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Sunny Saturday

Sunny Saturday

Expect sunny skies to highlight your holiday weekend.

Apr 19, 2014

Fit Club: Biking to Work

Fit Club: Biking to Work

As the weather gets warmer, you may be thnking about ditching your car, the bus, or train and biking to work instead. NBC 5 Fit Club trainer Andrea Metcalf has some tips on how to how to do it effectively, and...

Apr 19, 2014

Putin Plays Risky Game With Ukraine: Ex-Analyst

Putin Plays Risky Game With Ukraine: Ex-Analyst

Russian President Vladimir Putin is playing a dangerous geopolitical game by appealing to Russian ultra-nationalists, said a former U.S. intelligence officer, NBC News reported.

Apr 19, 2014

For Everest Sherpa Guides, Death Is Always Close

For Everest Sherpa Guides, Death Is Always Close

Death is an inescapable risk for Sherpa guides who take mountain climbers up Mount Everest, NBC News reported.

Apr 19, 2014

Whoopi Goldberg Pens Marijuana Column Ahead of 4/20

Whoopi Goldberg Pens Marijuana Column Ahead of 4/20

Comedian Whoopi Goldberg wrote about her use of marijuana to treat glaucoma-related pain in her first column for The Cannabist—The Denver Post's weed-focused website—on Thursday, NBC News reported.

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Underwater Hunt for Missing Jet to Be "Intensified"

Underwater Hunt for Missing Jet to Be "Intensified"

As the hunt for Flight MH370 hit week six, Malaysia's defense minister said Saturday that searchers would "intensify" their hunt for the missing jet over the next few days, NBC News reported.

Apr 19, 2014

"I Am Sorry": Ferry Captain Explains Delay in Evacuation

"I Am Sorry": Ferry Captain Explains Delay in Evacuation

The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank apologized Saturday as he was led away to jail in handcuffs, NBC News reported.

Apr 19, 2014

HealthCare.gov Website Flagged in Heartbleed Review

HealthCare.gov Website Flagged in Heartbleed Review

People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the...

Apr 18, 2014

White Sox Routed 12-0 By Rangers

White Sox Routed 12-0 By Rangers

Martin Perez pitched a three-hitter for his first career shutout, Leonys Martin drove in four runs and the Texas Rangers routed the Chicago White Sox 12-0 Friday night.

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SIU Student's Family Questions Mysterious Death

SIU Student's Family Questions Mysterious Death

The family of a Southern Illinois University student who died under mysterious circumstances are demanding answers to how he died.

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Restaurant Claims City Racial Bias With Licensing

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