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Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 at 8:18 AM

Israeli PM Netanyahu on Sunday's "Meet the Press"

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 11:50 PM

U.S. Doctor Contracts Ebola While Treating Sick in Liberia

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 8:11 PM

Nissan Expands Recall Over Explosive Air Bags

Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 at 7:55 AM

New York Times Endorses Marijuana Legalization

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 7:03 PM

Dad Defends NM Teen Suspect in Homeless Slayings

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 7:06 PM

1st MH17 Body ID'd As Fighting Flares Up in Ukraine

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 8:23 PM

Storms Lash Midwest With Hail, High Winds

A severe storm system dropped baseball-sized hail and lashed South Dakota with high winds as parts of the Midwest brace for a bout of bad weather Saturday afternoon into the evening, NBC News reported. Into the afternoon and evening, the storm will move toward central Illinois and Indiana, where severe thunderstorms are expected to form, said Dale Eck, director of the global forecast center at The Weather Channel. That storm is likely to dump hail from eastern Nebraska to the Ohio Valley, with the added possibility of tornadoes. Overnight, the storm will move east and southeast, threatening the East Coast with possible hail and tornadoes Sunday. Read »
Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 1:06 PM

Second Black Box Found in Air Algerie Crash: UN

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 7:58 PM

Israel Extends Gaza Cease-Fire as Militants Launch More Rockets

Israel's government approved extending its cease-fire through Sunday, as Hamas militants continued to fire rockets into Israel from Gaza, Israel's military said, NBC News reported. The extended cease-fire will last through 5 p.m. ET on Sunday. A Hamas official said the group rejected an Israeli proposal offered earlier on Saturday to extend a humanitarian cease-fire by four more hours. The Palestinian death toll rose to 1,047 Saturday, as 147 bodies were pulled from the rubble, Palestinian health official Asraf al-Kidra said. Israel has lost 42 soldiers, including two who died Saturday, and three civilians. Read »
Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 8:18 PM

U.S. Evacuates Embassy in Libya Amid Militant Violence

More than 150 Americans have been evacuated from the U.S. embassy in Tripoli, Libya, amid militant violence aimed at the Libyan government, NBC News reported. American officials said that the 158 Americans left the embassy compound early Saturday in a caravan of SUV's and buses headed toward neighboring Tunisia. "We are committed to supporting the Libyan people during this challenging time, and are currently exploring options for a permanent return to Tripoli as soon as the security situation on the ground improves," said a statement from a State Department spokesperson. Read »
Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 6:51 AM

Both Parties Vie to Motivate Black Voters

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 8:35 AM

Parents of MH17 Victim Visit Crash Site

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 9:09 AM

Gaza Death Toll Tops 1,000; Ceasefire Underway

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 1:03 AM

EU Extends Ukraine Sanctions

Friday, Jul 25, 2014 at 10:46 PM

Towering Dust Storm Smothers Phoenix Area

A giant dust storm descended on the Phoenix area Friday evening, leaving 10,000 people without power and reducing visibility in some areas to less than a quarter of a mile. Photos on Twitter show a massive cloud of dust rolling over tiny buildings and streets. A blowing dust advisory was issued by the National Weather Service until 9 p.m. local time. Read »