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Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 9:24 AM

Ohio Bridal Shop Denies Amber Vinson Refund

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 9:13 AM

"An Incredible Gift": Double Arm Transplant Recipient Gives Thanks

Will Lautzenheiser, a former film teacher who lost his arms and legs to a deadly bacteria, expressed gratitude Tuesday after receiving a double-arm transplant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. “I hope to be able to live up to the memory of this man and make this worthwhile,” Lautzenheiser said of the unknown donor. “This person who is anonymous to me will always be as close to me as my own skin now, and it’s really an incredible gift.” Lautzenheiser lost both arms and legs after an aggressive streptococcus A infection led to sepsis and required quadruple amputation in 2011. It took a team of 35 clinicians, including 13 surgeons, to complete the surgery that lasted close to nine hours. Read »
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 9:12 AM

#Ferguson Outrage and Debate Lights Up Twitter With 3.8M Tweets

As protesters took to the streets across across the country following a grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, online debate about the case and the aftermath raged on social media. Twitter users sent more than 3.5 million tweets mentioning the Ferguson, Missouri, case by 11 p.m. CT on Monday. Read »
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 7:59 AM

Grand Jury Testimony: Darren Wilson

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 9:03 AM

Uncle Kills Niece for Listening to Loud Music, Pakistan Cops Say

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Window Washer Who Fell 11 Stories "Fighting for His Life"

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 7:38 AM

Dozens Killed Boko Haram Attack on Nigerian Market

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 1:47 PM

Poll: Latinos Overwhelmingly Back Obama's Immigration Action

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Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 1:20 PM

FSU Shooting Victim Paralyzed, Sister Says

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 7:29 AM

Michael Brown's Mom "Shocked" by Lack of Indictment: Lawyer

A Missouri grand jury's decision against indicting the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson "absolutely shocked" the teen’s mother, an attorney for the family told “Today" on Tuesday. Benjamin Crump said Brown's mother Lesley McSpadden “believed that [Officer Darren Wilson] would at least be charged with something. She really had faith that the system would work for her child so she was profoundly disappointed as only a mother could be.” On Monday, the grand jury in St. Louis County decided against indicting Wilson, causing violent protests and acts of civil disobedience in several U.S. cities overnight. Read »
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 4:18 AM

Yemeni Army Frees 8 Hostages Held by Al Qaeda

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Forced Out: Obama Announces Hagel's Resignation

President Barack Obama announced Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's resignation at the White House Monday morning. Obama called Hagel "exemplary" and "a great friend of mine" who helped steer the military amid a time of great transition at the Pentagon. Hagel is stepping down amid criticism of the president’s national security team on a series of global issues, including the threat posed by the militant group known as ISIS. Hagel, the only Republican on the president's national security team, has served in the job since February 2013. A successor will be named "in short order," an official said to NBC News, but Hagel will stay in the job until his replacement is confirmed. Read »
Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 7:53 PM

Ferguson Officer Wilson Thanks Supporters

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 3:27 PM

Phoenix Veterans' Hospital Chief Removed

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