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Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 10:48 AM EDT

12-Year-Old Girl Runs Half-Marathon by Mistake

12-Year-Old Girl Runs Half-Marathon by Mistake

A 12-year-old western New York girl wound up running 10 extra miles after she got into the wrong road race. LeeAdianez Rodriguez had registered for the 5K race that was part of last Sunday's Rochester Regional...

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 09:10 AM EDT

Wild Winds Topple Giant KFC Bucket in SoCal

Wild Winds Topple Giant KFC Bucket in SoCal

Wild winds, sleet and hail swept through the Los Angeles region Monday, creating strong surf and toppling a giant bucket-shaped KFC sign in Long Beach. Thunderstorms were reported in Arcadia, hail fell in Santa...

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 08:55 AM EDT

Andrew Luck Starts Online Book Club

Andrew Luck Starts Online Book Club

Andrew Luck enjoys reading books a lot more than reading NFL defenses. Now the Indianapolis Colts quarterback wants fans to join his club, although this one doesn't play in the AFC South.

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 06:52 AM EDT

CVS Recalls Tea Over Salmonella Concerns

CVS Recalls Tea Over Salmonella Concerns

CVS Pharmacy is recalling Gold Emblem herbal tea over possible salmonella contamination, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The voluntary recall applies to 1.41-ounce containers of Gold Emblem...

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 06:48 AM EDT

Philly Cheesesteak Serves as Unique Test for Candidates

Philly Cheesesteak Serves as Unique Test for Candidates

Five-point plans, engaging speeches and star endorsements are all important in a presidential campaign, but how well do candidates REALLY know the cities and towns where they're wooing voters? The supreme...

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 10:46 AM EDT

Bear Loose Near California College Sedated by Wildlife Officials

Bear Loose Near California College Sedated by Wildlife Officials

A bear led authorities on a wild chase through Southern California's Sylmar neighborhood before wildlife officials sedated the gentle giant Monday night. The black bear was first spotted near the Los Angeles...

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 08:42 AM EDT

Audio From Prince's Plane: 'An Unresponsive Passenger'

Audio From Prince's Plane: 'An Unresponsive Passenger'

NBC News obtained a seven-minute clip of communications between two air-traffic controllers and the pilot of Prince's plane as it made an unscheduled stop in Moline, Illinois, six days before the star died. In...

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 01:06 PM EDT

JK Rowling Dines With Obama in London

JK Rowling Dines With Obama in London

President Barack Obama went from Shakespeare to Harry Potter during his visit to London. The boy wizard's creator, J.K. Rowling, was among guests who were dining with Obama at the U.S.

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 06:55 AM EDT

Comcast NBCUniversal to Bring You Wawa Welcome America

Comcast NBCUniversal to Bring You Wawa Welcome America

Big changes are in store for Philadelphia's annual July 4 celebration, Wawa Welcome America!, including Comcast NBCUniversal taking over as the event's new broadcast partner, event organizers announced Friday.

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 11:14 AM EDT

Beyonce Fans Confuse Roy With Ray

Beyonce Fans Confuse Roy With Ray

Talk-show host and famous chef Rachael Ray felt the wrath from Beyonce fans all around the world this weekend. But as it turns out, all the anger and attacks were directed at the wrong person.

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