U.S. & World News

17 June 2014

Starbucks free tuition could boost more than baristas

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(NBC News) With its offer of free or sharply reduced tuition to some 135,000 U.S. employees, Starbucks is brewing up a plan that higher education advocates call a potential game-changer for low-inco ...

17 June 2014

'Miracles happen': Preemie twins born 39 days apart

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Kansas City, Mo. --  (The Today Show) Healthy and thriving at more than 9 pounds each, they smile and wiggle, preemie twin boys whose mother feared the worst when she went into labor about four mo ...

17 June 2014

Couple finds python under a couch cushion in new apartment

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(NBC Bay Area) A couple cleaning out an apartment they were moving into on Long Island were startled to find a three-foot long ball python snake underneath a couch cushion Monday.  Animal control o ...

17 June 2014

TRENDING: Brian Williams raps "Baby Got Back"

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Trending - Brian Williams raps Sir Mix-A-Lot's classic "Baby Got Back."

16 June 2014

GM recalls about 3.2 million cars for ignition problems

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(NBC News) General Motors’ recall woes expanded Monday as it announced six more recalls — including a new one covering nearly 3.2 million vehicles that could shut off inadvertently if their keys ...

16 June 2014

Arrest made in Priest slaying

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(KPNX)  Phoenix police have confirmed the arrest of a suspect in the murder of Father Kenneth Walker. Investigators arrested a 54-year-old man with a history of aggravated assault and misconduct in ...

16 June 2014

Most and least expensive cities for summer travel

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(NBC NEWS) If you're planning a summer vacation, TripAdvisor has announced its list of the most and least expensive cities to visit in the U.S. between June and August. San Francisco topped the list ...

16 June 2014

KFC probes whether scarred girl was asked to leave

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(NBC News) KFC Corp. says it's investigating allegations that a restaurant employee in Jackson, Mississippi, asked a 3-year-old to leave because her facial injuries disturbed other patrons. The comp ...

13 June 2014

The most popular date to get married

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This Saturday is expected to be the most popular date to get married so far this year. According to David's Bridal, just over 26,000 people nationwide are expected to wed. When asked, 82% of couples ...

13 June 2014

The "Cool" group study

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Were you in the cool group growing up or part of the less popular crowd? A new study says being cool when you're growing up doesn't mean you'll grow up to succeed. The study was done by the Universi ...