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Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 10:36 PM

Americans Still Stranded in Cabo After Odile

Saturday, Sep 20, 2014 at 7:46 AM

"Joyful News": ISIS Releases 49 Turkish Hostages

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 9:24 PM

NFL Chief's Apology Blasted by Women's Groups, Players

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's promise to fix the way the league deals with players accused of domestic abuse didn't win over some of his fiercest critics, who mocked his press conference as a "circus" and repeated calls for his resignation, NBC News reported. NOW president Terry O'Neill blasted Goodell's "formulaic mea culpas and repeated promises that he's going to do better," and UltraViolet co-founder Nita Chaudhary said the press conference did nothing to change his "long history of inaction on and blatant mishandling of domestic violence in the NFL." Even some NFL players voiced their criticism, with Darius Butler, a cornerback for the Indianapolis Colts, tweeting: "This press conference is pointless." Read »
Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 4:18 PM

U.S. and France Launch Airstrikes Against ISIS

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 3:10 PM

Obama: D.C. Is "The Capital of Cynicism"

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 2:07 PM

WATCH: Man Interrupts Goodell Conference

A man was removed from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s press conference Friday by security after interruption. “Don’t take me to an elevator!” the man screamed. Several news outlets have identified him as Howard Stern's writer, Benjy Bronk. NBC News has not confirmed his identity. Read »
Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 1:36 PM

3 Found Guilty in Peanut Butter Salmonella Trial

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 11:09 AM

Obama Calls on Men to Stand Up to Sexual Assault

President Barack Obama on Friday called on young men to help protect women from sexual assaults on college campuses while announcing a new nationwide public awareness campaign, NBC News reported. “The issue of violence against women is now in the news every day. We started to, I think, get a better picture of what domestic violence is all about,” Obama said in introducing "It’s on Us" campaign. The White House said the campaign will enlist celebrities to get the youth involved. The problem of violence against women has received renewed attention since the NFL has been forced to confront a number of domestic abuse cases. Read »
Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 2:17 PM

Dow Sets Record But Stocks Mostly Flat After Alibaba Debut, Scotland Vote

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 8:23 AM

Sierra Leone Begins Three-Day Ebola Lockdown

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 8:45 AM

Peterson Case Reboots Child Spank Debate

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 5:56 AM

French Fighter Jets Bomb ISIS for First Time

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 3:57 AM

Nearly 10% of Americans Showing Up to Work High

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 4:59 PM

Congress OKs Obama's Plan to Fight ISIS

Congress voted Thursday to approve a plan for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels, giving the Obama administration the go-ahead on its plans to fight ISIS terrorists in Iraq and Syria and capping a brief but fiery debate on the Senate floor. The legislation now heads to President Obama, who said he was "pleased" by the votes, for his signature. “The strong bipartisan support in Congress for this new training effort shows the world that Americans are united in confronting the threat from [ISIS]," Obama said. The Senate's 78-22 vote, which crossed party lines, also provides money to keep the government operating through Sept. 30. Read »
Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Kansas Court Rules Dem's Name Must Come Off Senate Ballot