• United States Nov 3, 2019

    Former President Jimmy Carter Is Back Teaching Sunday School

    Former President Jimmy Carter taught a Bible lesson on life after death Sunday less than two weeks after breaking his pelvis in a fall. Using a walker, the 95-year-old Democrat slowly entered the crowded sanctuary at Maranatha Baptist Church in the southwest Georgia town of Plains. “Morning, everybody,” he said cheerfully.

  • georgia Oct 24, 2019

    Jimmy Carter Out of Hospital After Treatment for Fall

    Former President Jimmy Carter is out of the hospital where he was treated after fracturing his pelvis in a recent fall at his home, a spokeswoman said Thursday. Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo said in a statement that the former president had been released from Phoebe Sumter Medical Center, was “looking forward to continuing to recuperate at his home in...

  • Donald Trump Jun 24, 2019

    Medical Groups Warn Climate Change Is a ‘Health Emergency'

    As Democratic presidential hopefuls prepare for their first 2020 primary debate this week, 74 medical and public health groups aligned on Monday to push for a series of consensus commitments to combat climate change, bluntly defined by the organizations as “a health emergency.” The new climate change agenda released by the groups, including the American Medical Association and the American...

  • European Union Jun 7, 2019

    Undone by Brexit, May Steps Down as Conservative Leader

    British Prime Minister Theresa May formally stepped down as Conservative Party leader on Friday, defeated by the Brexit conundrum. May’s three years at the helm ended not with a bang but a whimper: The party simply confirmed there had been a private exchange of letters between May and the committee that oversees party rules, confirming the departure announced by May...

  • Donald Trump May 17, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump's Energy Errors

    President Donald Trump clearly supports the oil and gas industry, but he made several false and misleading boasts about his impact on the energy sector. The president suggested that a change in federal policy was responsible for a newly operational natural gas export terminal, saying past leaders’ “anti-American energy” policies had led the company to plan an import terminal instead....

  • Associated Press May 1, 2019

    New Protests Loom as Venezuealan Power Struggle Deepens

    Wary Venezuelans braced for another day of upheaval Wednesday as both the opposition and Nicolás Maduro’s loyalists vowed to take to the streets, hoping to tip the balance in an agonizing power struggle that appeared to grow even more desperate after a so far unsuccessful attempt to spark an uprising. Johanns Davila, 61, walked his dog through a street in...

  • CONGRESS Feb 24, 2019

    Lawmaker Proposes Study of Splitting NY Into 2 States

    The topic of splitting New York into two separate upstate and downstate entities has popped up again in Albany.

  • social media Feb 4, 2019

    An Instagram-Famous Egg and Hulu Shed Light on Mental Health

    An Instagram famous egg is taking a crack at discussing mental health. In a 30-second long Hulu episode released on Super Bowl Sunday, Eugene the egg appeared with cracks fracturing his shell to discuss organizations people can contact when they’re mental health is in jeopardy.

  • ATTORNEY Dec 6, 2018

    Hook on PG&E Tower Eyed as Cause of Deadly Camp Fire

    NBC Bay Area has learned that authorities investigating the deadly Camp Fire have tied its origin to the failure of a single steel hook that held up a high voltage line on a nearly 100-year-old PG&E transmission tower.

  • Associated Press Oct 12, 2018

    ISIS Reverting to Insurgency Tactics After Losing Caliphate

    After being nearly defeated on the battlefields of its would-be caliphate, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria group has reverted to what it was before its spectacular conquests in 2014, analysts say — a shadowy insurgent network that targets civilian populations with guerrilla-style attacks and exploits state weaknesses to incite sectarian strife. In Iraq and Syria, hardly a week...

  • Donald Trump Sep 3, 2018

    Trump's Pollution Rules Rollback to Hit Coal Country Hard

    It’s coal people like miner Steve Knotts, 62, who make West Virginia Trump Country. So it was no surprise that President Donald Trump picked the state to announce his plan to roll back Obama-era pollution controls on coal-fired power plants. Trump left one thing out of his remarks, though: northern West Virginia coal country will be ground zero for increased...

  • PRESIDENT Aug 29, 2018

    Their Sons Died. Now They're on a Mission to End Fraternity Hazing

    A group of parents whose sons died from or were affected by fraternity hazing incidents have banded together to strengthen laws and policies and to appeal directly to fraternity members to stop the potentially dangerous practice, NBC News reported. The first goal of the Anti-Hazing Coalition is to pass legislation in Pennsylvania named for Tim Piazza that would punish hazing...

  • Donald Trump Aug 22, 2018

    US Plan for Coal Power Deregulation Could Cause More Deaths

    The Trump administration on Tuesday moved to prop up the declining coal industry with an overhaul of Obama-era pollution rules, acknowledging that the increased emissions from aging coal-fired plants could kill hundreds more people annually and cost the country billions of dollars.

  • Donald Trump Aug 19, 2018

    US Says Conserving Oil Is No Longer an Economic Imperative

    Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other conservation programs. The position was outlined in a memo released last month in support of the administration’s proposal to relax fuel mileage standards. The government released...

  • Facebook Jul 30, 2018

    Cambodia's Hun Sen Coasts to Win After Opposition Silenced

    Cambodia’s ruling party won an expected victory in an election Sunday widely considered illegitimate after the only credible opposition was silenced and which ensures that long-ruling Prime Minister Hun Sen will serve another five-year term. Although 20 parties contested the election, the only one with the popularity and organization to mount a real challenge, the Cambodian National Rescue Party, was...

  • Las Vegas Jul 9, 2018

    Daredevil Travis Pastrana Replicates Evel Knievel's Jumps at Vegas Casino

    Daredevil Travis Pastrana has successfully replicated three of Evel Knievel’s motorcycle jumps. Appearing Sunday night in Las Vegas on the History Channel’s “Evel Live,” Pastrana cleared 52 crushed cars in a 143-foot jump and 16 Greyhound buses in a 192-foot jump.

  • ATTORNEY May 9, 2018

    Ex-Rutgers Football Player Fractured Woman's Skull in Tennessee, Waited 48 Minutes to Call for Help: Warrant

    A troubled former Rutgers football player fractured a woman’s skull in a domestic attack in Tennessee earlier this week, then waited nearly an hour to call for help, according to court documents.

  • Donald Trump Mar 13, 2018

    Locked Doors, Wasp Spray and Fear: Teachers Describe What's Changed in Parkland's Aftermath

    Classrooms across the country are still trying to return to a sense of normalcy nearly one month since a gunman killed 17 people at South Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. NBC News created a questionnaire to gauge from teachers what’s changed for them since the shooting and how their students are handling it. Their answers reflected a deep sense...

  • Donald Trump Mar 12, 2018

    ‘A Perverse Fraternity': Law Enforcement Leaders in 4 Mass Shooting Cases Reflect Gun Control Divide

    Daniel Oates calls it “a perverse fraternity”: the group of police chiefs and sheriffs from Aurora, Colorado, to Parkland, Florida, who have had to confront mass shooters, and who know the horror and confusion that follow when a gunman fires into a crowd. As the country grapples with the latest school massacre, their uncommon experience gives them a rare perspective...

  • Donald Trump Dec 29, 2017

    Trump Administration Rescinding Rules for Oil, Gas Drilling

    President Donald Trump’s administration is rescinding proposed rules for hydraulic fracturing and other oil- and gas-drilling practices on government lands, government officials announced Thursday. The rules developed under President Barack Obama would have applied mainly in the West, where most federal lands are located. Companies would have had to disclose the chemicals used in fracking, which pumps pressurized water underground...

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