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Jussie Smollett trial in alleged hate crime hoax wrapping up

The trial of Jussie Smollett came closer to wrapping up in Chicago as the former actor took the stand again to deny allegations he staged an attack. NBC News’ Ron Allen reports. 
Jussie Smollett trial in alleged hate crime hoax wrapping up
Jussie Smollett trial in alleged hate crime hoax wrapping up

Nick Cannon's 5-month-old son, Zen, dies of brain tumor

The 41-year-old star announced his son's death on his eponymous show Tuesday.
Nick Cannon and Alyssa Scott with their son, Zen.
Nick Cannon and Alyssa Scott with their son, Zen.

Pfizer vaccine may be less effective against omicron, early lab data indicate

The vaccine still appears to offer some protection against the variant, the preliminary findings show.
Image: A UCHealth registered nurse administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at a mass Covid-19 vaccination event on Jan. 30, 2021 in Denver.
Image: A UCHealth registered nurse administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at a mass Covid-19 vaccination event on Jan. 30, 2021 in Denver.
8h ago

Computer scientist who claims he invented Bitcoin wins major court case

A Florida jury found that Craig Wright did not owe half of 1.1 million Bitcoin to the family of David Kleiman, who was his business partner.
Image: Craig Wright
Image: Craig Wright

FTC warns of surge in gift card scams

Americans lost $148 million in scam payments in the first nine months of this year, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Target gift cards were the most preferred by scammers, followed by Google Play, Apple, eBay and Walmart.
FTC warns of surge in gift card scams
FTC warns of surge in gift card scams

Pearl Harbor survivors reflect on 80th anniversary of attack

Five World War II veterans gathered at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii 80 years after Japan launched its surprise attack on the U.S. Pacific Fleet. They spoke with NBC News’ Kerry Sanders about the events of that day, how the nation came together and more. 
Pearl Harbor survivors reflect on 80th anniversary of attack
Pearl Harbor survivors reflect on 80th anniversary of attack
9h ago

Amazon says 'many' services restored after outage disrupts Disney+, Netflix, Slack

Some services remained down, and the company said engineers were still working toward a full recovery.
Netflix's office building on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles on April 19, 2021.
Netflix's office building on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles on April 19, 2021.
9h ago

State of emergency declared in Hawaii as storm leaves hundreds without power

The "Kona low," a type of seasonal cyclone, was expected to "continue to cause flooding and damage" across the state.
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'A discipline issue': With vaccine deadlines passing, thousands in military remain unvaccinated

The deadline is looming for the Army, while it has passed for other service branches. Some who have not received the shots could see their military careers come to an end.
Members of the 149th Fighter Wing check in for their appointments to receive their COVID-19 vaccination at the 149th Medical Group on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, on  March 18, 2021.
Members of the 149th Fighter Wing check in for their appointments to receive their COVID-19 vaccination at the 149th Medical Group on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, on  March 18, 2021.
10h ago

Body of missing Florida woman found, boyfriend charged with second-degree murder

Kathleen Moore's body was found about 50 yards from her boyfriend's home, Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said Tuesday.
Pasco County, Fla., investigators are searching for Kathleen Moore after arresting her boyfriend in connection with her disappearance.
Pasco County, Fla., investigators are searching for Kathleen Moore after arresting her boyfriend in connection with her disappearance.
11h ago

13-year-old boy killed, 9-year-old girl wounded in Los Angeles shooting

“This is such a tragedy. Gun violence has destroyed too many lives," Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn said.
A child died at the hospital after three people including a 9-year-old were shot in the Los Angeles suburb of Wilmington on Dec. 6, 2021.
A child died at the hospital after three people including a 9-year-old were shot in the Los Angeles suburb of Wilmington on Dec. 6, 2021.