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    Obama Visit to Hiroshima Reopens a Door Closed for 70 Years

    Obama Visit to Hiroshima Reopens a Door Closed for 70 Years

    Hiroshima's peace memorial park is being cleared of visitors in preparation for President Barack Obama's visit, according to The Associated Press. Upon his arrival Thursday in Japan, Obama called the world's...

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  • black boxes

    Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Signal From EgyptAir Flight Could Pinpoint Location of Wreckage

    Signal From EgyptAir Flight Could Pinpoint Location of Wreckage

    Investigators said signals have been picked up from an emergency transmitter on EgyptAir Flight MS804, NBC News reported. The Egyptian investigative team said at a news conference in Cairo that signals from...

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  • mcr-1

    Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' Found in US for 1st Time

    Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' Found in US for 1st Time

    A drug resistant “superbug” feared by doctors has shown up in the U.S. for the first time, researchers reported Thursday. The germ, E. coli bacteria with the mcr-1 gene mutation, was found in a Pennsylvania...

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  • Nathaniel Kibby

    Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Reversing Plea, Man Admits Kidnapping, Raping Teen Girl

    Reversing Plea, Man Admits Kidnapping, Raping Teen Girl

    A New Hampshire man has been sentenced after pleading guilty in court Thursday to charges of kidnapping, imprisoning and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl over the course of nine months. Nathaniel...

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  • Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Red Nose Day: Second Annual Telethon Returns Tonight

    Red Nose Day: Second Annual Telethon Returns Tonight

    The "Red Nose Day" comedy telethon returns to NBC tonight. The debut of the fundraiser for children living in poverty got a solid start in the United States last year, raising $23 million. "We want to give the...

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  • hiroshima

    Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Obama Ready to Face Historic Ground at Hiroshima

    Obama Ready to Face Historic Ground at Hiroshima

    Convinced that the time for this moment is right at last, President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first American president to confront the historic and haunted ground of Hiroshima. Here, at this place...

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  • GOP

    Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Trump Looks to RNC for Ground Game

    Trump Looks to RNC for Ground Game

    Donald Trump said he believes the Republican National Committee will help him in his ground game and his plans to turn 15 blue states red, NBC News reported. "As far as building the infrastructure for...

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  • Wednesday, May 25, 2016

    How Well Can You Spell? National Spelling Bee Knockout Words

    For most of the 200-plus students who participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee each year, the highfalutin vocabulary words prove more vexing. See if you could have outspelled the studious contestants who...

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