Joint Custody for the Family Pet? Alaska Becomes Legal Trailblazer for Animal Rights


This month, Alaska became the first state to require requiring divorce courts to consider the “well being of the animal”, even allowing for joint custody.

Your Playlist Expand Collapse

Nightly Spotlight

Inspiring America

Nightly Films

World News


Stay up-to-date on the latest health and medical news.

Play All


Coverage of extreme weather events affecting people across the country.

Play All


The best political reporting from Nightly News and the NBC News politics team.

Play All

Full Episodes of Nightly News