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ISIS Hostage Negotiations Reach "Stalemate": Japanese Official

Efforts to free a Japanese journalist held hostage by ISIS were in a "stalemate" after the militants' deadline for a prisoner exchange passed without news of his fate, a top Japanese diplomat told NBC News Friday. "The entire government is working as one to gather, analyze and share information," Japan's Deputy Foreign Minister Yasuhide Nakayama told journalists in Amman, Jordan. The Islamist extremist group said it would kill Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, as well as Jordanian pilot and fellow hostage Mu'ath al-Kaseasbeh, unless Jordan released an imprisoned would-be suicide bomber by sunset Thursday. Read »
56 minutes ago

Were D.C. Teachers Fired for Teaching Black History?

Three social studies teachers at a D.C. public charter school were fired for teaching black history lessons beyond what’s in the curriculum, students’ parents told NBC4 Washington. Parents of students at Howard University Middle School say it is unacceptable for a school located on the campus of a historically black university to stifle African-American history lessons. D.C. Council Education Committee member Anita Bonds and Council member Brianne Nadeau are looking into the claims. Bonds' spokesman said the charter school board chairman declined to answer her questions Friday. News4 reached out to school administrators and the D.C. Public Charter School Board several times this week. They promised to release a statement. Read »

4 hours ago

Family of Tamir Rice Files Wrongful Death Suit

Saturday, Jan 31, 2015 at 2:12 AM

Puppy Rescued, Recovering, After Ears Cut Off

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Taliban Fighters Join ISIS in Pakistan: Militants

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Port Authority Moves Into 4 World Trade Center

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Grieving, Exhausted Charlie Hebdo Staff Delays Next 2 Issues

Saturday, Jan 31, 2015 at 12:13 AM

Cosby Performance in Ohio Draws a Few Protesters

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 12:20 PM
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College Targets Fitness Email to Overweight Students

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Dating Site Topface Pays Hacker to Not Reveal Email Addresses

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 at 3:48 PM
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Dramatic Images: Blizzard of 2015

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Saturday, Jan 31, 2015 at 1:59 AM

Silver Submits Official Resignation Letter

Saturday, Jan 31, 2015 at 1:48 AM

"We Will Lead": U.Va. Pres. Vows National Leadership on Campus Safety

After being thrown into the national spotlight on issues of sexual assault, the University of Virginia will consider plans to create a research institute on violence, offer new courses on campus safety and use surveys to create new strategies — all in an effort to become a national leader in improving campus safety. U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan made the remarks Friday during a speech to the campus community to address “recent issues.” Read »

Saturday, Jan 31, 2015 at 12:56 AM

'We Haven't Always Gotten It Right': Uber Vows Better Privacy

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