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Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 04:39 PM EDT

Trump to Address US Involvement in Afghanistan on Monday

Trump to Address US Involvement in Afghanistan on Monday

Signaling that the U.S. military expects its mission to continue, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan on Sunday hailed the launch of the Afghan Army's new special operations corps, declaring that "we are with...

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 06:42 AM EDT

Amid Budget Stalemate, Might Pa. Put Off Paying Some Bills?

Amid Budget Stalemate, Might Pa. Put Off Paying Some Bills?

Pennsylvania running out of options for cash to pay bills.

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 01:57 PM EDT

NBC10 @ Issue: Name & Shame Reaction

NBC10 @ Issue: Name & Shame Reaction

How do co-workers go about exposing white nationalists and marchers? Philadelphia labor and emplyment attorney Eric Meyer talks about the process and what employers can do legally.

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 12:31 PM EDT

America Still in Turmoil a Year After Kaepernick's Protest

America Still in Turmoil a Year After Kaepernick's Protest

What started as a protest against police brutality has mushroomed a year later into a divisive debate over the future of a football player who refused to stand for the national anthem and now faces what his fans...

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 11:47 PM EDT

'Terrorists Will Not Stop Our Lives': Barcelona Mourns

'Terrorists Will Not Stop Our Lives': Barcelona Mourns

“I can’t describe what I feel,” said a Barcelona resident as she choked back tears outside the city's iconic Sagrada Familia basilica.

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 10:30 AM EDT

Trump's Job Rating Drops Below 40 Percent in 3 Key States

Trump's Job Rating Drops Below 40 Percent in 3 Key States

President Donald Trump’s job approval rating in three key states that helped propel him to the White House — Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin — stands below 40 percent, three new NBC News/Marist polls show...

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 10:03 AM EDT

Syria's Assad Rejects Security Cooperation With the West

Syria's Assad Rejects Security Cooperation With the West

Syrian President Bashar Assad on Sunday refused any security cooperation with Western nations or the reopening of their embassies, until they cut ties with opposition and insurgent groups. Shortly after...

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 01:14 PM EDT

Councilwoman Renews Call for Frank Rizzo Statue Removal

Councilwoman Renews Call for Frank Rizzo Statue Removal

A city councilwoman renewed her call to have the Frank Rizzo statue removed from Philadelphia property after a week of vandalism targeted imagery of the former mayor.

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 07:56 AM EDT

Monuments Fight Heats Up in Capital of the Confederacy

Monuments Fight Heats Up in Capital of the Confederacy

As a wave of U.S. cities have moved to topple their Confederate statues in the wake of violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Richmond — which was once the capital of the Confederacy...

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 06:17 AM EDT

Serpico, Others From NYPD, Rally in Support of Kaepernick

Serpico, Others From NYPD, Rally in Support of Kaepernick

A former New York City police officer, whose claims of police corruption in the 1970s were chronicled in an Al Pacino movie, joined dozens of current and former officers Saturday at a rally in support of getting...

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