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Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 12:35 AM

What You Need to Know: How the Ebola Virus Is Spread

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Wife, Son Released in Fatal Shooting of SoCal Mayor

26 minutes ago

Hong Kong Protestors Vow to "Fight to the End"

Pro-democracy student protesters of the Hong Kong "Umbrella Revolution," movement vowed to stay as long as it takes. "At this stage, we’re going forever. We'll fight to the end," protester Gary Lee, 20, told NBC News, despite their Wednesday deadline for a response from the government being ignored. Fending off the spread of protest, it now appears that Hong Kong protesters' cellphones are being targeted by a highly sophisticated kind of malware, in addition to Instagram being blocked by China. The protesters want a reversal of a decision by China's central government in Beijing to screen all candidates in the Hong Kong's first direct elections — scheduled for 2017. Read »
Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 8:15 PM

Armed Ex-Con Shared Elevator With Obama: Report

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 10:03 PM

New Execution Rules in Oklahoma After Botched Injection

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 1:54 AM

CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case: "We Will Stop It Here"

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 12:31 AM

Penn. State Trooper Accidentally Shot Dead at Gun Range

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 1:31 AM

FCC Will Consider Petition to Ban 'Redskins'

Sunday, Sep 28, 2014 at 11:38 AM
 

It scars the hearts of white kids who grow up unnecessarily fearful of somebody who doesn’t look like them. It stains the heart of black children who feel as if no matter what he does, he will always be under suspicion. That is not the society we want.  

— President Barack Obama telling the audience at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's annual awards dinner that the widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed by the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson exists in other communities and is having a corrosive effect on America.
Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 1:53 AM

Dallas Ambulance Crew Who Brought Ebola Patient to Hospital Is Quarantined

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 1:12 AM

TX Boy Choked for Drinking Chocolate Milk: Police

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 1:58 AM

7 Killed by Suicide Bombers in Kabul, Afghanistan

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 11:54 PM

Federal Judge Upholds Mining Ban Near Grand Canyon

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 10:50 PM

Rivals for Texas Governor Spar in Last Debate

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 8:09 PM

Police Aren't Seeking Second Suspect in Beverly Carter Murder