"The Forest" starts with you as the lone survivor of a terrible plane crash and you have to survive a mysterious forest and the evil that lurks beneath. NBCNews.com's Todd Kenreck reports. Full story
Next time your kids start whining about how they wish they could play video games for a living, you may have to take them seriously. This week, "Kim “viOLet” Dong Hwan became the first 'StarCraft 2' pro to obtain a P-1A visa, which will allow him to live and earn a salary in the United States as a "professional athlete" for the next five years. Full story
Young North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's previously-powerful uncle has been executed as a traitor, the country's state-run news service said Thursday. According to KCNA, the uncle, Jang Song Thaek, was guilty of "attempting to overthrow the state.
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, and he’s just paid off your layaway bill. So-called "Layaway Santas" aren’t new, but they have been growing ever since an Associated Press story pointed out the phenomenon in 2011.
The Golden Globe nominees have just been named, but we've known for some time that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will be hosting the annual awards show. Come Jan. 12, they'll still be the two stars we're most looking forward to seeing.
Federal officials tried to offer a few extra breaks on Thursday for people struggling to buy health insurance by the new year. They gave people until Dec. 31 to pay their first premiums for coverage starting the very next day, and asked insurance companies to extend other deadlines, too.
The Government Accountability Office on Thursday rejected a protest from the Blue Origin space venture that has been holding back action on NASA's plan to hand over control of its historic Launch Complex 39A to a commercial operator.
As one part of the federal government looks to remove restrictions on making phone calls from airplanes, another agency is apparently considering its own prohibition.