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Shared Space at Heart of New York's Heated Charter School Debate

13 min 18 sec ago
NEW YORK — When Ginette Hernandez’s five-year-old son switched schools in November, she felt a palpable sense of relief. Her son, who has speech, behavior and developmental issues, had been struggling in his public school in East Harlem.

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'X-Men' Director Bryan Singer Accused of Drugging, Raping Teen

29 min 15 sec ago
Producer and director Bryan Singer has been accused of drugging and raping a teenage boy in California and Hawaii in the late 1990s, according to a lawsuit filed on Wednesday.

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Fake Child Abduction on YouTube Sparks Outrage

29 min 16 sec ago

Two brothers behind a staged child abduction video posted on YouTube say it was designed to raise awareness about kidnappings. But they are being strongly criticized. NBC’s Joe Fryer reports.

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Mustang Marks 50 Years Atop Empire State Buildng

1 hour 54 sec ago

The Ford Mustang is celebrating its 50th anniversary the same way it celebrated their launch, with one of the cars on display on the observation deck of the Empire State Building.

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Customer Tackles Robber at Florida Drugstore

1 hour 55 sec ago

In this caught-on-camera video, a customer tackled an armed robber at a Sarasota, Fla., drugstore and held him until police arrived.

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Fire Truck Crashes Into Restaurant; 15 Hurt

1 hour 56 sec ago

Two fire trucks on their way to a house fire collided in Monterey Park, Calif., sending one of them crashing into a restaurant. At least 15 people were injured.

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Biden Joins Instagram, Takes Selfie With Obama

1 hour 57 sec ago

The vice president has joined the photo-sharing social network Instagram, posting an image of his aviator sunglasses as well as a selfie with President Obama.

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KNOW IT ALL: Thursday's Top 6 Stories at NBC News

1 hour 17 min ago
Good morning, and happy Thursday. Here are some of the stories we're following today:1.

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'Military Ordnance' Scare Sends Thousands Fleeing in California

2 hours 21 min ago
More than 1,000 homes and businesses were evacuated late Wednesday after a possible unexploded bomb was found.Crews retrieved the "potentially explosive military ordnance" just after midnight after finding it in Solvang, California.

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'Beer Can Race' Turns Deadly as Yacht Hits Buoy

3 hours 51 min ago

Other boats in the area struggled to reach the damaged boat due to the shallow water, official says.

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'Diploma Mill' Earned Owner $5 Million, Feds Allege

4 hours 18 min ago

“This is a misunderstanding and I don’t know what to say," accused says.

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Here's What Happens If You Bring a Confederate Flag to School

4 hours 23 min ago

Principal says use of symbol "designed to revive past injustices or to inflame discrimination or racial intolerance is completely unacceptable."

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Cult Leader Victor Arden Barnard Charged With Child Sex Abuse

5 hours 1 min ago
Washington authorities put out a statewide alert Wednesday for a cult leader facing dozens of charges in the alleged sexual abuse of young girls in Minnesota.

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Anaheim Ducks Hold On to Beat Dallas Stars in Game One

5 hours 54 min ago

At the 30 minute mark of tonight’s game, the Ducks looked like they’d cruise to victory. But that’s why they play the whole 60.

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Durant closes MVP campaign with 42 in OKC win

6 hours 57 min ago

Kevin Durant put his final stamp on a likely MVP campaign, dropping 42 in the Thunder’s season-ending victory.

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Ducks Hold On to Beat Stars and Take Series Lead

7 hours 7 min ago

The Anaheim Ducks once held an early 4-0 lead, then held on to beat the Dallas Stars 4-3 to take Game 1 and a 1-0 series lead.

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Family Leaps From Runaway Horse Carriage

8 hours 4 min ago
—NBC New YorkA New York family visiting Savannah, Ga., says their horse carriage trip turned into a "terrifying, horrifying" nightmare when the horse pulling them got spooked and took off, galloping through busy intersections and crashing into five vehicles.

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Teen Girl Attacked, Robbed of Only $1

8 hours 20 min ago
—NBC New YorkPolice are looking for a man who approached a teen girl in an Upper West Side subway stairwell and tried to rob her before assaulting her and fleeing with $1.The 15-year-old girl was entering the B and C subway station on 96th Street and Central Park West at about 10 a.m.

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Wayward Sea Lion Pup Found in California Orchard

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:54pm
A sea lion pup named Hoppie is recovering after swimming up the San Joaquin River and winding up in an orchard at Mape's Ranch in Modesto, Calif. -- roughly 100 miles from the Pacific Ocean.

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15 Hurt When Fire Truck Crashes Into Restaurant

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:07pm
-NBC Los AngelesAt least 15, including six firefighters, were hurt Wednesday after a fire engine crashed into a Monterey Park restaurant.Two fire trucks collided near Garfield and Emerson avenues about 3:15 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

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