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Opioid makers gave $10 million to drug advocacy groups

NBC News / News

Companies selling some of the most lucrative prescription painkillers funneled millions to advocacy groups.

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Mental health agency examined Nikolas Cruz in 2016, didn't hospitalize him

NBC News / U.S.

A crisis worker was called to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High to evaluate Nikolas Cruz in 2016 but decided against hospitalizing him, according a state report.

Sunday, Feb 18

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Russian curler's doping tests return positive

NBC News / News

A urine sample revealed traces of a performance-enhancing drug meldonium in Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitskiy's system, according

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Iranian foreign minister responds to Netanyahu comments

NBC News / World

"The myth of invincibility of Israel, of the Israeli military, has crumbled," Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told NBC News in an exclusive interview.

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The evolution of the all-American family: Justina Machado reflects on 'One Day at a Time's' success

"I hope that non-Latino families watching our Latino family on television can see that we are more alike than we are different," says Machado.

Trump denies collusion again, sparks lawmakers' concerns

NBC News

While Trump has emphasized that his campaign did not collude with Russia, he has never condemned Russia since his inauguration and lawmakers are concerned.

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Is there a peanut farmer from Plains in the field of 2020 Dems?

NBC News

The signs are everywhere that the 2020 Democratic presidential field will be much larger than usual — maybe larger than ever.

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Israel strikes Gaza after soldiers wounded; 2 Palestinian teens killed

NBC News / News

Israel launched attacks on 18 targets belonging to the Hamas militant group after four soldiers were wounded Saturday when a bomb detonated on the border with Gaza.

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Russian hand seen behind increased bombing of Syrian hospitals

NBC News / World

Doctors with the Syrian American Medical Society report a sharp rise in the number of hospital attacks since the start of the year.

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Plane crashes in southern Iran, killing all 66 on board

NBC News / News

The ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down some 390 miles south of the capital, Tehran.

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Legendary climber Jim Bridwell dies at 73

NBC News / U.S.

Jim Bridwell, a hard-partying hippie and legendary climber who lived his life vertically on some of the toughest peaks in Yosemite National Park, has died.

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Trump blasts FBI over shooting, says 'too much time' on Russia

NBC News

Trump tweeted the FBI missed signals before a school shooting, and "are spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign."

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Parkland shooting survivors rail against gun laws, NRA and Trump

NBC News / News

"If all our government and president can do is send 'thoughts and prayers,' then it's time for victims to be the change," said one student.

Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers

NBC News / Technology

Facebook said Saturday it will start using mailed postcards to verify the identities location of election ad buyers. It comes after alleged Russian actions.

Saturday, Feb 17

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After Parkland shooting, hundreds attend nearby gun show

NBC News / U.S.

"There's no disrespect or insensitivity intended by this long-planned gun show," a statement from organizers said.

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Wales hit by strongest quake in 100 years

NBC News / News

It was the strongest recorded earthquake in the area for more than 100 years, according to the British Geological Survey.

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Sacred Tibetan monastery catches fire

NBC News / News

The Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa, one of the most sacred locations in Tibetan Buddhism, caught fire on Saturday but there were no reports of any casualties.

'Just blabber': Russia's Lavrov dismisses FBI indictments

NBC News / News

"Until we see the facts, everything else is just blabber," Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told participants at the annual Munich Security Conference.

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The charges Mueller could have brought but didn't

NBC News / Politics

Why would special counsel Robert Mueller allege illegal Russian activity in the election throughout the indictment, but not actually charge it?

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The 17 victims of the Parkland school shooting

NBC News / News

The Parkland school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School claimed 17 victims on Wednesday.

How U.S.-born ice dancers ended up competing for South Korea

NBC News / U.S.

Gamelin and Min made their Olympic debut in PyeongChang grabbing headlines, but for reasons they never expected — a wardrobe malfunction.

In Puerto Rico, these upper-income professionals, entrepreneurs are choosing to stay

NBC News / News

"Those of us who have survived and even thrived throughout the economic depression and now in the aftermath of the hurricane are stronger than ever."

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Pope revives lapsed sex abuse commission after coming under fire

NBC News / News

The commission's mission was to advise the Francis on best practices to protect children, but it faced strong in-house resistance to some of its core proposals.

Comments by Nikolas Cruz's attorney could impact his defense

NBC News / News

Pleading insanity could be a difficult defense for the alleged gunman.

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At schools across the U.S., teachers face tough questions

NBC News

At a middle school 20 minutes away from the scene of Wednesday's tragedy, drama teacher Meagan Nagy cleaned out a closet with her students so they could see: There's a place to hide if this happens here.

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With railguns and robots, China's military threatens U.S. dominance

NBC News / World

Over the past year, China has rolled out an array of high-tech weapons that some experts say could threaten the military superiority of the United States.

Trio of suicide bombers killd 18 at crowded market in Nigeria

NBC News / World

The bombers, all believed to be female, left another 22 people wounded at a fish market Konduga, just outside the state capital, Maiduguri.

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Two killed in Mexico helicopter crash, interior minister survives

NBC News / News

A military helicopter carrying Mexico's interior minister and the governor of the southern state of Oaxaca crashed on Friday, killing two people on the ground.

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Sheriff didn't pursue sex case against Texas church gunman

NBC News / News

Sheriff's deputies didn't pursue a sexual assault investigation against the gunman in a mass shooting at a Texas church. The assault was reported in 2013.

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Mueller airs new bank fraud allegations against Manafort

NBC News / News

Special counsel Robert Mueller said investigators have uncovered new evidence of bank fraud against former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort.