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Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 2:02 PM

Odierno on ISIS: Airstrikes Aren't "End-All Solution"

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 2:34 PM

Deadly Migrant Shipwreck Off Malta Highlights Desperation

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 1:33 PM

Terror Officials: It's Hard to Track Americans in Syria

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 1:06 PM

Police Discuss Latest in Trooper Killing Probe

Pennsylvania State Police update the media on the intense manhunt for the killer, or killers, of two troopers Pike County, Pennsylvania. Read »
Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 2:23 PM

Iran’s President Blasts ISIS, U.S.-Led Coalition

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told NBC News’ Ann Curry in Tehran Wednesday that ISIS terrorists “want to kill humanity,” but he also called the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS "ridiculous." Speaking ahead of the United Nations General Assembly in New York next week, Rouhani denounced the beheading of innocent people by ISIS as against Islam. Still, he questioned President Obama's decision to go after them with airstrikes. "Are Americans afraid of getting casualties on the ground in Iraq?" he asked. "Are they afraid of their soldiers being killed in the fight they claim is against terrorism?" He said such strikes should "take place with the permission of the people of that country and the government of that country." Curry was the first American journalist to interview Rouhani after he took office last year. Read »
Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 10:54 AM

Southwest Braces for Record Rainfall From Odile

People in the desert Southwest were bracing Wednesday for flash flooding from the remnants of Tropical Storm Odile, NBC News reported. Rainfall will begin at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour mainly after mid-morning near the Mexico border and around noon local time in the Tucson, Arizona, area. Odile, which had been a Category 3 hurricane as it slammed into Mexico’s Baja California coast Sunday night, prompted flash flood warnings from southern Nevada to southwest Colorado and northern New Mexico. Read »
Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 12:15 PM

Obama: U.S. Won't Fight Another Ground War in Iraq

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 7:21 AM

Tourist Killed on Thai Beach Drowned, Suffered Head Wound