MSNBC and Keith Olbermann have ended their contract. The last broadcast of "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" was on Friday, January 21, 2011. MSNBC thanks Keith for his integral role in MSNBC's success and we wish him well in his future endeavors.
After supporters of the Senate immigration reform bill got a boost from a new report estimating that the bill would substantially decrease the federal budget deficit over the next two decades, conservative opponents of the legislation pushed back Wednesday, saying the legislation would fail to stop illegal immigration, decrease American wages and hurt the Republican Party.
A stray kitten is recuperating after spending two days stuck in the engine of car that made a 1,000-mile drive from Oregon to Southern California.
Country singer Slim Whitman, known for his yodeling skills and falsetto voice, died Wednesday at age 90, his son-in-law said.