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  • Big Ol’ Fish is Minnesota State Record

    BAYPORT, Minnesota — Two Minnesota anglers have learned they now own a state record. The Department of Natural Resources certified Darren Troseth and John Kimble’s catch from the St. Croix River as the longest catch and release lake sturgeon. “The thought of catching a big fish through a hole ice is too much of a draw to keep us here on a Saturday night,” explained Kimble. “The head on that thing was just monstrous,” said Troseth. They measured the sturgeon […]

  • Glitter Poop a Key to Future Tiger Cubs at Tennessee Zoo

    A Tennessee zoo is adding some sparkle to a tiger’s diet… literally. Arya is a 5-year-old Malayan Tiger at Zoo Knoxville. She came to the zoo in 2017, and it’s been recommended she breed with one of the male tigers, Bashir. Zookeepers are watching her behavior closely, and it seems like she’s ready to mate. But just to be sure, zookeepers have added glitter to her meat. The reason: the zoo has three tigers total, and it wants to make […]

  • Golden Retrievers Gather in Golden, Colorado

    Well over 1,000 Golden Retrievers gathered together in Golden, Colorado Sunday in celebration of International Golden Retriever day. They also tried to retrieve the win for the most goldens in one place at one time. Organizers at least 1,500 dogs attended the event, which would likely make it a world record. Read more:

  • Astronaut Peggy Whitson Talks Space, STEM, and Rejection with NBC’s Kate Snow

    No other American astronaut has spent more time in space than native-Iowan Peggy Whitson. There’s a big push in schools across this nation to encourage girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math– the so-called STEM subjects. Whitson is serving as an example to those girls that reaching for the stars, along with a whole lot of studying, might just get you there. She sat down with NBC’s Kate Snow to talk about leading by example, why she’d […]

  • Teen Country Singer Chevel Shepherd Wins ‘The Voice’

    “The Voice” has crowned a new winner. Chevel Shepherd, a 16-year-old from New Mexico, sang her way to the Season 15 title. “My heart was kind of like pounding because I didn’t know what was going to happen. I knew either way I was going to be super happy,” Shepherd said. The win came hours after Shepherd’s performance of the original tune “Broken Hearts” shot to the top of the iTunes charts. “She’s an innate story teller. That’s a country […]

  • WATCH: President George H.W. Bush Funeral Coverage

    Special coverage honoring the life and legacy of former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away on Friday at the age of 94. A motorcade will travel from the Capitol, where President Bush was lying in state, to the National Cathedral beginning at 9:00 a.m. The funeral service is expected to begin at 10:00 a.m.

  • McCain Honored as His Body Lies in State at the US Capitol

    He was a war hero who survived more than five years of torture as a prisoner in Vietnam and the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, but it’s John McCain’s role as a legislator that may have most defined his public life. A two-term congressman and a senator for more than three decades, McCain shaped US policy on everything from immigration to foreign policy, spoke out against the country’s use of enhanced interrogation practices during the George W. Bush administration and irrevocably […]

  • Aretha Franklin, ‘Queen of Soul’, Dies at Age 76

    Aretha Franklin — the first woman to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, dubbed the Queen of Soul for powerful anthems like “Respect” and “Chain of Fools” — died on Thursday at her home in Detroit. She was 76 years old. The singer’s publicist confirmed the news to the Associated Press. Earlier this week, members of her family had told NBC affiliate WDIV-TV in Detroit that she was “gravely ill.” The station reported that Franklin had […]

  • Paul Manafort to be Jailed Following Witness Tampering Allegation

    WASHINGTON — Paul Manafort is going to jail. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office convinced a federal judge on Friday to revoke the bail of President Donald Trump’s former campaign chief after he was accused of witness tampering. The move dramatically ratchets up pressure on Manafort, 69, as Mueller continues to investigate whether there was collusion between the Trump campaign and Russians to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. Manafort, who was indicted on conspiracy and money laundering charges with ex-business […]

  • Former Student Charged with 17 Murders in Florida School Shooting

    At least 17 people were killed when a teen opened fire with a semiautomatic rifle at a high school in Parkland, Florida, on Wednesday afternoon, officials said. NBC News reported fourteen others were wounded, five of whom suffering life-threatening injuries, hospital officials said. Authorities said the suspect, identified as 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, concealed himself in the crowd fleeing Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. He was arrested in nearby Coral Springs and later charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. The […]

  • Hoda Kotb Named Co-Host of NBC’s ‘Today’

    Hoda Kotb was named co-anchor of “Today” on Tuesday morning and officially headlined the broadcast with Savannah Guthrie. Kotb, 53, joined Guthrie behind the anchor desk of NBC’s morning news show after temporarily co-anchoring “Today” since Matt Lauer was fired in November. Lauer’s dismissal came after a female colleague made a complaint accusing him of inappropriate sexual behavior. In announcing Kotb’s appointment on the show, Guthrie, 46, told viewers: “This has to be the most popular decision that NBC News […]

  • NYC Authorities Respond to Explosion Near Port Authority Bus Terminal

    An explosion occurred during the Monday morning rush hour near New York City’s Port Authority, police said. NBC News reports one suspect is in custody following the incident at 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue, a senior NYPD official said. The suspect sustained a minor injury but it was not immediately clear if anyone else was wounded, police said. Emergency vehicles rushed to the scene, causing major evacuations in the massive transit hub. The Fire Department of New York City said […]

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