The Great Lakes are evaporating faster than they're replenished by precipitation, impacting how much cargo can be transported.
Physical standards will not be lowered for women, who will be required to do the same tasks as the men they work alongside. Women have already been battle-tested under enemy fire in Iraq and Afghanistan, and some say if women are given the chance, they’ll make the cut. NBC’s Jim Miklaszewski reports.
Hundreds of people were evacuated in Arizona on Tuesday after a wind-whipped wildfire spread across 5,000 acres in just seven hours.
A program called Faithful Friends at the University of Maryland Medical Center allows a patient’s pet to visit him or her in the hospital provided that the pet undergoes rigorous screening, grooming and vaccinations. The visits can provide a turning point for patients, lowering their heart rate and offering a calming piece of home. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk reports.
The early evening newscast inaugurated its current format Aug. 1, 1970, when “The Huntley-Brinkley Report” was expanded to seven nights a week.