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9 Hurt as Fireworks Hit Crowd in Colo.

Friday, Jul 3, 2015 at 10:43 PM

Lightning Threat Looms as Storms Sweep U.S.

Severe thunderstorms are threatening a huge swath of the U.S. from eastern Texas to the Carolinas over the Independence Day holiday, provoking stern warnings from forecasters during what is already the deadliest month for lightning strikes, NBC News reported. Lightning strikes have killed 15 people this year in the U.S. — and that death toll could easily surge past last year's total of 26, the National Weather Service warned. In Horry County, South Carolina, where thousands of vacationers will pack Myrtle Beach, meteorologists counted 732 lightning strikes in only 15 minutes Thursday night. Get More at NBC News

6 hours ago

Donald Trump Blames Unsafe Border for Pier 14 Shooting

Friday, Jul 3, 2015 at 8:29 PM

Brisket Bandit Burns Meat at Texas BBQ Joint: Owners

Friday, Jul 3, 2015 at 11:11 PM

America on 4 Wheels: Muscle Cars Rule Again

Friday, Jul 3, 2015 at 3:59 AM

Fourth of July: What You Should Know

Friday, Jul 3, 2015 at 7:54 PM

Dozens Stranded When 400-Foot Orlando Eye Ferris Wheel Gets Stuck

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 6:23 AM

Serial Stowaway Released From Jail, Says Stowaway Days 'Are Over'

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 4:16 PM
Friday, Jul 3, 2015 at 7:59 PM

Rubio, Christie Plan Sleepover With Romneys in New Hampshire

4 hours ago

Making a Terrorist: What Radicalized Tunisia Beach Killer?

Seifeddine Rezgui, the young man who killed 38 people at a Tunisian beach resort on June 26, didn't show any signs of extremism until he joined an extremist group at his university in the historic city of Kairouan, NBC News reported. Rezgui's friends from his hometown said he "dressed normally," had a girlfriend and drank alcohol, and that his violent act came as "a shock." But fellow students at Kairouan said that once he fell in with the extremist group, he "wouldn't listen to other viewpoints," even threatening a female professor and a female student. Rezgui ultimately snuck into war-torn Libya in January, where he attended a militant training camp before launching his June attack. Get More at NBC News

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Friday, Jul 3, 2015 at 11:25 PM

NASCAR Distances Itself From Donald Trump

Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 at 12:19 AM

'Enjoy Your Ride' Sign in Baltimore Police Van Investigated

Baltimore police are investigating a sign discovered inside a police van that apparently taunts people in custody with the message "Enjoy your ride, cuz we sure will!" NBC News reported. It was unclear how long the sign had been on the inside the van. The sign was first reported by NBC affiliate WBAL. The phrase is especially provocative since the death of Freddie Gray, a black man whose death in police custody — he suffered a spinal cord injury while being transported in the back of a police van — sparked days of riots and protesting in April. Get More at NBC News

Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 at 12:02 AM

Greek Police Lob Stun Grenades in Clashes Ahead of Debt Vote

Greek police lobbed stun grenades into crowds of protesters in central Athens Friday night as huge crowds held dueling rallies ahead of a crucial vote on the country's debt deal, Reuters and NBC News reported. The scuffles quickly appeared to calm down, but the issue of Greece's debt has opened a fissure between the Greek populace. At issue is a simple yes-or-no question: endorse an aid deal with European creditors, or spurn the continued austerity measures offered by international creditors to keep the nation afloat. "On Sunday, we are not just deciding that we are staying in Europe, but that we are deciding to live with dignity in Europe," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told the crowd of at least 50,000. Get More at NBC News