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30 May 2012

ALL NEW: Mitt Romney Officially Grabs Nomination

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Mitt Romney is officially the Republican nominee in the 2012 Presidential Race. Romney's win at the Republican Primary in Texas has tipped the scales just enough in his favor. The victory gave him m ...

22 May 2012

ALL NEW: Joplin, One Year Later

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A day of solemn remembrances and forward-looking celebrations is planned for Tuesday as Joplin, Missouri commemorates the anniversary of a tornado that ripped the city in half. The May 22, 2011, t ...

22 May 2012

National Lettuce Recall

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A California lettuce grower has expanded a recall to the entire nation. The recall was expanded late Monday night after routine sampling detected listeria contamination. So far, no illnesses have b ...

21 May 2012

Fire Season 2012 Underway Across The U.S.

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There are ominous signs in America's southwest that this could be one of the most active and dangerous wildfire seasons on record. Right now firefighters are working to contain three stubborn fires ...

21 May 2012

NATO Summit, Protests, Continue Today

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Protests continue overnight in Chicago, where world leaders are meeting for NATO Summit. So far, 45 people have been arrested. At least four officers went to However, all injuries are being describe ...

18 May 2012

ALL NEW: Facebook goes public Friday morning

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MSNBC - Shares of Facebook began trading on the public markets Friday morning in one of the largest and most watched initial public offerings of stock of recent years. Facebook’s shares jumped to ...

18 May 2012

Census Bureau: Minority Births Outnumbered Whites for First Time

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For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in America. With the latest census numbers out, 2011 estimated a historic shift in the nation's racial make ...

14 May 2012

"America's Got Talent" is Back!

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We're buzzing this Monday morning about "America's Got Talent!" For six years, it's been the summer's top rated show. Monday night, the new season launches a few weeks early, with a new judge in the ...

11 May 2012

President Obama's Announcement Affects Campaign

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On Capitol Hill this morning, was Mitt Romney a prep school bully? It's become an issue in the Presidential campaign, after a Washington Post report that he attacked a gay student in high school.  ...

09 May 2012

Self-Driving Car On Nevada Roadways

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Nevada is the first state to approve a license for "autonomous vehicles" -- in other words, cars that cruise, twist and turn without the need for a driver. The license was issued Monday to Google. T ...