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Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 4:30 PM

Most HIV Positive Americans Skip Treatment: CDC Officials

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 4:43 PM

Five Children Die in Texas Fire: Officials

Five children died in a fire that destroyed their family's mobile home in southeast Texas, officials told NBC News Tuesday. Two adults and one child, a four-year-old, escaped the blaze that consumed the mobile home in rural Edna, about 100 miles southeast of Houston. The children were all 16 years old or younger, officials said. Read »
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 8:56 PM

Missouri Triples National Guard Presence in Ferguson

Missouri Governor Nixon announced on Tuesday that more than 2,200 National Guardsman will be on duty in Ferguson, Missouri in preparation for a second night of violent protests. Rioting was sparked immediately after the county prosecutor Bob McCulloch announced that grand jury's decision to not indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown on Aug. 9 where with 700 troops to combat the crowds. Nixon said in a press conference that Monday night's destructive activity cannot be repeated as people of the St. Louis suburb are bracing for more. Read »
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 12:13 PM

"An Incredible Gift": Double Arm Transplant Recipient Gives Thanks

Will Lautzenheiser, a former film teacher who lost his arms and legs to a deadly bacteria, expressed gratitude Tuesday after receiving a double-arm transplant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. “I hope to be able to live up to the memory of this man and make this worthwhile,” Lautzenheiser said of the unknown donor. “This person who is anonymous to me will always be as close to me as my own skin now, and it’s really an incredible gift.” Lautzenheiser lost both arms and legs after an aggressive streptococcus A infection led to sepsis and required quadruple amputation in 2011. It took a team of 35 clinicians, including 13 surgeons, to complete the surgery that lasted close to nine hours. Read »
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 12:12 PM

#Ferguson Outrage and Debate Lights Up Twitter With 3.8M Tweets

As protesters took to the streets across across the country following a grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, online debate about the case and the aftermath raged on social media. Twitter users sent more than 3.5 million tweets mentioning the Ferguson, Missouri, case by 11 p.m. CT on Monday. Read »
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Uncle Kills Niece for Listening to Loud Music, Pakistan Cops Say

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 1:50 PM

Michael Brown Family Lawyer: "The Process Is Broken"

An attorney for Michael Brown's family said the lack of indictment of the white police officer who fatally shot the teen in Ferguson, Missouri, is a sign that the legal proceedings were flawed, NBC News reported. “This process is broken. The process should be indicted," Benjamin Crump said at the Tuesday news conference. Meanwhile, Rev. Al Sharpton said of prosecuting attorney Robert McCulloch: “I've never seen a prosecutor hold a press conference to discredit the victim." Michael Brown Sr. appeared at the news conference Tuesday wearing a T-shirt with the slogan, “No Justice No Peace,” but he did not speak. It was announced Monday night that Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted over the shooting of the unarmed teen on Aug. 9, sparking violent protests and acts of civil disobedience in several U.S. cities overnight. Read »
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 10:38 AM

Dozens Killed Boko Haram Attack on Nigerian Market

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 10:29 AM

Michael Brown's Mom "Shocked" by Lack of Indictment: Lawyer

A Missouri grand jury's decision against indicting the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson "absolutely shocked" the teen’s mother, an attorney for the family told “Today" on Tuesday. Benjamin Crump said Brown's mother Lesley McSpadden “believed that [Officer Darren Wilson] would at least be charged with something. She really had faith that the system would work for her child so she was profoundly disappointed as only a mother could be.” On Monday, the grand jury in St. Louis County decided against indicting Wilson, causing violent protests and acts of civil disobedience in several U.S. cities overnight. Read »
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 7:18 AM

Yemeni Army Frees 8 Hostages Held by Al Qaeda

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 7:42 AM

Darren Wilson's Grand Jury Records Released

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 8:22 AM

Ferguson Officer Could Still Face Legal Action

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 11:58 PM

Photos: Officer Wilson After Michael Brown Shooting

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Obama Urges Acceptance of Ferguson Decision, Peaceful Protests

President Obama delivered a statement shortly after the grand jury decision was announced to not indict the Ferguson police officer who shot unarmed teen, Michael Brown. “We are a nation built on the rule of law so we have to accept this decision was the grand jury’s to make,” Obama said. He went on to say that local authorities should "show care and restraint" in dealing with demonstrators, and urged peaceful protests throughout the country. Read »
Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 10:53 PM

Ferguson Officer Wilson Thanks Supporters

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