News

Shooting survivor calls NRA 'child murderers'

After a school shooting left 17 people dead in Parkland, Florida, survivors Emma Gonzalez and David Hogg are demanding action from officials in Washington on gun control.

Former AP photographer Max Desfor dies at 104

Max Desfor, former AP photographer who won Pulitzer for Korean War photos, dies at 104

APNewsBreak: Consumers Energy to stop burning…

APNewsBreak: CEO says Michigan-based Consumers Energy will stop using coal to generate electricity by 2040

Out of Prison, Woman Recalls Seeing Fiance for…

"I almost just want to go to Europe and leave it all behind," says Angelika Graswald, the Latvian woman released from prison in December after pleading guilty to criminally negligent homicide in connection with her boyfriend's death during an April 2015 kayaking trip. The New York Times reports that since...

Catalan politicians in Spanish court in secession…

Two prominent Catalan politicians are testifying before a Supreme Court judge for their roles in holding a banned independence referendum and making an illegal declaration of independence based on its results

Petition: Parkland Student Hero Should Get Full…

Amid the grief and anger, stories of inspiration and heroism continue to emerge out of the Parkland school shooting last week, and a petition is now in place to honor one of the late students who helped his classmates escape to safety. The Sun Sentinel reports that the petition on...

Farting Passenger Forces Pilot to Make Emergency…

A gassy and defiant passenger forces an emergency landing. Tony Spitz has the details.

Religious protests against gay films show divide…

Religious protesters in Romania have disrupted the screening of two movies in Bucharest, saying they violate traditional values in this East European country

Inmate in landmark Supreme Court case faces parole board

Louisiana's parole board is set to decide whether to free an inmate whose case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on juvenile offender sentences

Storm or blue sky? Investors mull post-correction…

After last week's violent market correction, investors ponder the risks that lie ahead in the current relative calm. Silvia Antonioli reports.

Shooting survivors on potential collision course…

Student survivors of the deadly Florida school shooting hope to become the face of a revived gun control movement and have been critical of President Donald Trump, whose election was strongly supported by the National Rifle Association

Adam Rippon Won't Be An NBC Correspondent For The…

The Olympic athlete declined NBC's job offer in a series of tweets.

When your home is smart, will leaks go away?

Home water monitoring systems are getting a consumer-friendly upgrade. Phyn and Buoy let you see how much water you're using, which devices are leaking and can shut off water remotely via a smartphone app.

Israel successfully tests advanced missile defense system

Israel says it's successfully tested system capable of defending against ballistic missiles outside the atmosphere

Fergie's anthem performance raises eyebrows

Singer Fergie delivered a sultry rendition of the National Anthem at the star-studded NBA All-Star Game, which took many by surprise.

Video of Cruz Fighting at School Surfaces

Former teachers say alleged school shooter Nikolas Cruz wasn't somebody who slipped through the cracks, he was somebody they worked hard to get help for. The teachers say that after behavioral problems in middle school and high school, they tried calling social workers, holding parent conferences, and sending him to...

Plane lands on California highway median; no one…

Authorities say a small plane has landed on the median of a Northern California highway but no injuries have been reported

Cities pitching diversity in efforts to lure…

Some cities wanting to lure new companies to town are including the diversity of the people who live and work there in pitches