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Daniel Arkin


Daniel Arkin is a national reporter at NBC News.

Daniel Arkin is a national reporter at NBC News.

Latest from Daniel Arkin

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U.S. soldier Travis King is back in American custody after North Korea expels him

North Korea said Wednesday that it will expel Travis King, the American Army private who ran across the border into the isolated country this summer.

Hollywood screenwriters and studios reach tentative deal to resolve strike

The Writers Guild of America and Hollywood’s top media companies reached a tentative agreement that could resolve the writers strike.
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Israeli artist who adapted Anne Frank's diary into a graphic novel is alarmed that Texas teacher was removed for using it

Ari Folman, who adapted Anne Frank's diary into a graphic novel, say he's "devastated" that a Texas teacher was removed after allowing students in her classroom to read his book.
6d ago

Rupert Murdoch, conservative media titan, to step down as chairman of Fox Corp. and News Corp.

Rupert Murdoch, the Australian press baron who reshaped conservative media in his image, plans to step down as chairman of Fox Corp.
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Conservative media titan Rupert Murdoch to step down as chairman of Fox Corp. and News Corp.

He will become chairman emeritus of the two corporations, the company said in a news release.

Fighting ‘the beast’: Inside the desperate quest to save Lahaina

As the Maui wildfires swept across Lahaina, firefighters faced near-death experiences with blinding smoke, car-melting heat and blazes that couldn’t be stopped.

Paramount+ removes Russell Brand comedy special after sexual assault allegations

Paramount+ has removed one of Russell Brand's stand-up comedy specials after several women accused him of sexual assault, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
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How fugitive killer Danelo Cavalcante eluded capture for nearly two weeks

Pennsylvania fugitive Danelo Cavalcante robbed a home, changed his appearance and stole a delivery van in an effort to stay hidden after escaping from prison on Aug. 31.
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'Real Time with Bill Maher' returning to HBO without writers amid WGA strike

Bill Maher's political talk show will return to the HBO lineup for new episodes without writers amid the dual Hollywood strikes, the host said Wednesday.

There’s still no end in sight for the Hollywood strikes

The WGA and SAG-AFTRA remain miles apart from the big studios on key issues, meaning that the majority of entertainment productions are still on hold and most rank-and-file members remain out of work.

Here's why Hurricane Lee is alarming even if it doesn’t make landfall

As Hurricane Lee builds in intensity, here’s why the storm system in the Atlantic is concerning meteorologists even if it follows projections and doesn’t make landfall.