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Meredith Vieira Reveals Past Abusive Relationship

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:06am
Meredith Vieira has opened up about being involved in an abusive relationship when she was younger, explaining that “it’s not so easy to just get away."
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#AskNBCNews: Scottish Independence Referendum

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:02am
Join NBC News for a live Facebook chat on Wednesday at 10 a.m. ET to get all your Scottish Independence Referendum questions answered.
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Historic Floods Feared as Odile Zeroes In on Arizona

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:57am
Even before a drop of rain had fallen, flash flood watches were in effect for all of southern Arizona stretching into late Thursday afternoon.






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Wildfire Destruction: 'Everybody ... Lost Everything'

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:56am
People who live in Weed, California, said perhaps a quarter of the town had burned.






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ISIS Propaganda Video Warns 'Fighting Has Just Begun'

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:54am
ISIS released a new propaganda video that appears to warn of attacks against U.S. forces in light of Obama’s pledge to “degrade and destroy” it.






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Tourist Slain on Beach Died From Drowning, Head Wound

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:46am
David Miller, 24, was found naked and bloodied next to 23-year-old Hannah Witheridge on the beach at Thai scuba-diving hotspot Koh Tao.
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Wealth Chasm: Number of Billionaires Hits Record High

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:29am
A new survey shows that 155 billionaires were minted this year.
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Wednesday's Top 6 News Stories

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:27am
From the U.S. seeking to arm Syrian rebels against ISIS to the latest scandals in the NFL, see the stories we're following.






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Doggone Miracle! Pooch Found 1,000 Miles From Home

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:08am
More than two years after a New York man's dog disappeared from his home, the pooch mysteriously turned up in Florida.






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Not Just Rice: 12 NFL Players Have Domestic Violence Arrests

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 4:57am
The NFL's handling of Ray Rice had brought new focus to its record on domestic violence, which includes many players who remain on the field.






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Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Strikes Off Guam

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 3:51am
A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck 25 miles northwest of Guam in the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.






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American Nabbed Swimming to N. Korea in Bid to Meet Kim

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 3:47am
South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across a river into rival North Korea, an official said.
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Vikings Tell Peterson to Stay Away From Team Activities

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:20am
The Minnesota Vikings reverse course on Adrian Peterson’s reinstatement and place him on the exempt list, banning him from all team activities.
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Vikings Tell Peterson to Stay Away From Team Activities

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:20am
The Minnesota Vikings reverse course on Adrian Peterson’s reinstatement and place him on the exempt list, banning him from all team activities.
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Vikings Order Peterson to Stay Away From All Team Activities

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:20am
The Minnesota Vikings reverse course on Adrian Peterson’s reinstatement and place him on the exempt list, banning him from all team activities.






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These Are the Most and Least Educated Cities in the U.S.

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:24am
A new study by personal finance social network WalletHub found the U.S. cities with the most and least educated people.






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House Passes 'No Welfare for Weed' Bill

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:09am
The bill would make it harder for people to use welfare payments to buy pot in states where the drug is legal. It has little chance of becoming law.
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Meet the Activists Offering to Pay Off Student Debt

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:03am
Rolling Jubilee is launching a new platform, The Debt Collective, which will aid people besieged by student loans, among other debtors.






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NFL Players Association Appeals Ray Rice Suspension

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:30pm
The appeal "is to protect the due process rights of all NFL players," the association said in a statement.






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Girlfriend's Horrifying Murder Stuns Indiana Town

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:12pm
The prosecutor said allegations against Joseph A. Oberhansley were so gruesome they were like nothing he'd ever seen in a quarter-century in office.






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