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Forced Out: Obama Announces Hagel's Resignation

President Barack Obama announced Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's resignation at the White House Monday morning. Obama called Hagel "exemplary" and "a great friend of mine" who helped steer the military amid a time of great transition at the Pentagon. Hagel is stepping down amid criticism of the president’s national security team on a series of global issues, including the threat posed by the militant group known as ISIS. Hagel, the only Republican on the president's national security team, has served in the job since February 2013. A successor will be named "in short order," an official said to NBC News, but Hagel will stay in the job until his replacement is confirmed. Read »
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Iranian Assets Unfrozen as Nuclear Talks Extended

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"Why Not Tase Him?" Father of Boy Killed by Cops Speaks

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WATCH: FSU Victim's Family Holds News Conference

The family of Farhan "Ronny" Ahmed, one of three people injured in the shooting at Florida State University on Nov. 20, is set to hold a news conference at 1 PM ET. FSU graduate Myron May opened fire at Strozier Library, wounding three students before he was shot and killed by police. Check back for a livestream. Read »
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Judge Allows Confession Tape in Trial for 1979 Murder of NYC Child

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Baby Found in Sydney Storm Drain, Mom Charged With Attempted Murder

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WATCH: White House Press Briefing

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest is holding the daily press briefing. Read »
Sunday, Nov 23, 2014 at 12:24 PM

We are here to tell America that we will not surrender, we will never give up our rights and we are against all sanctions  

— Hardline students in Iran, demanding on the streets of Teheran on Sunday their government not cave to Western pressures, as negotiators from Iran and the West tried to hammer out a nuclear deal on the eve of a self-imposed deadline.
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U.Va. Frat Leader Sickened By Rape Allegation

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Was a Ferguson Grand Jury the Best Option?

As businesses in Ferguson, Missouri, and police around the country brace for the grand jury decision on whether or not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, experts told NBC News that the legal proceedings could have taken place a different way. Robert McCulloch, the prosecuting attorney, could have made the decision to charge Officer Darren Wilson himself. However, McCulloch decided to present the case to a grand jury, and ordered that proceedings be recorded and made public if Wilson was not indicted. But it was announced Sunday that a judge would need to review the evidence that was presented before deciding what portions would be released. A legal expert said the uncertainty that comes with having a grand jury may bring “allegations of conspiracy between the police department and the prosecutor.” The jury has not yet decided whether or not to indict Wilson and are planning to reconvene on Monday, sources told NBC News. Read »
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