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Friday, Sep 30, 2016 at 03:57 AM PDT

'Great Man': Obama, Clinton Pay Tribute to Shimon Peres

'Great Man': Obama, Clinton Pay Tribute to Shimon Peres

Former Israeli president Shimon Peres was remembered as a "great man" as scores of world leaders attended his funeral Friday, NBC News reported. President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton were...

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 06:44 PM PDT

California Gender-Neutral Restroom Bill Becomes Law

California Gender-Neutral Restroom Bill Becomes Law

Gov. Jerry Brown waded further into the national debate over transgender rights Thursday as he signed a bill requiring that all single-stall toilets in California be designated as gender neutral.

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 12:45 PM PDT

Mary J. Blige Explains Why She Sang to Clinton During Talk

Mary J. Blige Explains Why She Sang to Clinton During Talk

Mary J. Blige said she decided to sing Bruce Springsteen's "American Skin (41 Shots)" to Hillary Clinton during her recent interview because she was trying to get the Democratic presidential nominee to feel and...

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 11:04 AM PDT

Pa. Town Asks Mayor to Resign Over Racist Facebook Posts

Pa. Town Asks Mayor to Resign Over Racist Facebook Posts

The mayor of a tiny central Pennsylvania town is being asked to resign over racist pictures on his Facebook page, including two depicting apes with captions referring to President Barack Obama and his family....

Friday, Sep 30, 2016 at 10:04 AM PDT

Trump Calls Merkel 'Great World Leader,' With a Caveat

Trump Calls Merkel 'Great World Leader,' With a Caveat

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump held a rally in New Hampshire on Thursday afternoon at the New Hampshire Sportsplex in Bedford, where he also spoke one-on-one with necn's Alison King. A day after...

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 04:06 AM PDT

Trump Campaign Says Debate Two Must Be Better

Trump Campaign Says Debate Two Must Be Better

Two days after the first presidential debate, top aides and people close to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump admit the candidate's performance was subpar and that he must dramatically improve in his...

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 04:03 AM PDT

Gary Johnson Can't Name His Favorite Foreign Leader

Gary Johnson Can't Name His Favorite Foreign Leader

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson went on the offensive over foreign policy Wednesday night, but not before drawing a blank on the names of just about every foreign leader alive today. Even...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 03:48 PM PDT

Court Rules New Hampshire Can't Ban Voter Selfies

Court Rules New Hampshire Can't Ban Voter Selfies

A state law that prohibits voters from posting photos of their ballots online suppresses a large swath of political speech and is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday. The law, which...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 03:35 PM PDT

How Trump Fared With Women After the Debate

How Trump Fared With Women After the Debate

Donald Trump's debate performance did not help his standing among among women likely to vote in the election in November, according to a new NBC News|SurveyMoney poll taken after Monday’s debate. NBC News...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 02:43 PM PDT

Majority of Voters Say Clinton Won the Debate: Poll

Majority of Voters Say Clinton Won the Debate: Poll

A majority (52 percent) of voters who followed the first presidential debate said Hillary Clinton won, according to an NBC News/Survey Monkey post-debate poll. Twenty-one percent of those polled thought...

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