• elementary school Jul 2, 2020

    How to Ease Kids' Anxiety About School Safety

    Given the number of high-profile school shootings last year, both children and adults may be feeling anxiety about school safety. As many kids head back to school, knowing how to speak with them is key in helping to alleviate fear and worry about their personal safety. Here’s where to start. Create a sense of normalcy and return to a routine....

  • NBC Nov 22, 2018

    How to Watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Big balloons, colorful floats and famous stars are filling the streets of New York City Thursday for the 92nd annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Hosted on the national holiday by Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Al Roker, the three-hour event will air at 9 a.m. in all time zones. An encore presentation will air at 2 p.m. Special musical guests...

  • Donald Trump Jul 7, 2018

    How the Trade War Is Changing Minds in a Senate Battleground

    Concerns over President Donald Trump’s trade wars are roiling high-profile Senate contests in Missouri, Indiana, Pennsylvania and North Dakota and forcing GOP candidates to answer for the trade policies of a Republican president they have backed on almost every other major issue. In 2016, populist attacks against free trade defined Trump’s political rise. Now, as he sparks an international trade...

  • NBC Jun 8, 2018

    How Can You Help Someone Struggling? Ask, Listen, Call

    Amid the recent reporting on suicides, including the deaths of fashion designer Kate Spade and TV host Anthony Bourdain, people are wondering how to help a friend who might be in crisis. People who have survived their own suicide attempts say there are things others can do to help a person who might be at risk: ask and listen. And...

  • NBC Jun 8, 2018

    Suicide Rates Rose by Nearly 30 Percent Since 1999

    The Centers for Disease Control reports a nearly 30-percent rise in suicides since 1999 in a newly released report. Only about half of those people had a diagnosed mental health condition. Many who died by suicide had been struggling with substance abuse, finances, stable housing or personal relationships.

  • NBC NEWS Apr 22, 2018

    How to See the Shooting Stars of Lyrid Meteor Shower

    If you like shooting stars, you’re in luck. The annual Lyrid meteor shower, which got going this year on April 16, is expected to peak in the early morning on Sunday, April 22, NBC News MACH reported. Your best bet for seeing the action will come after the moon sets at around midnight local time. Find an area far from...

  • Donald Trump Mar 20, 2018

    How the NRA Undercut the Last Big Gun Reform Effort

    As President Donald Trump talks with lawmakers about gun reform and prepares to announce his school safety proposals later this week, NBC News has learned new details about the last major legislative push around gun safety in 2013 that offers a cautionary tale about Trump’s strategy of relying on the NRA. The NRA has a history of shrewd lobbying and...

  • Donald Trump Jan 3, 2018

    2009 vs Now: How Iran's New Protests Compare to the Past

    Nearly nine years ago, the upheaval was stunning. Massive crowds marched through the streets of Iran’s capital and other cities demanding change in the first major unrest to shake the rule of hard-line Muslim clerics over the country since they came to power in 1979. It was sparked in the summer of 2009 when the reformist opposition raised accusations that...

  • Donald Trump Mar 8, 2017

    How GOP Plans to Transform Health Care Plan Into Law: Analysis

    After more than 60 votes and seven years of promises, Republicans offered their long-awaited plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Now, the real work begins. Republicans must navigate a complicated path to turn their 123-page proposal from legislation to law. Take a look at the process and the politics.

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