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Joe Biden Speaks Bluntly About Rape on College Campus

Former Vice President Joe Biden gave blunt admonishment to male college students Wednesday on how they can end sexual assault by respecting consent, and challenged them to fight the culture of silence and victim blaming.<p>"Guys, a woman who is dead drunk cannot consent — You are raping her!" he said. …


Airline Industry Experts Approve of United’s Policy Changes

After Chicago-based United Airlines laid out its 10-point plan to address the issue of a passenger being dragged down the aisle, industry insiders are praising the airline's policy changes.<p>"The United report is noteworthy not only for being comprehensive, but for being genuinely contrite and …


AI Predicts Heart Attacks Better Than Doctors

Doctors have gotten very good at determining which of their patients are at high risk for a heart attack. But new research suggests that artificial intelligence may be even better — and that widespread use of AI could save many of the lives now lost to heart disease, the leading killer in the …


The View From Abroad: Trump’s 100 Days

LONDON — The reviews from around the world of President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office are in, and they're not good.<p>"Quite a few people are saying well, 'We're still here,'" joked Alastair Stewart, a top anchor at Britain's ITV News and an observer of global affairs for more than 40 years. …

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David Dao and United Airlines Reach ‘Amicable’ Settlement After Viral Video Incident

Dr. David Dao, the subject of the now infamous video showing him being dragged from his seat and off a plane, has reached a settlement with United Airlines after a weeks-long public relations nightmare for the company, lawyers said Thursday.<p>Dao reached an "amicable settlement" with the airline for …


Fox News Host Jesse Watters Announces Vacation Amid Ivanka Trump Comments

Jesse Watters is the latest Fox News host caught in an ongoing controversy over sexual harassment at the network.<p>On Wednesday, Watters announced that was going on vacation — just a few days after his show "The Five" moved to the prime time slot. The vacation news came a day after Watters was …

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'Miracle' baby born at 25 weeks gets to go home: 'It's a wonderful feeling'

A baby born four months premature and weighing less than 11 ounces has made an incredible recovery — and now she's finally home.<p>Baby Watson Jean Breeden was the smallest preemie ever born at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, the hospital said. On Tuesday, her mom and dad Lacey and Wynne …


Calls About Space Aliens Flood New ICE Hotline After Twitter Post

Aliens are here and up to mischief — if the prank calls to a newly established government hotline are to be believed.<p>Reports of space aliens and UFOs may have tied up lines at Immigration and Customs Enforcement's newly launched office for victims following a frenzied Twitter campaign on …


Funky Prom Suits Go Viral

A group of Mississippi teens are receiving rave reviews for their flashy custom made prom suits. WLBT's Marie Edinger reports.

White House Calls New Flynn Investigation ‘Appropriate’

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer explains that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s security clearance was last reissued during the Obama administration, “with full knowledge” of Flynn’s 2015 Russian activities.

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'GOGA' Mixes Playful Goats And Yoga

Young farmers introduce the trendy "goat yoga" to Utah college students. KSL's Caitlin Burchill reports.

‘Miracle’ baby born at 25 weeks finally goes home

Watson Jean Breeden is the smallest preemie ever born at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas.


Thanks to Google, Cubans Are Getting a Much Faster Internet

Google is about to change the internet browsing experience in Cuba in a big way.<p>On Wednesday, the technology giant became the first foreign internet company to set up servers in the island nation. While it won't do much to boost internet access in the country, it will speed up the experience for …


Efforts to Prevent Government Shutdown Hit a Snag Over Health Care Plans

The renewed momentum for a GOP plan to repeal and replace Obamacare is now threatening to complicate efforts to avoid a government shutdown.<p>Democrats said Thursday they would oppose even a one-week extension to keep the government operating past Friday if Republicans bring up a bill to repeal the …


Congressional Leaders Call For Action on Missing Women and Girls

Congressional leaders and activists called for an end to the number of missing children and women of color in the U.S. Wednesday.<p>In a forum hosted by the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, experts and advocates weighed on the racial disparity of the number of missing women and girls.<p>"We …

Women's News

Puerto Rico Officials Slam Trump for Tweets On Island ‘Bailout’

WASHINGTON, DC. -- President Donald Trump has put Puerto Rico straight in his Twitter crosshairs in an attempt to tie the island's financial situation to partisan budget negotiations on Capitol Hill.<p>On Wednesday night, Trump tweeted that "Democrats are trying to bail out insurance companies from …


‘I’m Gay’: It’s Been 20 Years Since Ellen Came Out on TV

Today, she is America's sweetheart, the darling of daytime talkshows, and one of the faces of CoverGirl cosmetics. Given her current success, it can be easy to forget that Ellen DeGeneres wasn't always so readily embraced by the American public.<p>On April 30, 1997, ABC aired the "coming out" episode …


Utah Rep. Chaffetz Provides Transparent Reason for Leave of Absence

The secret is out — Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz is iron man.<p>The Republican lawmaker revealed on Instagram the jarring X-ray of his right foot, which has for the last 12 years been held together with 14 screws and a metal plate.<p>But even Chaffetz, who is heading back home to Provo to have the hardware …

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How Police Departments Utilize Drones

20 Years Later, Dateline’s Keith Morrison Reflects on Covering Gianni Versace’s Murder


The life-changing magic of tidying up: How this 1 tip changed everything

I can’t remember when I first heard someone gushing over Marie Kondo’s “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” but all of a sudden, it seemed like everyone I knew — or sat next to on the subway — was reading this mysterious Japanese organization manual.<p>“You have to see my closet,” a friend …


The Trump Era Begins: The First 100 Days in Pictures

From strikes in Syria to a "travel ban" and a new justice for the Supreme Court, a lot has happened in President Trump's first 100 days.


7 skin cancer warning signs you should never ignore

It’s time to think about the skin you’re in.<p>May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, with "Melanoma Monday" focusing attention on the deadliest form of the disease. It’s curable if spotted early, but doctors say patients need to be a partner in the process.<p>“Everyone should get really familiar with their …


100 Days of Sean Spicer Press Briefings

Here is a look back at Press Secretary Sean Spicer most talked about moments during the Trump administration's first 100 days.

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Terror Suspect Armed With Knives Arrested Near U.K. Parliament

LONDON — A man carrying several knives was seized near Britain's Parliament Thursday and arrested on suspicion of planning a terrorist act, officials said.<p>The 27-year-old suspect was detained just yards from where another attacker last month killed five people, including an American tourist and a …

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Pentagon Investigating Michael Flynn for Foreign Payments

Documents released Thursday reveal former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was specifically warned in 2014 not to take money from foreign governments without advance permission and is now under investigation by the Pentagon for possibly violating the law, lawmakers said.<p>Rep. Elijah Cummings, …


Everyone Has a Story: Family celebrates their late father, an organ donor

In the latest edition of Everyone Has a Story, a Nebraska farm family visits TODAY to reveal why their father’s sudden passing at age 64 moved them to celebrate “the full circle of organ donation”: A decade earlier, a donated liver saved their mom’s life.


This ‘Dragonfly’ Could Answer Some Big Questions About Saturn’s Largest Moon

A relocatable lander could explore the hazy skies of Saturn's intriguing moon Titan, according to a new mission proposal. As the eight-bladed whirlybird travels across the moon, it could investigate some of the most promising potentially habitable sites on the Saturn satellite, where methane and …

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Delta Employees Asked Man to Leave Flight After Using Restroom, Videos Shows

A passenger was allegedly removed off a Delta flight from Atlanta to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after he used a restroom as the plane taxied for takeoff, according to a series of videos posted to YouTube and a blogpost from the passenger who filmed them.<p>The man, identified as Kima Hamilton by NBC News …


North Korea the Focus as Rex Tillerson Chairs U.N. Security Council Meeting

The growing threat of nuclear North Korea is the focus on Friday as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson chairs a special meeting of the United Nations Security Council.<p>It will cap a week of high-profile engagements for the Trump administration, intended to signal a willingness to exhaust all economic …

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