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Man suspected of carrying out NYC shooting spree that left 2 dead is in custody

The two homicide victims were believed to be "associates" of the suspect, Sundance Oliver, 28, police said.
Daily Life In New York City
Daily Life In New York City
8h ago

U.S. court dismisses suit against Saudi crown prince in Khashoggi killing

A federal judge heeded the U.S.'s motion to shield Prince Mohammed bin Salman from the lawsuit despite what he called “credible allegations of his involvement in Khashoggi’s murder."
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman welcomes President Joe Biden to Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on July 15, 2022.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman welcomes President Joe Biden to Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on July 15, 2022.

Major U.S. companies switching to electric vehicles

Amazon, FedEx and UPS are just some of the major companies starting to switch to electric vehicles for deliveries and trucking. NBC News’ Tom Costello reports on why these businesses are going green.
Major U.S. companies switching to electric vehicles
Major U.S. companies switching to electric vehicles

‘Cheers’ star Kirstie Alley dies at 71 years old

Emmy award-winning actor Kirstie Alley, best known for her work on “Cheers,” died yesterday at 71 years old. NBC News’ Anne Thompson reflects on Alley’s life and career.
‘Cheers’ star Kirstie Alley dies at 71 years old
‘Cheers’ star Kirstie Alley dies at 71 years old

FDA criticized in new report for poorly handling baby formula crisis

A scathing new report is criticizing the FDA’s food program for a “culture of indecisiveness and inaction,” which comes after months of fallout over the infant formula shortage. NBC News’ Priscilla Thompson speaks with one mother whose baby nearly died from a bacterial infection.
FDA criticized in new report for poorly handling baby formula crisis
FDA criticized in new report for poorly handling baby formula crisis

30,000 North Carolina residents still without power after power grid breach

In North Carolina, crews are trying to restore power to more than 30,000 residents after someone breached and brought down two power substations with gunfire, according to officials. NBC News’ Blayne Alexander has more details on the investigation.
30,000 North Carolina residents still without power after power grid breach
30,000 North Carolina residents still without power after power grid breach

Trump Organization found guilty of tax fraud

A Manhattan jury convicted two of former President Trump’s family businesses on 17 counts, including conspiracy and criminal tax fraud. NBC News’ Garrett Haake has the latest details on the probe.
Trump Organization found guilty of tax fraud
Trump Organization found guilty of tax fraud

Five women file lawsuit against Bill Cosby, accusing him of sexual assault

The plaintiffs named the actor, Kaufman Astoria Studios Inc., The Carsey-Werner Company and NBC as defendants in the 34-page lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court.
Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby
10h ago

Fellow officer says Aaron Dean did not mention gun before fatal shooting of Black woman

The officer testified that Dean never said the word “gun” or said that he saw someone with a firearm before he shot Atatiana Jefferson in her home.
Officer Carol Darch, who was Aaron Dean's partner on the force, has taken the stand at the 396th District Court in Fort Worth on Dec. 6, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas.
Officer Carol Darch, who was Aaron Dean's partner on the force, has taken the stand at the 396th District Court in Fort Worth on Dec. 6, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas.
10h ago

Polygamous leader in Arizona had more than 20 ‘wives,’ including children, feds say

Samuel Bateman, who was arrested in September on federal charges, said it was the "Heavenly Father's will" he participate in sex acts with minors, an FBI affidavit alleges.
Family and followers of Samuel Bateman gather around as he calls from police custody following his arrest in Colorado City, Ariz., on Sept. 13, 2022.
Family and followers of Samuel Bateman gather around as he calls from police custody following his arrest in Colorado City, Ariz., on Sept. 13, 2022.
11h ago

Kirstie Alley, 'Cheers' star, Emmy winner, dies at 71

The prolific actor's TV and film appearances included "Look Who's Talking" and “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan,” and stretched over more than 40 years.
CHEERS -- Season 7 -- Pictured: Kirstie Alley as Rebecca Howe
CHEERS -- Season 7 -- Pictured: Kirstie Alley as Rebecca Howe