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Dennis Hastert Gets 15 Months in Prison in Hush-Money Case

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:53pm
The former House Speaker was hoping for no jail.
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Obama Headed to Flint After Reading Child's Letter on Crisis

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:47pm
The president announced his intent to travel to the Michigan city in a public response to a child's letter asking him to visit.
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100 Must-Follow Social Media Handles for Rio Olympics

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:31pm
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100 Team USA Athletes to Watch on the Road to Rio

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:59am
Americans will compete in every sport in Rio except for handball, looking to top the medal standings for a sixth straight Olympics.
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High Court Hears Disgraced Ex-Gov's Bribery Appeal

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:44am
Bob McDonnell, the former Virginia governor sentenced to prison for bribery, hoped to persuade the Supreme Court Wednesday to overturn his conviction.
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Intense Spring Storm Sets Sights on Mississippi Valley

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:51am
A spring storm system was forecast to expand into the Mississippi Valley and South on Wednesday.
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Robert 'The Jinx' Durst to Serve 7 Years in Prison

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:33am
Durst still faces a separate murder charge in California.
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A Clinton-Trump General Election Looks More Likely

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:01am
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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Germany Regrets Failures Over Nazi Nurse's Secret Sect

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 9:32am
Germany acknowledged its diplomats "looked away" and failed to stop child abuse at the Colonia Dignidad commune in Chile between the 60s and 80s.
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4,800-Year-Old Bones Capture Mom Cradling Child

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 9:25am
Taiwanese archaeologists found a total of 48 remains at the Ann He Road Ruin in Taichung city.
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Not Just Pepper Spray: Apps, Devices to Keep Students Safe

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 9:25am
There is no issue that concerns parents more when they send kids to college than safety. Here are personal safety apps and devices that will help.
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Ohio Massacre's Youngest Victim Was 'Amazing,' 'Loving'

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 9:17am
Eight members of the Rhoden family were murdered in the rural Ohio town of Piketon.
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Drug Company CEO Regrets Price Hikes

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 9:08am
The outgoing CEO of Valeant Pharmaceuticals will tell lawmakers he was "too aggressive" in drastically hiking prices for several critical medicines.
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Family Welcomes 1st Baby Girl Born in 100 Years

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 8:26am
Idaho family welcomes the arrival of their first girl in 100 years. KHQ's Liz Burch reports.
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Trump: If Clinton Were a Man, She Wouldn't Get Many Votes

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 8:25am
Trump made the comments after winning all five state primaries Tuesday by crushing margins.
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Michael Phelps on Rehab, Recovery, Olympic Hopes

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 8:02am
In an exclusive one-on-one interview with TODAY's Matt Lauer, Olympian Michael Phelps candidly addresses his bumpy road from London to Rio.
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Clinton Wins Spell Beginning of the End for Sanders

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 7:46am
Hillary Clinton's victories create a virtually unbridgeable delegate gap for Bernie Sanders.
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KNOW IT ALL: Wednesday's Top 7 Stories at NBC News

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 6:53am
A look at the key headlines.
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Clinton Wouldn't Get 5 Percent of Vote If a Man: Trump

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 6:35am
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump talks about Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night in New York City.
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Dennis Hastert Sentencing Looms: What You Need to Know

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 6:28am
The former House Speaker will be sentenced Wednesday.
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