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Pa. Teen Breaks Rubik's Cube World Record

Pa. Teen Breaks Rubik's Cube World Record

A Pennsylvania teen has been crowned the king of speed when it comes to solving a Rubik’s Cube. Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Rand Paul Defends Obama's Fatal Drone Mistake

Rand Paul Defends Obama's Fatal Drone Mistake

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul, who has advocated for a more robust U.S. Read »

Apr 27, 2015

"Heroic" Teacher Tackles Shooting Suspect at High School

A student at a Washington state high school reportedly fired a gun in a school common area Monday morning, but a... Read »

5 hours 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 »

Apr 27, 2015
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. Watch »

2 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 »

Apr 27, 2015
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 »

Apr 27, 2015
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 »

Apr 27, 2015
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 »

Apr 27, 2015

"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 »

Apr 27, 2015
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 »

Apr 27, 2015
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 »

Apr 27, 2015
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 »

Apr 27, 2015

"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 »

Apr 27, 2015
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 »

Apr 27, 2015
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 »

Apr 27, 2015
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 »

Apr 27, 2015
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 »

37 minutes ago
Fire Knocked Down at University of Maryland Library

Fire Knocked Down at University of Maryland Library

Crews are responding to a fire at the University of Maryland. The fire is inside an electrical room at the McKeldin... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Loretta Lynch Sworn in as Attorney General

Loretta Lynch Sworn in as Attorney General

As attorney general Loretta Lynch assumes a portfolio that includes fighting terrorism, preventing cyberattacks and... Read »

Apr 27, 2015

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