Girl, 10, with alopecia makes bows, caps for cancer patients

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Hannah Grubbs says strangers often mistake her for a cancer patient because she’s bald. So, she wanted to do something to help actual cancer sufferers.  

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Jimmy Fallon to Brian Williams: ‘The Tonight Show’ belongs in NYC

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Jimmy Fallon made his debut as host of “The Tonight Show” Monday but first he sat down as a guest — of the Nightly News with Brian Williams.

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Holocaust survivor meets her liberator, seven decades later

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After 72 years, Marsha Kreuzman finally met Joe Barbella, one of the soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 11th Armored Division who helped liberate her from one of Hitler’s concentration camps

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Technology may script an end to the art of cursive writing

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As a new school year begins, many children will be returning to classrooms filled with brand new computers, tablets and other tools essential to prep students for life in a plugged-in world. But as schools go high-tech, the move may spell the end for cursive writing. 

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EXCLUSIVE: Susan Rice tells Brian Williams: ‘No expectation’ to lose vote in Congress

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National Security Advisor Susan Rice told NBC News on Tuesday the Obama administration has “no expectation of losing the vote in Congress” on whether to authorize U.S. military action against Syria.

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One week after undergoing successful knee replacement surgery, NBC News’ Brian Williams is recovering well. He passed along this photo taken by his wife just five days after the surgery. He tells us he can’t go anywhere without the cane — but the Jersey Shore ocean air and his daily physical therapy sessions are working wonders. We hope to see him back at NBC Nightly News soon.

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Paypal accidentally credits man $92 quadrillion

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A Pennsylvania man was – briefly – the richest man in the world after discovering an erroneous transfer of funds in his Paypal account.

NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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4-year-old mayor running for re-election

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Meet Bobby Tufts, the 4-year-old mayor of Dorset, Minn. NBC’s Kevin Tibbles reports.

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Rare film clip shows FDR being pushed in his wheelchair

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A professor doing research stumbled onto the footage of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in a situation the White House took great pains never to show the public.

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Boston bombing survivor describes standing next to Tamerlan Tsarnaev

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Jeff Bauman’s life changed forever the moment the bombs went off at the Boston marathon. His life-threatening injuries became a symbol of struggle and resilience after the bombings, as did the photo of Carlos Arredondo pushing the critically injured Bauman in a wheelchair moments after the explosions. Bauman spoke exclusively with NBC’s Brian Williams about realizing he stood “right next” to one of the bombers.

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‘It’s saving his life’: Some parents embrace medical marijuana for kids

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Eighteen states, plus Washington, D.C., allow use of medical marijuana. A number of them provide prescriptions to children, with parental supervision, to treat a host of ills, ranging from autism to cancer to seizures.

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A salute to the class of 2013 

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It’s one of our favorite yearly traditions here at NBC Nightly News: our salute to this year’s college graduating class.

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