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  • Two Police Officers Killed in Hawaii, Home Ablaze in Shooting Incident

    HONOLULU, Hawaii — A gunman killed two police officers in Honolulu on Sunday as a fire that appeared to be deliberately set spread to homes near the upscale neighborhood of Diamond Head, authorities said. Hawaii Gov. David Ige said in a statement that the officers were killed in the line of duty. “This is an unprecedented tragedy for not only the City and County of Honolulu but the entire state of Hawai’i,” Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said earlier. NBC affiliate KHNL […]

  • McConnell Says he Expects Trump Impeachment Trial to Start Next Tuesday

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said that the Senate’s trial of President Donald Trump will likely begin Tuesday. McConnell said the start date depends on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s sending the two articles of impeachment to the Senate on Wednesday, as she said she would if the House approved. He said the Senate would begin preparations this week. “The House is likely to finally send the articles over to us tomorrow, and we’ll be able to — we believe […]

  • Chiefs Beat Texans in a High-Scoring Comeback to Advance to AFC Title Game

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — The Kansas City Chiefs erased an early 24-point deficit to advance to the AFC title game after beating the Houston Texans, 51-31. The Chiefs will host the Tennessee Titans in the AFC championship game next Sunday. The Chiefs began the divisional-round playoff game with a sluggish start after the Texans scored three touchdowns in the first quarter. The Texans, led by quarterback Deshaun Watson capitalized on the Chiefs’ weak secondary and special teams turnovers to make it […]

  • U.S. to Send 3,000 Troops to Middle East After Embassy Attack, Soleimani Killing

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States is sending approximately 3,000 soldiers to the Middle East after thousands of people stormed the compound of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, three U.S. defense officials and one U.S. military official confirmed to NBC News on Friday. The news came hours after an American airstrike killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the commander of Iran’s secretive Quds Force and one of the country’s most powerful figures, but U.S. defense officials said the deployments were not in […]

  • 5 People Stabbed During Hanukkah Party at Rabbi’s Home in New York, Suspect Arrested

    MONSEY, New York — Five people were stabbed Saturday night at a rabbi’s home in Monsey, New York, and a suspect was later arrested in New York City, police said. Gov. Andrew Cuomo called the attack an act of “domestic terrorism.” Ramapo Police Chief Brad Weidel said a man armed with a blade attacked around 10 p.m., on the seventh night of Hanukkah. The attacker was arrested by the New York City police department nearly two hours later in the […]

  • 6 Dead in New Jersey Shootout, Including Officer and Three Civilians, Police Say

    JERSEY CITY, New Jersey — A police officer, three civilians and two suspects were killed Tuesday afternoon during a shootout and standoff in Jersey City, New Jersey, authorities said. The deadly mayhem started when the slain officer was investigating a murder and approached two suspects — when one of them opened fire, shooting the officer in the head and killing him, law enforcement sources told NBC News. The two suspects then fled in a rental van and holed up in a […]

  • Special Report: Nancy Pelosi delivers statement on impeachment inquiry

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi provides an update on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

  • Trump Defends Attacking Yovanovitch After Democrats Accuse Him of ‘witness intimidation’

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democrats may see it as “witness intimidation,” but President Donald Trump says he was just offering his opinion when he bashed his former ambassador to Ukraine during her public testimony in the impeachment inquiry. “I have the right to speak. I have the freedom of speech just as other people do,” Trump told reporters at the White House Friday hours after a tweet that Democrats equated with witness tampering. “Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad. She started off in […]

  • California Cop Gets Shocking Surprise from Leapin’ Lizard

    CHICO, Calif. — A California police officer was given quite a fright when a lizard leaped from a man’s coat during a search. Body-camera video shared Sunday by the Chico Police Department shows an officer searching the man’s coat when she suddenly yelps and jumps away when the tiny reptile jumps near her. “Terry, you gave me a heart attack! That is not OK!” the officer says while laughing. Read more:

  • Beto O’Rourke Ends 2020 Presidential Campaign, Supporters React

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke dropped out of the 2020 presidential race on Friday after a disappointing campaign that failed to build off the momentum generated from his longshot Texas Senate run. “Though today we are suspending this campaign, let us each continue our commitment to the country in whatever capacity we can,” he wrote in an email to supporters. His announcement came hours before he was expected to speak alongside 13 other candidates at the Iowa […]

  • ‘America’s Got Talent’ Crowns Winner

    “America’s Got Talent” has a new champion and for anyone who’s watched the show this season, you may not be all that surprised about who it is. For Kodi Lee it was a May audition that became a viral sensation. “From the moment Kodi Lee first opened his mouth on our stage, he had the million dollars in his pocket,” said AGT Judge Howie Mandel. And in America’s Got Talent’s finale Wednesday night, the 23-year-old blind and autistic singer-musician from […]

  • Watch Live: Robert Mueller Testifies Before Congress

    Watch former special counsel Robert Mueller’s public testimony about his office’s investigation into Donald Trump and Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election here.

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