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"Despicable": Japan's Abe Condemns New ISIS Demands

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned on Wednesday a new audio message, purportedly from ISIS, threatening to kill captive journalist Kenji Goto in 24 hours if certain demands aren't met, NBC News...

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Michelle Obama Navigates Saudi Limits on Women

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Man Loses Super Bowl Credential After Facebook Post

Man Loses Super Bowl Credential After Facebook Post

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Obama Drops Plan to Tax 529 College Savings Accounts

Obama Drops Plan to Tax 529 College Savings Accounts

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Cupich: Donors, Lawmakers Need to Work Together to Save Catholic Education

Cupich: Donors, Lawmakers Need to Work Together to Save Catholic Education

Chicago’s Archbishop Blase Cupich spoke Tuesday about the controversial plan to merge six elementary Catholic schools on the Northwest Side. NBC Chicago’s Allison Rosati reports.

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Airlines Dig Out After Northeast Snowstorm

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All 43 Students Missing in Mexico Are Dead, Mexican Investigation Finds

All 43 Students Missing in Mexico Are Dead, Mexican Investigation Finds

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Green Line Robbery

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Darien Man Gets 65 Years for Kidnapping Ex, Killing Her Boyfriend

Darien Man Gets 65 Years for Kidnapping Ex, Killing Her Boyfriend

A former west suburban man will spend 65 years in prison for kidnapping his ex-girlfriend after fatally stabbing her new boyfriend as the couple went for a walk near her Darien home.

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Obama Meets With New Saudi King, Talks Alliance

Obama Meets With New Saudi King, Talks Alliance

President Barack Obama and a large American delegation traveled to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, meeting with the new King Salman to address calls for a revamped relationship between the two allies while paying...

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Darien Man Gets 65 Years for Kidnapping Ex, Killing Her Boyfriend

Darien Man Gets 65 Years for Kidnapping Ex, Killing Her Boyfriend

A former west suburban man will spend 65 years in prison for kidnapping his ex-girlfriend after fatally stabbing her new boyfriend as the couple went for a walk near her Darien home.