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Stormy weather halts play during US Open 1st round

MSNBC: Sports - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 10:01am
ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) - Phil Mickelson rolled a birdie attempt 8 feet past the hole at No. 11. Steve Stricker did the same at No. 12. Bogey. Bogey.And that wasn't even the stormy part.The horn blew at 8:36 a.m. Thursday, halting play after less than 2 hours into the first round of U.S. Open. It wasn't raining as the players began to leave the course, but soon there were thunderclaps over the Merion Go...    

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First Thoughts: Hillary fully steps out of Bill Clinton's shadow

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 9:23am
Hillary fully steps out of Bill Clinton’s shadow… But a reminder how Bill can immediately grab headlines: Politico reports on how he disagrees with Obama on Syria… Social conservatives gather in DC… Why Republicans are struggling when talking about abortion -- they don’t have good answers explaining why they oppose exceptions to rape/incest/health of mother… Snowden charges that the U.S. hacks int...    

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Clinton offers advice to top business leaders

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 9:11am
    

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Magazine focuses on a ‘generation of hacktivists’

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 8:36am
    

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Clinton and Christie vie for 2016 spotlight in Chicago

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 8:13am
CHICAGO – The 2016 presidential campaign takes center stage here Thursday with two of the top potential contenders -- Hillary Clinton and Chris Christie -- sharing co-billing at the high-profile Clinton Global Initiative “America Meeting.”No two figures will stand apart more from the business luminaries, government officials and nonprofit leaders gathered in Chicago than the Republican governor of...    

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NRA takes aim at Manchin in new ads

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 7:50am
    

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NSA chief defends surveillance programs

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 7:33am
    

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Rubio makes conflicting comments on immigration

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 7:16am
    

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Clinton splits with Obama on Syria crisis

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 6:41am
    

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Yankees' Rivera surprises longtime A's employee

MSNBC: Sports - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 5:09am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Posing as a pizza delivery man, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera surprised longtime Athletics employee Julie Vasconcellos by visiting her in the mail room where she has worked going on 25 years.Rivera carried in a pizza box Wednesday night and brought Vasconcellos to tears as he thanked her for 2 1/2 decades of hard work behind the scenes."This is my way to say thank y...    

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Contingency plans made for stormy start to U.S. Open

MSNBC: Sports - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 5:09am
ARDMORE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - U.S. Open organizers were preparing for severe thunderstorms and high winds for Thursday's opening round at Merion, which has already been saturated by more than six inches of rain since Friday.Though the iconic par-70 East Course drains very well, extra care has been taken over the location of pin positions on greens more susceptible to puddling while the safety ...    

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From sound stage to global stage: Eva Longoria takes a seat at annual Clinton meeting

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 5:07am
It wasn't long ago that Eva Longoria was more likely to share a dais with fellow actresses like Teri Hatcher or Felicity Huffman than with a former president of the United States, business leaders, or heads of foundations. But the “Desperate Housewives” star is now turning heads as a political power broker and prominent Latino issues advocate.On Thursday, Longoria will participate in a panel discu...    

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Pirates 8, Giants 2

MSNBC: Sports - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 1:08am
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Gerrit Cole wasn't feeling nervous in the hours leading up to his major league debut. And that made him nervous."I couldn't understand it," Cole said. "It made me a little worried."Cole had nothing to be worried about as he took a shutout into the seventh inning and hit a two-run single in his first at-bat Tuesday night, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-2 victory over the S...    

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LeBron's next move shrouded in mystery

MSNBC: Sports - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 1:08am
LeBron James has many gifts, but his greatest might be his talent for being fascinating. He simply cannot help it. James has been the best player in the world for the last five years, at least. He has been a star in the NBA for 10 seasons. Before that, he was perhaps the most talked-about and hyped high school player in American sports history.  We know him. We seemingly have known him forever. Ki...    

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Last Word exclusive: friend of NSA leaker speaks

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/12/2013 - 11:38pm
    

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