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NFL: Players Encouraged, Not Required to Stand For Anthem

Twenty years ago, the NBA suspended a player who refused to stand for the national anthem. The NFL will not be doing the same thing.

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 16:06:00 GMT
NASA's Juno Probe Gets Closest Look at Jupiter Yet

The Juno spacecraft was launched five years ago on a path toward Jupiter, and a new photo released by NASA shows just how close the probe has gotten to the massive planet.

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:24:18 GMT
These 'Tunnel Rats' Patrol Deep Under the U.S. Border

On the surface the deterrents are clear, but deep underground there are border patrol agents patrolling the U.S., Mexico border.

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:42:10 GMT
Convict Jumps to His Death After Sentencing

A deputy grabbed the clothing of Jason Binkiewiz, but if he'd held on he might have gone over the banister as well, the sheriff said.

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 15:48:11 GMT
2 Charged With Murder in Shooting of Dwyane Wade's Cousin

Nykea Aldridge was pushing a child in a stroller when she was killed Friday, becoming the unintended victim of a gang shooting, according to police.

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 14:35:00 GMT
Southwest Plane Suffers Major Engine Malfunction Mid-Air

Passengers heard a loud boom and saw smoke from the engine and pieces of metal flapping, causing masks to deploy and sparking fears of an attack.

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:19:15 GMT
Mock Mars Crew Returns to Civilization After Year in Isolation

After a year living in isolation, six crew members on a mock mission to Mars (in Hawaii) emerged on Sunday.

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 19:43:00 GMT
Fire Chief Among Dead in Bus Crash Carrying Flood Workers

Spencer Chauvin, a fire chief from St. John the Baptist Parish, was among the fatally wounded.

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 19:28:00 GMT
Prisoner Plunges to His Death

What started as a sentencing hearing for a man convicted of attempted murder ended in death outside a courthouse in Ohio. NBC Affiliate WTOV's Jennifer Black reports.

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 15:31:59 GMT
2 Pilots Arrested on Alcohol Charges Before Flight to N.J.

Two pilots preparing to fly from Scotland to New Jersey on Saturday were arrested for allegedly being under the influence of alcohol.

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 14:57:58 GMT
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