MSNBC: U.S. news

Syndicate content NBC News U.S. News
NBC News U.S. News
Updated: 18 min ago

Drugs, Alcohol Not Factors in Ex-FBI Chief's Crash

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 4:20pm
The Vermont state police said the investigation would continue.






Categories: MSNBC

Firefighters Battle Massive Warehouse Blaze in Houston

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:57pm
Firefighters try to douse flames and thick black smoke pouring from the roof of a warehouse in Houston, Texas.






Categories: MSNBC

Evidence in Hernandez Trial to Be Thrown Out

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:48pm
Bristol County, Mass., will suppress iPhone 5, iPads, iPad minis as evidence.






Categories: MSNBC

Pentagon: No Comment on Surveillance Fly-Overs of Syria

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:45pm
Saying he can't discuss intelligence matters, Rear Admiral John Kirby had no comment on either the White House's authorization of surveillance missions over Syria or if the missions were even taking place.






Categories: MSNBC

Four Students Killed in Ohio Small Plane Crash

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:50pm
The Cessna Model 172-R crashed shortly after taking off from Cuyahoga County Airport in Ohio at around 10 p.m. ET on Monday.
Categories: MSNBC

Police: Methadone Laced Underwear Led to Death

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:10pm
Police say a Kentucky prisoner on a daylong furlough is accused of soaking his underwear with methadone before returning to jail. WLEX's Kristen Pflum reports a fellow cellmate ingested parts of the underwear, and later died.






Categories: MSNBC

A Safer Pill Dispenser

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:58pm
A Mississippi man has invented a device that prevents pills from spilling out of bottles, where kids may find and eat them from the floor. WDAM's Jeff Daley reports.






Categories: MSNBC

Kill Switches Coming to California Cellphones

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:51pm
All new cellphones sold in California after July 2015 will have a "kill switch" that can remotely shut them down if they're stolen. KCRA's Richard Sharp reports.






Categories: MSNBC

Officials Change of Execution Coverage Triggers Suit

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:46pm
The American Civil Liberties Union, The Guardian and The Oklahoma Observer file federal lawsuit after prison officials filtered what journalists could see during a botched execution. KFOR's Chellie Mills reports.
Categories: MSNBC

Crowd Gathers for Federal Gay Marriage Ban Challenge

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:03pm
Gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana were ruled unconstitutional in June, and the cases were combined on appeal.
Categories: MSNBC

ISIS Condominiums in Florida Forced to Change Name

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:51am
A planned South Florida condominium complex is changing their name, which used to bear the same name as the Islamic extremists.
Categories: MSNBC

'Grave Concern': NJ Student Still Missing in Israel

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:44am
Israeli police and investigators from the U.S. are searching for a New Jersey student who went missing during a hike outside Jerusalem last week.
Categories: MSNBC

Champion Sumo Wrestler Takes On Swimming

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:35am
Despite weighing more than 400 pounds, sumo wrestler, Kelly Gneiting, becomes only the fourth person to swim across Utah’s Bear Lake and then back again. KSL’s Mike Anderson reports.






Categories: MSNBC

Man Says Bloody Cat Attack Left Him Scarred

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:30am
Residents in Houston say a ferocious feline is terrorizing their neighborhood. KPRC's Jace Larson reports.






Categories: MSNBC

Watch Live: State Department Briefing - 01:00 PM ET

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:57am
The State Department holds its regular media briefing.
Categories: MSNBC

Watch Live: State Department Briefing - 12:30 PM ET

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:57am
The State Department holds its regular media briefing.
Categories: MSNBC

Small Earthquake, Aftershocks Shake Napa Region

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:04am
The 3.9-magnitude earthquake near American Canyon early Tuesday was accompanied by at least three aftershocks — two days after a major quake hit.






Categories: MSNBC

Freed American Captive's Mom: 'You Have to Have Hope'

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 9:34am
Nancy Curtis, the mother of an American writer that was held captive in Syria for nearly two years talks about the days leading up to his release and how she remained hopeful throughout his captivity.






Categories: MSNBC

VA: No Proof Delays Caused Hospital Deaths

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 9:04am







Categories: MSNBC

How Hotels Are Making Billions From Added Fees

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:59am







Categories: MSNBC