National & International Newsin partnership with NBCNews.com
The day’s top national and international news
3 hours ago

Homecoming Queen's Final Words to Dad: "The Car's Tipping"

One of the 23 people who died in flooding and tornadoes in Oklahoma and Texas since the start of the Memorial Day weekend was a homecoming queen who drowned when her car was swept off a road. Her father, Tomas Ramirez, recounted to NBC News his last conversation with his daughter Alyssa as she returned from her prom at 2:45 a.m. Sunday, southwest of San Antonio. "She wakes me up and I say, 'Honey what's going on?' and she says, 'Dad, what do I do? My car has been in the water. What do I do?'" he said. "Back the car up," Ramirez responded. "She says, 'I can't, Dad. The car's tipping.'" Rescue workers who found his daughter's body later told him that Alyssa had a smile on her face, he said. "It was a horrible conversation. But at the same time I got to treasure it because at least I had that conversation with her," Ramirez told NBC News. Read »
42 minutes ago

Putin: FIFA Case Is Latest Example of U.S. Meddling

25 minutes ago

Ex-NY Gov. Pataki Confirms Presidential Bid

2 hours ago

Baltimore Officers Want Freddie Gray Case Moved

3 hours ago

Death Toll Rises as More Texas Flood Victims ID'd

21 minutes ago

Pentagon Mistakenly Ships Live Anthrax Samples

12 minutes ago

SoCal Beaches Closed After Oily Globs Wash Ashore

3 hours ago

FIFA Sponsors Concerned Over Corruption Scandal

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 8:00 PM
2 hours ago

WATCH: Wheelie-Popping Bikers, Some on ATVs, Take Over Boston Tunnel

46 minutes ago

Auto Mechanic Shot Dead as Car Owner Sits in Vehicle: Police

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 9:46 PM

Lightning Strike Leaves Scar Down Man's Chest

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 7:25 PM

El Niño Could Bring Rain, Mudslides to Drought-Stricken California

48 minutes ago

Food Critic Josh Ozersky Drowned in Shower During Seizure: ME

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 5:24 PM

Nebraska Abolishes Death Penalty With Veto Override