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Hillary Clinton to Call for Lifting Embargo With Cuba

Hillary Clinton to Call for Lifting Embargo With Cuba

Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign says she will call for lifting the embargo with Cuba in a Florida address on Friday. In the speech, Clinton will side with President Barack Obama, who normalized relations with the island nation in December, and deride her Republican presidential... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
College Ends Student Health Plans Over Birth Control Coverage Mandate

College Ends Student Health Plans Over Birth Control Coverage Mandate

Wheaton College in suburban Chicago says it will stop offering health insurance plans to students to avoid providing... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Scott Walker Skips Cheez Whiz, but Avoids Swiss Gaffe, With Philly Cheesesteaks Order

Scott Walker Skips Cheez Whiz, but Avoids Swiss Gaffe, With Philly...

The governor of the nation's top cheese-producing state visited the capital of cheesesteaks on Tuesday and ordered... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Conservative Pushes Symbolic Vote to Oust Boehner

Conservative Pushes Symbolic Vote to Oust Boehner

Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina on Tuesday filed a resolution to vacate the chair, an initial procedural step. Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Social Media's Role in Decision 2016

Social Media's Role in Decision 2016

NBC Nightly News' Lester Holt stops by News4 to discuss the roles social media and branding play in the next... Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
Obama Administration Wants to Give Prisoners Pell Grants

Obama Administration Wants to Give Prisoners Pell Grants

Education Secretary Arne Duncan says the Obama administration wants to expand the Pell grant program to prisoners. Read »

Jul 28, 2015
'Bald Is Beautiful': Hogan Shares Photo After Chemo

'Bald Is Beautiful': Hogan Shares Photo After Chemo

"I may be losing hair follicles, but I'm winning the battle as we kill cancer cells like crazy," the... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
McAuliffe Names Longtime Fairfax Judge to Va. Supreme Court

McAuliffe Names Longtime Fairfax Judge to Va. Supreme Court

The northern Virginia judge who presided over one of the D.C. sniper trials was appointed Monday to the state... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Obama Chides GOP Candidates Trump, Cruz and Huckabee

Obama Chides GOP Candidates Trump, Cruz and Huckabee

Insisting that Americans deserve better, President Barack Obama chided Republicans Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump and... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
GOP's Chairman Doesn't Expect Trump Third-Party Run

GOP's Chairman Doesn't Expect Trump Third-Party Run

Republican Party chairman Reince Priebus said Monday that he's not worried about Donald Trump eventually running for... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
'Third-World' NYC Airport LaGuardia to Be Torn Down, Rebuilt

'Third-World' NYC Airport LaGuardia to Be Torn Down, Rebuilt

Gov. Cuomo has introduced a plan to redesign and rebuild LaGuardia airport. The governor announced Monday afternoon... Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
2016 Republicans Use Trump, TV to Make Debate Cut

2016 Republicans Use Trump, TV to Make Debate Cut

Rick Perry is attacking Donald Trump's credibility and branding the billionaire businessman "a cancer on... Read »

Jul 26, 2015
Appeals Court Tosses 1 of 2 Counts Against Rick Perry

Appeals Court Tosses 1 of 2 Counts Against Rick Perry

A Texas appeals court Friday dismissed out one of the two counts against former Gov. Rick Perry in the... Read »

Jul 24, 2015
McDonnell Appeals Corruption Conviction Again

McDonnell Appeals Corruption Conviction Again

McDonnell's legal team filed a petition Friday for a rehearing of his appeal after a three-judge panel unanimously... Read »

Jul 24, 2015
Hogan 'Feeling Strong' After 2nd Round of Chemo

Hogan 'Feeling Strong' After 2nd Round of Chemo

The governor says he's getting some work done from the hospital and posted a photo that shows him talking on a... Read »

Jul 24, 2015
WATCH: Lindsey Graham Destroy His Phone After Trump's Comments

WATCH: Lindsey Graham Destroy His Phone After Trump's Comments

Lindsey Graham won't be receiving any unwanted phone calls for the time being. A day after Donald Trump implored... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Sherwood's Notebook: Hot Times…All Over!

Sherwood's Notebook: Hot Times…All Over!

Heat and humidity occurs through much of the summer, bitter cold during the winter and mostly pleasant temperatures... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Donald Trump to Visit US-Mexico Border

Donald Trump to Visit US-Mexico Border

Donald Trump has announced plans to visit the Mexico-Texas border this week, a trip that comes as he continues to... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Md. State Employees Plan Rallies to Protest Staff Cuts

Md. State Employees Plan Rallies to Protest Staff Cuts

State employees are expected to rally across Maryland Wednesday to protest staff layoffs. Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Neil Young Gives $100K to Vermont GMO Labeling Law Defense

Neil Young Gives $100K to Vermont GMO Labeling Law Defense

Rocker Neil Young is lending his support to Vermont's efforts to label foods containing genetically modified... Read »

Jul 21, 2015
Help Backpacks 4 Kids 2015!
Join NBC4 and our sponsor Apple Federal Credit Union as we make a child's first day of school the best ever! We're ensuring they are well prepared with the necessary school supplies. Read more
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