MSNBC: Top Stories

Syndicate content NBC News Top Stories
NBC News Top Stories
Updated: 17 min 34 sec ago

Border Patrol Fatally Shoots Man in Texas

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:15pm
U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the man drove through a checkpoint, prompting a chase. A pellet gun was later found.

Categories: MSNBC

Teen Stabbed to Death With Scissors at Middle School

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:55pm
The 15-year-old died from his injuries after the stabbing on the campus of a middle school in East Los Angeles Friday afternoon, police said.

Categories: MSNBC

NYC Cops Find Starving Pit Bull Inside Suitcase

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:40pm
A passerby outside a Bronx housing development alerted authorities after the sick find, and the dog is being treated.
Categories: MSNBC

'Very Big': Supreme Court Takes Up Lethal Injection Case

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:23pm
It's the first time the high court has taken up such a case since it rejected a challenge to lethal injections in 2008.

Categories: MSNBC

Innocent Man Freed From Prison After 37 Years

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:17pm
Joseph Sledge emerged from a North Carolina jail Friday, saying he was looking forward to what most people consider the most mundane of activities.

Categories: MSNBC

Human Remains Found in Canal Near Car Missing Since '78

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:01pm
Divers found human remains in a canal near the spot where a car was found more than 35 years after the teens believed to be inside it vanished.
Categories: MSNBC

Denver Woman Who Tried to Help ISIS Sentenced to Prison

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:43pm
Shannon Conley, 19, wanted to marry a suitor she met online and travel to Syria to help ISIS terrorists, prosecutors said.

Categories: MSNBC

What Beer Cans and Crock Pots Have in Common

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:42pm
They've managed to defy American trends and maintain popularity over the decades -- and now they're enjoying a resurgence.
Categories: MSNBC

Judge Strikes Down Alabama's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:31pm
The number of states that allow same-sex couples to marry is now 37.

Categories: MSNBC

Watch Live: 2015 NHL All-Star Game Fantasy Draft

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:25pm
Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews and Nick Foligno of the Blue Jackets are the captains selecting the rosters for the two All-Star teams that meet Sunday.

Categories: MSNBC

Queen Elizabeth II Now Oldest Living Monarch In World

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:46pm
Queen Elizabeth II is now the oldest living monarch in the world after the death of 90-year-old King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.

Categories: MSNBC

Nevada DMV Worker Charged in Fatal Hit and Run

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:40pm
A Las Vegas woman charged with a fatal hit and run is a Department of Motor Vehicles employee, who was set to start administering driving tests.
Categories: MSNBC

Charges Brought in Iraq Bombing That Killed US Troops

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:26pm
Faruq Khalil Muhammed was brought to the U.S. and will face charges in the deadly truck bomb attack in Mosul in 2009.

Categories: MSNBC

Mountain-Size Asteroid Will Buzz by Earth Monday

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 5:21pm
Asteroid 2004 BL86 will come within 745,000 miles of our planet — about three times the distance between Earth and the moon.

Categories: MSNBC

How Saudi Arabia's Line of Succession Works

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:44pm
As the sons of King Abdul Aziz age out of the position, the many possible heirs to the Saudi throne are seeing what the future will hold for them.

Categories: MSNBC

Rare Wines Stolen From Napa's French Laundry Recovered

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:33pm
The wine was stolen on Christmas Day from the restaurant in Yountville, California.
Categories: MSNBC

In New Emails, Madoff Defends His Dead Sons

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:30pm
Bernard Madoff is still insisting he acted alone in his epic fraud.

Categories: MSNBC

Convicted Ex-Virginia Gov's Law License Suspended

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:19pm
The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has suspended former Gov. Bob McDonnell's license to practice law.
Categories: MSNBC

Escaped Suspect Caught After Search Near Florida College

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:08pm
Florida International University officials said the school was not on lock down, but did send out an alert to students.

Categories: MSNBC

NFL Finds Balls Under-Inflated in Title Game

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 3:26pm
As the Super Bowl nears, the NFL is breaking its silence, confirming that under-inflated footballs were used in the AFC Championship game.

Categories: MSNBC