A family of six is recovering after spending three days and two nights in subzero temperatures. Rescue teams say the decisions they made under duress became the difference between life and death. NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports.
Due to the recession, unemployment benefits can last up to 73 weeks – but if Congress doesn’t take action, they’ll go back to 26 weeks on December 28th. That means 1.3 million jobless workers will lose their benefits. NBC’s Joe Fryer reports.
On Wednesday, an FDA advisory committee voted that respiratory allergy drug Oralair works and is safe for anybody over the age of 10. They will examine the pill Grastek on Thursday. NBC’s Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports.
The early evening newscast inaugurated its current format Aug. 1, 1970, when “The Huntley-Brinkley Report” was expanded to seven nights a week.