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There is no evidence of a national crime wave, and there is little common thread among places where bloodshed is rising, researchers say.
Prosecutors in a court filing this week said the girls were "subjected to degrading and unspeakable brutalities."
Which Black Friday deals are actually worthwhile? NBC's TODAY examined this year's trends to help you get the most bang for your buck.
All told, almost 13 million people were under winter storm, winter weather or ice storm warnings, and conditions might not improve until Sunday.
The traditional lines of people camping out for Black Friday deals returned Thursday, but online sales surged on Thanksgiving.
Police believe Tyshawn Lee was lured into an alley on Nov. 13 and shot multiple times at close range with a .40-caliber weapon.
Canada's Miss World contestant was denied permission to board a flight to the beauty pageant finals in China.
The names of the victims of the Paris massacre will be read out at a memorial in the French capital Friday.
A Polish court's decision to deny the extradition of film-maker Roman Polanski to the United States over a 1977 child sex conviction became legally binding.
Pope Francis denounced the conditions slum-dwellers are forced to live in, saying Friday that access to safe water is a basic human right.
Canada's Miss World contestant, Anastasia Lin, was refused entry to China for this year's pageant. Lin is a follower of Falun Gong, which Beijing outlawed in 1999.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked France to draw up a map of where groups fighting ISIS militants operate in Syria in order not to bomb them.
France and Russia agreed to exchange intelligence on ISIS and other militant groups in Syria to help improve the effectiveness of airstrikes.
The team behind Charlie the Skye Terrier, the 2015 National Dog Show winner, is joined by Mary Carillo to share what an experience the show has been.