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Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 6:10 PM

Obama: D.C. Is "The Capital of Cynicism"

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 5:07 PM

WATCH: Man Interrupts Goodell Conference

A man was removed from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s press conference Friday by security after interruption. “Don’t take me to an elevator!” the man screamed. Several news outlets have identified him as Howard Stern's writer, Benjy Bronk. NBC News has not confirmed his identity. Read »
Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 4:36 PM

3 Found Guilty in Peanut Butter Salmonella Trial

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Obama Calls on Men to Stand Up to Sexual Assault

President Barack Obama on Friday called on young men to help protect women from sexual assaults on college campuses while announcing a new nationwide public awareness campaign, NBC News reported. “The issue of violence against women is now in the news every day. We started to, I think, get a better picture of what domestic violence is all about,” Obama said in introducing "It’s on Us" campaign. The White House said the campaign will enlist celebrities to get the youth involved. The problem of violence against women has received renewed attention since the NFL has been forced to confront a number of domestic abuse cases. Read »
Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 5:17 PM

Dow Sets Record But Stocks Mostly Flat After Alibaba Debut, Scotland Vote

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 11:23 AM

Sierra Leone Begins Three-Day Ebola Lockdown

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 11:45 AM

Peterson Case Reboots Child Spank Debate

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 8:56 AM

French Fighter Jets Bomb ISIS for First Time

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 6:57 AM

Nearly 10% of Americans Showing Up to Work High

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 7:59 PM

Congress OKs Obama's Plan to Fight ISIS

Congress voted Thursday to approve a plan for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels, giving the Obama administration the go-ahead on its plans to fight ISIS terrorists in Iraq and Syria and capping a brief but fiery debate on the Senate floor. The legislation now heads to President Obama, who said he was "pleased" by the votes, for his signature. “The strong bipartisan support in Congress for this new training effort shows the world that Americans are united in confronting the threat from [ISIS]," Obama said. The Senate's 78-22 vote, which crossed party lines, also provides money to keep the government operating through Sept. 30. Read »
Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Kansas Court Rules Dem's Name Must Come Off Senate Ballot

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 7:51 PM

World's Biggest-Ever IPO: Alibaba Priced at $68 a Share

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Scotland Remains Part of Britain After Historic Vote

The United Kingdom remained intact Friday after 55.3 percent of Scottish voters rejected independence in a record-breaking national referendum, NBC News reported. The final tally had 'No' with 2,001,926 votes (55.3 percent) while 'Yes' garnered 1,616,989 votes (44.7 percent). More than 84 percent of registered voters turned out. Meanwhile, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron vowed early Friday to draft laws as soon as January giving Scotland's regional parliament more say over tax, spending and welfare. He also promised to grant a "new and fair settlement" for the other three nations in the U.K. Scottish independence leader Alex Salmond announced his resignation as first minister after the defeat, The Associated Press reported. Read »
Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 7:52 AM

Home Depot Data Breach May Have Hit 56 Million Cards

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 4:51 PM

Cancer-Stricken Toronto Mayor Rob Ford: "I Will Beat This!"