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'We Will Always Stand Together': Canada's Parliament Reopens

56 min 44 sec ago
Prime Minister Stephen Harper laid flowers at the National War Memorial.

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History Lesson: Midterms Aren't Kind to the White House

1 hour 1 min ago
But that's not to dismiss the political problems surrounding Obama and his party heading into next month’s contests.

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See Kevin Vickers, Gun in Hand, Moments After Shooting

1 hour 18 min ago
Heroic sergeant-at-arms Kevin Vickers walks calmly through Parliament moments after he gunned down suspected Canadian Parliament shooter Michael Zehaf-Bibeau.
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'Very Proud': Canada's Sergeant-at-Arms Hailed a Hero

1 hour 36 min ago
Sergeant-at-Arms in Canada's Parliament, Kevin Vickers, has been credited with shooting the gunman who caused havoc and killed a solider in Ottawa.

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Neil Patrick Harris Wasn't Oscar's First Host Choice

1 hour 45 min ago
Who wouldn't want Neil Patrick Harris as their first choice to host the 2015 Oscars? Show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, that's who.

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'We Are Sorry' Says Ottawa Shooter's Mom: Report

2 hours 23 min ago
Susan Bibeau, the mother of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the man identified as the Ottawa gunman, said she is crying for the victims of the shooting.
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Meet Moana, Disney's First Polynesian Star

2 hours 33 min ago
On the heels of "Frozen" frenzy, Disney announces its newest and first Pacific Islander animated star -- a Polynesian princess named Moana.
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'Death to Extremists': Iranians Protest Acid Attacks

2 hours 51 min ago
Thousands spilled onto the streets of the Iranian city of Isfahan to protest a spate of acid attacks that maimed at least nine women in the last week.

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Did This NYC Location Inspire Hopper's 'Nighthawks'?

3 hours 16 min ago
A Greenwich Village restaurant owner is convinced his location is the inspiration behind Edward Hopper's famous 'Nighthawks' painting.

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Nor'easter Deluges East Coast, 50,000 Lose Power

3 hours 16 min ago
Heavy rain caused localized floods that closed schools in parts of Mass. Thursday, part of a Nor'easter that also cut power to tens of thousands.

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Well Lit? Drunk Woman Set Boyfriend on Fire, Cops Say

3 hours 39 min ago
Police say a Clearwater, Florida, woman set her boyfriend on fire during an argument after a night of drinking.
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'Not an Enemy in the World': Tributes to Slain Soldier

3 hours 43 min ago
Canadian soldier Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, who was killed in Wednesday's attack in Ottawa, was a guard at the city’s National War Memorial.

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Thursday's Top 7 News Stories

4 hours 14 min ago
From the deadly shootings at Canada's capital Parliament to good news on the Ebola front in the U.S., see the stories we're following.

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Silicon Valley Tech Firm Paid Workers $1.21 an Hour

4 hours 42 min ago
A Silicon Valley area tech company has been fined after a U.S. Department of Labor investigation revealed the company paid workers $1.21 an hour.

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Ravens Executives, Goodell Will Testify in Rice Appeal

4 hours 53 min ago
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and two Ravens executives have been compelled to testify in Ray Rice's domestic abuse suspension appeal.

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Nor'easter Slams East Coast, 40,000 Lose Power

5 hours 29 min ago
More than 40,000 customers were left without power after a Nor’easter slammed New Jersey, New York and New England with heavy rain and 50mph winds.

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The 'Bibical Famine' Report That Changed the World

6 hours 21 min ago
A report about famine in Ethiopia, first broadcast 30 years ago today, is one of a handful of TV news reports that changed the way we view the world.

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Chuck Todd: Takeaways From 'Meet the Voters' in Kansas

6 hours 26 min ago
Voters in the Sunflower State spent some time Wednesday talking to NBC News about the unpredictable Senate and gubernatorial races here.

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When Canada 'Lost Its Innocence': Shootings Spark New Security Era

6 hours 49 min ago
The shooting rampage in Ottawa could usher in a new era of increased vigilance and tighter security across Canada.

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Air Strike Campaign Kills 464 ISIS Fighters: Report

7 hours 16 min ago
Air strikes by U.S.-led forces have killed 553 people including 32 civilians in Syria, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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