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Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 at 1:34 PM

Obama: Iran Nuke Deal Makes Our Country, World Safer

President Barack Obama defended the historic nuclear deal with Iran as he faced White House reporters Wednesday at a press conference. "It prevents the most serious threat, Iran obtaining a nuclear weapon, which would only make the other problems that Iran may cause even worse. That's why this deal makes our country and the world safer and more secure," the president said. Six world powers, including the United States, reached the deal on Tuesday. It aims to limit Iran's nuclear capability in exchange for lifting punishing economic sanctions. Obama has said the deal eliminates every pathway to an Iranian nuclear weapon. The deal still faces a vote in Congress, although it is unclear whether Republicans and some Democrats who object to the deal will actually be able to override the decision — and Obama threatened Tuesday to veto any attempt to reject the accord. Read »
Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 at 8:11 AM

Netanyahu: Iran Nuke Deal Poses Threat to U.S., Israel

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 at 7:55 AM

Trump Campaign Tweets Image With Nazi Uniforms

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 at 10:26 AM

2 Adults, 2 Kids Found Fatally Shot in South Carolina Home

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 at 4:08 AM

Arab World Worries Nuclear Pact Will Boost Tehran

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 at 1:22 AM

Ex-Auschwitz Guard Convicted of Accessory to Murder

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 at 12:22 AM

2 Killed, 6 Missing in Kentucky Floods; Severe Storms Barrel East

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 at 4:01 PM

Video Shows Moment 'El Chapo' Vanished in Cell

Mexican authorities released video Tuesday of drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in his cell the night of his audacious escape from a supermax prison through a mile-long tunnel — including the moment he apparently vanished down his elaborate tunnel, NBC News reported. The videos show not only Guzman's cell but also the entrance into the tunnel through which he escaped Saturday night. The surveillance video is shot from angles that don't provide full coverage of his cell, as authorities have previously acknowledged. "We can confirm that the camera has two blind spots in the cell to allow for the privacy of the inmate in the bathroom area," Mexico's national security commissioner, Monte Alejandro Rubido, told reporters Tuesday. Get More at NBC News

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 at 8:02 PM

Iran Nuclear Deal: The Good, the Bad, the Complicated

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 at 5:34 PM

Teen Recovering After Plane Crash Jokes About 'Survivor'

As the search continued for a crashed plane in Washington state, authorities marveled at the wherewithal of a teenager who walked away from the wreckage. Autumn Veatch, 16, wasn't seriously injured in the small plane crash, even joking from her hospital bed about how it was a good thing her dad made her watch the television show "Survivor." Her step-grandparents were also in the plane, which crashed as it came out of a cloud bank, but Veatch was unable to save them and instead left for help, according to the Okanogan County Sheriff. "It's a miracle, no question about it," a search-and-rescue official said. Get More at NBC News

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 at 3:49 PM

Neil DeGrasse Tyson: NASA Mission to Pluto a 'Triumph'

The New Horizons mission to visit Pluto is "a triumph of engineering and the laws of physics," famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson told NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt on Tuesday, the day the NASA probe flew past Pluto. The mission team is waiting for a signal from the probe to confirm it completed its journey past the dwarf planet, but it has already sent back to Earth the most detailed images of Pluto ever recorded. New Horizons took a 3 billion-mile journey that Tyson compared to "threading a needle from New York to Los Angeles." Get More at NBC News

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 at 11:51 AM

2016 GOP Candidates Slam Iran Nuke Deal

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 at 9:03 AM

'Israel Is Safer' After Iran Nuke Deal: Kerry

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 at 5:45 AM

'El Chapo's' 'Official' Twitter Blasts Mexican President, Trump

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 at 3:44 AM

'Bad Mistake': Israel Condemns Iran Nuke Deal

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