Ex-Ohio State Band Director Drops Claims in Sexism Dispute

The university fired Jonathan Waters in 2014 for allegedly ignoring a 'sexualized culture' that discriminated against female band members.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 11:15 pm

After Pledge, Assange Lawyers Say Manning Mercy Fell Short

WikiLeaks said last week that the WikiLeaks founder would agree to be extradited to the U.S. if Manning was granted clemency.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 10:47 pm

Virginia Executes Ricky Gray for Virginia Family Murders

The U.S. Supreme Court denied Gray's lawyers appeal for a delay based on Virginia's use of the controversial lethal injection drug midazolam.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 9:47 pm

Art Thief Drove Stolen Car to Seek Presidential Pardon: Cops

Police said Marcus Patmon wanted to meet with Eric Holder — who isn't the attorney general — to ask for a pardon before Donald Trump is inaugurated.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 8:33 pm

George H.W. Bush in ICU, Wife, Barbara, Hospitalized as a 'Precaution'

George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara were hospitalized Wednesday after the former president underwent a procedure to address a respiratory problem. The former first lady was admitted for a separate health issue, the couple's spokesman said Wednesday.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 6:36 pm

Fired IT Staffer Offered to Unlock Google Account — for $200K

Litigation involving the American College of Education highlights a situation that cybersecurity experts warn could occur more frequently.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 4:31 pm

Al Gore: '2016 Was Hottest Year in Recorded History'

Speaking at the World Economic Forum, Gore referred to "book of revelation" scenes on TV news, while the head of Greenpeace said President-e

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 4:17 pm

Why Democrats Say They're Skipping Trump's Inauguration

Here is why lawmakers say they're boycotting, skipping, or simply out of town for Trump's inauguration.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 3:56 pm

Controversial Wrestler Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka Dead at 73

Professional wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka died Sunday, only a few days after he was acquitted for the 1983 murder of his mistress.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 3:28 pm

Obama in Final Presser: America Will Be 'OK'

This will be Obama's 165th official White House press conference, according to the American Presidency Project.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 3:09 pm

'I Just Want to See My Kids': Dad's 31-Year Search Ends

Russell Yates' 31-year search for his wife and two daughters ended this week with a bittersweet discovery.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 2:57 pm

Nikki Haley Breaks From Trump, Criticizes Russia

"Russia is trying to show its muscle," Nikki Haley said during her confirmation hearing on Wednesday. "We cannot trust them."

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 2:43 pm

Girls Scouts Defend Involvement in Trump Inauguration

The Girl Scouts of the USA, the popular, over 100-year-old youth organization, defended their participation in the inauguration ceremonies for President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday in light of some criticism for their involvement.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 1:14 pm

Orlando Gunman's Wife Pleads Not Guilty

She is charged with aiding and abetting and obstruction of justice.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 1:07 pm

'Edward Snowden Acted in the Interests of Americans': Lawyer

While announcing an extension to Edward Snowden's Russian residence permit, his lawyer said he hopes the new U.S. administration will re-examine

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 1:03 pm

More Democratic Lawmakers Refuse to Attend Inauguration

Thirty-one Democratic lawmakers are skipping Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony, some after Trump called civil rights icon John Lewis 'all talk.'

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 12:37 pm

Assange Has Vowed to Go to U.S. — but Rape Case Still Looms

Julian Assange said he'd "agree to U.S. extradition" if Obama granted clemency to Chelsea Manning but there was no word on facing rape investigators.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 9:24 am

DeVos Cites Grizzly Bears During Guns-in-Schools Debate

Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump's nominee for Education Secretary, said guns might have a place in schools because of the threat from "potential grizzlies."

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 9:12 am

Left in the Lurch: Democrats' Curious Decline

When President-elect Donald Trump replaces Barack Obama on Friday, the Democratic Party will find itself more removed from power than at almost any point since the party's creation. The Democratic coalition — young, multiethnic, educated and urban — proved to have major demographic and geographic handicaps that have been hollowing out the party for years. NBC News takes an in-depth look at how the party transformed radically in recent decades and what it needs to do to win again.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 5:08 am

Trump Jokes Tillerson Leads 'Charmed Life', 'Takes' Oil From Countries

At the black tie event, Trump joked about the safety in the room and his nominee for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 3:07 am

'Had to Hold Back the Tears': Ex-Inmate Shocked by Pardon

Since Stephen Arrington was arrested in a drug case, he's staged a dramatic turnaround and has given motivational speeches to thousands of kids.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 12:40 am

Secret Service Settles Discrimination Suit for $24 Million

As part of the agreement, the Secret Service admitted no wrongdoing in the suit, which was filed 16 years and two presidents ago.

Posted on: 17 January 2017 | 11:18 pm

They Expected for Her To Die, But Now She's Back Home and Back to Life

Two months ago, Eloise Barnette's family was saying goodbye after taking her off life support, but the 75-year-old great-grandmother had other plans.

Posted on: 17 January 2017 | 11:02 pm

Older Americans Fastest Growing Age Group With Student Debt

A growing number of older Americans are carrying student loan debt, with the number of borrowers quadrupling over the last 10 years to 2.8M in 2015.

Posted on: 17 January 2017 | 10:57 pm

Clip-On Tie in Mysterious D.B. Cooper Hijacking Offers Clues

Exotic metal particles discovered on a clip-on tie could reveal new clues about the infamous D.B. Cooper hijacker.

Posted on: 17 January 2017 | 6:12 pm