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Puerto Rico Holds Its Breath Over Hurricane-Battered Dam

NBC News / News

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello has warned that 70,000 people could be in danger if the dam failed.

10

Trump 'Kneel' Attack Gives His Base Reason to Stand

NBC News

President Donald Trump is getting exactly what he wanted from a racially charged confrontation with professional athletes and sports team owners.

05

A Look at the Ancient Underwater Forest Found Along Alabama Coast

NBC News / U.S.

Scientists believe the forest was uncovered by mother nature in 2004 when Hurricane Ivan roiled the seabed.

Suspect Charged With Murder in Mass Shooting at Church

NBC News / News

Police in Tennessee were investigating the scene of a church shooting early Sunday afternoon. Officials called it a "a mass casualty situation."

04

Trump Issues New Restrictions on Visas From Eight Countries

NBC News

The new order keeps restrictions on Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen, removes restrictions on Sudan and adds new on Chad, North Korea and Venezuela.

Sunday, Sep 24

23

Flights Return as Puerto Rico Recovery Efforts Move Forward

NBC News / News

Drenched and without power for so many days following Hurricane Maria, the residents of Puerto Rico on Sunday were able to see some hope on the wing.

19

Vaccine Skeptic Message Gets Bolder

NBC News / News

Vaccine skeptics, often called anti-vaxxers, are getting bolder with their message that vaccines are the product of a coverup by industry, government and media.

13

The Rise and Fall of Anthony Weiner: Will He Get Jail Time?

NBC News

Anthony Weiner, the ambitious New York congressman who online sexual indiscretions turned him into a national punchline, faces jail for sexting a teenager.

06

Communications Spotty as Storm-Hit Puerto Rico Dam Risks Failure

NBC News / News

There was a lack of information about a potentially catastrophic breach of a dam in the town of Isabella, as evacuations continued following Hurricane Maria.

01

Hope Flies In for Puerto Ricans Who Survived Maria

NBC News / News

NBC News was granted a look at a first relief flight to Puerto Rico in which the charity Samaritan's Purse assembled 50,000 pounds of supplies.

Saturday, Sep 23

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Yiannopoulos' 'Free Speech Week' at UC Berkeley Canceled

NBC News / U.S.

UC Berkeley said Saturday a conservative student group cancelled the so-called 'Free Speech Week' they organized with right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos.

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Former College Wrestler Sentenced to 10 Years for Spreading HIV

NBC News / News

The 10-year prison sentence of Michael Johnson, also referred to in news reports as "Tiger Mandingo," raises ethical questions about HIV criminalization laws.

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Why It's Unclear When Puerto Rico Will Get Power Back

NBC News / News

Puerto Rico's fragile and neglected power grid collapsed under Hurricane Maria, and officials are still trying to assess the damage ─ let alone restore service.

Failing Dam Endangers Thousands in Hurricane-Hit Puerto Rico

NBC News / News

The National Weather Service said that operators of the Guajataca Dam "continued to report the threat of a failure" which could cause flooding downstream.

13

U.S. Troops Train Just Miles From Russia's Huge Military Drills

NBC News / U.S.

U.S. troops have upped their exercises with European counterparts in recent years as a show of force and to strengthen integration between their militaries.

01

21 States Told Their Election Systems Targeted by Hackers

NBC News

In most cases the systems were not breached, the federal government said. Election officials in three states said the attempts could be linked to Russia.

Friday, Sep 22

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Betsy DeVos Rescinds Obama-Era Title IX Protections

NBC News / News

DeVos turned her intention to rescind Obama-era Title IX guidance into action on Friday, drawing mixed reactions from advocates of victims and those accused.

Trump to Replace Travel Ban; Restrict Visas

NBC News

The White House could issue new requirements this weekend for travelers entering the U.S., replacing President Donald Trump's controversial ban.

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Cuba Tells U.N. It Has Clean Hands in U.S. Embassy Mystery

NBC News / News

Twenty-one Americans have suffered effects from mysterious sonic incidents apparently targeting embassy staff in Havana.

911 Outages Imperil Public Safety in Cincinnati and Elsewhere

NBC News / U.S.

According to an internal city document obtained by NBC, Cincinnati has had 10 911 outages since June 2016. The latest one lasted three and a half hours.

19

Will Racial Slur by Juror Derail Georgia Execution?

NBC News / U.S.

Keith Tharpe is scheduled to be executed on Tuesday. His lawyers say a juror's "racial animus" means he should get a reprieve.

18

Maria Churns Past Turks and Caicos After Ravaging Puerto Rico

NBC News / News

The storm was forecast to move near or just east of the Turks and Caicos and the southeastern Bahamas on Friday before swerving into the open Atlantic.

16

'Worse Than a War Zone': Medical Services on Dominica Crippled by Maria

NBC News / News

Hurricane Maria left medical facilities on the Caribbean island of Dominica "worse than in a war zone," according to the country's leader.

Girl's Injury Sparks More Teams to Expand Ballpark Nets

NBC News / U.S.

The list of Major League Baseball teams expanding their safety nets to protect fans from balls and bats grew this week after a toddler got hit at Yankee Stadium.

15

This Family Was Already Struggling. Then Came Harvey

NBC News / Health

Hurricane Harvey hit one family in southeast Texas especially hard. They are still clearing a home they had just remodeled for their injured son.

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Puerto Ricans Get Used to 'Candles, Flashlights & Good Old-Fashioned Sweat'

NBC News / News

Millions of Puerto Ricans are grappling the realization that life will be different for a long time following Hurricane Maria.

Facebook Says It Will Hand Russia-Linked Ads to Congress as Trump Bemoans 'Hoax'

NBC News / U.S.

CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed measures the social media giant is taking to protect the integrity of future elections during a Facebook Live on Thursday.

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Kim Jong Un Calls Trump a 'Dotard' and 'Frightened Dog'

NBC News

Hours later, North Korea's foreign minister reportedly said his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean.

09

Jimmy Kimmel Criticizes GOP Health Bill for 3rd Night

NBC News

Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday again criticized the Graham-Cassidy bill to repeal and replace Obamacare as dangerous.

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Aaron Hernandez Had Brain Disease CTE, Doctors Say

NBC News / News

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had CTE, a serious brain disease linked with concussions and head impacts, Boston University said.