• By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    POLL: FEAR OF NORTH KOREA IS ON THE RISE

    A majority of Americans - regardless of their partisanship - view North Korea as the most immediate threat to the United States, according...

  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    A LEGACY OF ELITISM: THE COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PROCESS IS HOPELESSLY RIGGED

    Elite universities offer several excuses for legacy preferences. None hold up.

  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    WHY OCTOBER IS THE MONTH TO BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY TRAVEL

    It's time to think about holiday travel...and here's a surprising tip.

    Travel
  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    RUSSIA PROBE: FACEBOOK LAWYER'S TO FACE CONGRESS

    Google and Twitter executives are also expected to testify before the House and Senate intelligence committees on Nov. 1.

    Congress
  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    SCIENTISTS MAKE IT RAIN DIAMONDS LIKE IT'S NEPTUNE

    Scientists recently discovered new evidence for diamonds on Neptune and Uranus. But this isn't the first time diamonds have been traced...

  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    WHY THESE INMATES HAVE THE KEYS TO THEIR OWN PRISONS

    In Finland, inmates at Open Prisons go outside to work, study and have therapy horses. They have keys to their rooms and their own...

  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    UNIVERSITY, FLORIDA CITY BRACE FOR SPEECH BY WHITE NATIONALIST SPENCER

    Around 500 law enforcement officers will be on hand when controversial white nationalist figure Richard Spencer speaks Thursday at...

  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    87-YEAR-OLD JEWEL THIEF DORIS PAYNE AVOIDS JAIL TIME

    "Don't come back, Ms. Payne," the judge told the veteran bling bandit after yet another court appearance in Georgia this week.

  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    REMEMBER 'DRILL, BABY, DRILL'? IT'S BACK, BURIED IN A BUDGET BILL

    Tucked into the budget that Congress is likely to pass this week is a provision to open the door to drilling in Alaska's Arctic National...

    Congress
  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    A SILENT EPIDEMIC OF CANCER IS SPREADING AMONG MEN

    Almost everyone gets this virus and oral sex spreads it.

  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    KEEP DRINKING THE WINE - IT'S HOW YOU'LL SAVE SONOMA

    California's $110 billion wine industry attracts 23.6 million tourists a year - but locals now worry those tourists will take their...

    Industry
  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    OLYMPIC GYMNAST MCKAYLA MARONEY SAYS DOCTOR MOLESTED HER

    Olympic gymnast and gold medalist McKayla Maroney says the sexual abuse by Dr. Larry Nassar started when she was 13 and continued until...

    Olympics, Sport, Gymnastics
  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    IN THE HEART OF AMERICA, K-POP THRIVES

    Kpop Dallas, a Korean pop music fan group in Texas, has grown to number in the thousands and helps organize concerts, festivals, and...

  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    SPOTLIGHT FALLS ON BOB WEINSTEIN, THE 'QUIET BROTHER'

    Hollywood producer Bob Weinstein has emerged as a vehement critic of his embattled brother - even as he also faces an allegation of...

  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    PENTAGON SENDS TEAM TO NIGER TO FIND OUT WHAT HAPPENED

    Defense officials are careful not to call the inquiry an investigation, but admit they simply don't know what happened Oct. 4 when...

    U.S.
  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    IN DNC SHAKEUP, PEREZ OUSTS LONGTIME PARTY OFFICIALS

    Several long-serving DNC members who opposed Tom Perez' election as chair were removed from key posts on the eve of the party's Las...

    Election
  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    INFLATABLE HABITAT TO BE PUT IN ORBIT AROUND THE MOON

    New 'lunar depot' could be in place by 2022.

  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    GOODELL HAILS 'UNPRECEDENTED' NFL PLAYER-OWNER TALKS

    "We all want our players to stand" for the national anthem, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said, but he said he understands why some...

    NFL
  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    MILLIONS TO PRACTICE WHAT TO DO WHEN AN EARTHQUAKE HITS

    The "Great Shakeout" will take place on Thursday, with millions in quake-prone California and around the globe set to participate.

  • By NBC News   -   Oct 19, 2017

    ONE MONTH AFTER MARIA, BASICS STILL SCARCE IN PUERTO RICO

    A month since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and people still are without reliable electric power, water and food supplies.

    Food