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NBA Legend Darryl "Chocolate Thunder" Dawkins Dies at 58

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 13:58
NBA Legend Darryl "Chocolate Thunder" Dawkins Dies at 58









Wig, To-Do List Found in Car of Journalists' Killer

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 12:02
The gunman who shot two journalists to death during a live broadcast had a wig, six magazines of ammunition, and a to-do list in his car.









Trump Defends Hair, Attacks Media at South Carolina Rally

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 11:19
Donald Trump forcefully defended his hair and attacked the New York Times for a front-page report on his adversarial relationship with Spanish-language media during a rally in South Carolina on Thursday.









The Musicians' Village Brings Music Back To New Orleans

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:46
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, one community is trying to keep the city's musical heritage alive by offering affordable housing to local musicians and passing on the tradition to the next generation.









Virginia TV Killer Bought Gun Legally, Officials Say

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:21
Nothing in his background disqualified him from buying a gun.









Jury Gets the Case in Prep School Rape Trial

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:19
The jurors — three women and nine men — must ultimately weigh whether the accuser is telling the truth when she testified that Owen Labrie raped her.









What Killed Knut the Polar Bear? Finally, an Answer

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:19
Researchers in Germany have found the cause of Knut's untimely demise at the Berlin Zoo in 2011.









Clinton Compares GOP Views on Women to 'Terrorist Groups'

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:00
Clinton has long attacked Republicans on women's issues, but her language Thursday is already coming under fire from Republicans.









Victim's Dad: 'Keep Crazy People From Getting Guns''

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 09:15
Andy Parker says he won't rest, even when the media moves on to Donald Trump.









Here's What Disgraced FEMA Chief 'Brownie' Is Up to Now

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 09:14
Michael Brown, who became the face of federal failures during Katrina ten years ago, is out of the public sector now, but not always out of trouble.









Has Obama Kept His Promises to New Orleans?

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 08:53
Two years after Hurricane Katrina and problem-plagued emergency response, future President Barack Obama promised things would be different.









Tech the Vote: Why Am I Seeing So Many Political Ads?

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 08:46
The 2016 presidential candidates want you - to see their ads everywhere.









Want to Take Good Notes in Class? Ditch The Laptop

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 08:45
The research is clear: Typing out your notes results in decreased comprehension of lecture material.









Keep an Eye on Erika, Forecasters Warn

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 07:37
The storm was described as "poorly organized" on Thursday, but it could strengthen after passing over land.









Watch Usain Bolt Get Run Over by a Segway

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 07:32
The world's fastest man cruised to another world title Thursday in Beijing, but he ran into trouble after the race.









Is Biden Stoking the Fire - Or Throwing Cold Water on It?

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 07:21
First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.









ISIS Captures Key Ground Near Border With Turkey

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 07:14
ISIS militants have overrun a handful of Syrian villages near the border with Turkey and threatened to drive out U.S-backed rebels from a nearby city.









U.S. Warplanes Bomb District Besieged by Taliban

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 06:59
U.S. warplanes have repeatedly bombed a strategic district of Afghanistan's Helmand province that is being besieged by Taliban militants.









Diamonds Worth Millions Vanish from 'Russia's Fort Knox'

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 06:17
Diamonds Vanish from 'Russia's Fort Knox' - ReportRough diamonds worth millions of dollars have disappeared from Russia's supposedly impenetrable repo









Only .002 Percent Pass 'Mother of All Written Exams'

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 06:16
On a scale of high-stakes tests, there's pub trivia, there's the SAT, and then there's the Indian civil services exam.