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Goat Cheese And Roasted Garlic Beehive, The Best Appetizer Ever

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 16:36

You know a dish is a hit when guests come back after the party to ask if there’s any left over.

Video Shows Trump Supporters Saying 5-Year-Old Girl 'Looks Like' A Terrorist

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 16:32

In a video that went viral on Twitter, people wearing American flag-themed clothing, including one wearing a shirt supporting President Donald Trump, can be seen laughing at a Palestinian-American family who attended a pro-Palestine rally in Los Angeles on Sunday.

Scientists to investigate if cigar-shaped asteroid could be an alien spacecraft

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 16:32

A team of researchers, including Stephen Hawking, is investigating whether the first known object from outside the solar system contains the first sign of life beyond our planet.

Firefighters defend homes as huge California wildfire rages on

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 16:27

Firefighters grappling with a wildfire that has burned out of control for 10 days on California's scenic coastline, destroying more than 700 homes, sought on Wednesday to defend homes from flames whipped by resurgent Santa Ana winds. The so-called Thomas Fire, already the state's fifth-largest wildland blaze on record, remained a threat to the communities of Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, Summerland and Montecito despite gains made by crews during a lull in the winds a day earlier. "Very high fuel loading, critically low fuel moistures, above average temperatures and single-digit relative humidities will continue to support fire growth on the west, east and north sides of the Thomas Incident," the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said in a statement.

8-year-old Imani McCray may have hung herself after seeing report of another girl's suicide

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:47

An 8-year-old girl from New Jersey committed suicide over the weekend, and sources close to the investigation are reportedly saying she may have been inspired by a story she saw on social media.

Rep. Speier on Alabama, North Korea and how Congress is not 'Animal House'

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:38

Rep. Jackie Speier cautioned that Doug Jones’s shock defeat of Roy Moore is a “unique” result that may not apply to the 2018 midterms.

Putin must nudge Syria into U.N. peace deal, mediator says

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:29

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N. Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura urged Russia on Wednesday to convince its ally the Syrian government of the need to clinch a peace deal to end the nearly seven-year-old war. De Mistura, speaking on Swiss television station RTS, said failure to make peace quickly through United Nations mediation could lead to "a fragmentation of Syria".

North Korean 'ghost ship' washes up on shores of Japan as problem grows

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:17

A new unmanned ship from North Korea washed Japanese shores this week with at least one dead body.

Roy Moore mistaken in Alabama recount claim

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:08

Rachel Maddow reports on why Roy Moore is mistaken to believe he can call for a recount in the senate race he just lost, apparently the result of misleading guidance from the Alabama secretary of state.

Family Grows From 5 Members to 11 After the Birth of Sextuplets

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 14:03

The three boys and three girls are expected to remain in the NICU for the next month.

Keaton Jones Visits University of Tennessee Football Team as Reports Say His Dad Might Be a White Supremacist

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 13:54

Shawn White is currently serving a three-year prison term for assault.

For captured ISIS fighters in Iraq, justice is swift and conviction certain

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:49

Yahoo News gets a rare look inside the courtroom where captured ISIS fighters are being tried in Iraq. The trials last about 20 minutes, convictions are virtually certain, and a lenient sentence is 15 years.

Prosecutors move to keep death penalty an option in slayings

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:46

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors have moved to hold onto their ability to seek the death penalty against two cousins in the deaths of four men found buried on a Philadelphia-area farm, although attorneys have said a deal with one defendant would take capital punishment off the table.

The Latest: Israel PM tells Palestinians to 'work for peace'

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:18

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the gathering of Islamic nations seeking a united stance against the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital (all times local):

Bodycam Footage of Cop Slapping Handcuffs on Screaming 11-Year-Old Girl Sparks Outrage

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:11

The footage shows a terrified young girl as she's handcuffed during an investigation.

Texts reveal two FBI officials in Russia inquiry had anti-Trump sentiments

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:22

Peter Strzok was dismissed from the Russia investigation when Robert Mueller found out about a series harshly critical text messages about candidate Donald Trump. The messages were made public Tuesday.

DNC chair Perez: 'I heard Charles Barkley loudly and clearly'

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:01

Tom Perez suggested he agreed with Barkley’s view that Democrats have taken low-income and African-American voters “for granted.”

Geminid Meteor Shower 2017: What it is, when it's happening and where to watch it

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:22

This week, stargazers will witness the peak of one of the year's best shooting star displays in the United States.

Battlefield researchers uncover ISIS arsenal and weapons factory in Iraq

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 09:55

NBC News goes into Tal Afar Iraq with a team of weapons researchers as they discover an ISIS arms cache and munitions factory that reveals the terrorists group’s sophisticated weapons program.

Rights group criticizes China for mass DNA collection in Xinjiang

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 06:29

Chinese authorities have collected DNA and other biometric data from the whole population of the volatile western region of Xinjiang, Human Right Watch said on Wednesday, denouncing the campaign as a gross violation of international norms. Hundreds of people have been killed in Xinjiang in the past few years in violence between Uighurs, a mostly Muslim people, and ethnic majority Han Chinese, which Beijing blames on Islamist militants. Police are responsible for collecting pictures, fingerprints, iris scans and household registration information, while health authorities should collect DNA samples and blood type information as part of a "Physicals for All" program, the New York-based group said in a statement, citing government a document.