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Muscle Up: Meet the New Chevy Camaro

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 2:06pm
CNBC's Phil LeBeau and GM President Dan Ammann discuss how General Motors has changed and then hop inside GM's' newest model to test how it handles. And Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute CEO, shares his thoughts on Mary Barra's leadership.







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Anybody's Game: GOP Race Lacks Frontrunner

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 2:01pm
First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter







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Wife Challenges Husband For City Council Seat

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 1:34pm
Roy Runyon, the incumbent, is running against Kim Faulkner, to whom he has been married for 12 years.







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Penn State Hit by China-Based Hacker, University Says

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 12:29pm
The engineering school at Penn State was the target of two sophisticated hacking attacks, one of which cybersecurity experts say originated in China.







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Tears for Naval Academy Student Killed in Amtrak Crash

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 12:15pm
Twenty-year-old midshipman Justin Zemser, of Queens, was remembered as a "phenomenal young man" during his funeral Friday on Long Island.







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Is Your Attention Span Shorter Than a Goldfish's?

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 12:08pm
A new study from Microsoft has some surprising things to say about our attention span in the digital age.







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Google's Self-Driving Cars Approved to Hit Public Roads This Summer

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 11:40am
Each prototype car's speed is capped at 25 miles per hour, and safety drivers will be inside.







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Cop Hurt in Tsarnaev Shootout Back At Work

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:48am
Richard "Dic" Donohue returned to police work Friday, more than two years after nearly dying in a firefight with the Boston Marathon bombers.







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7 Things You Didn't Know About the Late B.B. King

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:35am
In a career that lasted almost seven decades, he inspired Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and generations of other guitarists.







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No Survivors Likely After Marine Chopper Crash

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:17am
The wreckage of a U.S. Marine helicopter that went missing during a relief mission in Nepal has been found, the country's military said.







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Want a Million Air Miles? Try to Hack United Airlines

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:57am
United Airlines is offering up to a million air miles to hackers who can find security bugs in its network.







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To Make Money Last, Rethink Retirement Investments

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:57am
It's a fact of life -- we're living longer. But our money may not be keeping pace.







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Music World Mourns Blues Legend B.B. King

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:26am
King died Thursday at his Las Vegas home after suffering from diabetes. His nearly 70-year career was an inspiration to generations of blues fans.







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Nazi Art Trove: Matisse Work Returned to Jewish Family

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:23am
The first of a series of paintings looted by the Nazi regime was returned to the heirs of its original owner Friday.







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Bullying Moves From Hallways to Social Media

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:22am
Fewer students say they are being bullied at school. But girls are more likely to be the targets of bullies than boys and social media the venue.







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'King of the Blues' B.B. King Dead at 89

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:10am
For most of a career spanning nearly 70 years, B.B. King was not only the undisputed king of the blues but a mentor to scores of guitarist







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Depp Buckles After Australia Threatens to Kill His Dogs

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 8:20am
Movie star Johnny Depp is flying his dogs home from Australia on Friday, a day after the farm minister warned him to send the pair back to the United States.







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General Hunted After Coup Fizzles Out; 105,000 Flee

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 8:10am
Two senior army officers and a police general accused of taking part in an attempted coup in Burundi have been arrested.







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Road Rage: What Ticks Us Off the Most?

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:57am
And (perhaps not surprising), drivers pointed to the other guy as the culprit.







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Karl Rove: Jeb Bush Will Learn From Iraq War Comments

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:50am
Jeb Bush will have learned from this week's firestorm over his Iraq War comments, said Republican strategist Karl Rove.







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