11 injured in explosion at downtown Fort Worth hotel

Eleven people were injured in an apparent explosion at a downtown hotel in Fort Worth, Texas, on Monday afternoon, authorities said. Firefighters initially received calls about a structure fire shortly after 3:30 p.m. at the Sandman Signature Fort Worth Downtown Hotel, and then quickly after received “multiple calls that were coming in that area there […]

N.H. attorney general accuses DNC of voter suppression over primary fight

The Democratic Party’s infighting over the New Hampshire primary just got litigious.  The New Hampshire attorney general’s office on Monday sent a cease-and-desist order to the Democratic National Committee after the national party demanded state Democrats “educate the public” that their upcoming presidential primary is “meaningless.” In its letter to the DNC, the New Hampshire […]

United finds bolts that need tightening during inspections of door plugs on grounded Boeing 737 Max 9 planes

Four days after a section of the fuselage suddenly detached as an Alaska Airlines plane was taking off, United Airlines reported Monday its inspectors discovered several “instances that appear to relate to installation issues in the door plug,” including bolts needing additional tightening. United Airlines said it was inspecting its fleet of Boeing 737 Max […]

Our Planet’s Future: The Heat is On

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. UP NEXT World’s glaciers melting at record levels due to climate change 01:31 D.C. communities use sheep to mow lawns 02:42 Inside Central Ohio’s plan to cut food waste in half by 2030 02:17 California small cannabis farmers face threats […]

The best workout headphones

Working out can feel like a chore. Pounding the pavement or pumping iron can get repetitive, especially after a long day of work. Your favorite music, podcasts and audiobooks can keep you motivated and make time exercising a lot more enjoyable. But not all wireless earbuds and noise-canceling headphones are well-suited to an intense workout. […]

MAGA Republicans deploy a new word to lie about jailed Jan. 6ers

First they were “tourists.” Then they were “political prisoners.” And now they’re “hostages.” Ever since Jan. 6, 2021, Republicans have treated the Capitol rioters like martyrs. In the latest example, Republicans are following Donald Trump’s lead in referring to the pro-Trump confederates jailed in the deadly attack as “hostages.” On Saturday’s third anniversary of the […]

Lawmakers demand answers after Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin delayed disclosing his hospitalization

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has come under scrutiny from a growing number of congressional lawmakers who are demanding answers after the Defense Department delayed informing administration officials, Congress and the public about his hospitalization. The Pentagon waited three days after Austin arrived at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to inform senior officials in the […]

How to deal with same-sex unions? It’s a question fracturing major Christian denominations

Catholics around the world are sharply divided by the Vatican’s recent declaration giving priests more leeway to bless same-sex couples. Supporters of LGBTQ inclusion welcome the move; some conservative bishops assail the new policy as a betrayal of the church’s condemnation of sexual relations between gay or lesbian partners. Strikingly, the flare-up of debate in Catholic ranks coincides with […]

Hundreds of Alaska Airlines, United flights remain canceled Monday after Boeing 737 Max 9 groundings

Hundreds of Alaska Airlines and United Airlines flights remained canceled Monday in the wake of the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to ground all Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft. According to data from tracking site FlightAware, 220 United flights are affected. About 140 Alaska Airlines flights — 20% of the Seattle-based carrier’s routes — have been […]

House Republicans release report recommending Hunter Biden be held in contempt of Congress

House Republicans on the Judiciary and Oversight on Monday released their report recommending that the president’s son Hunter Biden be held in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena to appear for a closed-door transcribed interview as part of their impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. The Oversight and Judiciary Committees also released the resolutions […]

Joe: It’s shocking the president didn’t know about Defense Secretary’s hospitalization

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. ‘You’re a failure as a politician’: Joe pushes back against Trump’s ‘failing nation’ remark 05:10 Now Playing Joe: It’s shocking the president didn’t know about Defense Secretary’s hospitalization 09:44 UP NEXT ‘This is a man with moral clarity’: DNC chair […]

Biden is asking for Mexican help to stop the record surge of migrants. Here’s what Mexico wants in return.

The Biden administration is increasingly leaning on Mexico to curb the record flow of migrants crossing into the U.S., but Mexico has its own lists of ambitious asks for the U.S., say officials from both governments familiar with the discussions. Previous measures taken by the Biden administration to stem the migrant surge have led to only temporary […]

Maldives suspends 3 officials for disparaging India

MALE, Maldives — The Maldives president on Sunday suspended three of his deputy ministers for posting derogatory comments against India, its closest neighbor and the source of much of the tourism that drives the islands’ economy. President Mohamed Muizzu suspended until further notice Malsha Shareef, Mariyam Shiuna and Abdulla Mahzoon Maajid for their posts on […]

Highlights from the 2024 Golden Globe Awards

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Lily Gladstone says historic Golden Globe win is for “every little rez kid” 01:33 Ali Wong makes history as first Asian American to win best actress in limited series 01:03 Now Playing Highlights from the 2024 Golden Globe Awards 02:36 […]

Sheikh Hasina wins in Bangladesh as opposition boycotts election, saying it’s unfair

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has won an overwhelming majority in Bangladesh’s parliamentary election after a campaign fraught with violence and a boycott from the main opposition party, giving her and her Awami League a fourth consecutive term. While the Election Commission has been slow to announce the results of Sunday’s election, TV stations with […]

Iowa school shooter appeared to be active on Discord and discussed ‘gearing up’ in hours before attack

The Iowa gunman who opened fire on Perry High School last week appeared to have an active account on the internet chat platform Discord where he previously discussed school shootings and described “gearing up” moments before Thursday’s attack, NBC News has learned.  Dylan Butler, 17, killed sixth grader Ahmir Jolliff, 11, and injured four other […]

‘Dead loser’: Weissmann on Trump immunity claim

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Now Playing ‘Dead loser’: Weissmann on Trump immunity claim 04:43 UP NEXT ‘Mobster form of justice’: Raskin blasts Trump comments on Supreme Court justices 07:50 Fmr. Obama Deputy Chief of Staff: Third party candidates are ‘playing into Donald Trump’s hands’ […]

Deputy learned of defense secretary’s hospitalization 2 days after taking over his duties

After being admitted to the hospital last week, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin transferred responsibility to Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks on Tuesday. But Hicks, who was on vacation in Puerto Rico at the time, was not informed about his hospitalization until Thursday, a senior defense official told NBC News. Austin transferred “certain operational […]

Cindy Morgan, ‘Tron’ and ‘Caddyshack’ star, dies

Cindy Morgan, the actor best known for playing Lacey Underall in “Caddyshack” and Lora/Yori in Disney’s original “Tron” film, has died. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s office in Florida confirmed the news to the Los Angeles Times, saying Morgan died of natural causes. Officials were not able to specify when she died. Morgan gained notoriety for […]

Al Jazeera journalist loses third child in the war

CAIRO — At Egypt’s Rafah border crossing, lines of hundreds of trucks carrying aid wait for weeks to enter Gaza, and a warehouse is full of goods rejected by Israeli inspectors, everything from water testing equipment to medical kits for delivering babies, two U.S. senators said Saturday after a visit to the border. Sens. Chris Van […]

GOP candidates skip Iowa’s only minority-focused forum

Nearly every Republican presidential candidate has rejected an offer to participate in what the organizer describes as the nation’s oldest minority-focused presidential forum, despite GOP optimism — and repeated campaign trail comments from several candidates — about improving the party’s performance with voters of color in 2024. For nearly as long as Iowa has held […]

What Israel’s plan to ‘encourage’ migration out of Gaza is actually about

As Israel systematically destroys buildings and lives across the Gaza Strip, some members of its government are speaking more loudly and more brazenly about how they’d like to “encourage emigration” from the territory. The U.S. has condemned the rhetoric and demanded that it “stop immediately.” But influential ultranationalists in Israel’s government are doubling down. “I […]

Trump just promised an authoritarian ‘task force’ to impose Christian ideology

In recent campaign stops and on social media, Donald Trump has reprised lies aimed at inciting his Christian-right base against Joe Biden. These tirades, centered on the false charge that the Biden administration is persecuting Christians, aren’t just Trump’s typically dubious claims. Much like Trump’s lies about a stolen election, they are designed to immerse […]

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CAIRO — At Egypt’s Rafah border crossing, lines of hundreds of trucks carrying aid wait for weeks to enter Gaza, and a warehouse is full of goods rejected by Israeli inspectors, everything from water testing equipment to medical kits for delivering babies, two U.S. senators said Saturday after a visit to the border. Sens. Chris Van […]

‘Couldn’t be any clearer’: Judge Luttig predicts outcome of Supreme Court’s Trump ballot ruling

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-V.I.): Revisionism over January 6 Attack “ absolutely infuriating” 05:58 Maine Sec. of State: The Constitution “does not tolerate an assault on the peaceful transfer of power” 11:36 Now Playing ‘Couldn’t be any clearer’: Judge Luttig predicts […]

I teach the psychology of family murder. Here’s what we can learn from Gypsy Rose.

In 2015, Gypsy Rose Blanchard shot to infamy when her then-secret boyfriend, Nicholas Godejohn, killed her mother, Clauddine “Dee Dee” Blanchard. Gypsy Rose was briefly feared dead herself — an unprotected wheelchair-bound teenager with grave medical issues. The truth, retold over and over in articles, a documentary, a fictionalized drama series and now a new […]