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All public schools in Charlottesville, Virginia, were closed for the 2nd day in a row Friday as police continue to investigate an online threat made against black and minority students at the city's high school.
An Indiana teachers' union is demanding change to active shooter drill protocols after teachers at an elementary school reported that they had been injured when they were shot by Airsoft guns during a recent exercise.
Jacqueline Cochran "wanted to prove that women indeed could fly every aircraft in the Army. And she didn’t want just one special woman to do this. She wanted a group of women to do it," Rochow Balden Seymour, a pilot who served under Cochran, said.
Defrocked Jersey priest who molested boys now teaches kids English in Dominican Republic.
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NOAA’s US Spring Outlook: Nearly 2/3 of the lower 48 US states face an elevated risk for flooding through May, with the potential for major or moderate flooding in 25 states.
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North Korea abruptly withdrew from a liaison office with South Korea on Friday, in a setback for Seoul just hours after the US imposed the first new sanctions on the North since the US-North Korea summit broke down last month.
North Korea abruptly withdrew from a liaison office with South Korea on Friday, in a setback for Seoul just hours after the US imposed the first new sanctions on the North since the US-North Korea summit broke down last month.
WATCH: In 2017, Brandice Daniel founded Harlem’s Fashion Row to bring diversity to the fashion industry and has helped present collections for more than 50 multicultural designers.
WATCH: People across New Zealand observed the Muslim call to prayer and a moment of silence in honor of those killed at two mosques.
Sally Ride was the first American woman to wear the uniform and make the memorable journey into space. Even after she left NASA she never gave up on her mission to inspire young people, especially young girls.
Why scientists say experiencing awe can help you live your best life. - @NBCNewsBETTER
The low number of black and Latino students in the city's elite high schools suggest a basic unfairness in relying on a single measure of educational potential, experts say.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation — a measure that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy.
14 in-demand jobs that pay over $100,000 and are hiring now. - @NBCNewsBETTER
Indonesian airline cancels $6 billion order for 49 Boeing 737 Max jets
“She has developed slower than the others, but she is developing and she is growing and she is clever,” Jason Kneen said. “So for me, there’s nothing wrong with her — she’s brilliant, she’s perfect.”
Opinion | Mark Medish: "The U.S. president must be subject to the same laws as every other American citizen." - @NBCNewsTHINK
Defrocked Jersey priest who molested boys now teaches kids English in Dominican Republic
@NBCNewBETTER: The number-one way to reduce plastic waste is to cut back on the amount we use in our daily lives.
Irina Rakobolskaya led the Soviet Union's women's regiment, nicknamed the Night Witches, who were the first women of any nation to fly in combat. #WomensHistoryMonth
A country that idolizes Clinton and Bush grapples with ghosts of its bloody past
An American figure skater has been accused of deliberately injuring a rival with a skate blade just before the two were set to compete in the ISU World Figure Skating Championships.
North Korea abruptly withdraws from office shared with South weeks after U.S. talks collapse
“It’s a strange concept, that someone could get flagged for doing something out of the ordinary by doing one of the most ordinary, quotidian things — pronouncing her own name,” Ramón Antonio Martínez, an associate professor at Stanford University.
It appears Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his sweeping Russia investigation could come at any time now. @MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle and Ali Velshi break down what exactly will happen when the report drops.
WATCH: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joked with Seth Myers that she will not be banning cows under the Green New Deal and explained what she wants to accomplish with it.
Two U.S. service members were killed while conducting an operation in Afghanistan, according to a statement from the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Kabul.
"You're more likely to go down a certain path if you have that inspiration so mentorship is super important in that and we bake that into INTech... by having women of color teaching our courses or sharing their stories," Khalia Braswell said.
Aurora is being called the fastest supercomputer in U.S. history — and it may be one of the fastest in the world. - @NBCNewsMACH
In a personal essay for The New Yorker, actress Emilia Clarke reveals for the first time that she survived a life-threatening battle with two brain aneurysms during her time on “Game of Thrones.”
President Trump signed an executive order that would withhold federal research and education funds from colleges if they don't certify that they will protect free-speech rights on campus.
Rita Ramirez is not your typical mariachi. When she's not on stage with Detroit's first female-led mariachi band, she spends her time bringing internet to her neighbors, one home at a time. #WomensHistoryMonth - @NBCLeftField
A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year sank in the Tigris River near the Iraqi city of Mosul, killing at least 71 people, mostly women and children, officials said.
"We're creative by being able to troubleshoot, to bring our technical expertise on understanding solutions, and providing alternatives and understanding the big picture as well as the small picture," Melody Shangin, an electrical engineer in Alaska, said.
New study finds patients 13 to 25 years old who had been newly prescribed amphetamines, such as Adderall and Vyvanse, were at increased risk. - @TODAYshow
A huge explosion and fire at an industrial chemical plant in Yancheng, Jiangsu province, killed at least six people and left dozens injured, local officials said.
People across New Zealand observed the Muslim call to prayer and a moment of silence in honor of those killed at two mosques
Vascular surgeon Dr. Adib Khanafer, who is originally from Lebanon, fought back tears as he spoke of the moment he was called upon to treat one young victim of the Christchurch shootings.
The treasurer of a charity that benefits the families of NYPD officers who are killed in the line of duty was charged with stealing more than $410,000 from the fund.
South Korean singer-songwriter and TV celebrity Jung Joon-young issued an apology as he arrived at court for a hearing into allegations that he illicitly recorded and shared videos of him having sex with women.
José Nolla Marrero, 17, created E-Farm to help farmers in Puerto Rico sell more of the products through out the island.
Facebook said its artificial intelligence systems failed to automatically detect the New Zealand mosque shooting video.
Scientists are closing in on a way to help young boys undergoing cancer treatment preserve their future fertility — and the proof is the first monkey born from the experimental technology.
Because the future of work authorization for spouses is unclear, many visa holders have been working to bring employment authorization and the visa backlog to the public's attention.
As the autumn/winter 2019 fashion show season comes to a close, on the heels of recent controversies involving high fashion brands and their use of racist imagery, @NBCBLK takes a look at a few black fashion designers to remember.
"You're designing something. You're creating something. You're innovating something. And usually it's a solution to something," Jay Brannon, a civil engineer in the City of Portland, said. - @nbclearn
@NBCNewsBETTER: Personal trainer Heidi Powell has the one simple plan to help you achieve the legs you've always wanted.
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