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NBCBLK28: 'Black-ish' Star Yara Shahidi Wants to Holler

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 9:47am
"I feel like me standing up for something is being my most authentic self."
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First Read: Trump's Court Pick Delivers on His Promise to Conservatives

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 9:45am
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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'Construction Will Move Forward' on Dakota Access Pipeline

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 9:09am
The pipeline at the center of months of protests that has galvanized Native Americans and environmental activists.
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Russia-Backed Rebels, Troops Clash in Ukraine; 9 Dead, Dozens Hurt

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 9:01am
The violence in Ukraine has intensified, leaving at least nine people dead and dozens injured amid a new outbreak of fighting.
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Depp Spent $3M to Fire Hunter S. Thompson's Ashes From Cannon

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 8:16am
Johnny Depp's former business managers have countersued the actor claiming his spending of more than $2 million a month caused his financial troubles.
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Billionaire Vanishes From Luxury Hotel in Hong Kong

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 7:33am
Xiao Jianhua reportedly built his fortune in part because of close connections with the families of Communist Party leaders.
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Billionaire Vanishes From Luxury Hotel in Hong Kong

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 7:33am
Xiao Jianhua reportedly built his fortune in part because of close connections with the families of Communist Party leaders.
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'Fire Hose' of Lava Flows Into Ocean Off Hawaii

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 7:16am
An open stream of molten lava has been pouring into the ocean at Kamokuna, creating amazing explosions.
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Syrian Refugees Who Left Belongings Behind Carry Just Photos of Home

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 6:26am
After fleeing their homes in Syria, many were forced to leave everything behind. The one thing they managed to keep with them was photos.
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NBCBLK28 List: Young, Gifted & Unapologetically Black

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 6:24am
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Democrats Vow Resistance on Trump's Supreme Court Pick

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 5:56am
The top Democrat in the Senate called for a 60-vote threshold, while some Republicans confidently predicted victory.
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Why You Shouldn't Take Sleeping Pills for Insomnia

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 5:36am
Americans spend more than $425 million a year on over-the-counter sleep aids, but many are misusing these medications.
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Harrowing Pictures Reveal Life on the Ground in the 7 Travel Ban Countries

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 3:39am
The everyday conflicts and difficulties faced by the people living in the seven countries subject to President Trump's travel ban.
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Trump Nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 1:56am
Trump's selection of the widely respected conservative justice caps days of speculation over his choice to fill the seat of Justice Antonin Scalia, who died suddenly last February. Gorsuch, 49, was appointed to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals by President George W. Bush in 2006. Democrats still seething over Senate Republicans' denial of a hearing for President Obama's nominee, Judge Merrick Garland, are expected to contest Gorsuch's nomination. Follow our coverage on NBCNews.com and MSNBC.
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What's Next for Trump's Supreme Court Pick?

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 11:10pm
Here's everything you need to know about what the confirmation process might be like.
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Jerry Falwell Jr. Asked to Lead Trump Higher Education Task Force

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 10:43pm
A Liberty University spokesman said Falwell would bring a focus on 'overregulation and micromanagement of higher education' to the task force.
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JCCs Nationwide Face Third Wave of Bomb Threats

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 10:11pm
Bomb threats were made against at least 13 Jewish Community Centers in at least 11 states Tuesday, the third wave of such threats this month.
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New Device Lets ALS Patients Communicate

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 9:41pm
A new type of brain interface lets completely paralyzed patients make their thoughts known for the first time in years.
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Principal Shaves Head After Student Is Bullied for Supporting Grandpa

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 7:26pm
When 11-year-old Jackson Johnston felt helpless over his beloved grandfather's cancer diagnosis, he picked up a pair of clippers to show him he wasn't alone.
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California Lawmakers Eye Statewide 'Sanctuary' Law

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 7:08pm
"We want to make sure that police officers don't abandon their beat and go enforce immigration laws," the author of the measure said.
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