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Keystone Protesters Flood DC Streets
A group of demonstrators descend on Washington, D.C., on Tuesday asking President Obama not to approve the Keystone Pipeline.
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Friends: Teen Stowaway Homesick for Somalia
New images allegedly show the place where a teen stowed away on a flight from California to Hawaii, as friends say he may have snuck onto the plane because he was homesick for Somalia. NBCs Joe Fryer reports.
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Obama Greeted in Japan by Caroline Kennedy
President Obama was greeted by Ambassador Caroline Kennedy as he arrived in Japan on Wednesday. Its Kennedys first major summit in her new role. NBC's Peter Alexander reports.
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IRS Workers Who Didn't Pay Taxes Given Bonuses
Controversy is swirling Wednesday morning over a new watchdog group report that the IRS paid $1 million in bonuses to employees who didnt pay their taxes.
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Ga. Governor Expected to Sign 'Most Extreme' Gun Bill
Georgias governor is expected to sign on Wednesday what critics are calling the most extreme gun bill in America. Licensed gun owners will be allowed to take weapons into more public places.
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IRS Workers Who Didn't Pay Taxes Given Bonuses
Controversy is swirling Wednesday morning over a new watchdog group report that the IRS paid $1 million in bonuses to employees who didnt pay their taxes.
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KNOW IT ALL: Wednesday's Top Stories at NBC News
Good morning, and happy Wednesday! Here are some of the stories we're following today:1. Divers break through ferry walls to search for bodiesThe grim search for bodies after a South Korean ferry sunk one week ago continued today, as divers had to break through cabin walls and search in the dark.
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Mom Left Kids in Minivan While She Shopped For Cell Phones: Cops
A Connecticut mother is under arrest, accused of leaving her four young children alone in a minivan while she shopped for cell phones.
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Native Americans Hit D.C. to Protest Keystone Pipeline
A Native American tribal leader sits on his horse in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday as the Cowboy and Indian Alliance protests the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the U.S.
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Mom Starts Facebook Page to Give Autistic Son 'Friends' on His Birthday
- NBC New YorkA Queens woman who says her autistic son doesn't have any friends started a Facebook page for him so he could receive happy birthday wishes.Brenda Figueroa said her son, Joshua, turned 12 years old Tuesday.
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Angels Slugger Pujols Hits 500th Career Home Run
Hes just the 26th person in MLB history to reach the plateau.
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Fail: NYPD Photo Contest on Twitter Triggers Huge Backlash
A seemingly innocuous call to action by the New York City Police Department backfired in extraordinary fashion Tuesday.In a tweet, the NYPD asked Twitter users to share pictures of them posing with a police officer with the hashtag "myNYPD.
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Sen. Paul: Phone Records Are Not The Government's Business
Sen. Rand Paul questions whether Americans should be forced to sacrifice personal liberty in order to have more security.
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Mom Starts Facebook Page to Give Autistic Son 'Friends' on His Birthday
A Queens woman who says her autistic son doesn't have any friends started a Facebook page for him so he could receive happy birthday wishes.
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Another Suspect Booked in Prep School Drug Ring Bust
The latest "sub-dealer" in the Main Line drug ring was brought into custody today.
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