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Monday, Dec 15, 2014 at 7:34 AM

Third Fugitive Captured in Alabama Prison Escape

Sunday, Dec 14, 2014 at 12:24 PM

32 Dead in Indonesia Landslide, Scores Missing

Sunday, Dec 14, 2014 at 12:17 PM

"Inhuman": Afghan President Condemns Wave of Attacks

Sunday, Dec 14, 2014 at 2:37 PM

Cheney on Interrogation: "I'd Do It Again in a Minute"

Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Sunday continued to defend the harsh interrogation techniques used by the CIA in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, saying he "would do it again in a minute." Cheney also said that he was not concerned about the capture or interrogation of foreign nationals who were ultimately revealed to be innocent. "I have no problem as long as we achieve our objective and our objective is to get the guys who did 9/11 and it is to avoid another attack against the United States," he said on NBC's "Meet the Press." His comments come in response to a scathing Senate report, asserting that interrogation tactics used on terror suspects were more brutal than previously known. Read »
Sunday, Dec 14, 2014 at 9:56 AM

U.N. Members Reach Climate Agreement in Peru

Sunday, Dec 14, 2014 at 4:06 PM

Arrest Made in Auburn Football Player Killing: Police

Sunday, Dec 14, 2014 at 8:57 AM

NATO Creating "Spearhead Force" in "Volatile" Eastern Europe

Sunday, Dec 14, 2014 at 11:07 AM

American in N. Korea Criticizes U.S. Policies

A U.S. citizen condemned his home country Sunday at a press conference in North Korea, NBC News reported. In comments to reporters at the People's Palace of Culture, 29-year-old Texan Arturo Pierre Martinez strongly condemned the U.S. for what he said were human rights violations. It was not immediately clear how or when Martinez entered North Korea, although Martinez said he crossed over the North Korean river border with China. Read »
Sunday, Dec 14, 2014 at 2:52 PM

911 Calls Released in Teen's Hanging Death

A woman who discovered a black teenage boy hanging from a swing set in North Carolina in August told police he had killed himself, according to 911 recordings released Saturday. "He hung himself," the woman told police, after discovering 17-year-old Lennon Lacy hanging by a noose made from a belt on the morning of Aug. 29. The FBI was asked to join the investigation into Lacy's death Friday after the NAACP complained that "basic guidelines" weren't followed when Lacy's body was first discovered. Read »
Saturday, Dec 13, 2014 at 11:15 PM

In Sony Hack Investigation, Clues Among Code

Investigators are piecing together key sequences of computer code as they puzzle out the Sony Pictures hacking attack that exposed embarrassing emails among high-powered execs and leaked huge amounts of personal data, investigators told NBC News. "Typically a hacker will cobble together malware from a bunch of other code that they can find. And you use it to dissect where it came from," a computer security expert said. But such attacks are increasingly difficult to trace because hackers can disguise their location by routing their attacks through servers across the globe, another expert said. Read »
Saturday, Dec 13, 2014 at 10:22 PM

Rescuers Dig With Bare Hands After Landslide Kills 17 in Indonesia

Saturday, Dec 13, 2014 at 6:03 PM

Crane Smashes Marriage Proposal in Amsterdam

A Dutchman's attempt at a romantic wedding proposal was simply smashing, The Associated Press reported. The unidentified lover in the central town of Ijsselstein rented a crane, planning to descend in front of his girlfriend's bedroom window first thing Saturday morning, play her a song and then pop the question. Instead the crane toppled over, smashing a large hole in the neighbors' roof. Read »
Saturday, Dec 13, 2014 at 5:34 PM

Miss. Teen Who Was Burned to Death Mourned at Funeral

The Mississippi teenager who was set on fire and burned to death this week was remembered by friends and family at a funeral chapel Saturday, NBC News reported. Hundreds had attended Jessica Chambers' wake on Friday. "We're going to focus our energy on the capture of those who did this," said Deborah Sanders, the 19-year-old's aunt. "Her mother and I were there when she took her last breath." She said the holidays were Chambers' favorite time of year. "The fire took all that away." Read »
Saturday, Dec 13, 2014 at 6:34 PM

GOP Senators Spar With Ted Cruz Over Legislative Strategy

A bipartisan chorus of senators is speaking out against the move by Republican Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee to force weekend votes in an effort to get a vote to defund President Obama's recent executive action on immigration. The move was met with mixed reactions from Democrats, who now have time to move forward with a slew of presidential nominations that may not have been considered if they were not forced to be in session today. The Senate is working now on dozens of procedural votes for presidential nominations, many of which are controversial such as the nominees for Surgeon General, the head of Social Security Administration, and the Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), all of which have objections from Republicans. Read »
Monday, Dec 15, 2014 at 9:53 AM

Pope Francis Never Said Dogs Go to Heaven

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