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Phil Helsel

Phil Helsel is a reporter for NBC News.

Phil Helsel is a reporter for NBC News.

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3h ago

1-year-old fatally shot by 8-year-old playing with gun in Florida motel

An 8-year-old who found his father’s gun accidentally shot and killed a 1-year-old and wounded a 2-year-old at a Florida motel over the weekend, a sheriff said.
9h ago

1-year-old fatally shot by 8-year-old playing with gun in Florida motel

An 8-year-old who found his father’s gun accidentally shot and killed a 1-year-old and wounded a 2-year-old at a Florida motel over the weekend, a sheriff said
9h ago

Epstein conspirator Ghislaine Maxwell offered to teach yoga in jail, inmate says ahead of sentencing

As victims of convicted sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell prepare to share their experiences of abuse and trauma at her sentencing hearing Tuesday, lawyers for M

Russian missile strike hits shopping mall with more than 1,000 people inside, Ukraine says

Ukraine said it feared scores of civilians might be dead or injured on Monday after Russian missiles struck a crowded shopping mall in Kremenchuk.
11h ago

3 dead after Amtrak train strikes dump truck and derails in Missouri

Three people were killed when an Amtrak train struck a dump truck and derailed Monday afternoon in Mendon, Missouri, officials said.
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Grandmother killed, 4 hurt after car crashes into pedestrians in Brooklyn

A grandmother was killed and an 8-year-old child was fighting for his life after a driver fled a police stop and crashed into pedestrians Saturday in Brooklyn,

Rhode Island officer arrested in alleged assault of Senate opponent at abortion rally

An off-duty Rhode Island police officer who was running for state Senate was arrested on an assault charge after allegedly attacking his female opponent during
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One killed, 2 injured in shooting at Illinois WeatherTech facility

A deadly shooting at a WeatherTech facility in Illinois on Saturday occurred after a temporary employee robbed two other workers and was confronted, police
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Supreme Court abortion ruling touches off second day of raucous protests nationwide

There appeared to be no let-up Saturday as people angered by the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade hit the streets for a second day of mass protests.

Rage, despair, tears fill streets across nation as thousands protest Roe reversal

Reaction came fast and furious Friday after the Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling guaranteeing a constitutional right to an abortion.
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Jailed Alabama man overpowers deputy, flees in stolen ambulance, officials say

Authorities in Alabama were searching Thursday for a jail escapee who overpowered a sheriff’s deputy and stole an ambulance at a hospital Wednesday, officials