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Baltimore PD: 3 Gangs Working to

Baltimore PD: 3 Gangs Working to "Take Out" Police

Baltimore police say the department believes three notoriously violent gangs are now working together to "take out'' law enforcement officers. Read »

45 minutes ago
Phase 2 of Metro's Silver Line Substantially Delayed

Phase 2 of Metro's Silver Line Substantially Delayed

Phase two of Metro's Silver Line in Northern Virginia is substantially delayed. Read »

1 minute ago
Colo. Theater Massacre: Trial Starts for Gunman James Holmes

Colo. Theater Massacre: Trial Starts for Gunman James Holmes

Colorado theater shooter James Holmes appeared with close-cropped hair and a calm demeanor as lawyers made their... Read »

57 minutes ago

"Heroic" Teacher Tackles Shooting Suspect at High School

A teacher at a Washington state high school tackled a student who reportedly fired multiple bullets in the air... Read »

1 minute ago
Softball-Sized Hail Smashes Storm Chaser's Windshield

Softball-Sized Hail Smashes Storm Chaser's Windshield

Softball-sized hail destroyed the windshield of a car driven by storm chasers in North Texas Sunday afternoon. Watch »

24 minutes ago
Man Fatally Trapped in Machinery at Md. Quarry

Man Fatally Trapped in Machinery at Md. Quarry

A man was killed Monday morning after getting trapped in machinery in Prince George's County. Read »

5 hours ago
Gay Businessman: Hosting Ted Cruz Was

Gay Businessman: Hosting Ted Cruz Was "Terrible Mistake"

A gay businessman​, ​who was scrutinized for host​ing​ an event with GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz​,​... Read »

47 minutes ago
Redskins to Pick up 5th-Year Option on RGIII

Redskins to Pick up 5th-Year Option on RGIII

Robert Griffin III's fifth-year contract option for the 2016 season will be exercised by the Washington Redskins. Read »

2 hours ago
Families Wait for Word on Nepal Missing; 4 Americans Dead

Families Wait for Word on Nepal Missing; 4 Americans Dead

A fourth American was confirmed Monday to have died in the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal over the... Watch »

2 hours ago
Boy, 12, Lied About Kidnap Attempt, Authorities Say

Boy, 12, Lied About Kidnap Attempt, Authorities Say

A 12-year-old boy falsely claimed a man attempted to abduct him outside a Virginia school last week, authorities... Watch »

3 hours ago

"Nightmare Waiting to Happen": Experts Knew Quake Was Coming

Nepal's devastating earthquake was a "nightmare waiting to happen," a seismologist tells NBC News. Read »

2 hours ago
Ohio Man at Center of Gay Marriage Debate Heads to Court

Ohio Man at Center of Gay Marriage Debate Heads to Court

he Ohio man at the center of a national gay marriage debate will head to the Supreme Court Tuesday as nine justices... Read »

3 hours ago
Rescuers Airlift Stranded Everest Climbers to Base Camp

Rescuers Airlift Stranded Everest Climbers to Base Camp

Rescue helicopters airlifted stranded climbers down to the Mount Everest base camp after a powerful earthquake... Read »

3 hours ago
Nepal Food, Water Shortages Spark Disease Concerns

Nepal Food, Water Shortages Spark Disease Concerns

Shortages of food and water after Nepal's deadly earthquake have prompted concerns that disease could spread among... Read »

3 hours ago

"Clinton Cash" Author: Yes, Evidence Is Circumstantial

The conservative author of the new book "Clinton Cash" has admitted in back to back interviews that he has no direct... Read »

4 hours ago
Giant Pandas Oversharing About Baby-Making... Again

Giant Pandas Oversharing About Baby-Making... Again

The National Zoo's female giant panda, Mei Xiang, has been artificially inseminated twice in the past two days,... Read »

26 minutes ago
Timeline: Key Events in Colo. Theater Gunman's Life

Timeline: Key Events in Colo. Theater Gunman's Life

The trial of James Holmes, the former graduate student who massacred 12 people and wounded another 58 in a Colorado... Read »

5 hours ago
Suspect Spits in Man's Face, Then Assaults Him: PD

Suspect Spits in Man's Face, Then Assaults Him: PD

Police are still searching for the person who spit in the face of a 69-year-old man and then beat him until he fell... Read »

4 hours ago
Thousands Attend Funeral for Freddie Gray

Thousands Attend Funeral for Freddie Gray

The six Baltimore police officers suspended after a man suffered serious spinal injuries while in custody should... Read »

59 minutes ago
 

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