One of seven women whose bodies were discovered in Indiana over the weekend was remembered as a "fighter" Monday, as authorities continued to investigate a killing they now believe uncovered a string of slayings...
One of seven women whose bodies were discovered in Indiana over the weekend was remembered as a "fighter" Monday, as authorities continued to investigate a killing they now believe uncovered a string of slayings by a suspected serial killer. “She left this world fighting,” Lori Townsend said of her daughter, 19-year-old Afrikka Hardy. Officials said the bodies of seven women, including Hardy, were found in abandoned homes and in a motel in Northwest Indiana. Authorities believe they are the victims of a suspected serial killer, whose killings could go back as far as 20 years.
Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82. His wife, Annette de la Renta, confirmed his...
Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82. His wife, Annette de la Renta, confirmed his passing to the New York Times. The late '60s and early '70s were a defining moment in U.S. fashion as New York-based designers finally carved a look of their own that was finally taken seriously by Europeans. De la Renta and his peers, including the late Bill Blass, Roy Halston and Geoffrey Beene, defined American style — and their influence is still spotted today.
Oscar Pistorius' future will be decided Tuesday when he is sentenced for the fatal shooting of his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The disgraced Olympic sprinter faces as much as 15 years in prison for the Valentine’s Day 2013 killing, for which he was convicted of culpable homicide — similar to manslaughter — last month. Click through for what to know about Pistorius' sentencing. Read »
Health officials have released long-awaited new guidelines for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients, calling for protective garb that covers their bodies entirely and for trained monitors to...
Health officials have released long-awaited new guidelines for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients, calling for protective garb that covers their bodies entirely and for trained monitors to supervise them as the put on and remove it.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the much-anticipated updates on Monday evening. Health workers have been pushing for new standards since two Dallas hospital workers were diagnosed with the disease this month after treating an Ebola patient.
Top nurses at the Dallas hospital where two nurses fell ill treating the nation's first Ebola patient spoke out for the first time Monday, affirming their pride in their hospital amid scrutiny and vowing...
Top nurses at the Dallas hospital where two nurses fell ill treating the nation's first Ebola patient spoke out for the first time Monday, affirming their pride in their hospital amid scrutiny and vowing to reaffirm the public's trust.
"The reason we're here today is to make sure people know that Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital is still a great hospital, an excellent hospital," chief nursing officer Cole Edmonson said at a brief news conference in front of the hospital Monday afternoon, flanked by nurses he called part of a "proud family."
A total of 22 people were arrested and 500 pounds of methamphetamine valued at $18 million was seized in a drug trafficking ring linked to Mexico's Sinaloa Federation drug cartel, law enforcement officials announced on Monday. The takedown, named Operation Road Trip, represents the culmination of several related investigations that have resulted in 67 arrests and the seizure of 1,109 pounds of methamphetamine valued at $40 million, as well as $1.82 million in cash, over the past six years. “We will do whatever is necessary with our federal and local partners to dismantle these violent, insidious organizations,” Attorney General Kamala Harris said at a news conference on Monday.
A Florida mom has started a Change.org petition asking Toys 'R Us to stop selling toys from the popular cable drama "Breaking Bad," Today.com reported. Susan Schrivjer said she was "very shocked and appalled" that the store was selling the action figures of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman, who come with a duffel bag of cash and a toy bag of crystal meth. In a statement, Toys 'R Us told NBC News that the products are intended for ages 15 and up and that they are in the adult action figures section of their stores.
As investigators wait to see if a body found Saturday is missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, the suspect in her disappearance is facing an attempted murder charge in another case. Jesse L. Matthew, Jr. has already been charged with abduction with attempt to defile in the disappearance of Graham. Saturday, volunteer searchers looking for Graham found human remains; Virginia's medical examiner is working to identify the body now. Meanwhile, Fairfax County authorities said Monday they have indicted Matthew on charges related to a 2005 sexual assault in the City of Fairfax. They plan to hold a news conference in that case Monday afternoon.
"The world was not prepared for an outbreak of Ebola like this nature. We had never seen it before spreading in wide geographical areas, spreading in urban settings, densely populated urban settings."
Hillary Rodham Clinton urged Democratic voters not to be complacent about the November midterm elections, during a sold-out women's luncheon in San Francisco that raised $1.4 million for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Clinton told her overwhelmingly female audience that only Democrats have fought and would continue fighting to raise the minimum wage and for paid family leave and other policies that primarily benefit low-income and middle-class women. The election is most important for Democrats in the U.S. Senate, where polls show control could shift to Republicans.
The first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States immediately sparked concerns about who may have been exposed, and helped shed light on how the potentially deadly virus is, and isn't, spread. Ebola can only be transmitted by infected people who show symptoms, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. If an exposed person does not develop symptoms within 21 days of exposure, the person will not become sick with Ebola, according to the CDC. Click to read more information about the spread of Ebola. Read »
Eighty-four people were arrested during riots at a New Hampshire community's annual pumpkin festival, and authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying more rioters. The chaos spilled over to Keene State College, however the Keene Police Chief clarified that "outside forces" were part of the "riotous behavior," after speaking with students. Police responded to the event violence with riot gear, tear gas and pepper spray in an attempt to control the rioting crowd which reveled for eight hours. Keene's annual pumpkin festival is a fall event when the community tries to set a world record for the most carved and lighted jack-o-lanterns in one place. The future of the festival is uncertain at this time.
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The official release of Apple's iOS 8.1 is bringing an update to the company's mobile platform -- with some conditions. The update requires the user to already have OS X Yosemite installed while others require a device with Touch ID, so an iPhone 5s or higher, or a new iPad Air 2 or third generation iPad mini. Apple Pay is also making its long-awaited debut with the update. Click through to find out what else is new. Get More at NBC News
At least 29 people have died and 27 people have been seriously injured in crashes linked to defective ignition switches in General Motors cars, The Associated Press reported. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, revealed the new total Monday. The company knew about faulty ignition switches in automobiles for more than a decade but didn't recall them until February. The switches can slip out of the "on" position, which causes the cars to stall, knocks out power steering and turns off the air bags.
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