A huge explosion on the sun will deal Earth a glancing blow today (May 17) but should not pose a threat to the planet, scientists say. Full story
James Holmes, accused of killing 12 people and injuring 70 in an Aurora, Colo., during a mass shooting at a movie theater, will ask for a change of plea at his May 13 hearing. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.
In the immediate aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, officials announced the creation of the One Fund Boston to aid victims of the attack, many who have become amputees. Kenneth Feinberg, who oversaw the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund, discusses.
Kenneth Feinberg has handled compensation for Virginia Tech shooting victims and the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, and now he is the administrator for the One Fund, which will compensate the victims of the Boston Marathon twin bombings. The One Fund has currently raised over $21M and has had more t
Stephen Barton, survivor of the Aurora, Colo., mass shooting, and Rep. John Larson, D-Conn., debate how big a step forward the new Senate compromise is on background checks – and whether outrage on the parts of Republicans Sens. Ted Cruz and Jim Inhofe demonstrates the deal is a major step forward.
A surprise spring snowstorm is closing roads and grounding flights in the Midwest, just a day after much of the region experienced temperatures in the 70s. The Weather Channel’s Mike Seidel and TODAY’s Al Roker report.
Do gun control advocates have to win the legislative battle in order to win the gun war? GritTV.org’s Laura Flanders, Democratic Strategist Tara Dowdell, Arkady Gerney from the Center for American Progress, and Vanderbilt University professor Jonathan Metz talk about the gun control debate’s long-te
As President Barack Obama campaigned for gun control not far from the scene of the Aurora shooting, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords issued a personal appeal for Congressional action, writing an op-ed in the Aurora Sentinel. Captain Mark Kelly, her husband, joins Andrea Mitchell Reports to talk about
Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. speaks during a hearing for Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes at the Arapahoe County Justice Center in Centennial, Colorado June 4, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Cross/Pool
Aurora seen over Quebec.
AURORA, CO - JULY 20: The Century 16 movie theatre is seen where a gunmen attacked movie goers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises" July 20, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado. According to reports, over 10 people have been killed and over 30 injured. Police have
A sign welcomes guests at the reopening and remembrance of the Century Aurora Theater in Aurora, Colorado January 17, 2013 where suspect James Holmes is accused of killing 12 people and wounding 70 others July 20, 2012. REUTERS/RJ Sangosti/Pool