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

Pope's Easter Prayer: Peace in Syria, Ukraine

29 minutes ago

Boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter Dies at 76

4 hours ago

Confusion Turned Deadly as S. Korea Ferry Sank

A newly released transcript from the ferry that sank off South Korea shows the confusion in the half hour between the first distress call and the evacuation, NBC News reported. The transcript shows that a crew member repeatedly asked Vessel Traffic Services Center (VTS) whether passengers would be rescued if they abandoned the ferry. But that followed several statements from the ship that it was impossible for people aboard to even move and another in which it said it was "impossible to broadcast" instructions. The confirmed death toll from the ferry rose to 58 on Sunday and about 240 people are still missing. Read »
2 hours ago

Boston Boosts Police Force Ahead of Marathon

Law enforcement officials were working around the clock to make sure Monday's Boston Marathon is safe, employing a mobile command unit, doubling the number of plainclothes officers and bringing more bomb-sniffing dogs and even robots, NBC News reported. Last year's race was devastated by the finish-line bombings that killed three people and injured 275 others. Read »
57 minutes ago

Easter Morning Delivery for Space Station

2 hours ago

Columbine Survivors Find New Purpose

2 hours ago

Senators: U.S. Should Not Wait to Help Ukraine

U.S. senators said Sunday that the U.S. should not wait for Russia to make more threats before sending more security aid. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said on NBC's "Meet the Press" that the Obama administration's reluctance to place sanctions on Russia indicates to Putin that he can do what he'd like in Ukraine as long as it doesn't "embarrass" the West. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said on the program that his country needs financial support in order to "modernize [the] Ukrainian military" to defend itself against Putin's plans of reunifying the Soviet Union. Read »
21 minutes ago
 

God bless Rubin Carter and his tireless fight to ensure justice for all.  

— Denzel Washington in a statement after "Hurricane" Carter's death. Washington received an Oscar nomination for portraying the boxer turned prisoner.
3 hours ago

Player Takes 90 mph Fastball to the Face

Saturday, Apr 19, 2014 at 5:53 AM

What to Know About the Pot Industry

59 minutes ago

Chicagoan to Run 35th Straight Boston Marathon

3 hours ago

Texas Teen Dies After Falling From Moving SUV

3 hours ago

NJ Woman Reunited With Small Dog Stolen During Date

2 hours ago

Teen Killed When SUV Slams Into Apartment Complex

50 minutes ago

6 Shot During Easter Party in Chicago Suburb

advertisement
advertisement