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President Obama issues statement on passing of Stuart Scott

President Barack Obama issued a statement on the passing of sportscaster Stuart Scott who died on Sunday after a seven-year fight with cancer.

Additional bodies recovered from the wreckage of AirAsia

A fourth body believed to be from the wreckage of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 was recovered Sunday, Indonesian Col. Johnson Simatupang said. That brings the total number of bodies recovered to 35, according to Indonesian authorities.

Possible Ebola patient sent to Nebraska

An American health care provider working in Sierra Leone who had a "high-risk exposure" to Ebola will arrive at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha on Sunday, the center said in a statement.

Times Square undergoes major cleanup after New Year's blast

Workers cleaning confetti, trash from Times Square, sweeper trucks. New York City sanitation crews are busy cleaning tons of New Year's Eve trash from Times Square.

Fitness apps

Mike Wendland reports about different apps you can use to help you stick to your lose weight resolution.

Police deaths increase in 2014

(NBC News) One hundred twenty-six local, state and federal police officers lost their lives in 2014.

Holiday danger: Drinking & driving

Holiday celebrations can create risks on the roads. It's the deadliest time of the year for drunk driving. Erika Edwards reports. (NBC News) We are right in the middle of the deadliest time of year for drunk driving.

2014: Box office blues

Despite the blockbuster success of "Guardians of the Galaxy", Hollywood still saw a decline in ticket sales in 2014. Will 2015 be different? Mark Barger reports.

NYPD mayor relations

Tensions remain high between New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and members of the NYPD, following the mayor's comments regarding the death of Eric Garner. Chris Pollone reports.

Former President Bush released from hospital

President George H.W. Bush has been released from a Houston hospital. The 41st president was taken there by ambulance last Tuesday night as a precaution after experiencing shortness of breath.

Alabama man records scene as people jump to safety during an apartment fire

A dramatic rescue, caught on camera! As an Alabama apartment building burned Thursday, Kerry Jackson and others yelled for occupants to jump to safety.

Louisiana hospital not to publicize the first baby of the New Year

On Monday, the Lake Area Medical Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana sent out a release they would no longer publicize the first baby of the New Year.

Health Minute: Unusual resolutions

The New Year is upon us and if your resolutions don't last long, we've got a new way to keep them!

Legal moonshine: Homage to history

(NBC News) New Year's Eve is just around the corner and many Americans plan to celebrate with a drink.

Treasure in the attic

(KCBD) When Andy Green went into the attic of his Lubbock, Texas home to unblock a drier vent he uncovered treasure.