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(Pretoria, South Africa) -- A psychologist for the defense says South African track star Oscar Pistorius is a "broken man" since the shooting death of his girlfriend last year. Psychologist Lore Hartzenberg testified today at the double-amputee sprinter's sentencing hearing on...
(Stockholm) -- A French economist Jean Tirole is the winner of this year's Nobel Prize in economics. He was asked to explain his work today, moments after being announced as the recipient of the prestigious award. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences described Tirole as one of...
(Undated) -- The United States can now use Turkish air bases to launch strikes against ISIS militants along the country's border with Syria. The U.S. was granted permission to use the bases today as international pressure mounts for Turkey to become more active in fighting the...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is ordering an immediate investigation into how a nurse in Dallas became infected with Ebola. Obama says he wants that information shared with other hospitals. After being briefed by the Secretary of Health and Human Services on Sunday, the...
(Ferguson, MO) -- St. Louis authorities say police arrested at least 17 people Sunday during a weekend of mostly peaceful protests over the Michael Brown shooting. The protesters hauled away Sunday refused orders to disperse from a spontaneous sit-in outside a convenience store...
(Dallas, TX) -- Officials in Dallas don't plan on killing an Ebola patient's dog. Reporter Taylor Millard says they don't think the dog has the virus. Mayor Mike Rawlings tells "USA Today" the dog is still in the woman's apartment and will be sent to another location to await...
(Pretoria, South Africa) -- A psychologist for the defense says South African track star Oscar Pistorius is a "broken man" since the shooting death of his girlfriend last year. Psychologist Lore Hartzenberg testified today at the double-amputee sprinter's sentencing hearing...
(New York, NY) -- A voluntary quarantine is now mandatory for an NBC news crew and they can thank Dr. Nancy Snyderman. The network's medical correspondent was spotted getting takeout at a restaurant near her New Jersey home, violating a voluntary quarantine after the crew was...
(New York, NY) -- Advocates of medical marijuana hope it will soon become New York City's next big business. Dan Humiston of the International Cannabis Association says he wants to educate people about medical marijuana. Humiston was among dozens of exhibitors at a cannabis...