U.S. & World News

07 November 2014

House of filth: inside look

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Blackstone, Mass. -- (NECN)  Mounds of trash. Countless dirty diapers. A dead dog lying on a mattress, feces smeared on the ceilings and, perhaps most heartbreaking, the handprint of a baby on a wa ...

07 November 2014

Obama deploys up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq

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(NBC News) President Barack Obama on Friday authorized the deployment of up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq in an expansion of the American fight against ISIS militants, the Pentagon said. If all 1,500 ...

07 November 2014

Kelly Ripa doesn't care if her kids like her: 'I'm not your friend'

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(TODAY) Parenting packs plenty of ups and downs, but as kids go from tykes to tweens to teens, those downs can bring a lot of love — but not a lot of like. And according to mom-of-three Kelly Ripa ...

07 November 2014

Ebola watch ends in Dallas

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Dallas, Texas -- (NBC News)  Friday marked the end of the 21-day monitoring period for anyone i Texas who was exposed to the Ebola virus.  "This was an unprecedented event. It was the first time e ...

07 November 2014

SUV crashes into Houston restaurant

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Houston, Texas --- An SUV plowed through the glass window of a restaurant in Houston Wednesday.Several customers inside were pushed into the buffet line and security cameras inside caught it all on ...

07 November 2014

Hot car mom in hot water

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(KPNX)  Shanesha Taylor, the woman whose mugshot photo went viral after she left her young children in a vehicle during a job interview, failed to meet Thursday's deadline to deposit $40,000 in her ...

06 November 2014

Premature births drops in recent years

Posted in U.S. & World News, Regional

The number of premature births has dropped in recent years, but the U.S. still scored a 'C' on the annual March of Dimes report card.The national preterm birth rate was just over 11% in 2013, meetin ...

06 November 2014

Cheerleader faces sex charges

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Georgetown, Del. --- (WBAL)  Former NFL cheerleader Molly Shattuck turned herself in to the Sussex County Superior Court in Georgetown, Delaware Wednesday to faces multiple sex crime charges.Shattu ...

05 November 2014

Multi-state bank robbery suspect arrested

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Okla. -- A man suspected in a bank robbery spree that included several hits in Oregon has been captured more than half way across the county. U.S. Marshalls arrested 41 year old James Martinis in an ...

05 November 2014

Rescued orphaned pup learns "how to be an otter"

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Chicago, Ill. -- (NBC5 Chicago) A sea otter pup found abandoned on a California beach has a new, permanent home at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium. The weeks-old mammal caregivers are calling "Pup 681" ha ...