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Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 at 12:11 PM EDT

Hiring of Ex-Trump Official Criticized by Some at UVA

Hiring of Ex-Trump Official Criticized by Some at UVA

A petition is calling on the University of Virginia to revoke the teaching appointment of a departing member of President Donald Trump's administration.

Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 at 11:53 AM EDT

Congress Strips ZTE Penalty Provision From Defense Bill

Congress Strips ZTE Penalty Provision From Defense Bill

In a concession to the White House, Republicans in Congress weakened a provision to levy harsh penalties on Chinese telecom giant ZTE from the must-pass annual defense bill on Friday, NBC News reported. Democr...

Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 at 07:24 PM EDT

Trump: Lawyer Taping Client 'Unheard of,' 'Perhaps Illegal'

Trump: Lawyer Taping Client 'Unheard of,' 'Perhaps Illegal'

Donald Trump said Saturday he finds it "inconceivable" that a lawyer would tape a client, as the president weighed in after the disclosure that in the weeks before the 2016 election, his then-personal attorney...

Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 at 07:52 AM EDT

Let’s Be Clear: The White House Week of Walk-Backs

Let’s Be Clear: The White House Week of Walk-Backs

Trump said "I don’t see any reason why it would be" Russia who hacked Democrats in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 at 04:19 AM EDT

Two Democratic Socialists Rally Voters in Deep-Red Kansas

Two Democratic Socialists Rally Voters in Deep-Red Kansas

The new face of an emerging democratic socialist movement joined its patriarch in the most unlikely place Friday, calling on Kansans unhappy with the direction of the country to get off the sidelines in a...

Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 at 10:22 PM EDT

'Suffering' Ends With Honduran Baby Back in Parents' Arms

'Suffering' Ends With Honduran Baby Back in Parents' Arms

Baby Johan spent his first day home chasing his family's kitten, bouncing to music and playing like any 15-month-old boy. But his mom said Saturday he also seemed lost in his own home — not recognizing his...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 06:03 PM EDT

Mueller's Team Wants to Talk to Me, Says 'Manhattan Madam'

Mueller's Team Wants to Talk to Me, Says 'Manhattan Madam'

The "Manhattan Madam" who boasted of providing prostitutes to New York's rich and famous, including Gov. Eliot Spitzer, says someone in special counsel Robert Mueller's office called her attorney Thursday to ask...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 12:42 PM EDT

Puerto Rican Evacuees Get Another Extension on Housing

Puerto Rican Evacuees Get Another Extension on Housing

Hundreds of Hurricane Maria evacuees from Puerto Rico who are living in hotels around the nation have been given more weeks to use temporary housing vouchers after a federal judge extended a temporary restraini...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 04:48 PM EDT

RNC Picks Charlotte, NC, for 2020 Convention

RNC Picks Charlotte, NC, for 2020 Convention

As Charlotte, North Carolina, celebrates being chosen Friday to host the 2020 Republican National Convention, an undercurrent of concern about the potential for violence runs through the Democratic-leaning...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 02:33 PM EDT

The Uproar Around Putin's Request to Work With US, Explained

The Uproar Around Putin's Request to Work With US, Explained

Russian President Vladimir Putin's offer of mutual assistance in criminal investigations with the United States this week might have sounded diplomatic — President Donald Trump called it an "incredible offer" on...

NBC4 Allstate Community Shred June 23
NBC4 Allstate Community Shred June 23
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