HONG KONG (Reuters) - The new H7N9 bird flu virus can be transmitted between mammals not only via direct contact but also in airborne droplets, and may be capable of spreading from person to person, Chinese and American researchers have found. Full story
Khalid Hosseini sat down with NBC’s Andrea Mitchell to discuss his new book, “And the Mountains Echoed,” which explores love, family relationships spanning generations of families from pre-Taliban Afghanistan to the West.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Corporate researchers may be living on the moon by the time NASA astronauts head off to visit an asteroid in the 2020s, a study of future human missions unveiled on Thursday shows. Full story
In the ongoing battle between humans and cockroaches, the insects have a leg up. A new study finds that roaches evolved their taste buds to make sweet insecticide baits taste bitter. As a result, the roaches avoid the baits and thrive, to the frustration of homeowners everywhere. Full story
The UP panel continues the conversation on the Bangladesh disaster and workers’ rights. They debate whether companies need to care more about who produces their products.
In this week’s Office Politics Alex Witt speaks with NBC's Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel. The seasoned world traveler reveals where he calls home and the importance of maintaining contact with his family. Engel talks about his December kidnapping while he was covering the war in Syria. H
Chris Hansen enters the world of 'real life' vampires.
Kerry Kennedy of the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights discusses farm workers rights and the immigration reform bill.
Ariel Castro’s alleged crimes are horrendous, but few predators were as twisted as Josef Fritzl. Criminologist Brian Levin joins Rev. Sharpton to discuss what drives a man to such depravity, and how his victims can recover.
Nora Cortinaz , leader of Argentina's human rights group Madres de Plaza de Mayo and other activists, shout slogans during a demonstration outside Guatemala's Embassy in Buenos Aires May 24, 2013. The trial of former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt has likely collapsed after the country's top
Nora Cortinaz, leader of Argentina's human rights group Madres de Plaza de Mayo , stands at a shrine for victims killed by the armed forces in Guatemala during a demonstration outside Guatemala's Embassy in Buenos Aires May 24, 2013. The trial of former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt has lik
Alexander Cherkasov , head of Russian human rights group Memorial, attends a court hearing in Moscow May 24, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin