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Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 8:06 AM

Milwaukee Man Pronounced Dead, Then Moves Limbs

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 4:43 PM

50M Gallons of Water Lost After Dam Destroyed in Calif. Amid Drought

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 5:52 PM

Rescue Workers Try to Save Oil-Soaked Pelicans

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 11:29 PM

Wal-Mart's Push on Animal Welfare Hailed as Game Changer

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 6:28 PM

Mom Found Pushing Dead 3-Year-Old Son in Swing

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 9:46 PM

"No Conclusive Evidence" Why FedEx Driver Crashed

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 7:45 PM

"He Left a Real Legacy": CUNY Dean Killed in Amtrak Derailment Mourned at Funeral

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 2:52 AM

Senate Blocks NSA Bill, Fast-Tracks TTP

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 6:50 PM

Criminal Wrongdoing in GM's Defect Handling: Feds

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 10:53 AM

Millions Under Flood Watch Over Holiday Weekend

Millions of Americans were under the threat of flash floods this Memorial Day weekend as heavy rain was forecast for waterlogged parts of Texas, Arkansas and the southern Plains, NBC News reported. Thunderstorms in the Midwest, Plains, Texas threatened to bring hail, wind and even isolated tornadoes on Saturday and Sunday, the Weather Channel said. Average rainfall of up to three inches is possible over the next week in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and parts of Louisiana and Arkansas, with high spots of 5 inches more possible. Many boat ramps in North Texas and recreation areas at local lakes will be closed this Memorial Day weekend due to flooding. Read »
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 1:31 PM

Peterson Granted Trial Delay in Murder-for-Hire Case

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 6:22 PM

Same-Sex Couple Finally Married After Dropping Father-Son Designation

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 4:24 AM

Analysis: ISIS Gains Momentum With Capture of Palmyra

ISIS has likely gained strength and momentum with a decisive military capture of Palmyra and the historically valuable Roman ruins in the ancient Syrian city, putting more pressure — both locally and internationally — on the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, according to new analysis from NBC News. The capture of the UNESCO heritage site marked what appeared to be the first time ISIS directly seized a city from Syrian military and allied forces, NBC News reported. French President Francois Hollande said the city's capture demonstrated Assad's weakness, and called for a new push for Assad's ouster amid an ugly civil war in the country. Read »
Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 12:16 AM

Slow Chase Ends When Man Steps in Path of Car

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 1:17 AM

Son of Ex-Honduran President Charged in Cocaine Smuggling