Articles tagged with: NBC News

29 July 2015

Outrage grows following lion's slaying

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  Controversy continues over the killing of one of Zimbabwe's national treasures, a lion known as Cecil.A quiet but poignant demonstration, a collection of stuffed animals, was left at th ...

24 July 2015

Lafayette, Louisiana, Theater Shooting: What We Know About the Victims

Posted in U.S. & World News

Lafayette, La. --- (NBC News) As a booming arts scene began to transform her hometown of Lafayette, Louisiana, Jillian Johnson became one of its driving forces. She opened a boutique store with her ...

22 July 2015

Viral Pic of Hugging Dogs Spares Pair From Euthanasia — For Now

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(NBC News) A cuddly photo of two shelter dogs facing possible euthanization blew up on social media, buying the pair more time to find a forever home.  The original photo, which generated thousands ...

21 July 2015

Questions remain in jail suicide

Posted in U.S. & World News

Waller County, Texas --- (NBC News)  Questions remain more than a week after Sandra Bland was found dead in her Waller County, Texas jail cell.The 28-year-old was arrested and charged with assault ...

21 July 2015

Trump blasts Graham as lead grows

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S.C. --- (NBC News)  Following his controversial comments about Senator John Mccain, Donald Trump took his message to the residents of Bluffton, South Carolina Tuesday, where he launched a barrage ...

21 July 2015

"Clueless" celebrates it's 20 year anniversary

Posted in U.S. & World News, Entertainment

"Clueless" became a pop culture phenomenon when the film hit theaters 20 years ago, making phrases like "whatever" and "as if" part of the mainstream vernacular.  Mike Wilber takes a look back at t ...

13 July 2015

Millennials aren't buying

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(NBC News)  Realtors, banks and mortgage companies say millennials aren't buying homes."They're just not able to come up with the down payments, or they don't have that capacity to take on more deb ...

10 July 2015

Confederate flag comes down

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S.C. --- (NBC News)  After more than 50 years, the Confederate flag no longer flies outside the South Carolina state house.Thousands gathered to watch the ceremony Friday morning.The South Carolina ...

09 July 2015

OPM: 21.5 Million People Affected By Background Check Breach

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(NBC News) The U.S. Office of Personnel Management announced on Thursday that sensitive information including Social Security numbers for 21.5 million people was among the data lost in a breach of i ...

30 June 2015

Daily Table Supermarket Specializes in Food Past Its Prime

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Boston, Mass. --- (NBC News) At first glance, the Daily Table looks just like any small grocery store. But a closer scan of prices can trigger double-takes — 29 cents a pound for bananas, a buck m ...