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People in Jackson, Wyo., Ordered to Evacuate Amid Landslide Threat

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:12am
Officials in Jackson, Wyo., have evacuated a residential neighborhood below an unstable hillside that was threatening Thursday to give way.






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The One-Term Presidents Make a Comeback

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:56am
The one-termers make a comebackPolitical history, fairly or not, tends to brand the modern presidents who served just one full term in the White House as losers. But the one-termers have been making quite a comeback of late.






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Stevie Nicks, Jimmy Fallon Recreate 'Stop Draggin' My Heart Around' Video

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:56am

Jimmy Fallon wasn't content to simply do another great musical impersonation — he took the extra step and actually recreated a classic music video.








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Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to Near 7-Year Low

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:56am
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to the lowest level in almost seven years, which could bolster views of an acceleration in job growth after a cold winter dampened hiring.






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High School Stabbing Suspect Confused and Scared, Lawyer Says

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:56am
The student accused in the stabbing rampage at a Pennsylvania high school is confused and scared and did not come from a dysfunctional family, his lawyer told NBC News on Thursday.“If there was something wrong with him, he sure hid it well,” said the lawyer, Patrick Thomassey.






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Pistorius: 'I Didn't Have Time To Think'

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:56am

The prosecution tries to discredit the reasons Pistorius shot at the door. Tough cross-examination leaves the runner in tears as the court adjourns for another break.








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Reunion With Birth Mom Was Overwhelming, 'Burger King Baby' Says

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:56am

It’s been a mother-daughter reunion 27 years in the making, marked by anguish, mystery and a happy ending thanks to social media.








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Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Rolling Stone Cover Tattoo Needs History Lesson

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:25am

Julia Louis-Dreyfus looks great on her Rolling Stone cover, but eagle-eyed history buffs took issue with the document displayed on her back.








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The Auto Recall Frenzy Isn't What You Think

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:25am
Are the cars on our highways getting more dangerous?That might be a logical assumption considering the rapid rise in recalls over the past five years. Last year, 22 million vehicles were involved in recalls in the United States, up about 20 percent from the previous year, according to federal data.






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Russia Says NATO Is Stirring up 'Imaginary Threat' Over Ukraine

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:09am
Russia accused NATO on Thursday of cooking up an "imaginary threat" over Ukraine to justify the need for the alliance.The comments by the Russian foreign ministry were the latest in a dialogue of Cold War-style rhetoric traded between Russia and the West over the crisis.






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Pistorius Trial: Judge Rebukes Lawyer Gerrie Nel for Laughing

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:38am
The prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius was reprimanded by the judge Thursday for laughing incredulously at the Olympian’s answers under cross-examination.






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How Did Amnesiac Dubbed 'John Smith' End Up 1K Miles From Home?

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:38am
An amnesiac dubbed “John Smith” after he turned up in a snowdrift four months ago has finally been identified.






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Mini Golf: Toddler Shoots for Par at Augusta

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:23am
The 78th Masters begins Thursday at Augusta National Golf Club with a record 24 newcomers in the field, but the stars of the show in Wednesday's warm-up were the players' kids.






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Brown: 'I Am Running to Hold Senator Shaheen Accountable'

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:23am
Scott Brown says he is running for Senate in New Hampshire to hold Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen "accountable.






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Pistorius: I Was 'Stupid', 'Negligent' Over Restaurant Gunshot

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:07am
Oscar Pistorius admitted Thursday being “stupid” and “negligent” when a gun he was holding went off in a restaurant in an upscale shopping mall - but denied he had pulled the trigger.






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KNOW IT ALL: Thursday's Top Stories at NBC News

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:51am
Good morning, and happy Thursday. Here are six of the top stories we are following this morning at NBC News:1. Student in Pennsylvania stabbing frenzy charged as adultAlex Hribal, 16, is accused of stabbing or slashing 20 students and one adult at his high school in Murrsyville on Wednesday morning.






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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Dazzle in New Zealand

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:05am

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited an aviation museum and took part in a wreath-laying ceremony at a WWI memorial in New Zealand.








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FBI Hostage Team Rescues Kidnap Victim After 5-Day Ordeal

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:05am
An elite FBI hostage team rescued a man Wednesday after he was kidnapped from his home five days ago, the FBI said.Frank Arthur Janssen, 63, was found safe in an apartment complex in Atlanta, Ga., after being taken against his will from his house in Wake Forest, N.C., according to authorities.






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Washio: Uber for Your Laundry

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:49am

Short Cuts: Yael Cohen shares her new favorite app, Washio, that’s making her busy life just a little bit easier by taking the hassle out of doing laundry. A must have app for anyone with a demanding professional schedule like Cohen.








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Teen Suspected in Stabbing Spree Will Be Charged As Adult

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:49am
The Pennsylvania teenager who is accused of stabbing and slashing schoolmates in an early morning rampage at his high school will be charged as an adult, authorities confirmed.Alex Hribal, 16, will face four counts of attempted homicide and 21 counts of aggravated assault.The Murrysville, Pa.






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