• CONGRESS Dec 11, 2017

    Some Glitches Seen in Deadline Week for ‘Obamacare' Sign-Ups

    Consumer advocates reported some glitches Monday in the final days for “Obamacare” sign-ups, although the Trump administration largely seemed to be keeping its promise of a smooth enrollment experience. In Illinois, some consumers who successfully completed an application for financial assistance through HealthCare.gov got a message saying they would likely be eligible to buy a health plan, “but none are...

  • ATTORNEY Dec 8, 2017

    Ex-Police Officer Acquitted in Fatal Arizona Hotel Shooting of Unarmed Man Who Begged for His Life

    A former Arizona police officer was acquitted Thursday of a murder charge in the 2016 fatal shooting of an unarmed man outside his hotel room as officers were responding to a call that someone there was pointing a gun out a window. The verdict cleared Philip Mitchell Brailsford, 27, of criminal liability in the 2016 death of Daniel Shaver of...

  • NBC Jan 3, 2018

    7 Fun Facts About the Golden Globes

    The very best from film and television will be honored at the 75th Golden Globes Award on Jan. 7th. Here are some fun Golden Globe facts:

  • PRESIDENT Nov 29, 2017

    ‘The Billboard Music Awards' Finds New Home at NBC in Multi-Year Deal

    ABC’s loss is NBC’s gain. NBC will broadcast “The Billboard Music Awards” in 2018 in a multi-year deal with Dick Clark Productions, the network announced Tuesday. has found a new home at NBC to broadcast the music focused award show in a multi-year deal with Dick Clark Production starting in 2018, the network announced Tuesday.

  • China Nov 22, 2017

    Plus-Sized Model Ashley Graham Slams Victoria's Secret Show for Lack of Body Diversity

    Victoria Secret is facing backlash for their lack of body diversity at its annual end of year fashion show. Plus-sized model, Ashley Graham, took to instagram posting a doctored photo of her wearing the iconic angel wings with the tongue-in-cheek caption, “Got my wings!”

  • United States Nov 15, 2017

    Linkin Park Dedicating New Live Album to Chester Bennigton

    Linkin Park is releasing a new live album that the band is dedicating to late member Chester Bennington. The group says their last live shows before Bennington died in July were “extraordinary.” The “One More Light Live” album will be released on Dec. 15.

  • Donald Trump Nov 15, 2017

    Pharrell Williams Sounds Warning About Climate Change

    Pharrell Williams is using music to sound the warning about climate change. The Grammy-winning musician appeared in Shanghai this week to debut a song titled “100 Years,” which he described as “a postcard, a sarcastic one, to the people who should be ashamed to call themselves scientists and politicians.” The song addresses those who deny climate change. “I thought, ‘Let...

  • AMERICA Nov 15, 2017

    Terry Crews Compares Alleged Sex Assault to Being POW

    Terry Crews names his alleged attacker and compares being sexually assaulted to being a prisoner of war in an appearance Wednesday on “Good Morning America.” Crews tells host Michael Strahan that he “never felt more emasculated” than when a powerful Hollywood agent groped him at a party last year and that the sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein triggered an...

  • Donald Trump Nov 15, 2017

    Secretary Mnuchin, Treasurer Carranza Signatures Now on $1 Bill

    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza are now on the money, literally. The two officials took a tour of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing on Wednesday to see firsthand the production of new $1 bills, the first currency that will bear their signatures. Mnuchin’s signature is decidedly more legible than that of his predecessor Jacob Lew....

  • CONGRESS Nov 15, 2017

    ‘Obamacare' Sign-Ups About 45 Percent Ahead of Last Year's Pace

    Sign-ups for Affordable Care Act health plans are running more than 45 percent ahead of last year’s pace, according to government data released Wednesday. The numbers from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services come as Republican senators are pushing to pay for tax cuts by repealing the “Obamacare” requirement to carry coverage. The new figures show that nearly 1.5...

  • NBC Nov 15, 2017

    Researcher in Va. ‘Half Car Seat, Half Man' Video Revealed

    The identity of the “half car seat, half man” who sped away from NBC Washington transportation reporter Adam Tuss in August has finally been revealed, after Tuss caught up with the man whose car seat disguise went viral.

  • PRESIDENT Nov 15, 2017

    Former VP Joe Biden Has Seen the Memes and Picks His Favorites

    Former President Barack Obama and his vice president, Joe Biden, will not only be immortalized in the history books, but on the internet, as memes. Memes depicting the close relationship between Biden and Obama have been shared all over social media. He confirms that he’s seen them and said that many of them reflect his relationship with the former...

  • United States Nov 12, 2017

    Double-Amputee Retired Marine Finishes 31 Marathons in 31 Days on National Mall

    Rob Jones lost both of his legs after an explosion in Afghanistan, but that hasn’t stopped him from running. On Friday, he ran his 30th marathon in 30 days.

  • PRESIDENT Nov 9, 2017

    Air Force: Racial Slurs Written by Cadet Candidate Who Was Targeted

    Racial slurs posted outside the dorm rooms of five black students at the Air Force Academy were written by one of those students, the school said Tuesday, adding Wednesday that it would not discuss what led the student to allegedly stage the hate crime. The announcement was a jarring turn in an episode that prompted the academy’s superintendent to warn...

  • director Nov 8, 2017

    After Bright Career, Donald Sutherland Finally Nabs an Oscar

    For every era of film in the last half-century, there’s a memorable Donald Sutherland role. Whether it’s his breakthrough performance in “The Dirty Dozen,” his portrayal of demented arsonist in “Backdraft” or playing a ruthless president in “The Hunger Games” films, Sutherland’s career spans roughly 140 films in every genre, his performances tinged with wit, charm, and often a hint...

  • cellular telephone Nov 8, 2017

    Woman Charged With Deadly Poisonings Had Warned Against Being Forced to Marry

    Aasia Bibi had warned her parents time and again that if they forced her to marry her cousin, a man she disliked, she would be capable of going to any length to exit the union. She was already in a relationship, she said, and should be allowed to marry the man of her choice. Now, investigators in this tiny, remote...

  • JUDGE Nov 1, 2017

    Pakistani Bride Kills 17 in Botched Plot to Kill Husband

    Pakistani police arrested a newly married woman on murder charges after she allegedly poisoned her husband’s milk and it inadvertently killed 17 other people in a remote village, a senior police officer said Wednesday. District police chief Sohail Habib Tajak said a judge allowed police to question the woman, 21-year-old Aasia Bibi, for two weeks to determine whether it was...

  • Instagram Oct 30, 2017

    Selena Gomez and Francia Raísa Open Up About Kidney Transplant in NBC News Exclusive

    In 2008, 25-year old singer and actress Selena Gomez had a hit song called “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know,” but one thing she knows for certain is that her close friend saved her life, she told “Today’s” Savannah Guthrie. In September, the pop-star took posted a photo on Instagram revealing that she had gotten a kidney transplant over the...

  • OFFICER Oct 25, 2017

    Utah Man Hiding From Police Calls for Help After Getting Stuck in Church

    Authorities say a Utah man who was hiding from police and fled arrest had to call 911 to be rescued after getting stuck in his hiding spot. Salt Lake City police say 46-year-old Shane Paul Owen called dispatchers for help on Tuesday, more than six hours after he accidentally locked himself in a church’s boiler room.

  • georgia Oct 20, 2017

    ‘You Are My Slave': School Ends Civil War Dress-Up Activity

    School officials say there will be no more Civil War-related student dress-up activities at a Georgia elementary school after its “Civil War Day” sparked conflict among students, parents and others. Big Shanty Elementary School last month invited fifth-graders to dress up as characters from the war.

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