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Dear Mama: Mother of Rap Artist Tupac Dies at 69

13 hours 40 min ago
The mother of late rap artist Tupac Shakur, activist Afeni Shakur Davis, died Monday, officials said. She was 69 years old.

Hijacked D.C. Metrobus Hits, Kills Gas Station Worker

14 hours 28 min ago
Police say the suspects were armed, possibly with a knife.

The Road to Rio: Olympic Flame Arrives in Brazil

14 hours 30 min ago
The Olympic flame is due to arrive in Brazil on Tuesday, where it will be carried on a relay route designed to showcase its beauty and diversity.

Detroit Grapples With Water Shutoffs, Teacher Walkouts

14 hours 31 min ago
Almost all of Detroit's schools were closed for a second day, and thousands of residents face having their water shut off.

Oklahoma Neighborhood Embraces Wild Wolf

14 hours 35 min ago

This Is Why You Don't Expose Yourself in a Yearbook Photo

14 hours 48 min ago
"He was dared by a football teammate," said Steve Berry, a spokesman for the Mesa Police Department.

Pentagon Tests Out 'Sea Hunter,' 132-Foot Robot Ship

15 hours 11 min ago
The Pentagon on Monday showed off the world's largest unmanned surface vessel, a self-driving 132- foot ship able to travel up to 10,000 nautical miles on its own to hunt for stealthy submarines and underwater mines. The military's research arm, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, in conjunction with the Navy will be testing the ship off the...

Half of All Teens Say They're Addicted to Their Phones

15 hours 39 min ago
The report from Common Sense Media, which studies children's use of technology, is based on a survey of more than 1,200 teenagers and parents.

Wife Put in Freezer, Body Parts Burned in 'Horror House'

16 hours 37 min ago
A prosecutor said that the torture that lead to the deaths of the two women was not driven by sexual motives.

'Hamilton' Scores Record-Breaking 16 Tony Nominations

16 hours 40 min ago
Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop-flavored musical about the first U.S. treasury secretary regularly pulls in $1.5 million a week to sold-out audience.

'Kill! Kill!' China Turns to Rap for Army Recruitment

16 hours 43 min ago
A new hip-hop video released by China's People's Liberation Army (PLA), which is aimed at boosting recruitment numbers.

'Forced Exile,' Say Puerto Ricans Reluctantly Leaving Island

17 hours 10 min ago
More professionals are reluctantly leaving Puerto Rico as the financial crisis deepens.

Three Possible Outcomes From Indiana's GOP Primary

17 hours 19 min ago
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 Attack Kills American Serviceman in Iraq

17 hours 30 min ago
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the incident "shows that it's a serious fight that we have to wage" against ISIS.

Servicemen Catch Kids Thrown From Blazing Building

17 hours 43 min ago
Video captured American servicemen in South Korea helping coordinate the rescue of three young children from a building billowing with smoke.

If the 2016 Presidential Election Were Held Today ...

18 hours 40 sec ago
In a theoretical match-up, 43 percent of registered voters would support Clinton and 37 percent would support Trump.

Johnson & Johnson Fined $55M in Baby Powder Case

18 hours 15 min ago
Johnson & Johnson must pay $55 million to a woman who said using the company' s talc-powder for feminine hygiene caused her to develop ovarian cancer.

London Poised to Elect Muslim Mayor After 'Nasty' Campaign

18 hours 22 min ago
Opinion polls suggest London is about to elect a Muslim mayor after a campaign that has earned comparisons to the chaotic U.S. presidential race.

Flint Residents Hope Obama's Visit Will Stir Waters of Change

19 hours 12 min ago
As President Obama prepared to visit Flint, Michigan on Wednesday, residents hope his visit will shine a light on the water crisis.

College Football Player Dies in Motorcycle Accident

20 hours 8 min ago
Troy University is mourning the "tragic death" of a member of its football team over the weekend, officials said.