North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's highly scripted execution of his uncle makes one thing abundantly clear: Two years after taking power, the training wheels are now off for the world's youngest head of state. He truly is his grandfather's son. News analysis from NBC News' Ed Flanagan.
The protests have certainly been grabbing attention but for many minimum wage worker, the fatter paychecks probably haven't materialized yet.
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.
In the battle of the space billionaires, Elon Musk's SpaceX has won out over Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to take over Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Attorneys for Sian Green, the British tourist who had part of her left leg amputated after being hit by a cab in Manhattan this past summer, have filed a claim to proceed with litigation against New York City seeking damages of $27.5 million, on the grounds that the cab driver’s license should have been suspended before the crash occurred.