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  • NBC Nov 21, 2019

    Journalists Sue Trump Administration Over Border Surveillance Program

    Five American journalists subject to controversial surveillance tactics at the border are now suing the Trump administration for allegedly violating their constitutionally-protected rights.

  • Donald Trump Nov 3, 2019

    Mueller Documents: Manafort Pushed Ukraine Hack Theory

    During the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pushed the idea that Ukraine, not Russia, was behind the hack of the Democratic National Committee servers, Manafort’s deputy told investigators during the special counsel’s Russia probe. The unsubstantiated theory, advanced by President Donald Trump even after he took office, would later help trigger the impeachment inquiry now consuming the...

  • Facebook Oct 25, 2019

    Facebook Launches a News Section – And Will Pay Publishers

    Over the course of its 15 year history, Facebook has variously ignored news organizations while eating their advertising revenue, courted them for video projects it subsequently abandoned, and then largely cut their stories out of its newsfeeds . Now it plans to pay them for news headlines — reportedly millions of dollars in some cases. Enter the “News Tab,” a...

  • ATTORNEY Oct 24, 2019

    Why Do Celebrities Keep Getting Sued for Their Instagram Posts?

    Jennifer Lopez, Gigi Hadid, Justin Bieber and other stars are being saddled with six-figure lawsuits for sharing photos…of themselves.

  • Facebook Oct 4, 2019

    US Authorities Seek Access to Facebook Encrypted Messaging

    U.S. Attorney General William Barr and other U.S., U.K. and Australian officials are pressing Facebook to give authorities a way to read encrypted messages sent by ordinary users, re-igniting tensions between tech companies and law enforcement. Facebook’s WhatsApp already uses so-called end-to-end encryption, which locks up messages so that even Facebook can’t read their contents. Facebook plans to extend that...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Sep 26, 2019

    Recrudecen Ley Que Prohibe Textear Mientras Conduce

    Spice Girls superfan Emma Stone answers a series of random questions from Buzzfeed’s “Which Spice Girls Are You?” quiz to see if she’s at all like her favorite member, Baby Spice.

  • NBC NEWS Aug 23, 2019

    Justice Department Says It Mistakenly Emailed Link to White Nationalist Website

    The Justice Department on Thursday said an email sent to immigration court employees this week should not have included a link to a white nationalist website. The email, which included links to daily stories involving immigration news, included a link to a blog post on VDare, a white nationalist site, Buzzfeed News reported. Read More

  • United States Jun 13, 2019

    Same-Sex Couple Featured on ‘My Little Pony' For First Time

    Coinciding with Pride Month, the Discovery Family cartoon series “My Little Pony” has introduced a same-sex couple on the show for the first time.

  • NBC NEWS May 17, 2019

    Tony Robbins Accused of Sexual Misconduct, Berating Abuse Victims

    Self-help guru Tony Robbins has been accused of making inappropriate sexual advances on fans and staff and berating abuse victims in an investigation by BuzzFeed News on Friday. BuzzFeed said its report stemmed from an investigation that was based on leaked recordings, internal documents related to Robbins’ work and a series of interviews with fans and insiders. The allegations include...

  • Facebook May 9, 2019

    Parents Can't Delete What Kids Tell Amazon Voice Assistant

    Amazon met with skepticism from some privacy advocates and members of Congress last year when it introduced its first kid-oriented voice assistant , along with brightly colored models of its Echo Dot speaker designed for children. Now those advocates say the kids’ version of Amazon’s Alexa won’t forget what children tell it, even after parents try to delete the conversations....

  • JUDGE Mar 12, 2019

    Judge's Order Could Shed Light on Death of Russian in DC

    On a foggy November morning in 2015, a heavily intoxicated man showed up before dawn at the Dupont Circle Hotel, forked over $1,200 cash for a ninth-floor penthouse suite and kept drinking. His bender continued all day. By the next morning, he was dead. Authorities concluded that he died of blunt force trauma, the result of repeatedly falling in his...

  • director Feb 20, 2019

    Moulton ‘Thinking About' 2020 White House Run

    Seth Moulton is weighing a 2020 run for president. Matt Corridoni, Moulton’s communications director, confirmed to NBC10 Boston that the two-term Massachusetts Democrat “is thinking about” joining the race to be his party’s presidential nominee. A rising political star who recently saw a backlash for criticizing U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi assuming the role of House Speaker and may face primary...

  • food Feb 17, 2019

    Girls Brave Night-Freeze in First Camping Trip as Boy Scouts

    After more than 100 years of children being separated by gender in scouting organizations, girls have begun work in the first Boy Scouts of America troops for young women. Thirteen-year-old Lillian Kircher has one word for how she feels: “Finally.”

  • inc. Feb 14, 2019

    DJ Kool, Scarface Appear at DC Hip-Hop Museum

    A few hip-hop legends were recently on hand at D.C.’s pop-up hip-hop museum in Southwest D.C. Here’s a look inside. 

  • Reporter Feb 7, 2019

    Ex-NYT Editor Jill Abramson Acknowledges Sourcing Errors in Book

    The former executive editor of The New York Times acknowledged Thursday that her new book, “Merchants of Truth,” contains some sourcing errors and said she would correct them. In an email Thursday to The Associated Press, Jill Abramson wrote that some page numbers in sourcing notes needed to be fixed and some sources “should have been cited as quotations in...

  • Donald Trump Jan 19, 2019

    Mueller Disputes Buzzfeed Report on Cohen's Testimony to Special Counsel

    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office issued a rare public statement Friday night that disputes a BuzzFeed News report that President Donald Trump had directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, NBC News reported. BuzzFeed News on Thursday evening reported that Cohen told special counsel Robert Mueller the president personally instructed him to lie to Congressional investigators in order to minimize...

  • Donald Trump Dec 21, 2018

    As Advisers Leave, Trump's Guardrails Come Off: Analysis

    Last year, during one particularly frenetic stretch in Donald Trump’s presidency, a top Republican senator said there were three men guarding the country from chaos: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, White House chief of staff John Kelly and then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Within weeks, not one will be left in the administration. Mattis will be the last to go, and...

  • Donald Trump Dec 21, 2018

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Resigns Over Differences With Trump on Alliances, International Order

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will step down at the end of February, according to a resignation letter he hand-delivered to President Donald Trump Thursday, a day after Trump overruled his advice against pulling troops out of Syria. Mattis, perhaps the most respected foreign policy official in Trump’s administration, will leave by the end of February after two tumultuous years struggling...

  • Iraq Dec 21, 2018

    Read Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' Resignation Letter

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is resigning from the Trump administration at the end of February so President Donald Trump can have someone in the role with views on defense that are closey aligned with his own. Mattis told Trump he has “the right to have a Secretary of Defense whose views are better aligned with yours” on subjects like how...

  • NEW YORK Dec 1, 2018

    'I Love a Good Sock': A Look Back at George HW Bush's Famous Footwear Collection

    While former President George H.W. Bush was known for his political and foreign policy achievements, many will also remember him for his flashy footwear. Bush, who died at the age of 94 on Friday, had a well documented love of socks. His fancy for colorful ankle-wear popularized the hashtag #sockswag after former President Bill Clinton used it in a 2013...

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