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Biden White House

(NBC News) — Today, President Biden announces that the nation is halfway to his goal of 100 million vaccination shots in his first 100 days in office. While the administration is making progress on that important front, it’s also prodding Congress to deliver his massive stimulus package to help cure the nation’s lingering economic woes. NBC’s ALICE BARR reports from…

Pilot reports seeing UFO

(NBC News) — We are just a couple weeks away from the 24th anniversary of the Phoenix lights in the sky. That strange sight has led to ongoing mystery and intrigue about unidentified flying objects and now there has been another UFO sighting involving an American Airlines crew flying to Phoenix!

“America’s Got Talent” Gears Up For A New Season

Simon Cowell is back after he was sidelined by a serious injury last season. NBC's Mark Barger reports.

(NBC) — Simon Cowell got to start “America’s Got Talent” last year, but didn’t get to finish it. A broken back sidelined him from the live portion of the season. Cowell describes his absence as a “nightmare.” “It was like everyone was having a better time without me,” he says. Cowell and company start production of the next season soon;…

Winter Storm Woes & Insurance Claims

Homeowners who suffered damage during recent winter storms may get unexpected news when they call their insurance agents, especially if they haven't prepared ahead of time. NBC's Dan Scheneman reports.

(NBC News) — Homeowners who suffered damage during recent winter storms may get unexpected news when they call their insurance agents. Stephen Kates, an insurance analyst with Bankrate.com, says the best way to avoid insurance problems is to prepare. “If you know a storm is coming, and you know you’re you’re in the danger zone, then taking pictures of your…

Good Samaritan Delivers Lost Wallet

A Florida woman's lost wallet makes it home from a shopping trip before she does thanks to a Good Samaritan captured on her doorbell camera. WTLV's Robert Bradfield reports.

(NBC News) — It has become a common occurrence. People posting a video from their doorbell camera often showing someone taking their property. That narrative was the opposite Saturday night at a woman’s home in Yulee. It started at the Walmart in River City in North Jacksonville. Debra Crosby lost her wallet and realized it when she was about to…

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine “Safe And Highly Effective”

The latest COVID-19 vaccine, a one-shot dose from Johnson & Johnson, could receive emergency use authorization by the end of the week. NBC's Alice Barr reports.

(NBC News) — A new weapon in the war against COVID-19 is now closer to being part of the arsenal. Food and Drug Administration staffers on Wednesday endorsed Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine, releasing data showing it’s safe overall and highly effective. “You are 85 percent protected against severe disease and 100 percent protected against hospitalizations and deaths,” notes Dr….

Teen Helps Teacher Get “Back On Track”

Minnesota teen raises funds for all-terrain wheelchair, allowing his favorite teacher to enjoy the outdoors. KMNF's Sean Morawczynski reports.

(KMNF/NBC News) — A Minnesota teacher will soon be enjoying the outdoors again thanks to the work of one of his students. Ryan Reineke helped raise thousands of dollars for an all-terrain wheelchair for his teacher, Joel Boehlke. “We transferred Ryan here in the middle of last year. He was having troubles at school and he came here and he…

Cold Case Confession Shocks Police

A Nevada man is facing three counts of open murder after he allegedly confessed to three killings in North Las Vegas in the 1990s. KSNV's Gabby Hart reports.

(KSNV/NBC News) — A 43-year-old Nevada man is facing three counts of open murder after he allegedly confessed to killings in North Las Vegas in the 1990s. On January 12, 2021, Las Vegas Metropolitain Police arrested Willis King Davis after catching him with a concealed weapon. As officers booked him for that offense, he told them he wanted to confess…