National & World News

24 March 2014

Oil cleanup underway

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Port of Galveston, Texas. -- (NBC News)  Recovery teams are working around the clock in the Gulf of Mexico after a weekend collision between a ship and a barge carrying close to a million gallons o ...

24 March 2014

Obamacare deadline near

Posted in National & World News, Politics

Wash. D.C. -- (NBC News) Five million people have now signed up for health insurance on the state and federal online exchanges, the Obama administration said Monday. That's a number that suggests a ...

24 March 2014

Rough ride

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Chicago, Ill. -- (WMAQ) Thirty-two people were injured -- none seriously -- when an eight-car Chicago Transit Authority train continued through the end of the platform and struck the escalators lead ...

24 March 2014

Shark attacks kite surfer

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Delray Beach, Fla. -- (WPTV) It was a normal Saturday day at the beach for kite surfer Kurt Hoffman when, all of a sudden, he says his arm felt like it got caught in a bear trap. "Started to go down ...

24 March 2014

Malaysian Airlines: MH370 has been lost

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(KGW)  New satellite data has shown that missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 crashed into the southern Indian Ocean. Mayalsia's prime minister told a press conference on Monday the new findings. M ...

21 March 2014

March Madness slows work

Posted in National & World News, Sports, Entertainment

(NECN)  In what's become a March tradition along with the NCAA basketball tournament, the Chicago outplacement firm Challenger, Gray, and Christmas has released an estimate of what March Madness co ...

21 March 2014

Boy dies saving sister

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Charlotte, N.C. -- (WCNC)  An 11-year-old boy has died after witnesses say he jumped into a Charlotte, North Carolina creek to save his 7-year-old sister. Paramedics pulled the two children from th ...

21 March 2014

Lost sample scare

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Clinton, Utah. -- (KSL)  A Utah woman who almost went through unnecessary chemotherapy after her breast tissue sample was lost in the mail now has positive results to report. Marlene Van Duyne is i ...

21 March 2014

Teen accused of terror threats

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Sterling Heights, Mich. -- (WDIV)  A teen from Michigan has been charged with terrorism for allegedly making threatening phone calls to schools across the country that have been sites of shootings. ...

20 March 2014

Back on the dance floor

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Vancouver, Canada. -- (WHDH)  A professional dancer whose leg was partially amputated as a result of the Boston Marathon bombing danced on Wednesday for the first time since the incident. Dancing a ...