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Black St. Louis Suburbs Hit With Rash of Ticketing

Ferguson and nearby towns issue as many as a dozen times more tickets for minor offenses than other St. Louis suburbs, inflaming tensions.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:37:36 GMT
Deep Pockets, Dark Goals: How Will ISIS Keep Funding Terror?

Terrorist group has raised "hundreds of millions of dollars" in its two-year existence, U.S. officials say, but it's spending it just as fast.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:33:22 GMT
Security Breach Hit 25,000 Federal Workers

A recent computer breach at a government contracting firm may have affected the internal files of as many as 25,000 Homeland Security workers.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:18:52 GMT
Mosque Massacre: Dozens Killed in Iraq Attack

At least 30 Sunni Muslims were killed after prayers Friday when a Shiite militia opened fire at a mosque in Iraq, security sources said.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:42:47 GMT
Tennessee Death Row Inmates Sue to Block Electric Chair

Eleven condemned prisoners say the state's new backup method for executions could cause excruciating pain.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:42:23 GMT
White House Calls ISIS Killing of Journalist a 'Terrorist Attack'

When you see somebody killed in such a horrific way, that represents a terrorist attack, a White House official said.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:07:56 GMT
Ferguson Shop Owners Fear More Looting

Business owners who saw their stores ransacked worry the two-week anniversary of Michael Brown's death could lead to more trouble.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:05:19 GMT
Why We Don't Remember When the White House Burned

Why few Americans celebrate the anniversary that cemented our identity as a nation and gave us our national anthem.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:59:03 GMT
Perry Preparing for 2016 Run Despite Legal Troubles

Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday said he has spent a lot of time in preparation for a potential 2016 presidential run, despite the legal troubles he now faces in his home state.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:15:01 GMT
Jay-Z Lands Cuban Defector Record $72 Million Deal

The Boston Red Sox won a bidding war for 27-year-old outfielder Rusney Castillo.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:14:15 GMT
Navel Gazing: Study Reveals the 'Perfect' Belly Button

A misshapen or protruding navel can be a source of embarrassment. A new study is providing doctors a road map to create what may be the perfect belly button.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:40:50 GMT
Where Does ISIS Get Its Money?

Columbia University Assistant Professor and former RAND Corporation analyst, Austin Long, explains how ISIS has used a variety of tactics to fund its violent operation.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:00:32 GMT
Teen 'Fire Challenge' Stunt Prompts Statewide Alert

Officials are alarmed by Internet videos of youths dousing their bare skin in flammable liquids, like alcohol, and lighting it on fire. Read more: Follow us: @nbcphiladelphia on Twitter | nbcphiladelphia on Facebook

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:47:47 GMT
Life in a Town Where Every Home Must Own a Gun

In a symbolic gesture born of frustration, the town of Nucla, Colorado, passed an ordinance requiring the head of every household to own a firearm.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:38:57 GMT
Teen Who Survived Two Plane Crashes Achieves Dream

Austin Hatch stepped on the basketball court for the University of Michigan this past Sunday in a moment doctors thought would never happen.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:16:33 GMT
Annual Burning Man Event Brings Big Bucks to Businesses

Burning Man has turned into a major moneymaker for the local transportation industry in an area that's known for its high concentration of casinos.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:03:24 GMT
The Race to Save James Foley: The Inside Story

Last November, real, true contact was made but the conversation was over almost as soon as it began.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:44:31 GMT
Two New Ebola Cases in Nigeria Traced to Traveler

Nigeria has confirmed two new Ebola cases, the first two to have spread beyond those who had direct contact with the ill traveler from Liberia.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:16:27 GMT
Guess Which Leader Talked to Putin the Most This Year?

Figures posted online by the Kremlin website and analyzed by NBC News show Obama spoke to Putin just five times since Moscows annexation of Crimea.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:06:12 GMT
Company Recalls Sam's Club Chicken Caesar Salad Kits

A California company has recalled more than 92,000 pounds of chicken Caesar salad kits because they may be contaminated with Listeria.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:48:55 GMT
Flags Taken in Brooklyn Bridge Mystery Back in U.S.

Police say the two American flags grabbed from the Brooklyn Bridge as part of a flag-swap stunt by German artists are back in the United States.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:24:11 GMT
Drought Discovery: The West Is So Dry, It's Rising

The historic drought is causing more than dry lawns and skyrocketing water bills. It's also making mountains rise.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:20:52 GMT
Why Did Ferguson Erupt? The Answer Depends on Your Race

White and black residents of Ferguson, Missouri, tell starkly different stories about their city, its problems, and the Michael Brown shooting aftermath.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:58:56 GMT
'Happy to Be Healed': Ebola Victim's Sons Share Their Joy

Nancy Writebol's sons, Jeremy and Brian, say that watching their mother battle, then overcome, the Ebola virus has taken them from low to high.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:31:54 GMT
Read the Final Email ISIS Sent to Foley's Parents

The last time James Foley's parents heard from their son's captors was on Aug. 12. They received this message.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:12:37 GMT