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  • Donald Trump Oct 19, 2019

    Gabbard Fires Back at Clinton Suggestion She's Russia's Pawn

    It’s Hillary Clinton vs. Tulsi Gabbard on the sidelines of the 2020 presidential race. The Hawaii congresswoman fought back unsparingly after Clinton appeared to call her “the favorite of the Russians” in a recent interview and said she believes the Russians have “got their eye on somebody who’s currently in the Democratic primary and are grooming her to be the...

  • New York Sep 13, 2019

    Slain DNC Staffer's Family Can Sue Fox News, Appeals Court Rules

    A lawsuit alleging Fox News exploited the killing of a Democratic National Committee employee was revived by an appeals court Friday after a lower court tossed it out. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said Joel and Mary Rich, of Omaha, Nebraska, had sufficiently alleged they were subjected to emotional distress after their son, 27-year-old Seth Rich,...

  • NBC NEWS Aug 19, 2019

    Planned Book by Mark Halperin Faces Widespread Criticism

    A reported book deal for Mark Halperin, the “Game Change” co-author and political commentator who has faced multiple allegations of sexual harassment, is being greeted with widespread outrage. Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson called the deal “a slap in the face to all women.” Politico announced Sunday that Halperin’s “How To Beat Trump” was expected in November. The book...

  • Donald Trump Jul 11, 2019

    US Terminates Funds for Anti-Iran Twitter Feed

    The State Department said Wednesday it has terminated support for an online project aimed at fighting Iranian disinformation after it tweeted harsh criticism of individual human rights workers, academics and journalists, some of whom are U.S. citizens. Lea Gabrielle, the head of the department’s Global Engagement Center, said at a congressional hearing that funding for an outside contractor that ran...

  • Donald Trump Jul 9, 2019

    5 Facts: Tulsi Gabbard

    Here are five things to know about Democratic presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard.

  • Horse Racing May 5, 2019

    Spanish-Language Horse Race Narrator Is Helping Reshape the Industry

    For the past five years, Luis Grandison was the only full-time Spanish language horse race narrator in the U.S.

  • Donald Trump May 2, 2019

    Trump's Yemen War Policy Survives Senate's Veto Override Bid

    The Senate on Thursday failed to overturn President Donald Trump’s veto of legislation that would have ended U.S. military assistance for the Saudi-led war in Yemen against Iran-backed rebels, but lawmakers promised to keep close watch on the administration’s ties with the kingdom. While the 53-45 vote to override fell well short of the required two-thirds, passage of the resolution...

  • Donald Trump Apr 10, 2019

    Capitol Hill Hearing on Online Hate Sees It Firsthand

    A congressional hearing on online hate turned into a vivid demonstration of the problem Tuesday when a YouTube livestream of the proceedings was bombarded with racist and anti-Semitic comments from internet users. YouTube disabled the live chat section of the streaming video about 30 minutes into the hearing because of what it called “hateful comments.” The incident came as executives...

  • Donald Trump Apr 10, 2019

    White Nationalism, Fueled by Social Media, Rising on Global Scale

    Hate speech and vitriol were under the microscope on Capitol Hill Tuesday, at the center of a House Judiciary hearing on white nationalism and the internet. Analysts say white nationalism is on the rise across the country and around the world.

  • social media Dec 17, 2018

    Miss USA Sarah Rose Summers Calls Out Contestant for Not Speaking English

    Videos have emerged of the controversial comments online.

  • Donald Trump Nov 27, 2018

    After Dispute With Russia, Ukraine to Impose Martial Law

    Ukraine’s parliament voted Monday to impose martial law in parts of the country to fight what its president called “growing aggression” from Moscow after a weekend naval confrontation off the disputed Crimean Peninsula in which Russia fired on and seized three Ukrainian vessels amid renewed tensions between the neighbors. Western leaders and diplomats urged both sides to de-escalate the conflict,...

  • Associated Press Nov 26, 2018

    Ukraine Considers Martial Law After Russia Seizes Ships

    Tensions are rising between Ukraine and Russia again, four years after Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula. Russia opened fire on three Ukrainian ships and seized them on Nov. 25, claiming the vessels were trespassing on Russian territory though waters where the incident took place are shared.

  • Donald Trump Nov 26, 2018

    Russia Fires on Ukrainian Vessels in Black Sea; 2 Wounded

    Russia’s coast guard opened fire on and seized three of Ukraine’s vessels Sunday, wounding two crew members, after a tense standoff in the Black Sea near the Crimean Peninsula, the Ukrainian navy said. Russia blamed Ukraine for provoking the incident, which sharply escalated tensions that have been growing between the two countries since Moscow annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014,...

  • Donald Trump Oct 22, 2018

    Jared Kushner on Khashoggi Killing: ‘We're More in the Fact-Finding Phase'

    Senior White House advisor Jared Kushner on Monday sought to play down growing tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying that the Trump administration is still “more of a fact finding phase” than a response phase. “With regards to the situation in Saudi Arabia, I would say that right now as an...

  • Donald Trump Oct 1, 2018

    Outspoken Jemele Hill Joining The Atlantic

    Jemele Hill is joining the staff of The Atlantic weeks after the outspoken personality left ESPN after 12 years as a commentator, anchor, reporter and writer.

  • JUDGE Sep 28, 2018

    Kavanaugh-Ford Hearing: A Dramatic Lesson on Gender Roles

    He let his anger flare repeatedly, interrupted his questioners and cried several times during his opening statement. She strived to remain calm and polite, despite her nervousness, and mostly held back her tears. Throughout their riveting, nationally televised testimony on Thursday, Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh served as Exhibits A and B for a tutorial on gender roles and...

  • China Aug 30, 2018

    Battle Lines Drawn After Vatican Cover-Up Accusation

    The author of the bombshell accusation of sex abuse cover-up against Pope Francis denied Wednesday he acted out of revenge or anger, breaking his silence as his claims continued to divide a Catholic Church already polarized under Francis’ reformist agenda. While the Vatican is no stranger to scandal, leaks or plots, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano’s j’accuse has weakened a papacy...

  • Los Angeles Aug 21, 2018

    'Crazy Rich Asians' Hoopla Elicits Mixed Feelings in Asia

    The craze for “Crazy Rich Asians” is hitting Asia, with a premiere in Singapore followed by openings in several neighboring countries later this week.

  • Amazon Jul 19, 2018

    Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Launches Spacecraft Higher Than Ever

    Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket company shot a capsule higher into space Wednesday than it’s ever done before. The New Shepard rocket blasted off from West Texas on the company’s latest test flight. Once the booster separated, the capsule’s escape motor fired, lifting the spacecraft to an altitude of 389,846 feet. That’s 74 miles or 119 kilometers. It’s part of...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Jun 28, 2018

    ‘Tonight': Dale Earnhardt Jr. Had Dinner With Beyoncé and Jay-Z

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. reveals how he ended up in Jay-Z’s “Show Me What You Got” music video, the amazing dinner he had with the Carters afterward and his transition from NASCAR superstar to commentator.

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