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Cops Describe Kansas Jewish Center Shooting Suspect as Old, Bearded

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 6:53pm
As another tragic shooting rocks the country, officials in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park, Kan., are left to piece together the background and motivations of one gunman.






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Busyness Backlash: 'Overwhelmed' Moms Slow Down

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 5:52pm

Busyness has become a form of cultural capital. But among parents, there’s a backlash brewing.








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Kansas City Horror: Gunman Kills Three at Two Jewish Centers

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 5:52pm
Three people were killed in two brazen shootings at Kansas Jewish centers police said Sunday — the day before the Passover holiday begins – in what may have been an anti-Semitic attack.The three victims were shot in the Kansas City, Kan., suburb of Overland Park, around 1 p.m. (2 p.m.






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UN Security Council Calls Meeting to Discuss Escalating Ukraine Crisis

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 5:21pm
The United Nations Security Council will meet in an emergency session Sunday evening to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, senior U.S. officials told NBC News.The meeting is expected to take place at 8 p.m. ET at the United Nations headquarters in New York City.






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Dorsey High School Senior Identified in Bus Crash

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 5:05pm

A senior from Dorsey High School was identified as one of the 10 dead in the violent Northern California bus crash Thursday.








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Ukraine Tensions Rise After Pro-Russia Uprisings

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 5:05pm

The U.S. warns Russia against any further military intervention in Ukraine as  armed men seize government buildings.








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Man Holding 'I Am a Bully Sign' Jeered by Neighbors

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 4:50pm
An Ohio man ordered by a judge to carry a sign that reads, "I am a bully" was met with jeers and honking car horns as he sat on a busy street corner on Sunday.






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Teen Wounded in Shooting at Kansas Jewish Community Center

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 4:34pm
At least one person was in critical condition after multiple shots were reported at a Jewish community center in the suburbs of Kansas City Sunday afternoon.Police said multiple shots were fired at the center in Overland Park, Kan., according to NBC Kansas City affiliate KSHB.






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Shooting at Jewish Community Center in Kansas

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 3:48pm
A shooting has been reported at a Jewish community center in the suburbs of Kansas City.Police said multiple shots were fired at the center in Overland Park, Kan., according to NBC Kansas City affiliate KSHB.






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Who's Leading the Masters? Follow Live

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 3:17pm

This year's tournament heads into its final round Sunday.








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Chile Forest Fire Kills 16, Destroys 500 Homes

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 3:17pm
VALPARAISO, Chile — A fire raging in this colorful port city has killed at least 16 people and destroyed 500 homes, President Michelle Bachelet said Sunday. More than 10,000 people have been evacuated, including more than 200 female inmates at a prison.






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Native Americans Distance Themselves From Redskins

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 2:30pm

Dan Snyder’s effort to curry favor with Native Americans through his Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation may be backfiring








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Obama: GOP Blocking Women's Progress 'at Every Turn'

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 2:14pm

During his weekly address, President Barack Obama reflects on a decision in Congress not to move forward on the Paycheck Fairness Act.








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Nevada Rancher and Feds Face Off Over Cattle

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 2:14pm

U.S. officials released 400 or so cattle rounded up on public land in Nevada from a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority.








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Abdullah Leads in First Official Results From Afghan Vote

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 2:14pm
KABUL — Initial election results put Afghan opposition figure Abdullah Abdullah in the lead on Sunday, but with less than 10 percent of votes counted and widespread allegations of fraud, there was no clear indication of who would succeed Hamid Karzai.






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World's Fair Relics Were Once Visions of the Future

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 1:59pm
The Unisphere, a 12-story steel globe in the Queens borough of New York City, is one of the many remnants of the 1964 World's Fair. The structure was cleaned and reinforced in 1994 and designated an official city landmark in 1995.






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SpaceX Cargo Launch Is 'Good to Go' Despite Space Station Glitch

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 1:28pm
Monday's scheduled launch of a robotic SpaceX cargo craft to the International Space Station will proceed despite the failure of a backup electronics box for the station's truss system, NASA says.Mission managers said they would be able to work around the problems caused by the faiure.






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'Heartbleed' Bug Causing Internet Security Pain

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 1:12pm

The "Heartbleed" Bug is a major security flaw in a widely used software that usually protects your personal information. NBC News' Mark Barger reports.








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Sebelius: Health Care Launch 'Terribly Flawed'

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 12:57pm
Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says the administration's own predictions that the new health care law's online sign-up system would be ready by Oct. 1 were "just flat out wrong.






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Climate Panel Says Emissions Rising, Avoids Blame

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 12:41pm
BERLIN — The U.N.'s expert panel on climate change on Sunday highlighted the disconnect between international goals to fight global warming and what is actually being done to attain them.






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