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Friday, Dec 19, 2014 at 11:09 AM

James Holmes' Parents: "He's Not a Monster"

Friday, Dec 19, 2014 at 10:26 AM

Wet Christmas: Soaking Storm Brewing for the Holiday

A weather system impacting the U.S. around Christmas may disrupt motorists and people planning to fly around the holiday, according to NBC News. As almost 100 million Americans take to the roads and skies, forecasters are calling for rain from Maine to Florida on Christmas Eve and dangerous snow and ice in the Midwest. It's too early to say for sure, but significant flight delays are possible at the big airports of the Northeast and at O'Hare and Midway in Chicago. Interstate 95 could be a mess, too. The storm system could be accompanied by high winds and could knock out power in parts of the Northeast, said NBC News meteorologist Bill Karins. Read »
Friday, Dec 19, 2014 at 7:42 AM

"The Interview" Will Eventually Hit Screens: Experts

Friday, Dec 19, 2014 at 11:19 AM

Pakistan Kills 77 In Retaliation for School Massacre

Friday, Dec 19, 2014 at 7:21 AM

Neb., Okla. File Suit Over Colorado Pot Legalization

Friday, Dec 19, 2014 at 10:48 AM

8 Children Found Dead in Australia Home

An injured woman and the bodies of eight children were found inside a home in a suburb of the Australian city of Cairns, police said. Causes of death for the eight children, who ranged in age from 18 months to 15 years old, were not immediately released. The injured woman, who is the mother of seven of the victims, is cooperating with investigators and no arrests have been made. BBC News reported, citing police, that the woman was hospitalized with stab wounds, and Australian news media reported that the children had been stabbed, though NBC News had not confirmed those reports. Prime Minister Tony Abbott called news of the crime heartbreaking. "These are trying days for our country," Abbott said. "Tonight, there will be tears and prayers across our country for these children." Read »
Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 10:58 PM

If N. Korea Was Behind Sony Hack, It Had Help: Expert

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 10:01 PM

Death Row No More? Executions in U.S. Hit 20-Year Low

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 6:33 PM

Woman Charged in Scam After Teen's Burning Death

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 6:44 PM

After "Utter Devastation" of Sony Hack, Experts Ask: Who's Next?

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 6:03 PM

Dow Soars More Than 400 Points as Stocks Surge

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 3:04 PM

U.S. Considering "Proportional Response" to Sony Hack

Friday, Dec 19, 2014 at 11:00 AM

UN General Assembly OKs Digital Privacy Resolution

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 4:40 PM

"Serious Blow": U.S. Kills 3 ISIS Leaders in Iraq Strikes

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Family of Teen Executed in 1944 Praises Exoneration

The sister of a 14-year-old boy executed in South Carolina in 1944 said Thursday she is ecstatic that a judge has finally tossed out his murder conviction but is still haunted by the injustice that sent him to the electric chair, NBC News reported. George Stinney Jr., a black teen, was convicted of beating to death two young white girls after a three-hour trial and put to death three months later in the segregated South. Civil rights advocates and Stinney's family spent years trying to get the case reopened, arguing his confession was coerced, before Judge Carmen Mullins vacated the verdict on Wednesday. "It was like a cloud just moved away," said Stinney's kid sister, Kathrine Robinson, 80, a retired school-teacher from New Jersey. Read »

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