National & International News

  • Japan

    32 minutes ago

    Obama Visits Hiroshima, Reopens a Door Closed for 70 Years

    Obama Visits Hiroshima, Reopens a Door Closed for 70 Years

    Barack Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to visit the hallowed ground of Hiroshima, site of the world's first atomic bomb attack. Obama said the world has a shared responsibility to ask how to...

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  • Israel

    18 minutes ago

    Israel Transgender Pageant Unites Christians, Muslims & Jews

    Israel Transgender Pageant Unites Christians, Muslims & Jews

    "Miss Trans Israel 2016" beauty pageant begins Friday and it will be the first of its kind in the country. The competition in Tel Aviv brings together Jews, Christians and Muslims in a region known more for its...

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  • black boxes

    Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Signal From EgyptAir Flight Could Pinpoint Location of Wreckage

    Signal From EgyptAir Flight Could Pinpoint Location of Wreckage

    Investigators said signals have been picked up from an emergency transmitter on EgyptAir Flight MS804, NBC News reported. The Egyptian investigative team said at a news conference in Cairo that signals from...

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  • Scripps

    2 hours ago

    National Spelling Bee Down Ends in Tie for 3rd Year

    National Spelling Bee Down Ends in Tie for 3rd Year

    The words were tougher. The final rounds lasted longer. The result was the same. The Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a tie for the third consecutive year Thursday night, with Jairam Hathwar and Nihar...

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  • Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Red Nose Day: Second Annual Telethon Returns Tonight

    Red Nose Day: Second Annual Telethon Returns Tonight

    The "Red Nose Day" comedy telethon returns to NBC tonight. The debut of the fundraiser for children living in poverty got a solid start in the United States last year, raising $23 million. "We want to give the...

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  • mcr-1

    Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' Found in US for 1st Time

    Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' Found in US for 1st Time

    A drug resistant “superbug” feared by doctors has shown up in the U.S. for the first time, researchers reported Thursday. The germ, E. coli bacteria with the mcr-1 gene mutation, was found in a Pennsylvania...

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  • Nathaniel Kibby

    Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Reversing Plea, Man Admits Kidnapping, Raping Teen Girl

    Reversing Plea, Man Admits Kidnapping, Raping Teen Girl

    A New Hampshire man has been sentenced after pleading guilty in court Thursday to charges of kidnapping, imprisoning and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl over the course of nine months. Nathaniel...

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  • Wednesday, May 25, 2016

    How Well Can You Spell? National Spelling Bee Knockout Words

    For most of the 200-plus students who participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee each year, the highfalutin vocabulary words prove more vexing. See if you could have outspelled the studious contestants who...

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