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When Unpaid Student Loan Bills Mean You Can No Longer Work

When Unpaid Student Loan Bills Mean You Can No Longer Work

Fall behind on your student loan payments, lose your job. Few people realize that the loans they take out to pay for their education could eventually derail their careers. But in 19 states, government agencies can seize state-issued professional licenses …

Japan’s Best Export Performance Since 2008 Crisis Rolls On

Japan’s Best Export Performance Since 2008 Crisis Rolls On

Japan’s exports grew by double digits for a fourth straight month in October, continuing the best year-to-date performance since the global financial crisis. Highlights The value of exports rose 14 percent from a year earlier (forecast +15.7 percent).

Thailand’s Economic Growth Beats Forecasts as Exports Rise

Thailand’s Economic Growth Beats Forecasts as Exports Rise

Thailand’s economy grew faster than economists estimated last quarter, boosted by strong exports and rising tourist arrivals. Highlights of the GDP report Gross domestic product rose 4.3 percent from a year ago after expanding a revised 3.8 percent in …

Brooklyn woman punched by manspreading maniac receives hate mail after reporting the attack

Brooklyn woman punched by manspreading maniac receives hate mail after reporting the attack

The Brooklyn woman who was allegedly slugged by a “manspreading” subway maniac says she‘s been getting racist, sexist hate mail online after coming forward about the attack — but she doesn’t regret speaking out. “I did what I had to do …

Two Months After Maria, Puerto Rico’s Health System Struggles to Meet Needs

Two Months After Maria, Puerto Rico’s Health System Struggles to Meet Needs

In western Puerto Rico, Oscar Corzo, a New York physician, was treating a woman for her chronic illnesses this month when he noticed a group of her neighbors had gathered to ask for help. “Almost kind of organically, there was a waiting room,” said Dr …

After Huge Truck Bombings, U.S. Steps Up Attacks Against Somali Militants

After Huge Truck Bombings, U.S. Steps Up Attacks Against Somali Militants

WASHINGTON — The United States has sharply increased attacks against Qaeda-backed Shabab militants in Somalia in recent days, conducting a flurry of airstrikes in the wake of the country’s deadliest terrorist assault last month and President Trump’s …

President Mugabe stuns Zimbabwe by defying pressure to resign

President Mugabe stuns Zimbabwe by defying pressure to resign

HARARE (Reuters) - President Robert Mugabe stunned Zimbabwe on Sunday by making no mention of resignation in a television address, defying his own ZANU-PF party, which had sacked him hours earlier, and hundreds of thousands of protesters who had already …

Moody's India Upgrade Seen Boosting Modi Amid Growth Slowdown

Moody’s India Upgrade Seen Boosting Modi Amid Growth Slowdown

India’s longer-term financial health received a vote of confidence at a time when the government’s economic policies are facing criticism and growth has slipped to levels last seen in 2014. In a development that could help Prime Minister Narendra Modi …

U.S. man and Mexican woman tie the knot at border as California ‘Door of Hope’ opens

U.S. man and Mexican woman tie the knot at border as California ‘Door of Hope’ opens

SAN DIEGO — A U.S. man and a Mexican woman have wed between the doors of a steel border gate that is opened for only an hour or so every year. Saturday’s wedding at Border Field State Park in San Diego was a first for an opening of the gate known as the …

When food is used as a weapon

When food is used as a weapon

This month Saudi Arabia tightened a stranglehold on the neighboring country of Yemen and 7 million people face starvation. The Saudi blockade is an escalation in Yemen’s civil war. The United Nations says the war has now become a “man-made catastrophe.

Border Patrol agent dies after being injured in Texas

Border Patrol agent dies after being injured in Texas

Authorities were searching Texas’ Big Bend area for potential suspects and witnesses after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent was fatally injured responding to activity there. Agent Rogelio Martinez was transported to a hospital after he and his …

60 Minutes, barred from Yemen, still got the footage

60 Minutes, barred from Yemen, still got the footage

This week on 60 Minutes, correspondent Scott Pelley reports on the dire conditions for children in Yemen. The situation is so severe that, according to the U.N., a child in Yemen dies every ten minutes. But the widespread starvation is an underreported …

Actor David Mendenhall denies introducing Sylvester Stallone to 16-year-old girl he allegedly sexually assaulted at Vegas hotel

Actor David Mendenhall denies introducing Sylvester Stallone to 16-year-old girl he allegedly sexually assaulted at Vegas hotel

An actor who played Sylvester Stallone’s son in a 1980s flick denied he ever introduced a 16-year-old girl to the “Rocky” star at a Las Vegas hotel where he allegedly sexually assaulted her. David Mendenhall, 46, said he only introduced his family to …

Rep. Speier calls congressional Office of Compliance an

Rep. Speier calls congressional Office of Compliance an “enabler” of sexual harassment

Rep. Jackie Speier, a vocal advocate for victims of sexual harassment, says a congressional body that oversees sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill is an “enabler” of such cases. “We have a system in place that allows for the harasser to go unchecked.

Trump tweets he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail

Trump tweets he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail

President Donald Trump says he should have left three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China in jail. Trump’s tweet Sunday comes after the father of player LiAngelo Ball minimized Trump’s involvement in winning the players’ release in …

Border patrol agent killed in the line of duty, officials say

Border patrol agent killed in the line of duty, officials say

VAN HORN, Texas – Authorities are searching Texas’ Big Bend area for potential suspects and witnesses after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent was fatally injured responding to activity there. Border Patrol spokesmen said they could not provide …

Will Cutting the Health Mandate Pay for Tax Cuts? Not Necessarily

Will Cutting the Health Mandate Pay for Tax Cuts? Not Necessarily

Alexia Manon Senior is 27 and healthy — the type of person who might be most tempted to forgo health insurance if Republicans enact a tax bill that repeals the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that most Americans have coverage or pay a penalty.

Robert Mugabe still Zimbabwe president despite pressure to resign

Robert Mugabe still Zimbabwe president despite pressure to resign

HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe on Sunday defied calls to quit immediately, saying he will preside over a ruling party congress in December in an announcement that could trigger impeachment proceedings in the parliament this week as …

Southern border agent killed, another injured while on patrol in Texas

Southern border agent killed, another injured while on patrol in Texas

Agent Rogelio Martinez, 36, died of injuries sustained while responding to “activity” near Interstate 10 in the Van Horn Station area, according to a news release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Martinez and his partner, who was injured, were …

‘A long winter’: White House aides divided over scope, risks of Russia probe

‘A long winter’: White House aides divided over scope, risks of Russia probe

Six months into a special counsel’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, White House aides and others in President Trump’s close orbit are increasingly divided in their assessments of the expanding probe and how …

Bodies found in Alabama believed to be missing Atlanta rapper Bambino Gold and cousin

Bodies found in Alabama believed to be missing Atlanta rapper Bambino Gold and cousin

Two bodies found in rural Alabama over the weekend might belong to an Atlanta rapper and his promoter cousin — nearly two weeks after they were reported missing. Authorities found a body believed to be Edward Reeves, known as rapper Bambino Gold, in a …

How China’s Acquisitive HNA Group Fell From Favor

How China’s Acquisitive HNA Group Fell From Favor

In the summer of 2016, Adam Tan, chief executive of China’s HNA Group Co., told an adviser he thought the conglomerate was growing too quickly. After an acquisition tear that vaulted HNA into the top tier of global buyers, it needed to digest its new …

Mel Tillis, legendary country singer and songwriter, dies at 85

Mel Tillis, legendary country singer and songwriter, dies at 85

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died. A spokesman for Tillis, Don Murry Grubbs, said Tillis …

Dems eager to use tax bill against GOP in '18

Dems eager to use tax bill against GOP in ‘18

Democrats see Thursday’s passage of the House tax-reform bill as a potent weapon for the 2018 midterms. Democrats plan to tie the GOP tax bill to the party’s failed attempts to repeal ObamaCare, a message they hope will portray Republicans as …

New Orleans elects first woman as mayor in city’s 300-year history

New Orleans elects first woman as mayor in city’s 300-year history

NEW ORLEANS — LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that made her the first woman mayor of New Orleans.

High winds blamed for scaffolding collapse in New York City's busy SoHo neighborhood

High winds blamed for scaffolding collapse in New York City’s busy SoHo neighborhood

Wind gusts caused construction scaffolding to collapse above a subway entrance in New York City’s busy SoHo neighborhood, authorities said. Add New York as an interest to stay up to date on the latest New York news, video, and analysis from ABC News.

Sen. Susan Collins: Sexual misconduct allegations against Trump ‘remain very disturbing’

Sen. Susan Collins: Sexual misconduct allegations against Trump ‘remain very disturbing’

Republican Sen. Susan Collins said Sunday that the sexual misconduct, harassment and assault allegations from more than a dozen women against President Donald Trump “remain very disturbing” as a wave of women continue to come forward with claims …

Mugabe defies all expectations and declines to resign as Zimbabwe’s president

Mugabe defies all expectations and declines to resign as Zimbabwe’s president

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabweans watched in disbelief Sunday as President Robert Mugabe, who they thought was going to resign, instead delivered a meandering speech on state television which made it clear that the 93-year-old leader has no plans to leave …

Teen dies after man doing breathalyzer test crashes into her

Teen dies after man doing breathalyzer test crashes into her

A Texas teen died Friday after a driver struck her car with his pickup and told cops a court-ordered breathalyzer he was using last week distracted him from the road. Alexis Butler, of Arlington, was backing her Toyota Camry out of a driveway when a 31 …

GE Housecleaning Will Alter Board’s Makeup

GE Housecleaning Will Alter Board’s Makeup

A housecleaning at General Electric Co.’s board will remove many long-term associates of former Chief Executive Jeff Immelt and aims to create a board that is more closely aligned with CEO John Flannery’s strategy to streamline the industrial giant.

How Pixar Made Sure ‘Coco’ Was Culturally Conscious

How Pixar Made Sure ‘Coco’ Was Culturally Conscious

When the Pixar writer and director Lee Unkrich received the green light in 2011 to develop his follow-up to “Toy Story 3,” the best picture nominee that made his career, his initial excitement dissolved into fear. Mr. Unkrich, 50, hadn’t caught …

15 men exonerated in one day -- and 7 Chicago cops taken off the street

15 men exonerated in one day – and 7 Chicago cops taken off the street

Chicago (CNN)The drug convictions of 15 men in Chicago have been thrown out after they claimed they were framed years earlier by a police sergeant, who went to prison for a related crime, and his team of officers. The dismissal of charges against the men …

Country music star Mel Tillis dies

Country music star Mel Tillis dies

(CNN)Country music legend Mel Tillis died early Sunday morning, according to a statement from his publicist. He was 85. Tillis died at the Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Florida, after battling intestinal issues since 2016, said spokesman Don …

Zimbabwe's Mugabe vows to stay in power despite pressure to resign

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe vows to stay in power despite pressure to resign

Harare, Zimbabwe (CNN)Embattled Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe gave a rambling televised speech to his country Sunday but did not resign – despite an ultimatum from his own party that said it would move to impeach him if he did not step down by midday …

FBI releases 1971 letter that D.B. Cooper sleuth says could be from notorious hijacker

FBI releases 1971 letter that D.B. Cooper sleuth says could be from notorious hijacker

Newly released FBI documents pertaining to the D.B. Cooper hijacking case include a letter that may only deepen the mystery surrounding the notorious unsolved crime which marks its 46 th anniversary this week. “I knew from the start that I wouldn’t be …

When Unpaid Student Loan Bills Mean You Can No Longer Work

When Unpaid Student Loan Bills Mean You Can No Longer Work

Fall behind on your student loan payments, lose your job. Few people realize that the loans they take out to pay for their education could eventually derail their careers. But in 19 states, government agencies can seize state-issued professional licenses …

OMB's Mulvaney says admin. wants tax bill to pass with or without repeal of Obamacare mandate

OMB’s Mulvaney says admin. wants tax bill to pass with or without repeal of Obamacare mandate

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney says the Trump administration wants the best possible tax bill that can pass both the House and Senate regardless of whether or not it includes language that repeals a key mandate of the Affordable …

‘Wonder Woman’ star Gal Gadot feels responsibility of being a good role model

‘Wonder Woman’ star Gal Gadot feels responsibility of being a good role model

Gal Gadot may be one of Hollywood’s newest stars, but she’s already one of its biggest thanks to the record-breaking superhero movie “Wonder Woman.” In this week’s Sunday Sitdown, Gadot, who stars in the new “Justice League” film, talks to …

Sen. Tom Cotton says

Sen. Tom Cotton says “every income group” will “see a tax cut” under Senate bill

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, said on CBS News’ “Face the Nation” Sunday that every American will see a tax cut under the Senate Republican’s proposed overhaul of the nation’s tax code. “Every income group under the Senate bill will see a tax cut,” urged …

This video-rental chain has found the right formula to thrive in the on-demand era

This video-rental chain has found the right formula to thrive in the on-demand era

The rise of on-demand streaming services is a major reason why local video-rental stores like Blockbuster have gone out of business. But there is one rental chain that is staying afloat. In this week’s Sunday Spotlight, NBC’s Kevin Tibbles reports on …

Two earthquakes rattle Oklahoma town

Two earthquakes rattle Oklahoma town

EDMOND, Okla. – The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded two earthquakes that struck near a central Oklahoma town. Both temblors hit just east of the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond early Sunday. The first quake had a preliminary magnitude of 3.7 and struck …

Full Blunt Interview: Congress Should Be A Place Where People Want To Work |Meet The Press |NBC News

Full Blunt Interview: Congress Should Be A Place Where People Want To Work |Meet The Press |NBC News

Mulvaney: Moore Accusers Are 'Credible' | Meet The Press | NBC News

Mulvaney: Moore Accusers Are ‘Credible’ | Meet The Press | NBC News

Raw: 5 Injured After Scaffolding Collapse in NY

Raw: 5 Injured After Scaffolding Collapse in NY

Detroit Priest Beatified by Catholic Church

Detroit Priest Beatified by Catholic Church

Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210K Gallons of Oil

Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210K Gallons of Oil

Thousands Rally Against Mugabe in Zimbabwe

Thousands Rally Against Mugabe in Zimbabwe

This Train Station Is Run Completely By Volunteers | NBC Nightly News

This Train Station Is Run Completely By Volunteers | NBC Nightly News

Guardrails Designed To Protect Drivers May Be Unsafe | NBC Nightly News

Guardrails Designed To Protect Drivers May Be Unsafe | NBC Nightly News

A Panama Tower That Has President Trump's Name Is Tied To Organized Crime | NBC Nightly News

A Panama Tower That Has President Trump’s Name Is Tied To Organized Crime | NBC Nightly News

Ohio State University Suspends Most Of Its Fraternities | NBC Nightly News

Ohio State University Suspends Most Of Its Fraternities | NBC Nightly News

Reality Check: What To Expect From The Tax Plan | NBC Nightly News

Reality Check: What To Expect From The Tax Plan | NBC Nightly News

Roy Moore's Wife Says He Will Not Step Down | NBC Nightly News

Roy Moore’s Wife Says He Will Not Step Down | NBC Nightly News

White House Plays Defense After Donald Trump Is Silent On Moore Accusations | NBC Nightly News

White House Plays Defense After Donald Trump Is Silent On Moore Accusations | NBC Nightly News

Pennsylvania Senior Center Destroyed By Massive Fire | NBC Nightly News

Pennsylvania Senior Center Destroyed By Massive Fire | NBC Nightly News

Wife of Moore Defiant, GOP Spars Over Candidacy

Wife of Moore Defiant, GOP Spars Over Candidacy

Bible Museum Holds Multifaith Dedication

Bible Museum Holds Multifaith Dedication

FDNY Battles Apartment Blaze in New York

FDNY Battles Apartment Blaze in New York

State Department Battles Criticism of Management

State Department Battles Criticism of Management

Inmate Surprised By Escape from Hawaii to Calif.

Inmate Surprised By Escape from Hawaii to Calif.

Flake Urges Speedy Tax Vote Amid Moore Scandal

Flake Urges Speedy Tax Vote Amid Moore Scandal

Jesse Jackson Reveals Parkinson's Diagnosis

Jesse Jackson Reveals Parkinson’s Diagnosis

White House Press Briefing - November 17, 2017 (Full) | NBC News

White House Press Briefing - November 17, 2017 (Full) | NBC News

A Generation Raised Under SB1070 | NBC Latino | NBC News

A Generation Raised Under SB1070 | NBC Latino | NBC News

Casualties Feared in UK Mid-Air Collision

Casualties Feared in UK Mid-Air Collision

Wife: Alabama Candidate Moore 'Won't Step Down'

Wife: Alabama Candidate Moore ‘Won’t Step Down’

How Seriously Should We Take President Donald Trump's Tweets? | Think | NBC News

How Seriously Should We Take President Donald Trump’s Tweets? | Think | NBC News

Analyst Notes Challenges for New Tesla Truck

Analyst Notes Challenges for New Tesla Truck

Protestors and Police Clash in Kenya

Protestors and Police Clash in Kenya

NYC Taxi Drivers Show 'Sexy' Side For Charity

NYC Taxi Drivers Show ‘Sexy’ Side For Charity

Robert Mugabe Makes Public Appearance

Robert Mugabe Makes Public Appearance

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