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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioWILLIAM BRANGHAM: Dr. Richard Flyer has been my family’s pediatrician for thirteen years, and to be totally honest: I love the guy. I admire him and I trust him. But three years ago — when my son, Jack was ten...
Police respond to shooting report at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Washington state http://t.co/Yi8emLmbM6 pic.twitter.com/Wcfx9kiMzG — NBC News (@NBCNews) October 24, 2014 UDPATED at 4:15 p.m. EDT: A shooting was reported today at...
Group of African Penguins near Boulders Beach, South Africa. Photo by courtesy of Penguin Posse. Abandoned African penguin chicks are easy to spot. Their flippers are too long for their bodies. Their chest bones are visible through their newborn...
Screengrab from the Federal Election Commission website. A record amount of money has been spent in this election, some $4 billion. Today, in a message on its website, the Federal Election Commission, the agency responsible for reporting campaign...
U.S. mail truck in the West Loop of Chicago, Ill. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Seth Anderson. The United States Postal Service Regulatory Commission approved a project that would allow postal service trucks to deliver groceries on a part time basis...
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga sing “I Won’t Dance,” a 1930s number famously performed by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in the movie “Roberta.” It’s not a pairing one might expect, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, but their new album “Cheek to...