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Baby ducks rescued from storm drain with duct tape

When a group of baby ducks became separated from their mother after falling into a storm train, some Boise residents — and their duct tape — went to work reuniting the family. Watch the video, which first aired on KTVB on July 5, 2011, below:…

WATCH LIVE: Obama holds his Twitter townhall

Watch live as President Obama holds his “Twitter townhall,” answering questions submitted by Twitter users tagged #askObama, courtesy of MSNBC: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

Mexican prisoner found in suitcase during escape attempt

Edwin Valdemar Artiaga Perez was returned to prison after authorities stymied an escape attempt he engineered with his pregnant 19-year-old common law wife, Maria del Mar Arjona. Arjona had been allowed a conjugal visit with her husband, who is serving 20 years on weapons charges, when prison guards noticed her…

WATCH LIVE: President Obama addresses deficit reduction at the White House

Watch live as President Obama addresses the White House press corps about the deficit reduction, courtesy of MSNBC: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

WATCH LIVE: President Obama holds a press conference on the debt ceiling

Watch live video below, courtesy of MSNBC, of Obama’s press conference to address the debt ceiling negotiations: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

Shepherding chihuahua proves size doesn’t matter

Nancy the chihuahua might not be the biggest dog on the farm, but that doesn’t stop her. She learned to herd sheep from a friendly border collie, and now keeps those sheep in line all by herself. Watch the video, which first aired on the BBC on June 29, 2011,…

Protests build in Greece as Parliament passes austerity measures

Protests grew in Greece today as the Parliament passed austerity measures designed to gain access to emergency loans from abroad. Greece, which has been facing a massive fiscal crisis for months, has been asked to reign in corruption, tax cheats and benefits for ordinary Greeks in order to qualify for…

Colbert: Wal-Mart decision makes some companies ‘Too Big To Nail’

Stephen Colbert slammed the Supreme Court’s decision last week dismissing the class action suit against Wal-Mart for discrimination against women, pointing out that their defense against systemic discrimination was one line in an employee handbook decrying it. He also noted that an employee could still sue the multibillion dollar corporation…

South Africa’s ‘Worm from hell’ may mean there is life on other planets

For the first time, scientists discovered multi-cellular life more than one mile underground in a gold mine in South Africa. That life, a nematode, has been nicknamed “the worm from hell” because of its depth and the hot conditions under which it lives. Scientists speculate that, on a planet like…

WATCH LIVE: Michele Bachmann enters the 2012 presidential race

Watch below as Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) officially enters the 2012 Presidential race in Waterloo, Iowa, courtesy of MSNBC: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

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