On April 30, 1997, ABC aired the "coming out" episode of DeGeneres' situational comedy, "Ellen." The episode, code-named "The Puppy Episode," saw the title character Ellen Morgan acknowledge for the first time that she is lesbian.
On April 30 1997 ABC aired the coming out episode of DeGeneres

It's been 20 years since Ellen came out on TV

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Two of Marina Krim's children were stabbed to death in October 2012 inside their Upper West Side apartment, allegedly by their nanny.

In an inspiring new essay, Krim opens up about the grief she felt in the days following the loss of her 6-year-old daughter, Lulu, and 20-month-old son, Leo.
Two of Marina Krims children were stabbed to death in October 2012

Couple who lost kids in nanny attack open up on healing

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WATCH: This artificial womb kept a lamb fetus alive for four weeks. [ Nbcnews.to Link ]
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This may come as a surprise in light of recent events, but the nation's airlines did a better job of making customers happy this past year, according to a new study. [ Nbcnews.to Link ]
This may come as a surprise in light of recent events but

Guess which big airline scored lowest in the satisfaction survey

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Debates about the appropriateness of honoring Confederate legends with memorials, eponymous roads, streets and buildings are taking place nationwide. [ Nbcnews.to Link ]
Debates about the appropriateness of honoring Confederate legends with memorials

Is removing Confederate monuments like erasing history?

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WATCH: Meet the Man Who Provides Prop Money For Hollywood's Blockbuster Films

Rich "RJ" Rappenport is known as the "King of Cash" in Hollywood. He's provided prop money for films like "The Wolf of Wall Street" and "Triple 9" — all out of an Atlanta warehouse.
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Talking Home Assistants Can Do Nearly Everything You Ask but is the Technology Good for Kids?

According to studies on artificial intelligence conducted at the University of Washington, children often develop feeling towards automated machines, like Amazon’s voice-activated digital assistant Alexa.
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Pres. Trump After 100 Days: Bold Promises, Few Legislative Achievements

The president traveled to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Saturday to address supporters on his 100th day in office. Back in Washington, the president has been unable to complete many of the bold promises he made on the campaign.
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WATCH: The L.A. Riots 25 Years Later

The riots were a reaction to the brutal tactics of the LAPD at the time when four officers were acquitted for the beating of Rodney King caught on camera. Today, 25 years later, many of the neighborhoods that were at the center of the rioting are still struggling.
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"I thought it would be easier."

President Trump says he is used to being a celebrity, but his new job is "more work" than he expected.

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For three years, Florida paint shop owner Juan Carlos Enriquez waged a fierce legal battle to get the real-estate mogul to make good on an unpaid bill.

And then in November, he voted for the guy.
For three years Florida paint shop owner Juan Carlos Enriquez waged a

Meet the Florida paint shop owner who took on Pres. Trump — and won

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Miserable festival-goers, some of whom shelled out as much as $250,000 for premium tickets, tweeted images of shoddy sleeping tents, paltry security and boxed meals that won't earn any Michelin stars. It appeared there were no bikini-clad models cavorting on the sand.
Miserable festivalgoers some of whom shelled out as much as 250000 for

This ritzy music festival descended into "chaos"

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We've had 100 days of President Trump, but that also means we've had 100 days ripe with late night comedy material… [ Msnbc.com Link ]
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NBC News recently went to Luzerne County to speak to voters who helped deliver this county and this crucial swing state to Trump to hear about how they think he is doing after 100 days on the job. Do the economically struggling county's voters, largely concerned with jobs, think the fledgling president is on track to deliver on his campaign promises?
NBC News recently went to Luzerne County to speak to voters who

How voters in a formerly blue county that went for Trump feel now

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> Day 1: Attending the inauguration
> Day 13: Plotting her next move in New York City
> Day 20: Sticking up for Sen. Elizabeth Warren
Day 1 Attending the inauguration Day 13 Plotting her next move

Out of the woods: How Hillary Clinton spent the last 100 days

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With another decade or more in the ring ahead of him, if he can continue to attract sponsorship and earn the kind of money he'll make this weekend, his career earnings could enter into the billions.

"I believe that Anthony Joshua will be the first billionaire fighter," former world title fighter Scott Welch told The Daily Telegraph.
With another decade or more in the ring ahead of him if

Meet the heavyweight champ who could be boxing's first billionaire

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WATCH: Now that's community policing - this San Antonio police officer responded to a noise complaint by not only talking to the kids who were assembled but showing them his salsa moves. He's become a viral sensation, and he bonded so much with the kids that they're dancing at his upcoming wedding.

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Rich "RJ" Rappenport is known as the "King of Cash" in Atlanta. He's provided prop money for films like "The Wolf of Wall Street" and "Triple 9."

Watch his story tonight on NBC Nightly News.
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INSULIN BLACK MARKET: As insulin costs skyrocket, some families are forced to turn to the black market: "I can't not let my daughter have her medicine..." -- [ Nbcnews.to Link ]
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If he wins the runoff on May 7, the 39-year-old centrist would also be the youngest ever president of France. He has never held public office.

But Macron is not an outsider in the mold of President Donald Trump.
If he wins the runoff on May 7 the 39yearold centrist would

Emmanuel Macron: The 'knight' whose job it is to slay France's far-right party

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