Former President Jimmy Carter told NBC News on Monday that he places Nelson Mandela alongside Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr. and Mother Teresa as exemplars of inspiration and moral virtue.
With scores of world leaders and 95,000 mourners packed into an open-air stadium, the memorial service for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday will be the biggest security event in modern memory — planned on just five days’ notice.
A big winter storm is taking aim at a large swath of the country, with winter weather advisories posted Monday night from Washington to Philadelphia to New York. NBC’s Tom Costello reports and the Weather Channel’s Mike Seidel has the forecast.
The early evening newscast inaugurated its current format Aug. 1, 1970, when “The Huntley-Brinkley Report” was expanded to seven nights a week.