plane lifted off from Japan early Monday for the trans-Pacific leg of its flight around the world without a drop of fuel, The Associated Press reported. Swiss pilot Andre Borschberg lifted the Solar Impulse 2 at 3:03 a.m. local time from the tarmac in Nagoya, lights blazing into the predawn sky after unfavorable weather grounded it in for a month. The plane is bound for Hawaii, by far the longest — and riskiest leg of the journey yet. Get More at NBC News

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 6:34 AM

Israel Intercepts "Freedom Flotilla," Mocks Activists

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 2:15 PM

Washington Wildfire Destroys Two Dozen Homes

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 2:14 AM

Taiwan Investigates Concert Explosion That Injured 498


Investigators descended on a Taiwan water park Sunday to determine what caused a fiery explosion that injured 498 people at a packed concert there the night before, Reuters reported. Authorities suspected that colored powder, which was sprayed on spectators as part of the festival, was the cause of the explosion. The injury figure was pegged at 498, slightly lower than the 519 initially reported because some patients transferred between hospitals were double-counted. Among the injured were six foreigners and seven visitors from Hong Kong, mainland China and Macau. Get More at NBC News