• Europe Nov 30, 2019

    Global Climate Protests Ahead of UN Meeting in Madrid

    Protesters in cities across the world staged rallies Friday demanding leaders take tougher action against climate change, days before the latest global conference, which this year takes place in Madrid. The rallies kicked off in Australia, where people affected by recent devastating wildfires joined young environmentalists protesting against the government’s pro-coal stance. Janet Reynolds said she had come to the...

  • London Nov 30, 2019

    UK Police: Bridge Attacker Had Been Jailed for Terror Crimes

    A man imprisoned six years for terrorism offenses before his release last year stabbed several people in London on Friday, two fatally, before being tackled by members of the public and then fatally shot by officers on London Bridge. Neil Basu, London’s police counterterrorism head, said 28-year-old Usman Khan was attending a program that works to educate prisoners when he...

  • New York Nov 29, 2019

    For the Last 23 Years, Rod Stewart's Been Quietly Building a Model Train City

    Rod Stewart, known for decades as a consummate crooner, rocker, fashion plate and tongue-in-cheek sex symbol, is adding a new element to his image: serious model railroad builder. The former front man of the Faces who has hits dating back to the 1960s has put the finishing touch on a 23-year project that has landed him on the cover of...

  • Donald Trump Nov 26, 2019

    Trump Jabs at Impeachment Probe Before Pardoning Thanksgiving Turkeys

    President Donald Trump popped off a few impeachment jokes as he continued the 30-year-old tradition of pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey. Trump’s latest act of clemency Tuesday benefits Butter, a 47-pound turkey wished a “lot of luck” by the president. Trump also said he was sparing Bread, Butter’s partner, from being served up on a Thanksgiving table near you.

  • Associated Press Nov 27, 2019

    One-Two Punch of Storms Threatens US Thanksgiving Travel

    Heavy snow and wind shut down highways Tuesday in Colorado and Wyoming, closed schools in Nebraska and forced more than 1,000 travelers to sleep overnight in Denver’s airport after hundreds of flights were canceled just as Thanksgiving travel moved into high gear. The storm was heading to South Dakota, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin, while a “bomb cyclone” weather phenomenon...

  • Danielle Abreu Nov 25, 2019

    Stop! Washing Your Thanksgiving Turkey Could Spread Germs

    Go ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green beans. But food say experts say don’t — repeat don’t — wash the turkey before popping it in the oven on Thanksgiving Day. They say that could spread the germs lurking on your turkey in the kitchen sink or nearby food. But it’s been a challenge trying to convince cooks to...

  • NBC News Nov 25, 2019

    Boy Thrown From Mall of America Balcony ‘Now Walking Perfectly'

    The young boy who was nearly killed when he was thrown from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in Minnesota is back in school and “walking perfectly” without a limp, his family says. The boy, who NBC News is identifying by his first name only, Landen, underwent surgery on both arms, a leg, his lungs, his stomach, his...

  • Donald Trump Nov 22, 2019

    Mystery Grows Over Trump Administration Hold on Lebanon Aid

    The Trump administration is withholding more than $100 million in U.S. military assistance to Lebanon that has been approved by Congress and is favored by his national security team, an assertion of executive control of foreign aid that is similar to the delay in support for Ukraine at the center of the impeachment inquiry. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on...

  • Donald Trump Nov 21, 2019

    WATCH: David Hale's Opening Statement From Impeachment Hearing

    David Hale, the undersecretary of state for political affairs, makes his opening statement during an afternoon impeachment hearing on Nov. 20, 2019.

  • Donald Trump Nov 21, 2019

    Cooper Sheds New Light on Ukrainian Assistance Timeline

    Assistant Deputy Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper testified on Wednesday and revealed a new timeline for when Ukrainian officials began to inquire about previously allocated military aid being withheld.

  • Donald Trump Nov 21, 2019

    Ukraine Asked About Aid on Day of Trump Call: Official

    In a blow to GOP defenses of President Donald Trump, a Defense Department official said Wednesday the Ukrainian government asked “what was going on” with U.S. military aid as early as July 25 — the very day that Trump asked Ukraine’s president to investigate Democrats. Testifying in an evening hearing, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper told lawmakers her...

  • president Nov 18, 2019

    T-Mobile CEO John Legere to Step Down Next Year, Mike Sievert Named Replacement

    T-Mobile says Mike Sievert will become CEO in May, following the end of John Legere’s contract. The company said Monday that the move is part of its succession plan.

  • China Nov 18, 2019

    Mica Mined By Child Laborers in Madagascar Ends Up in US Products

    A mineral used in electronics, automotive and even in cosmetics to add sparkle to makeup is being mined in Madagascar by an underground army of child laborers, NBC News reports. Mica is mined by hand in a cluster of sites in Madagascar, an island nation of 25.5 million people located off the southeast coast of Africa. NBC News traveled more...

  • Danielle Abreu Nov 18, 2019

    Ford Unveils Its First All-Electric SUV: ‘Mustang Mach E'

    Ford is unveiling its first all-electric SUV, marking the start of an avalanche of battery-powered vehicles coming from mainstream and luxury automakers during the next two years that industry analysts say will boost electric vehicle sales. The “Mustang Mach E,” which will go 230 miles to more than 300 miles per charge depending on how it’s equipped, was unveiled Sunday...

  • Danielle Abreu Nov 18, 2019

    Ford Hopes to Score Big with Mustang Electric SUV

    Ford Motor Co. is hoping to score big with an electric SUV for daily drivers that sort of looks like a Mustang performance car.

  • Donald Trump Nov 14, 2019

    US Budget Deficit Surges as Federal Spending Hits Record Highs

    The federal government, which ended the 2019 budget year with its largest deficit in seven years, began the new budget year with a deficit in October that was 33.8% bigger than a year ago as spending hit a record. The Treasury Department said Wednesday that the deficit last month totaled $134.5 billion, up from a shortfall in October 2018 of $100.5 billion.

  • Donald Trump Nov 12, 2019

    Pentagon Official: White House Ordered Ukraine Aid Freeze

    Newly released transcripts from Laura Cooper, the only defense official to testify so far, show defense officials questioning Trump’s authority when it came to withholding nearly $400 million in aid to persuade Ukraine to investigate a political rival. Trump’s actions with Ukraine are the focus of public hearings slated to start Wednesday.

  • Danielle Abreu Nov 11, 2019

    Vaping-Related Lung Transplant Performed at Detroit Hospital

    Doctors at a Detroit hospital have performed a double lung transplant on a man whose lungs were damaged from vaping. No other details of the transplant were released Monday by Henry Ford Health System, which has scheduled a news conference Tuesday. The patient has asked his medical team to share photographs and an update to warn others about vaping.

  • NBC News Nov 11, 2019

    'Hero' Teen Who Survived Mexican Highway Ambush Speaks Out

    A teenager who survived a brutal ambush that killed nine people in Mexico last week and walked 14 miles to get help for his siblings says his mother desperately tried to protect her kids before she was fatally shot, NBC News reports. Devin Langford, 13, was in the car with his family in the Mexican border state of Sonora on...

  • Donald Trump Nov 9, 2019

    Bannon Says Stone Was Trump Campaign Link to WikiLeaks

    Donald Trump’s campaign viewed Roger Stone as an “access point” to WikiLeaks and tried to use him to get advanced word about hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton, a former top presidential adviser testified Friday. In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a federal court that Stone, on trial for lying to Congress and witness tampering, had boasted...

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