U.S. & World News

05 June 2014

Indian Prime Minister: Rape is "sometimes" right

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) A senior politician from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party has been quoted saying that sometimes rape is "right," sparking renewed outrage about widespread sexual assault ...

05 June 2014

Florida man called 911 after wife had "thrown out his beer"

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(NBC News Washington) A Florida man is facing charges after he repeatedly called 911 to report that his wife had thrown out his beer, authorities said. Carlos Bueno Mir, 49, was charged with misuse ...

04 June 2014

Is the American dream dead for young adults?

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in U.S. & World News, Economy

Is the American dream dead for young adults? A new CNNMoney poll says 63% of 1,003 adults ages 18-34 believe the American dream is unattainable. 6-in-10 say their dreams are out of reach. "Oh yeah i ...

04 June 2014

See if you can spot the International Space Station

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(OPB) Calling all Oregonians! Step right up, armchair astronomers and sporadic stargazers! This week, the whole state has a chance to catch a glimpse of the International Space Station passing thr ...

04 June 2014

"I died with her": Twin won't graduate without sister

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(NBC News) What was supposed to be a day of celebration for Marisol Serrato was another day of sadness as she chose not to walk at her high school graduation on Tuesday without her twin sister, Mari ...

04 June 2014

Caught on cam: car crash

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Gaston County, N.C. --- (WCNC News) Five people were injured Monday when a car and an ambulance collided in Gaston County, North Carolina.Cameras on-board the ambulance captured the terrifying crash ...

04 June 2014

TRENDING: Brad Paisley takes selfie with Westboro Baptist Church protesters

Posted in U.S. & World News, Entertainment

Kansas -- (Today Show) Country crooner Brad Paisley is currently on the road, taking his music to his fans. But fans weren't the only ones who came out to see him during his stop in Bonnor Springs, ...

03 June 2014

Teens and seat belts

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(NBC News) About 25-hundred teenagers die each year in car accidents. Safe Kids Worldwide surveyed one-thousand teenagers about their seat belt usage. A quarter of teens don't buckle up every time f ...

03 June 2014

Seattle has the highest minimum wage in the country

Posted in U.S. & World News, Economy

Seattle, Wash. -- Seattle now has the highest minimum wage in the country. The Seattle City Council passed an ordinance that bumps up the minimum wage to $15 an hour. It was drafted by an advisory g ...

02 June 2014

Bergdahl controversy growing

Posted in U.S. & World News, Politics

(NBC News) The release of an American POW in Afghanistan has the Obama Administration on defense about the price they paid to bring him home. Five top Taliban leaders are free this morning - and so ...