• United States August 26, 2019 1:26 am

    Paris Celebrates Its Liberation From Nazis, 75 Years on

    Paris celebrated the American soldiers, French Resistance fighters and others who liberated the City of Light from Nazi occupation exactly 75 years ago on Sunday, unleashing an eruption of kissing, dancing, tears and gratitude. Firefighters unfurled a huge French flag from the Eiffel Tower, recreating the moment when a French tricolor stitched together from sheets was hoisted atop the monument...

  • NBC June 8, 2019 10:33 pm

    2019 Belmont Stakes: How to Watch Live Wherever You Are

    The 151st running of the Belmont Stakes, the final leg of the Triple Crown of horse racing, is Saturday, June 8, and you can watch the action live on NBC. NBC’s coverage on Saturday begins at 4 p.m. ET, and you can watch it all live at home or on the go via NBC Live.

  • Donald Trump June 6, 2019 9:15 pm

    D-Day at 75: Nations Honor Aging Veterans, Fallen Comrades

    Standing on the windswept beaches and bluffs of Normandy, a dwindling number of aging veterans of history’s greatest air and sea invasion received the thanks and praise of a world transformed by their sacrifice. The mission now, they said, was to honor the dead and keep their memory alive, 75 years after the D-Day operation that portended the end of...

  • Virginia May 20, 2019 2:18 am

    Grief Lingers in Virginia Town That Paid High Price on D-Day

    The 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy has a powerful significance for a small Virginia town.

  • NBC May 4, 2019 4:16 pm

    2019 Kentucky Derby: How to Watch Live Wherever You Are

    The 145th running of the Kentucky Derby kicks off this year’s Triple Crown of horse racing Saturday, May 4, on NBC. NBC’s coverage on Saturday begins at 2:30 p.m. ET and the race is set to start around 6:50 p.m. ET. You can watch it all live at home or on the go via NBC Live.

  • KENTUCKY DERBY May 3, 2019 5:42 pm

    Analysis: Many Options, But Maximum Security Is Derby Pick

    Even after the scratching of Omaha Beach, there is an absolute truth about this year’s Kentucky Derby. It is a fantastic betting race. Victory will not come easily on Saturday at Churchill Downs, but those who wind up cashing tickets will likely be stuffing large wads of cash into their pockets. There’s a simple reason for that: There are many...

  • KENTUCKY DERBY May 2, 2019 12:33 am

    Baffert Takes Aim at Record-Tying 6th Kentucky Derby Win

    The pain of seeing Cavonnier get beat by a nose in his first Kentucky Derby nearly kept trainer Bob Baffert from returning to Churchill Downs. He figured he would never again have a horse good enough to win on the first Saturday in May.

  • Daniel Macht April 30, 2019 5:55 pm

    Omaha Beach Is 4-1 Early Favorite for Kentucky Derby

    Omaha Beach is the 4-1 early favorite for the Kentucky Derby after drawing the No. 12 post position on Tuesday. Bob Baffert-trained Game Winner is the 5-1 second choice from the No. 16 post in the 20-horse field for Saturday’s first leg of the Triple Crown. Game Winner will start inside stablemate Roadster, the 6-1 co-third choice with Improbable, another...

  • United States June 19, 2018 3:33 pm

    Twin Brothers Reunited 74 Years After WWII Death at Normandy

    For decades, he was known only as Unknown X-9352 at a World War II American cemetery in Belgium where he was interred. On Tuesday, the soldier would have his identity recovered — and be reunited with his twin brother in Normandy, where the two Navy men died together when their ship shattered on an underwater mine while trying to reach...

  • United States June 6, 2018 2:24 pm

    74 Years After Allied D-Day Landings, Veterans and Families Honor the Fallen

    Families of fallen soldiers and dwindling numbers of veterans of the D-Day invasion gathered on the Normandy shore Wednesday to mark 74 years since the massive military operation that helped change the course of World War II. Powerful gusts of wind blew through a heavy mist as relatives and others paid respects at the American military cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, above...

  • Maryland June 6, 2015 12:48 pm

    Veterans, Visitors Return to Normandy to Mark D-Day Anniversary

    Allied veterans and families of their fallen comrades gathered Saturday at the U.S. cemetery overlooking Omaha Beach to mark the 71st anniversary of the D-Day invasion that helped defeat the Nazis in World War II.

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