Joe Barton says police investigating after nude photo surfaces

Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, said U.S. Capitol Police had opened an investigation after a nude photo and a salacious sext surfaced on social media.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 6:46 pm

Woman raises $250K for homeless man who helped her

A New Jersey woman has raised more than $250,000 on a fundraising website for a homeless man who spent his last $20 buying gas after she was stranded.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 5:11 pm

Texas Rep. Joe Barton may be a victim of revenge porn

Texas Rep. Joe Barton believes he might be the victim of revenge porn after a nude selfie and sexually-charged text message of his appeared on an anonymous Twitter feed.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 4:09 pm

Boy gets transplant after initial surgery delayed over dad's arrest

A potentially life-saving kidney transplant gives a Georgia family a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. A.J. Burgess, who will be 3, was born without kidneys.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 3:38 pm

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade rolls on with balloons, bands, security

New faces and old favorites will fly, float and march in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. And police are going all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 3:20 pm

Bail 'disrupters' have a plan to free thousands from U.S. jails

Reformers backed by $30 million from the wealthy and influential have launched The Bail Project, which uses charitable dollars to bail people out of jail.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 1:10 pm

Baltimore detective killed day before testimony in police corruption case

A Baltimore detective was killed with his own gun just one day before he was set to testify before a federal grand jury in a case involving other officers.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 10:23 am

Should we regulate Facebook? Some lawmakers say yes.

There are new calls in Congress for stronger federal regulation of Facebook, possibly requiring greater transparency and disclosures for digital political ads.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 8:59 am

Here are the men accused of sexual misconduct since Weinstein

Television host Charlie Rose, New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush and Jeffrey Tambor have become the latest public figures to be accused of sexual misconduct.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 8:51 am

Missing Pieces: Stolen guns tied to notorious California killings

An investigation by more than a dozen NBC stations and the nonprofit journalism group "The Trace" identified more than 23,000 stolen guns later tied to crimes.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 6:58 am

How U.S. soldiers are celebrating Thanksgiving in Afghanistan

NBC's Hans Nichols reports how soldiers are celebrating Thanksgiving in Afghanistan, from playing football games to cooking Thanksgiving dinner for thousands of soldiers.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 6:25 am

Not into Black Friday? Here are some opt-out alternatives

From guided hikes at national parks to holiday-themed family activities, there's plenty to do for those looking to avoid the shopping frenzy of Black Friday.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 6:07 am

Kids who received transplants celebrate Thanksgiving with donor's mom

This week, Inica Nichols sat down to Thanksgiving lunch with four kids who might not be alive today were it not for her family.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 5:06 am

States, cities shame Congress by banning 'bump stocks'

States and cities are taking the lead when it comes to banning bump stocks after a paralyzed Congress completely dropped the issue.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 3:31 am

The new star of Iraq's national basketball team is American

DeMario Mayfield moved to Baghdad seeking redemption two years ago after his hoop dreams were left in tatters by a run-in with the law.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 2:54 am

Wrongly convicted man walks free after 39 years behind bars

"The grace with which Mr. Coley has endured this lengthy and unjust incarceration is extraordinary," Gov. Jerry Brown wrote in his pardon.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 12:41 am

Americans stuff the roadways before they stuff the turkey

America's roads and airports filled with Thanksgiving holiday travelers on what AAA said could be the busiest holiday travel day in more than a decade.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 9:04 pm

3 missing, 8 rescued after U.S. Navy plane crashes into sea off Japan

Eight people have been transferred to the aircraft carrier for medical assistance but are in "good condition," the U.S. Navy said in a tweet.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 8:36 pm

12 deaths at nursing home following Hurricane Irma ruled homicides

Police are investigating the deaths at a Florida nursing home that lost power after Hurricane Irma. The deaths were attributed to environmental heat exposure.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 8:32 pm

The backlash is building over the plan to gut net neutrality

Tech companies are vowing not to go down without a fight, as the FCC plans to pull the plug on a 'free' internet.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 7:54 pm

Security tight for Thanksgiving parade in terror-wary NYC

Every intersection along the 2 ½-mile parade route will be blocked to traffic. And dozens of city sanitation trucks will be lined up at intersections along the route. In addition, officers with assault weapons and radiation detectors will walk among the crowds, and sharpshooters on rooftops will scan for anything unusual.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 7:22 pm

YouTube increasing oversight of 'family-friendly' content

YouTube announced on Wednesday that it would be taking a harder look at videos marketed toward children to ensure that they are "family-friendly."

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 6:42 pm

Sen. Rand Paul's wife says he's been in pain since attack

Kelley Paul said that there was no ongoing dispute between Rand Paul and the neighbor who allegedly attacked him, and said the reports are "hurtful."

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 5:46 pm

Facebook to show if fake accounts tricked you

Facebook announced Wednesday it's creating an tool that will show users if they followed fake Russian accounts on its site or on Instagram.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 5:45 pm

Sessions orders review of gun background checks

Attorney General Jeff Sessions directed the FBI and ATF to review how well other federal agencies are doing in reporting information to federal gun databases.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 5:22 pm