Shifa Gardi, a journalist and anchor at the Kurdish outlet Rudaw, was recalled as daring and committed.
A Syrian cinematographer who worked on an Oscar-nominated documentary will not attend Sunday's awards ceremony as planned, amid uncertainty over
President Donald Trump's job approval rating stands at just 44 percent, a record low for a newly inaugurated commander-in-chief, according to a new poll from NBC News and the Wall Street Journal. Asked about early challenges in the first month of Trump's presidency, 52 percent called the issues 'real problems' that are specific to his administration, while 43 percent of Americans attributed them to typical 'growing pains' for any new president. Find out more on Sunday's 'Meet the Press' and NBCNews.com.
A driver hit other vehicles and then veered into an Endymion parade crowd, police said.
A woman and her dog spent eight hours trapped in her car amid rushing water and darkness after crashing down an embankment and into a creek.