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NBC Spotlights American Yazidis' Anguish for Iraqi Kin Persecuted By ISIS; ABC, CBS Yawn

NBC Nightly News was the sole Big Three evening newscast on Friday to cover ISIS's ongoing rampage against non-Muslims in northern Iraq. Chris Jansing filed a full report on the heartbreak for a ...
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Only NBC Nightly News Highlights Obama’s Failure to Notify Congress Prior to Releasing Prisoners from Gitmo

The United States negotiated the release of five Afghan prisoners at Guantanamo Bay in exchange for the Taliban freeing an American sergeant from captivity, yet President Obama may have violated ...
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NBC Sees Controversy in Louisiana Abortion Bill With 'Broad Bipartisan Support'

At the top of Saturday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Lester Holt proclaimed: "Abortion battleground. The newest state to impose tougher requirements on doctors who perform the procedure. Protecting ...
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NBC Freaks Out Over New Climate Change Report: ‘Threat To Lady Liberty Herself’

NBC Nightly News is at it again, trying to scare its audience about the impending dangers of climate change. Tuesday's Nightly News hyped how there’s “a new warning about some iconic ...
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NBC Continues to Fear Monger on Climate Change: ‘A Sobering Forecast’

Once again, NBC was out to scare its viewers about the threat of man-made climate change. Appearing on the Sunday, May 4 NBC Nightly News, Ann Curry narrated a 2 minute 30 second piece that ...
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CBS Evening News Finally Notices Benghazi Emails; Discloses Exec.'s Family Tie to White House

On Friday, CBS Evening News caught up with its Big Three competitors and reported on the latest developments on the controversy surrounding the September 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. facility ...
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NBC, ABC Gush Over Michelle Obama’s 50th Birthday: ‘Hottest Party In Town’

First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated her 50th birthday on Saturday night, and NBC and ABC couldn’t hold back their excitement during their Sunday morning broadcasts. The two networks both offered ...
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NBC: 'Escalating Battle' Between White House and Press Corps Over Obama's 'Pure Propaganda'

Getting a glimpse of the kind of real reporting that can occur on NBC Nightly News when Brian Williams isn't in the anchor chair, on Sunday's edition of the program, weekend anchor Lester Holt ...
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NBC: Obama's Handshake With Castro 'A True Mandela Moment'

After Brian Williams touted President Obama's handshake with Cuban dictator Raul Castro as "one of the better moments" at Tuesday's memorial service for Nelson Mandela, correspondent Lester Holt ...
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NBC Host to RNC Chair: Shouldn't GOP Be 'More Timid' Criticizing ObamaCare?

In the midst of the unmitigated disaster that has been the roll out of ObamaCare, on Saturday's NBC Today, co-host Lester Holt had the audacity to suggest to Republican National Committee ...
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