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Rima Abdelkader

Rima Abdelkader is a senior reporter for Social Newsgathering at NBC News in New York.

Rima Abdelkader is a senior reporter for Social Newsgathering at NBC News in New York.

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22d ago

Video appears to show Taco Bell worker pouring scalding water on customers

Video released Friday by attorneys representing two customers suing Taco Bell appears to show a person behind the counter of a Dallas store swinging a bucket

Britain braces for record heat, risking lives and infrastructure

The United Kingdom was bracing Monday for what could be its hottest day on record, as wildfires blazed in France, Spain, Portugal and Greece.

Highland Park shooting person of interest left online trail of violent imagery

The person of interest identified by police after Monday’s shooting in a Chicago suburb left 6 dead and 38 hurt left a trail of tributes to mass shootings and public killings on social media platforms.

Person of interest apprehended in July 4 parade attack that killed 6, authorities say

Rooftop shooter on July Fourth parade in Highland Park, a Chicago suburb, leaves at least six people dead and 38 more injured

3rd person dies in Alabama church shooting; suspect was 'occasional attendee'

The death toll from a shooting inside an Alabama church near Birmingham rose to three on Friday, hours after authorities said the suspected gunman was an "occas
71d ago

Black doctors mourn Tulsa hospital shooting victim Dr. Preston Phillips

The fatal shooting of Dr. Preston Phillips, one of the four people killed this week during a shooting at St.

Here is what we know so far about the victims of the Texas school massacre

The victims fatally shot at a Texas elementary school Tuesday include 19 children — at least four of whom were fourth graders — and two teachers trying to protect them, relatives told news outlets.
111d ago

Fast for a day: Employees give up food to support Muslim co-workers observing Ramadan

“I think it was very unique for the company to do it and for me personally ... it gives everyone a voice within the company,” a PepsiCo employee told TODAY.

'Open the door or we die': Africans report racism and hostility trying to flee Ukraine

Thousands of African residents in Ukraine report racist discrimination and abuse at the border while trying to flee the country.

War in Ukraine sparks new wave of misinformation

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has already fueled some nascent misinformation tactics, including the spread of realistic video game footage and the use of TikTok.
208d ago

1,500 synagogue leaders meet with feds to discuss security in wake of Texas standoff

Some 1,500 worried Jewish leaders asked AG Merrick Garland and Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas to beef up security days after an 11-hour standoff at a Texas synagogue