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Obama: U.S. Can Meet Goal of Accepting 10,000 Syrian Refugees

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 9:34pm
President Barack Obama says the U.S. can meet his goal of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees by Sept. 30, the end of the federal budget year.
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First Commercial Zika Test Gets FDA OK

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 9:12pm
The first commercial U.S. test to diagnose Zika virus won emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration Thursday.
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Reports of Suspicious White Powder at Trump Tower

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 9:03pm
Six people were being evaluated after being exposed to the powder.
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Ringling Bros. Elephants Treated to Pre-Retirement Brunch

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 8:12pm
Johnathan Lee Iverson, Ringmaster of Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus, announces an 'Elephant Brunch', an event where Kids of al
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White House Tackles Student Debt

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 7:41pm
The White House unveiled a series of initiatives to improve the way the government collects payments on education loans. NBC's Chris Clackum reports.
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Zoo Defends Decision to Drug, Not Kill, Tiger After Attack

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 7:29pm
Officials at a Palm Beach zoo on Thursday further explained their decision-making process in the wake of a zookeeper being fatally mauled.
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Les Waas, Creator of the Mister Softee Jingle, Dies at 94

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 7:11pm
The Mister Softee song, officially titled "Jingle and Chimes," was written in 1960 for the company started in Waas' hometown of Philadelphia.
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Mumps Outbreak at Harvard Threatens Graduation

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 5:52pm
A mumps outbreak at Harvard University that began in early March has climbed to 41 cases as of Thursday, and could impact the school's graduation.
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Man Shot After Threatening TV Station With Chocolate 'Bomb'

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 5:13pm
A Baltimore TV station was evacuated Thursday after an oddly-dressed intruder entered the lobby and said he had information to share.
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Skull Found Behind Elementary School Identified as Woman Missing Since 2014

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 4:38pm
Nicole Goodlett was reported missing on March 12, 2014.
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Amazon Profit Crushes Estimates as Cloud Rains Money

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 4:28pm
Amazon's revenue topped analysts' expectations by a wide margin as the Prime loyalty program helped the online retail giant attract more customers.
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Secret Service Plans to Raise White House Fence by 5 Feet

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 4:18pm
The U.S. Secret Service plans to raise the height of the White House security fence and add a new concrete foundation, according to an agency report obtained by NBC Washington.
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Third Suspect in Lottery Rigging Scandal Surrenders in Iowa

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 4:09pm
Robert Clark Rhodes II surrenders to authorities in Polk County, Iowa. Rhodes is accused of helping rig at least two state lottery jackpots.
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High School Senior Gets 37 Prom Dates

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 3:59pm
Sammy Lamar doesn't have to worry about who to ask to the prom after every girl in the senior class invited him at once.
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Teen Birth Rates Plummet For Blacks, Latinas

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 3:49pm
Birth rates among black and Hispanic teenagers have plunged over the past decade, but they are still far more likely than whites to have babies.
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Grand Jury Indicts Man in Slaying of Ex-Saints Star Will Smith

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 2:56pm
The indictment was announced during a preliminary hearing in the case.
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Third Suspect Surrenders in Lottery Rigging Scandal

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 2:27pm
Robert Rhodes faces two counts of fraud for allegedly helping a former lottery official rig jackpots.
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Sons Arrested After Parents Found Dead With Chilling Note

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 2:15pm
The couple was found shot to death next to a note that read: "Sorry, my first killing was clumsy."
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Carl Icahn Says He's Dumped His Shares of Apple

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 2:13pm
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn no longer has a position in Apple, he told CNBC's "Power Lunch" on Thursday.
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Moonshine Isn't Just for Bootleggers Anymore

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 1:32pm
Once the province of hillbillies and hustlers distilling in stealth during the Prohibition, moonshine is now a popular product that you can easily get
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