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Sunday, Nov 23, 2014 at 12:01 PM

Ferguson Braces for Grand Jury Decision

The town of Ferguson, Missouri, is anxiously awaiting the grand jury's decision on whether or not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Businesses have boards on their windows, some schools have cancelled classes, and President Obama has called for calm in fear of protests after the decision is declared. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Monday declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard and the FBI on Friday sent an unspecified number of agents to the area to assist local police. A grand jury is expected to meet again Monday, sources told NBC News. Read »
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 at 3:31 PM

Pregnant Woman, 3 Others Killed in Cleveland

Sunday, Nov 23, 2014 at 1:20 AM

Israel Begins Demolitions of Palestinian Suspects' Homes

Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Buried in Snow, Buffalo Braces for Flooding

Residents and emergency crews in the Buffalo area began to dig out from under a historic snowstorm Saturday after a three-day onslaught that dumped seven feet of snow and killed at least 13 people. But now there's fear of flooding as rising temperatures threaten to melt record amounts of snow. "Just think in your head: What happens when 7 feet of snow melts?” said a meteorologist at The Weather Channel. At the same time, the southeastern U.S. — especially central and southeast Texas — is readying for strong thunderstorms, damaging winds and severe hail. Read »
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 at 2:54 PM

"Difficult Talks" Ahead of Iran Nuke Deadline

Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday “serious gaps” remain as world leaders try to reach a deal on Iran’s nuclear program ahead of a Monday deadline, NBC News reported. Kerry said cautiously that Tehran and major Western powers were still trying to make headway on slowing Iran’s nuclear program. Iran has repeatedly denied that it is seeking to develop nuclear weapons and is hoping that concessions from its side will lead to the lifting of painful international sanctions. While officials called the negotiations “difficult talks,” Kerry reiterated that it was still too early to reveal details of the weekend meeting with the U.N. Security Council’s so-called P5+1 group Read »
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 at 7:16 AM

Chinese Investors Buying Detroit Buildings

Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 at 8:49 AM

U.S. Advises Citizens to Avoid Mexican Resort

Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 at 4:00 AM

"Bandits" Kill Dozens in Kenya Bus Ambush

Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 at 2:44 PM

Obama Urges Calm Ahead of Ferguson Decision

President Barack Obama called for calm on Friday ahead of a grand jury's decision on whether or not to indict police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. Citizens have the right "to protest actions that they think are unjust, but using any event as an excuse for violence is contrary to rule of law and contrary to who we are," Obama said in an interview with George Stephanopoulos of ABC News. Brown's death sparked protests that sometimes turned violent, and the upcoming Brown decision — which is expected soon — has Missouri officials bracing for a possible resurgence of violence. Read »
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 at 6:04 AM

Obama Orders Longer Combat Role in Afghanistan

Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 at 5:51 AM

Pair Suspected in Ferguson Bomb Plot

Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 at 6:09 AM

Suspected Gas Blast at Hyatt Hotel in London Hurts 14

Friday, Nov 21, 2014 at 9:04 PM

Ohio Men Wrongly Convicted of Murder Released After 39 Years

Two Ohio men who were wrongly accused of murder had all charges against them dropped and were released after nearly four decades in prison on Friday, NBC News reported. Ricky Jackson, 57, and Wiley Bridgeman, 60, said they don't harbor bitterness over their unjust punishment. “I had plans for my life,” but “time is just something that you can't get back so I'm not going to really cry about it,” Jackson said. Jackson, who was originally sentenced to death, is the longest-held U.S. prisoner to be exonerated, the Ohio Innocence Project said. The two had the charges against them dropped after the witness, who is now 53, recanted his testimony last year, saying he was coerced by detectives, according to court documents. Read »
Friday, Nov 21, 2014 at 11:27 PM

House Benghazi Report: Evidence Doesn't Back Rumors

Friday, Nov 21, 2014 at 6:45 PM

8 Romanian Soldiers Killed in Helicopter Crash

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