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Mirna Alsharif

Mirna Alsharif is a breaking news reporter for NBC News.

Mirna Alsharif is a breaking news reporter for NBC News.

Latest from Mirna Alsharif

Ohio man, 81, fatally shoots Uber driver, 61, after scammers target both of them, officials say

An 81-year-old Ohio man has been charged in the fatal shooting of an Uber driver he believed was working with a scammer, according to officials who said the victim was sent to the home by the same scammer.
5d ago

Anti-Arab hate, harassment and threats loom over this year's Arab American Heritage Month

Arab American Heritage Month is intended to commemorate and honor the achievements of the some of the roughly 3.7 million members of the community residing in the U.S.

About 1 in 4 U.S. teachers say their school went into 'gun-related lockdown' last school year

About 1 in 4 U.S. teachers said their school went into a “gun-related lockdown” during the 2022-23 school year, according to new findings from the Pew Research Center.
10d ago

How to best photograph the total solar eclipse on your phone

A total solar eclipse will cross North America Monday and eclipse mania has seized the U.S., with concerts, viewing parties and even a mass wedding planned along the path of totality to witness the once-in-a-generation celestial event.
10d ago

Clouds and storms may obscure Monday's solar eclipse view in states along its path

Clouds and storms may potentially obscure views of Monday’s total solar eclipse in states along the path of totality in the southern Plains and the western Gulf Coast.
11d ago

Kentucky man admits to faking his own death to avoid paying over $100k in child support

A Kentucky man admitted to faking his own death to avoid paying over $100,000 in outstanding child support to his ex-wife, according to a plea agreement filed in federal court late last month.
12d ago

Country star Colt Ford suffers heart attack following Arizona concert

Country star Colt Ford is in the intensive care unit after suffering a heart attack Thursday, according to a representative for the musician.
15d ago

Lizzo says her 'I QUIT' announcement was not about making music, but 'negative energy'

Lizzo clarified that her announcement last week where she said "I QUIT" was not in reference to making music.
16d ago

Jay Leno's wife 'sometimes does not know her husband' after dementia diagnosis, court docs say

Jay Leno's wife, Mavis Leno, suffers from advanced dementia and "sometimes does not know her husband, Jay, nor her date of birth," a lawyer said in approving Leno's conservatorship petition.
16d ago

Man in custody after allegedly driving into barrier at Atlanta FBI office

ATLANTA — A man is in custody after he allegedly rammed into a barrier at the FBI's Atlanta field office, an official said.
16d ago

'We exist': New Middle Eastern or North African census category helps community members feel seen

Swara Salih, a 32-year-old Kurdish American, has been reluctantly ticking “white” on federal forms his whole life.