Explore the interactive above to see what 25 years of FBI data tell us abut homicides involving children 12 and under, including which weapons are used most often, how the killers are most often related to the victims and the race, gender and age of both victim and offender.
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 nominations were announced Thursday morning, and the list featured some of the most buzzed about films, TV shows and big and small-screen talent. "American Hustle" and "12 Years a Slave" raked in the most with seven a piece.
The flu vaccine kept nearly 80,000 people out of the hospital last year, and prevented 6.6 million cases of flu, federal officials reported on Thursday. Overall, vaccination lowered the rate of illness and hospitalization by 17 percent — and that’s with a fairly low vaccination rate of 45 percent nationally, CDC officials said.
A problem with one of the International Space Station's cooling systems may require a repair spacewalk, NASA told NBC News on Wednesday. The situation doesn't represent a life-threatening emergency, but it has required a cutback in normal operations on the orbiting outpost.
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.