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Hurricane Katrina anniversary: Watch footage of the storm's devatation

msnbc.com — "This is the nightmare that New Orleans residents have worried about for years," NBC's Natalie Morales said on "TODAY" on the morning of Aug. 29, 2005, shortly after Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana. The loss of life and devastation of property was staggering as the storm flooded 80% of the city.

Pat Robertson links stock market plunge to abortion

msnbc.com — Far-right televangelist Pat Robertson linked Monday's precipitous drop in the stock market to the issue of abortion in the U.S. The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened down about 1,000 points Monday, on that China's economy - the second largest in the world - is losing steam.

Obama 'frustrated' that US doesn't have stronger gun laws

msnbc.com — "If you ask me where has been the one area where I feel that I've been most frustrated and most stymied, it is the fact that the United States of America is the one advanced nation on earth in which we do not have sufficient common-sense gun safety laws - even in the face of repeated mass killings," Obama told the BBC in an interview.
Jul 24, 2015

RT @msnbc: Just before the #LafayetteShooting, Obama said he was "frustrated" that the US doesn't have stronger gun laws: on.msnbc.com/1RXnKCq

Obama: Without Iran deal, we risk more war

msnbc.com — President Barack Obama on Wednesday described the historic deal to curb Iran's nuclear program as the best way to make the world safer and more secure, and challenged critics at home and abroad to offer an alternative that doesn't mean war.

American Federation of Teachers endorses Hillary Clinton

msnbc.com — The American Federation of Teachers endorsed Hillary Clinton for president on Saturday. AFT, which boasts 1.6 million members, said it was the first major union to endorse a Democratic candidate in the 2016 election cycle. AFT is the second largest teachers' union in the country.

Taylor Swift invites US women's soccer team onstage

Jul 11, 2015

RT @msnbc: Taylor Swift invited the #USWNT to the stage during her concert at MetLife Stadium: on.msnbc.com/1CwQ8UT (Getty) pic.twitter.com/rLW56FfAvg

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signs bill to remove Confederate flag

msnbc.com — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signed a bill Thursday to remove the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds. The flag is set to come down Friday morning. The swift action to remove the Confederate battle flag came less than a month after nine black churchgoers were slain in a shooting massacre at Emanuel A.M.E.

Dylann Roof indicted for Charleston church massacre

msnbc.com — Dylann Roof, the confessed gunman who killed nine parishioners during a Bible study at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 17, has been indicted by a grand jury. RELATED: Charleston shooting investigated as hate crime Roof, 21, was previously charged with nine counts of murder and a gun charge for the shooting rampage.
Jul 07, 2015

RT @msnbc: JUST IN: Dylann Roof indicted for Charleston church massacre: on.msnbc.com/1KKJTPY

Obama calls gay marriage ruling a 'victory of America'

msnbc.com — President Obama on Friday celebrated the Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage across the country, calling the historic ruling a "victory for America." "Sometimes, there are days like this," the president said in a statement from the Rose Garden outside the White House, "when that slow, steady effort is rewarded with justice that arrives like a thunderbolt."

Obama on Supreme Court ruling: Health care law is 'here to stay'

msnbc.com — Shortly after the Supreme Court ruled Thursday to uphold tax subsidies available under the Affordable Care Act, President Obama declared that his signature health care law is "here to stay." RELATED: Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies "The point is, this is not an abstract thing anymore," Obama said in a statement from the White House's Rose Garden.
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Aug 26, 2015

RT @Tom_Winter: Virginia Governor says the person responsible for the shooting of 3 people was a former disgruntled employee of the station.

Aug 25, 2015

RT @BenjySarlin: Jorge Ramos tries to ask question, Trump refuses. "Go back to Univision. Sit down. You weren't called." Now Ramos led out by security.

Aug 18, 2015

"Fat water" creator says it will be "a disruptive technology for beverages" nydailynews.com/life-style/hea…

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