Chinese Court Sentences U.S. Businesswoman Accused of Spying

Phan Phan-Gillis has faced an uncertain fate since March 2015, when she disappeared from her group traveling in southern China.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 6:39 pm

Court Blunts Trump's Sanctuary Cities Crackdown

A federal judge has blocked President Trump's order to restrict funding to "sanctuary cities."

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 6:38 pm

'Just Kill Me': Police Detail Doctor's Removal From United Flight

Four Chicago Aviation Police officers have been placed on leave since the incident April 9, which was recorded on video that rapidly went viral.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 6:36 pm

Hernandez Lawyer Shoots Down Rumors Around Suicide Notes

'Rumors of letters to a gay lover, in or out of prison, are false,' attorney Jose Baez said in a statement to NBC News on Tuesday.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 6:23 pm

Meet the Small Businessman Who Took on Trump — and Won

An appeals court says Trump's company must pay more than $300,000 over an unpaid bill.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 5:16 pm

Inquest Into Wisc. Jail Where Man Died After 7 Days Without Water

Terrill Thomas, who was being held in the Milwaukee County Jail run by infamous Sheriff David Clarke, suffered an agonizing week before dying.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 5:11 pm

Groups File Ethics Complaint Over State Dept. Mar-a-Lago Blog Post

Ethics groups have filed complaints over a blog post written by a bureau of the State Department that used glowing language to describe Mar-a-Lago.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 5:10 pm

Senators Reintroduce Bill to Ban Conversion Therapy Nationwide

Sen. Patty Murray cited fresh fears under the Trump administration as a reason for reintroducing a bill to ban the controversial practice

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 4:54 pm

Obama to Trump: Inside the County That Helped Flip the Election in Pennsylvania

Luzerne County voted blue for nearly twenty years but this election, it went for Trump.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 4:40 pm

DOJ Asks for More Time to Mull Religious Exemption to Contraception Coverage

Is the Trump administration reneging on Donald Trump's campaign promise to exempt religious organizations from having to provide birth control?

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 4:20 pm

Durst's Wife Told Neighbors He 'Wanted to Kill Her,' Cop Says

"The Jinx" subject is accused of killing his first wife and a friend he thought could implicate him.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 3:47 pm

Here's Why a Texas Lawmaker Is on a Hunger Strike

Rep. Victoria Neave's four-day fast is her taking a spiritual stand, she says, and is a protest against an anti-sanctuary cities bill poised to pass.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 3:14 pm

Trump Blames Canada in Latest Trade Tiff

President Trump blames Canada in latest trade tiff — slapping a roughly 20 percent tariff on softwood lumber entering the United States from Canada.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 3:08 pm

Ex-NYPD Officers and Former Prosecutor Charged in Guns for Bribes Scandal

Three retired New York City cops and a former prosecutor are charged with being part of a scheme to approve gun licenses in exchange for bribes.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 3:07 pm

Panel: Oklahoma Executions Should Stay on Hold Until Reform

The bipartisan volunteer group issued a 300-page report after two years of studying the death penalty.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 2:39 pm

Computer Chaos as Antivirus Falsely IDs Windows as a Threat

Webroot said a bad rule that was live for 13 minutes identified critical Windows files as 'false positives,' blocking Windows' access to them.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 1:56 pm

Louisiana Lawmakers Advance Bill to Abolish Death Penalty

A bill to repeal capital punishment has advanced out of a state Senate committee.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 1:49 pm

Beware of 'Natural' Cancer Cures That Could Harm, FDA Warns

The FDA is warning 14 companies to stop making bogus cancer cure claims and is warning consumers not to buy into the quackery.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 1:48 pm

Trump Ally: No Need for a 'Wall' on the Entire Border

Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn (TN) told MSNBC she believes the president is open to a combination of walls, surveillance, and fencing along the U.S. border with Mexico.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 1:38 pm

Artificial Womb Is a Kinder, Gentler Incubator

Researchers are creating a watery, artificial womb called Biobag to improve care for extremely premature babies.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 12:41 pm

Tougher Law Enforcement Marks Trump's First 100 Days

The Trump administration's tougher enforcement of illegal immigration laws is an example of a big change in priorities during its first 100 days

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 11:50 am

'Bachelor' Star Chris Soules Busted in Fatal Crash

Chris Soules, memorably spoofed in an SNL "Farm Hunk" skit, is accused of leaving the scene of a fatal crash.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 11:09 am

Pee in Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs: Lab Tests Reveal the Dirty Truth

Jeff Rossen goes undercover to learn if there's urine in swimming pools, water parks and hot tubs. The truth lab tests reveal isn't pretty.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 9:30 am

Arkansas Executes Two Death Row Inmates in One Night

Jack Jones and Marcell Williams' executions are part of an aggressive schedule set by Gov. Asa Hutchinson that originally planned to execute eight men within 10 days, because a key lethal injection drug expires at the end of the month. Four of those executions were blocked by courts but Arkansas executed another man, Ledell Lee, on Thursday night.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 6:51 am

State Department 'Regrets' Website Post on Mar-a-Lago

Watchdogs say the items about President Trump's private club may violate federal regulations.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 6:22 am