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Researchers Find WWII-Era USS Indianapolis Wreck

NBC News / News

Researchers say they located the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

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Spain Terror Driver May Have Fled to France, Police Say

NBC News / News

The driver of the van that rammed into crowds on Barcelona's La Rambla, killing 13 people, may have crossed into France, Spanish police said Sunday.

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

NBC News

President Trump's approval rating in three key Midwest states that helped propel him to the White House stands below 40 percent in new NBC News/Marist polls.

$650M Powerball Jackpot Is Second-Largest in History

NBC News / U.S.

The Powerball jackpot will grow to about $650 million — the second-highest level in the history of the game — after nobody won it Saturday night.

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Monuments Fight Heats Up in Capital of the Confederacy

NBC News

Richmond, Virginia — once a capital of the Confederacy — has become the next flashpoint in the debate over what to do with those monuments.

Angry? Here's How to Make a Difference

NBC News

Don't underestimate the power of continued, small actions to change your community.

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Rescuers Form Human Chain to Save Swimmer off Beach

NBC News / News

Rescuers formed a human chain to save a swimmer from the waters off the Jersey Shore on Saturday evening.

Comedian, Civil Rights Activist Dick Gregory Dies at 84

Dick Gregory was a celebrated satirist who deftly commented upon racial divisions at the dawn of the civil rights movement.

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How Boston Successfully Managed 40,000 on the Streets

NBC News

Boston dealt with tens of thousands of protesters on Saturday but largely avoided violence or damage to public property.

03

A Historic Wildfire Has Been Burning in the Arctic for Weeks

NBC News / Science

The wildfire appears historic in both its size and its duration, but no one can say for sure — because Greenland doesn't have longstanding records of fires.

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6 Officers Shot in Florida and Pennsylvania, 2 Killed and 4 Wounded

NBC News

Three police departments are reeling from a violent night that has left two officers dead.

Saturday, Aug 19

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Wife of Man Killed in Spain Attack Lost 'Love of My Life'

NBC News

California residents, Heidi Nunes-Tucker, 40, and Jared Tucker, 42, were celebrating their first wedding anniversary when they decided to visit a friend in Barcelona.

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Train Derails in India, About 20 Killed, Dozens Injured

NBC News / News

A train came off the tracks in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, killing at least 14 people and wounding dozens more as carriages slammed into each other, a local official said.

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Thousands March in Boston for Competing Protests

NBC News

Thousands of counter-protesters marched in Boston to confront right-wing "free speech" demonstrators on Saturday after the deadly white nationalist rally in Virginia last weekend.

Drone Used to Smuggle 13 Pounds of Meth From Mexico

NBC News / News

A 25-year-old U.S. citizen has been charged with using a drone to smuggle more than 13 pounds of methamphetamine from Mexico by drone.

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Duke University Removes Robert E. Lee Statue

NBC News / News

Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday, days after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy.

Finland Stabbing Attack Was 'Likely Terror Act'

NBC News / News

A stabbing in Turku, Finland that killed two people is being investigated as possible terrorism and the suspect is 18-year-old Moroccan man, authorities said.

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Still at Large: Spain Attack Van Driver, Two Others

NBC News / News

Moroccan-born Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, was one of three suspects still being hunted Saturday after the deadly terror attacks in Barcelona, Spain.

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Big Ben Won't Chime Until 2021 — and Some Brits Are Furious

NBC News / World

London's Big Ben was built 158 years ago, two years before the American Civil War. This week it is at the center of a nationwide storm over its famous chimes.

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Judge Rejects Bid by Polanski's Rape Victim to End Case

NBC News / News

A judge ruled that the court could not dismiss a case "merely because it would be in the victim's best interest."

01

Campaign to Topple Confederate Statues Expands to Other Markers

NBC News / News

An invigorated movement to take down Confederate monuments has brought more attention to markers that honor figures who have been deemed racist.

Friday, Aug 18

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Program Aims to Keep OB/GYNs in Rural America

NBC News / News

A new program aims to encourage obstetricians and OB/GYNs working in rural America, so women don't have to travel for hours to give birth in maternity wards

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How Woman Lost for a Month in the Woods Survived

NBC News / U.S.

Lisa Theris, who is legally blind, was discovered naked by the highway, her entire body covered in scars from bug bites and poison ivy.

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Charlottesville Mayor: Tear Down That Confederate Statue

NBC News

"We can, and we must, respond by denying the Nazis and the KKK and the so-called alt-right the twisted totem they seek," Signer said in a statement.

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California Man Celebrating Wedding Anniversary Killed in Barcelona Attack

NBC News / News

Tucker and his wife were celebrating their first wedding anniversary in Barcelona when the terrorist attack took place Thursday.

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Scared but Defiant, Barcelona Marches to Reclaim City From Terrorists

NBC News / News

Thousands set out on a pilgrimage of peace along Barcelona's famous La Rambla after the horrific van attack that claimed at least 13 lives.

Thousands Expected to Attend Boston Protests of Right-Wing Rally

NBC News / U.S.

Interest in two major protests opposed to Saturday's right-wing "free speech" assembly in a Boston park has grown exponentially in the aftermath of the deadly white nationalist rally in Virginia last weekend.

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Two Dead, Six Wounded in Finland Stabbing

NBC News / News

A stabbing in the city of Turku, western Finland, left two dead and six hurt on Friday, police said.

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Fox's James Murdoch Slams Trump's Charlottesville Response

NBC News / Business

The CEO of 21st Century Fox has denounced racism and terrorists while expressing concern over President Donald Trump's reaction to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Meningitis B Killed Their Daughters. Now These Moms Have a Message

NBC News / Health

Doctors say bacterial meningitis is a horrific disease that most often strikes babies and young adults. If left untreated it can be fatal in a matter of hours.