NBC News articles 2018 december


Swastikas painted on African-American mural in Los AngelesNew Netflix show '1983' is tightly paced, well-written — and in Polish. Will American audiences tune in?Lawsuit alleges Georgia military academy failed to prevent hazing abuseEx-Dallas officer who fatally shot black man inside his apartment indicted on murder chargeDepth of Alaska earthquake — and strong building codes — likely prevented more damage, saved livesKansas City Chiefs star Kareem Hunt fired after video shows him pushing, kicking womanStanford University clears math professor who wrestlers say ogled them in the locker roomNorth Korean soldier defects to South Korea, military saysGeorge H.W. Bush: A look back at the former president's lifeTrumps praise Bush's 'a thousand points of light,' but president once mocked itKuwaitis honor Bush's Mideast legacy for leading 1991 Gulf WarTear gas flies in Paris as French 'Yellow Jacket' protesters clash with policeFormer President George H.W. Bush is dead at 94As a moderate Republican and internationalist, George H.W. Bush was last of a kindBush's 'new world order' gives way to Trump's 'no world order'Marriott data breach: what consumers can do to protect themselvesHow to choose the best Christmas tree51 pilot whales die in another mass stranding in New ZealandMonth in Space Pictures: November 2018President Trump, first lady Melania Trump to attend Bush funeralTeen phenom Billie Eilish has never put out a mainstream album. She's also the future of pop music.China aims to boost economic ties with Germany in Trump eraMeet the 'radical gay doctor' behind NYC's falling HIV rateToronto pop-up spa staffed exclusively by HIV-positive 'healers'Tributes to George H.W. Bush pour in following former president's deathBroward County suspends second deputy over failures to respond to Parkland massacreG-20 nations agree on trade, migration; not climate changeNavy admiral Scott Stearney found dead in Bahrain, no foul play suspectedPresident George H.W. Bush's last words to his son were: 'I love you, too'Lawmakers demand answers from Amazon on facial recognition techEmbattled Florida election official Brenda Snipes rescinds resignationRussian spokesman says there were contacts on Trump Tower, but they 'disappeared'Alaskan officials say infrastructure remains greatest concern after earthquakeMattis accuses Putin of trying to 'muck around' in US midterm electionsMSNBC hosts on President George H.W. Bush, Trump's business dealings with Russia, and our treatment of migrantsTrump agrees to temporarily halt U.S. trade war with ChinaOn 'Saturday Night Live,' Alec Baldwin's Trump yearns for bromance of Putin and MBSIran test fires ballistic missile capable of carrying warheads, Pompeo saysMost of this Afghan family was killed or injured in a U.S. airstrikeObama aides say Beto O'Rourke reminds them of the ex-president. Obama agrees.A 'War on Christmas'? Jews who leave the house in December would beg to differ.Up next: 2020 Senate contests come into focus21-year-old man killed by police at Alabama mall mourned, as Rev. Jesse Jackson calls for justiceIsrael police recommend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be charged with briberyCohen cooperation is proof of Russian 'leverage' over Trump, incoming House Judiciary chairman saysWhat is a night nanny? And can you afford to hire one?'Yellow Jacket' riots rock Paris, leaves 133 injured, 412 arrestedJames Baker: Bush will be 'well remembered' and 'well treated' by historyTrump says he will likely meet with North Korea's Kim in early 2019California wildfires' carbon emissions equal to a year of power pollutionMeet the Press - December 2, 2018Remembering George H.W. Bush, the president who proved public figures can be good, as well as greatEverything you want to know about carbohydrates, explainedEgyptian actress could face 5 years in prison for wearing revealing dressGonorrhea is nearly impossible to treat, but a new drug offers hopeChina and the United States come to agreement at G-20 summit around fentanylNetflix cancels 'Daredevil,' dooming 'Jessica Jones' and ending its grand Marvel universe experimentPope Francis says he's worried about homosexuality in the priesthoodNeil deGrasse Tyson denies misconduct allegations as Fox, Nat Geo review claimsTop Democrats raise alarms about Trump's project in Russia that he called 'very legal & very cool'Florida woman celebrating birthday in Costa Rica vanishesWith Amazon coming, Virginia schools look to boost computer educationCalifornia is managing its forests — but is the president managing its federal lands?Are you guilty of these rude behaviors? Why supermarkets bring out the worst in us.Nigeria's President Buhari denies dying, being replaced by lookalikeQatar announces it's pulling out of OPECAnnegret Kramp-Karrenbauer wants to be chancellor, but insists she's no 'mini-Merkel'The U.S. urgently needs new icebreaker ships to patrol the Arctic. Will Trump's border wall get in the way?Coal question looms large as COP24 climate talks begin in PolandFamilies of Americans held in Iran ask Trump to pull visas for kids of top Iran officials'Mystery' ballot rejected, crucial Alaska contest separated by one voteMariah Carey's 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' is the best modern Christmas songDow futures up almost 500 points on China-U.S. trade thaw'Yellow Jacket' protests in France leave gas stations running dry; Paris riots worst since 1968George Soros-backed university is 'forced out' of Hungary, will move to ViennaDutch court rejects man's request to be 20 years youngerFirst Read's Morning Clips: Remembering George H.W. BushInmate escapes from jail by posing as his cellmate and posting bond, authorities sayLawyers want Stormy Daniels to pay Trump $340K in legal feesMarathon runners share their insider tips for running your first raceGeorge H.W. Bush had socks for every occasion, even his funeralTrump says he wants ex-lawyer Michael Cohen to serve 'full and complete' prison sentence'It's not over' — Wall Street spikes after U.S.-China trade truce, but concerns remainSolar energy industry remains a bright spot amid Trump's tariffsNASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, asteroid Bennu snuggle up after long journeyAlabama mall-shooting victim killed by police was struck from behind, independent autopsy showsGrindr president Scott Chen backtracks after saying, 'Marriage is between a man and a woman'Airstrike kills ISIS leader responsible for death of American aid worker Peter KassigCouple loses engagement ring in NYC proposal mishap. Police — and internet — come to the rescue.Think President Trump seems rattled now? There may be more to comeRobot janitors are moving into WalmartSore losers? Wisconsin GOP seeks to strip powers of elected Dem governorOld-fashioned toys, not video games, best for kids, pediatricians sayAuthor Garrard Conley wants 'Boy Erased' to be a 'tool for activism'Jerome Corsi files formal complaint against MuellerOn the front lines of disasterFourth U.S. service member dies after Afghanistan IED detonationFor George H.W. Bush, a funeral befitting a war heroCases of polio-like paralysis appear to have peaked, CDC saysHealth chief says we 'may never know' source of deadly adenovirusEJ Bradford was killed by police for being a black, male gun owner. That could've been me.Nexstar to buy Tribune Media for $4.1B, creating a local TV giantTrump hailed Roger Stone for standing up to Mueller. Some legal experts said that's tampering.Amid booming economy, companies boost their ad spending — for nowRemains found in Cherokee National Forest identified as missing Tennessee woman Veronica CasciatoTransgender teen Sage Smith still missing after vanishing from Virginia in 2012It's not just the numbers: Why Bayer axing 12,000 jobs was less shocking than GM laying off 15,000Tumblr to ban all adult contentLin Manuel Miranda, Hamilton creators awarded first-of-its-kind Kennedy Center honorMexican Pres. López Obrador creates truth commission on 43 missing college studentsCould having wisdom teeth out lead to opioid addiction?Substitute teacher tells first-grade class Santa isn't real, prompting principal to apologizeSeagram heiress paying NXIVM co-defendants' lawyers is 'conflict of interest,' prosecutors argueA man attacked 2 Latinos in Utah. Due to a loophole, it can't be considered a hate crime.Video of New Hampshire students singing KKK-themed jingle sparks district investigation'Banana republic dictators': Democrats fume over last-minute GOP power-grabs in Wisconsin, MichiganA Dutch news startup has crowdfunded $1 million to 'unbreak' U.S. newsBag Man Episode 7 supplemental materials'Friends' is staying on Netflix 'throughout 2019,' company says$1.3B award upheld against racecar driver Scott Tucker over payday loansRarely seen Bush scrapbooks show love story that stood test of timeChild dead, 45 other people injured after bus crash in ArkansasTranscript - Episode 7: "You Can't Fire Me — I Quit"Bag Man Episode 7 SourcesThe Bag Man binge pagePresident George H.W. Bush lies in state at CapitolHow the '50/50 path' helped one couple pay off their mortgage in four yearsWhat you can do this month to improve your credit scoreParents, the holidays can lead to emotion-driven spending. Don't fall for it.'Don't be so mean': CIMON the European space robot cops an attitudeBaltimore woman known for kindness killed while helping panhandlerIsrael targets Hezbollah border tunnelsManafort could be affected by double jeopardy case before Supreme CourtMy daughter has Down syndrome. The anti-abortion movement is using her to restrict both of our reproductive rights.Ada Hegerberg's historic Ballon d'Or overshadowed by twerk requestUNC will house 'Silent Sam' Confederate statue in new $5 million buildingHarvard sued by fraternities and sororities over single-sex ruleBody found near the Airbnb where U.S. woman missing in Costa Rica was stayingFrance backs down, delays tax increases after Paris riotsUnder $30: The best books to give everyone on your listApple CEO Tim Cook says tech needs to take a moral stand against hate speechChildren return to school 3 weeks after California wildfirePete Davidson reveals online bullying struggle in emotional Instagram postSome dog food has toxic levels of vitamin D, FDA warnsFirst Read's Morning Clips: Witness Tampering?'Cheating' gorillas show clever puzzle-solvingAmid remembrances of political honor, reminders of today's rotten partisanshipJoe Biden: 'I'm the most qualified person in the country to be president'Names of 11 clergy shielded from grand jury report on sex abuse in Catholic churchPuerto Rico lost $43 billion after Hurricane Maria, according to govt. reportEric Trump blasts George Conway for 'utter disrespect' toward wife, KellyanneVideo of Colorado officer shooting Vietnam veteran released as prosecutors decline chargesTumblr is eliminating pornography and, with it, a more freewheeling era of the internetIn grandma's stocking: An Apple Watch to monitor falls, track heart rhythmsMinneapolis precinct inspector removed over 'racist' Christmas tree decorationsWoman says Hilton employee secretly filmed her naked in hotel room and tried to extort herThese six words changed George H.W. Bush's presidencyPompeo takes aim at treaties, bureaucrats on European tripGeorge H.W. Bush's service dog Sully arrives at U.S. Capitol to honor late presidentThomson Reuters to cut 3,200 jobs in next two yearsRepublicans' power grab in Wisconsin is more evidence the party doesn't care about the will of the votersWhat the T.M. Landry Prep scandal reveals about race, stereotypes and inequality in American educationFDA approves drug for dogs scared by noiseGeorge H.W. Bush wasn't Trump — but from Willie Horton to the AIDS crisis, we shouldn't whitewash his legacyAfter 20 years in real estate, this Chinatown resident is turning to art to reclaim the neighborhoodNation mourns former President George H.W. BushDrake, Ariana Grande top Spotify's year-end chartsHate crimes in Canada shot up 47 percent, with Muslims, Jews and blacks most targetedNearly four dozen suspected Mafia members, including newly elected boss, arrested in ItalyStormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti announces he won't run for president, cites familyJeffrey Epstein, multi-millionaire sex offender, settles suit and apologizesSecret Service tests facial recognition surveillance system outside White HouseFootnote in new trade deal causes confusion over LGBTQ protectionsAnother 5 million pounds of beef added to national recall over salmonella fearHouse GOP campaign arm hacked during 2018 midterm cycleVote fraud allegations leave N.C. House race unresolved with no clear path forwardDow falls 800 points on China trade confusion and mounting fear tariffs are choking global growthCalifornia Secretary of State Alex Padilla wants to change how America votesSnowball fights now legal in Colorado town after 9-year-old boy's requestGeorge H.W. Bush remembered by public in Capitol before funeralDaniel Green says he will prove he didn't kill Michael Jordan's dadU.S. coal consumption drops to lowest level in nearly 40 yearsToddler injured after being dropped from border fenceWhat is a tsunami?Enormous 'energy kite' promises a new way to harness wind powerKansas sees LGBTQ milestones, yet big change may come slowlyArrest in Costa Rica over missing Florida woman as ID pending on body found near her AirbnbTrump's Amazon battle continues, as postal task force recommends changesQuora hack: Breach of crowdsourced question and answer site exposes 100 million usersTrump appointee Whitaker opposed for attorney general role by over 400 ex-Justice Department employeesArizona council wants lawmaker who said African-Americans 'don't blend in' to resignIn lame-duck push, Michigan Republicans vote to gut wage, paid leave lawsWith 2020 looming, Michael Bloomberg brings climate change doc to IowaAmerican-born citizen sues sheriff after he was nearly deported to JamaicaAssessing America's information crisis with David Roberts: podcast & transcriptWhat's driving the toned-down Trump?2 attorneys general to subpoena Trump Org, Treasury in lawsuit alleging presidential profitingOcasio-Cortez calls on lawmakers to boost staffer salaries, pay internsWoman booked into Miami men's jail after she was wrongly deemed transgender has lawsuit upheldU.S., NATO give Russia 60 days to comply with nuclear pactJudge clears records of wrongfully convicted 'San Antonio 4'NYC taxi board sets minimum pay for app-based driversPilot error caused crash that killed musician Troy Gentry, NTSB saysWhy would anyone cut heroin with fentanyl? It's cheap, these researchers say4 men charged with fraud, money laundering in connection to Panama Papers investigationFact checking Trump: No, 'Tariff Man,' China doesn't foot the bill — Americans doMichael Cohen's Trump Tower revelation could implicate Trump in a bribery scheme involving RussiaTrump associate Roger Stone invokes Fifth Amendment, won't give Senate documents or testifyU.S. soldier who tried to help Islamic State group gets 25-year sentenceNFL insists it asked police for Kareem Hunt tape months agoSenior Justice Dept. official sexually assaulted and harassed employees: inspector generalNYPD to deploy drone fleet, stoking fears of Big BrotherKevin Hart announces he will host the 2019 OscarsMinnesota man charged with felony for allegedly pulling a gun on Somali teens in McDonald's viral videoMember of 'Texas 7' prison-break gang executed for officer's killingMichael Flynn: Timeline of his rise, fall and guilty pleaRepublican Brad Raffensperger wins runoff for Georgia secretary of stateBrexit vote looms in Parliament, but May's plan appears doomed. Then what?Graham ties Saudi crown prince to Khashoggi killing: 'There's not a smoking gun — there's a smoking saw'Yemen's warring parties talk as 12 million suffer from 'severe hunger'Afghanistan becomes world's deadliest country for terrorism, overtaking IraqIn New Hampshire, a political fixture is on the ropes — and Trump is a big reason whyReindeer in Sweden usually migrate in November. But there's still no snow.Volkswagen says last generation of combustion engines to be launched in 2026Victims of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein have one more shot at justiceSpecial counsel Robert Mueller's office recommends little to no jail time for Michael Flynn in exchange for assistanceLawyers say CBS has cause to withhold $120 million payment from Moonves, New York Times reportsReal-life 'Breaking Bad' case ends with ailing retiree in Italian courtCan OPEC survive Trump, Putin, and a pullout by Qatar?Lame-duck Wisconsin Republicans vote to weaken incoming Democratic governor, attorney generalBrazilian baby is first born using uterus from deceased donorMueller gives new details on Flynn's secretive work for TurkeyFirst Read's Morning Clips: Mueller got 'substantial assistance' from FlynnA Filipino favorite, Jollibee aims for international growthCompulsive spending: How to avoid impulse purchases this holiday season'I am a Tariff Man': Can Trump get out of the trade crisis he created?France's 'Yellow Jackets' inspire protesters in IraqFamily confirms identity of Florida woman who disappeared in Costa RicaAt least 4,000 migrants on way to U.S. have died or gone missing in last four years2-year-old Florida girl battling cancer needs extremely rare blood, sparking worldwide searchBritish version of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' to premiere in 2019Without Obamacare penalty, think it'll be nice to drop your plan? Better think twiceRudy Giuliani falsely blames Twitter after typo points to anti-Trump websiteCardi B announces split from Offset months after welcoming daughterGeorge H.W. Bush's public rejection of the NRA exemplified his commitment to 'duty, honor and country'Cleveland officer who fatally shot Tamir Rice won't get job backFive years of Dateline's Missing in America: 109 still missingA milestone: For first time, Cubans will have internet access on their cell phones'I fear loss of community': Tumblr's new 'adult content' rules worry LGBTQ usersMedical device makers spend millions lobbying to loosen regulations in D.C.Tiny satellites are reshaping spaceflight in a big way — and bringing new risksSarah Hyland takes social media break over backlash after cousin's deathOklahoma convicted murderer who escaped by posing as cellmate captured in St. LouisGeorge H.W. Bush funeral: Live updatesVenezuelans struggle to pay to properly bury, cremate loved onesWhat is codependency? Signs of a codependent relationshipMedia mega-mergers under threat with Democrats controlling the HouseMan convicted in fatal shooting of New Jersey radio host gets life sentenceGeorge H.W. Bush honored at National Cathedral funeralGeorge H.W. Bush eulogized by son at funeral: 'The brightest of a thousand points of light'Trump's international anti-Iran coalition looks like it's falling apart. He doesn't have a back-up plan.Brother of Saudi crown prince returns to the U.S.In a first, gay Mexican couple has U.S. marriage recognized by MexicoU.K. lawmaker Damian Collins releases seized Facebook emails, claims company lacks 'straight answers'Latinx college students are struggling with self-hate, but counselors can help, scholar findsDiversity standards produce more women and minorities in med schoolSpaceX launches cargo ship to space station, but Falcon 9 rocket misses landing siteSeniors struggle to avoid Medicare enrollment pitfallsChinese government issues vague statement about that 90-day trade talk deadlineRead George W. Bush's full eulogy for his fatherEntire Christmas spread rocketed to International Space StationUSA Gymnastics declares bankruptcy in wake of sex abuse scandalMan entered North Carolina school with guns, hit list, police sayNearly brain-dead woman survives after being removed from life supportFirst Wisconsin did it. Now Republicans in Michigan move to strip Democrats' power.Rapper 2 Milly sues Epic Games for using his dance in 'Fortnite'Man convicted of killing Michael Jordan's father argues trial violated constitutional rightsJudge orders that evidence in Alabama mall shooting get turned over to suspect's lawyerSouth Carolina woman fatally shoots escaped inmate who broke into her homeSpielberg, 25 years after 'Schindler's List,' warns against collective hateAmazon's HQ2 deal makes most New Yorkers smile, poll finds'Bad day for democracy': Democrats in uproar after Wisconsin GOP rams through power grabBush and Dole: A political rivalry for the ages. And then that final salute.Winter running: What to wear at every temperatureU.S. destroyer challenges Russian claims in the Sea of JapanBorder Patrol agent Juan David Ortiz indicted on capital murder charge in deaths of four women'Oh, my God. There's blood here': 911 call reveals when neighbor found body in N.J. mansion murdersA day of subtly drawn contrast between Trump's dark view, Bush's points of lightMigrants don't bring disease. In fact, they help fight it, report saysPrinceton University a capella group cuts song from 'The Little Mermaid' over 'toxic masculinity'Lawmakers demand probe of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's 'sweetheart deal'China tech exec faces U.S. extradition after arrest in CanadaFederal court upholds New Jersey gun-control law limiting high-capacity magazinesWoman reunites with daughter she thought had died at birth nearly 70 years agoNew accuser says she confronted Leslie Moonves in public after 'gross' encounterThe long fallout of President George H.W. Bush's complicated racial legacyIs AI dangerous? Why our fears of killer computers or sentient 'Westworld' robots are overblownSeries of Pacific storms raises hopes for a wet El Niño seasonSome allowed back into devastated town of Paradise after deadly California fireAfter market whiplash, experts say check your investment basicsOil drops 4 percent amid OPEC battle with RussiaMajor for-profit college chain abruptly announces closure of dozens of schoolsWhy we're so obsessed with 'Friends' — the comfort food of televisionSenior adviser to Sen. Kamala Harris resigns after report of $400,000 harassment settlementFirst Read's Morning Clips: It all depends on what the meaning of 'wall' is...Driven by fear, green-card holders are avoiding government aid, advocates sayHere's another example of how Trump's business presents a clear conflict of interestRoad workers drill through 6,000-year-old prehistoric platform near StonehengeSatanic statue erected in Illinois State Capitol with other holiday decorationsMarine dead, five missing after military aircrafts collide off JapanWhy we miss the waspsLin-Manuel Miranda, Alfonso Cuarón among list of Golden Globe NomineesGolden Globes 2019: 'Vice,' and 'A Star Is Born' lead nominations. See the full list.Ohio father teaches daughter a lesson about bullying by making her walk 5 miles to schoolNetflix renews 'Narcos: Mexico' for Season 2Can courts stop the GOP's assault on the powers of Wisconsin's incoming Democratic officials?'Courage of a warrior': George H.W. Bush laid to rest in Texas after emotional tributes from family, friends'Nightflyers' attempts to apply George R.R. Martin's 'Game of Thrones' realism to science fictionGreek government plans crowdfunding for new warshipsGohmert makes false claim in TV interview about Soros and Jews. Fox Business distances itself.North Carolina election fraud allegations: Investigators zero in on absentee ballots in Bladen CountyThis needle-studded patch could help heart patients healEiffel Tower to close Saturday due to planned 'yellow vest' protests in ParisOhio priest accused of sexually assaulting at least 10 boys in the PhilippinesSouthwest plane slides off runway at Hollywood Burbank Airport in CaliforniaIn potential blow to Manafort, Supreme Court unlikely to change double jeopardy ruleMissouri lawmakers keep resigning ahead of voter-approved lobbyist limitsThe best of this week's L.A. Auto ShowUterine cancer on the rise, especially for black womenHuawei CFO arrested: Why Meng Wanzhou's detention on U.S. extradition charges is a big dealPelosi: House could order new election in North Carolina after allegations of fraudGeorge H.W. Bush's funeral reminded us of the benefits of bipartisanship, and how polarized we've becomeStudy that took aim at 'Joy of Cooking' is retractedDemocrats want to increase scrutiny of privately run immigration detentionWall Street rebounds after Dow plunged 784 points and S&P entered correctionGeorge H.W. Bush's final Texas train ridePete Shelley, lead singer of the Buzzcocks, dies at 63China calls for release of arrested Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou, detained in Canada on U.S. extradition chargesDaughter of 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' writer Frank Loesser blames Bill Cosby for recent radio bansFormer FIFA official sentenced to time served in bribery scandalCalifornia's deadliest wildfire is blamed in lawsuit on faulty utility transmission towerDemocrats gain 40 House seats, as NBC projects TJ Cox wins California's 21st DistrictA California family's donation leads to the Smithsonian's first permanent Latino galleryAT&T and Justice Department continue battle over $85.4 billion Time Warner acquisitionCalif. teacher arrested for allegedly forcibly cutting student's hair while singing national anthemStudents stunned after major for-profit college chain closes: 'They're taking our dreams away'Rolled-back school lunch rules put refined grains, low-fat chocolate milk back on menuNorth Carolina Democrat withdraws concession in House race amid allegations of vote fraudNine more sickened in E. coli outbreak affecting romaine lettuce, CDC saysThe Week in Pictures: Nov. 29 - Dec. 6Trump lawyers, special counsel in discussions following written submission of president's responsesTrump expected to tap State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert for new U.N. ambassadorParents of girl with cancer who needs rare blood without Indian B antigen plead for donorsNo devices found after bomb threat evacuates CNN in New York3 new Mueller filings may show some of what ex-Trump aides have told investigatorsWhat is a black hole?Ukraine's martial law brings unease after Russian attackHow money stokes divide of historic black community in Virginia pipeline battlePuerto Rico needs more entrepreneurs. What's being done to help them?Getting medicines into U.K. may be issue post-Brexit, government admitsFactory worker gets five years for putting glass shards in cupsKevin Hart pulls out as Oscars host after backlash over homophobic tweets and jokesTrump's New Jersey golf club employs undocumented immigrants, women sayHuawei executive Meng Wanzhou awaits bail hearing; Trudeau denies political interferenceFormer MLB players Luis Valbuena, José Castillo killed in Venezuela car crashTrump goes on tweetstorm before new Mueller reportsYes, it's that time of year already: Don't miss these holiday shipping deadlinesTrump admin lifts some protections for sage grouse to increase oil and gas drilling2020 hopefuls get a rough welcome to the big leaguesU.S. economy gained just 155,000 jobs in November, vs. 198,000 expectedKelly departure as White House chief of staff now imminentReport: U.S. health spending hits $3.5T but growth slowsThe less-is-more resolution that helped me reach my biggest goal this yearWages are on the rise — which means the Fed may tap the brakes on interest rate hikesTrump's religious liberty push is hurting patients as doctors take sides in America's culture warAre there really 600 criminals in the migrant caravan at the border?Winter storm expected to slam much of U.S. as it moves from California to the SoutheastAir Force repeatedly failed to notify FBI about gunman prior to Sutherland Springs massacreEven when not in Rome, eat a Mediterranean diet to cut heart disease riskTyler Perry spends nearly half a million dollars on layaway payments for 1,500 Walmart customersBritish teen jailed for three years for sending thousands of bomb hoaxesAquarius migrant rescue ship stops Mediterranean Sea patrolsMarine killed in training accident off coast of Japan identified as Capt. Jahmar ResilardTrump to nominate William Barr for attorney general, Heather Nauert for U.N. ambassadorComey and GOP lawmakers spar after daylong closed-door hearingAngela Merkel's CDU elects Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as party leaderNorth Carolina GOP candidate owes $34,000 to scrutinized consultantRapper Finese2Tymes sentenced to prison on federal weapons chargeN.C. state trooper on desk duty over Instagram post defending police brutalityTennessee inmate second to be executed in electric chair in two monthsTed Baker CEO to take leave of absence following probe into 'culture of harassment'U.N. AIDS agency in 'crisis' after sex harassment claims, investigators findFox News host Tucker Carlson says Trump not 'capable' of legislatingAriana Grande and Priyanka Chopra don't need fans who send death threats. Fan culture needs a reboot.Man responds to police wanted poster on Facebook and taunts them for days: 'Calm down'While GM slashes jobs and halts some production, Fiat Chrysler set to open new plantSen. Cortez Masto hires Latino chief of staff as Congress faces scrutiny over staff diversityEbola spreads to major Congo city amid worries over vaccine supplyChina launches historic mission to the moon's far sideOfficer killed during Borderline shooting died from friendly rifle fireTrump now says border wall could cost as little as $15 billion, pay for itselfGeorge H.W. Bush Secret Service detail bids farewell to 'Timberwolf'Huawei exec accused of lying about ties to Hong Kong company that tried to sell U.S. gear to IranMac Miller receives his first-ever Grammy nomination months after deathHeather Nauert joins a long list of questionably qualified Trump nomineesNot very diplomatic: Trump slams Tillerson as 'dumb as a rock', 'lazy as hell,' lacks 'mental capacity'U.N. ambassador to no longer be Cabinet-level positionIndiana man who taunted police pleads guilty to 1988 murder of April TinsleyCardi B welcomes Grammy nominations news while leaving court for strip club fight hearingDow plunges for third straight day on weak jobs report and renewed trade tensionsLisa Britt is just one of many wrapped up in alleged North Carolina election fraud schemeLatinos landed some big nominations, but 2019 Grammys don't reflect Latin music's boomSteph Curry shoes now also made for girls as NBA star keeps his promise to young fan5 strategies to help solve problems in your marriageCareful use of neti pot advised after woman contracts rare but fatal brain infectionWhy it may be time for Trump to declare defeat in AfghanistanDonald Trump Jr. 'dogs' Ocasio-Cortez, so she reminds the president's son of her subpoena powerNASA's InSight lander captures first 'sounds' of wind on MarsBeth Kimber becomes first woman to run the CIA's clandestine operationsJames Alex Fields found guilty of killing Heather Heyer during violent Charlottesville white nationalist rallyWoman sues NYPD after being shackled before and after childbirthManafort lied about contacts with Trump administration, Mueller saysKevin Hart's Oscars resignation was a missed opportunity, LGBTQ activists sayMountain lion known for crossing LA area freeways dead after Woolsey FireCourt filings present Trump as key figure in multiple federal investigationsU.S. appeals court won't immediately allow Trump asylum banHouse Democrats and Nancy Pelosi waste no time, announce bill tackling America's corrupt campaign finance systemMultiple deaths reported after panicked stampede at Italian nightclubPolice arrest suspect after abduction, murder of North Carolina teen Hania AguilarItems belonging to Frank Sinatra make $9M hit at Sotheby's auctionCalifornia GOP chief gets candid: Party's in deep trouble because of failure to attract non-whitesMichael Cohen assisted Mueller's office with info about contacts between Trump aides and RussiaDemocratic Socialists of America scored wins in the midterms. What's on their agenda?Egypt investigating after couple ignites controversy with nude photos atop Great PyramidMan at the center of North Carolina election fraud allegations has complicated past'Kids are falling off': Why fewer children have health insurance nowThe long wait: Venezuelan violinist and resistance symbol seeks political asylum in U.S.10 holiday vegetable side dishes your guests will loveTrump picks Gen. Mark Milley as next top military adviserThe Oscars have become irrelevant. Here's how 'Black Panther' could change that.Winter weather hits southern states as storm system moves eastTrump says John Kelly to leave chief of staff role by year endAmazon's 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' is still excellent. But 'Gilmore Girls' fans may recognize warning signs.France's violent 'yellow vest' protests are about much more than a fuel tax. But is President Macron listening?Net neutrality could get a reprieve once Democrats take control of the HouseGM plant closing not expected to stall Detroit's reboundAmid N.C. election fraud investigation, Bladen County board member resignsIn the movies 'Icebox' and 'Nona,' migrants' pain, danger does not end at U.S. borderNick Ayers, Mike Pence's right hand, likely to be Trump's next chief of staffComey says he launched probe into Clinton email leaks before he was firedBritons scramble to get E.U. passports before BrexitProtesters demand tougher action on global warming during U.N. climate talksParis on lockdown as police clash with 'Yellow Jackets' and protests sweep FranceIn the era of endless robocalls, why telemarketers persistRobert De Niro's Mueller returns to 'Saturday Night Live'From underground to mainstream: Emo rap explodes into streaming music scene2020 Democratic primary: California and Texas look to become the new Iowa and New HampshireU.K. PM May warns of 'uncharted waters' if lawmakers reject Brexit dealU.S. backers of Paris accord set up camp at climate talks'He's Jewish. I'm not. But Hanukkah speaks to both of us.'China summons U.S. ambassador, warns Canada of 'grave consequences' if Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou is not releasedSen. Angus King: Not enough evidence against Trump yet for impeachmentIsraeli military probes shooting of Palestinian in the backIn Chile, this man has an epic train set in his backyard. They're real trains.Dog that survived California wildfire guarded home for weeksHere are the 2018 National Geographic photo contest winnersTrump's worst week ever? From Mueller and Michael Cohen to Bush's funeral, the past seven days were disastrousMeet the Press - December 9, 2018'Tariff man' Trump has shifted Republicans toward a pro-trade stanceOn film and TV sets, intimacy coordinators focus on safety for actors in sex scenesFrance's finance minister warns of catastrophic effects of 'yellow jacket' protests on the economyItalian police probing deadly stampede find pepper spray canFrom Ray Rice to Kareem Hunt, the NFL is still doing the minimum when players are accused of violenceNoted and Quoted: MSNBC hosts on George H.W. Bush's passing, federal sentencing memos and lame-duck GOP lawmakersBrightest comet of 2018 to pass the closest to Earth in DecemberMichael Cohen filings renew discussion of Trump's impeachmentWhy DNA tourism may be the big travel trend of 2019'Proud Boys' founder Gavin McInnes out at Blaze MediaNick Ayers no longer in the running to be Trump's next chief of staffEven without proof, CBD is finding a niche as a cure-allArson 'attacks' target Jehovah's Witness halls in Washington StateRoger Stone associate Jerome Corsi sues Mueller, Justice, CIA, FBI, NSA for $350 millionNissan and ex-Chairman Carlos Ghosn indicted in pay scandal, Kyodo reports150 years of seeing red: The traffic light marks a milestoneTrump and Pelosi brace for their first sit-down of a new political eraTrump's transgender ban is headed to court, along with the dehumanizing claims he makes to support itTrump admin looks to counter China, Russia's growing power in Africa with new strategySandy Hook gunman's journals released after court battleIn GOP's post-election power grabs, experts see 'disturbing' trendHow to run for Congress if you're brokeRough going for those picked by Trump to be 'my generals'Trump's caravan problem isn't which people are coming, but what kind of country America will choose to beEuropean Court of Justice rules Britain can unilaterally cancel BrexitElon Musk says Tesla would consider buying idled GM plants, takes another swing at the SECHeisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray apologizes for past anti-gay tweetsAs employers fight for loyalty, work perks now include paid time off and a $50,000 rewardAs marijuana industry grows, modern chefs tackle edible weedFirst Read's Morning Clips: Another White House shakeupIf Trump believes Hillary's emails were the 'biggest political scandal since Watergate,' what now?Ohio house fire kills 5 children, injures motherComey says there's 'obviously' evidence Trump obstructed justice in 2017 talk about FlynnKansas City Chiefs owner knew of three Kareem Hunt incidentsRoger, the internet's favorite buff kangaroo, has diedNASA scientist says space alien search should be more 'aggressive'Supreme Court gives victory to Planned Parenthood in Medicaid caseNASA's Voyager 2 becomes second human-made object to reach interstellar spaceChile bets on electric vehicles to combat smog, advance clean mobility in Latin AmericaTeacher fired for refusing to use transgender student's pronounsTrump can't hire the 'very best people,' because he's the very worst presidentWhitey Bulger's lawyer says he will sue over prison killingAccused Russian agent Maria Butina likely to plead guiltyChicago campaign volunteer shot while recording himself canvassing on Facebook LiveWomen accuse Brazilian spiritual healer once featured on Oprah of sexual abuse'From opera to sales: How I used my experience as a singer to change careers'Electronic health records often have mistakes — and they can be hard to fixBritain's Theresa May delays parliamentary vote on BrexitThe CDC says raw cookie dough may be delicious but dangerous'Fearless Girl' statue finds permanent home at New York Stock ExchangeTwo California nuns accused of embezzling half a million from school for trips and gamblingGoPro is moving production out of China, citing tariff worriesGrindr executive resigns after company president's gay marriage commentsShort-term plans and no penalty highlight Obamacare sign-up periodHow to harness your pre-vacation energy all year long17 books about space that make great holiday giftsForeign intelligence clues in Marriott breach could foreshadow future attacksJailed Russian serial killer Mikhail Popkov convicted of 56 more murdersNYPD reviewing 'troubling' video of officers prying baby from mom's armsBritain just called fax machines 'archaic' and 'absurd' — so why are Americans still using them?Manafort plans to file a response to the Mueller memo this weekAnti-gay subway attack leaves NYC woman with broken spineHeather Nauert, Trump's pick for U.N. ambassador, is unlikely to enjoy Nikki Haley's global respectGOP Sen. Rand Paul singles out McConnell on criminal justice bill, calls for public pressure on majority leaderAn alleged ISIS supporter and a woman accused of planning a terror attack arrested in OhioWalk, run or bike to work? These clothes are made for busy commutersDow recovers after 500-point fall on Brexit uncertainty, intensified fears on tradeMacron announces wage rise, tax relief after weeks of French protestsTrump plan to reclassify nuclear waste alarms environmental groupsStarz series 'Power' halts production after crew member killed in NYC'White people are the best': Columbia student seen on video harassing group of black undergradsGoogle announces new security flaw, closes social network earlyAccuser confronts former Baylor University frat president in court as he gets no jail time in plea dealTransgender fighter wins in historic pro debutNebraska man who served time for killing wife 20 years ago admits to killing parents last yearIndiana football player suspected of murdering pregnant cheerleaderFaith leaders to U.S. authorities: Migrants have international right to U.S. asylumStudy explains how red meat raises heart disease riskLatino voter turnout saw solid increase in 8 states, according to new analysisMore than 100 arrested in climate action protest outside Pelosi's Capitol Hill officeMother worried about North Carolina man Sam Davis, missing since JuneBeto O'Rourke sounding out prominent black Democrats as he ponders presidential bidLabour MP causes uproar by swiping giant Parliament symbol, but avoids Tower of London lockupLesbian comic says Kosher 'mafia' forced cancellation of her NYC showsTen takeaways from James Comey's recent House testimony sure to make Trump furiousLouisville police investigate as video shows man thrown to ground, punched during arrestHelp wanted: Trump needs new chief of staff for 'the worst of times'Massive winter storm kills three, causes travel havoc in the SoutheastStar drummer Robin DiMaggio accused of embezzling $750,000 from charity for homeless kidsOcasio-Cortez reveals her Jewish heritage: 'I knew it! I sensed it!'Top USOC official fired after independent report details Nassar cover-upThousands of mailed ballots in Florida were not countedFBI investigating alleged white supremacist beating of black DJFive Marines missing after crash off Japan declared deadUncertainty over late GI Bill payments leave lawmakers asking: Who is accountable?Paris protests open up rift on American left, spark U.S. climate change debateBells of Balangiga are returned to Philippines after more than a centuryScientists search for marijuana's holy grail — consistent highsRussia sends two nuclear-capable bombers to VenezuelaEx-PM David Cameron says he doesn't regret calling Brexit referendumMarkets cautiously rebound amid unease over Brexit, trade wars, and French protestsTime's 2018 'Person of the Year': Killed and imprisoned journalistsFormer Fed head Janet Yellen warns of potential financial crisis aheadFirst Read's Morning Clips: 'No Plan B' for Trump chief of staff searchA type 2 diabetes diagnosis motivates Eric Gonzales to lose 160 poundsMeet the potential 'Baskin-Robbins' Dem field for 2020Jimmy Dean recalls more than 29,000 pounds of sausage over metal fearsSuspect arrested in alleged road rage death of off-duty FDNY firefighter'I don't care': GOP soft-pedals campaign finance violations that could ensnare TrumpHertz to use biometric scans for drivers picking up vehicle rentalsIndianapolis man dies trying to rescue dog from icy pondAs U.S. suicides rates rise, Hispanics show relative immunityJeffrey Epstein's slap on the wrist raises a lot of questions. The DOJ needs to get answers.Trump and Schumer-Pelosi brawl over the wall ahead of White House meetingAnd the most streamed song of the century is ... 'Bohemian Rhapsody'Verizon takes $4.6 billion hit on AOL and Yahoo acquisitionsThe Supreme Court's abortion ruling isn't a real victory. It sets up a bigger fight for liberals to lose.White woman accused of assaulting black teen at pool pleads guiltyCubans travel the world searching for shopping bargainsMcConnell commits to holding Senate vote on criminal justice reform this monthBeto O'Rourke narrowly tops wide-open MoveOn 2020 presidential straw poll; Biden is runner-upSteph Curry doubts U.S. landed men on the moon, NASA offers to prove itGoogle CEO Sundar Pichai testifies before House, addresses bias claimsAlabama 9-year-old's family says bullying drove her to suicide, officials are investigatingDoes systematic racism drain, deny and diminish black homeowners' wealth?16 great tech gifts for gadget and gear geeks this holiday seasonNASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft discovers water on asteroid Bennu. Here's why that's a big deal.Brexit is a mess, and neither Theresa May nor anyone else has any way to fix itFive dead, four wounded in shooting at Catholic cathedral in BrazilIn public fight with Democrats, Trump says he would be 'proud' to shut down government over border wallCalls for lesbian comic Wanda Sykes to host Oscars after Kevin Hart's exitNY woman whose baby was ripped from her arms by officers to be released from jailAlleged Russian operative Maria Butina to plead guilty, help prosecutorsEarth's mysterious 'deep biosphere' may harbor millions of undiscovered speciesAndrew Gillum to make surprise address to Democratic donors amid 2020 buzzSupermicro says investigation found no evidence of 'malicious hardware' reported by BloombergMany diabetics needlessly test blood sugar at homeJeffrey Epstein victims' lawyers push for ruling on nonprosecution dealCute, but not cute enough: Delta bans emotional support puppies and kittensTrump administration proposes major rollback of water rules'Dense sexual networks' behind high HIV rates of gay black men, study findsNetflix greenlights series based on Selena, the 'Queen of Tejano Music'Georgia Gov.-elect Kemp, in first major speech since election, doesn't address voting controversyICE arrested 170 immigrants seeking to sponsor migrant childrenK-8 students hit a milestone: About half are minoritiesTrump probably won't be charged with campaign finance fraud in office. But that doesn't make him innocent.Defunct startup Sidecar sues Uber: 'Hell-bent on stifling competition'Not guilty plea entered for football player who confessed to killing pregnant cheerleaderTrump administration official defends use of tear gas at Mexico borderGas company ignored warnings before deadly Oklahoma explosion, lawsuit claimsTrump ally Roger Stone says he still has not been contacted by Mueller's teamUnearthing the connection between politics and history with Joanne B. Freeman: podcast & transcriptTrump is relishing the prospect of owning a government shutdown. But Republicans aren't.Judge orders Stormy Daniels to pay most but not all of Trump's legal fees in defamation suitCIA chief to brief House on Khashoggi as pressure mounts on TrumpPelosi brings up Trump 'manhood,' says meeting with him was like 'tinkle contest' with skunkHuawei executive wanted by the U.S. granted bail by Canadian judgeFact check: Trump constructs false, misleading claims about his border 'wall'A better, smarter way to shop on AmazonJury recommends life in prison plus 419 years for Charlottesville driver James Alex FieldsRecreational marijuana could come to New York State in 2019Google CEO pelted with bias claims, spared scrutiny over data privacy at House hearingIn N.C. election fraud case, witness says operative held onto 800 absentee ballotsUniv. of Connecticut to offer course on marijuana industry for a budding career pathThree police officers shot in Houston while serving warrantTrump team advocates burning fossil fuels, even as U.S. scientists sound alarm on melting ArcticMan who killed newlywed during robbery executed in TexasMichael Flynn's lawyers ask judge for no jail timeThree missing in inactive West Virginia mineVerizon signals its Yahoo and AOL divisions are almost worthlessWoman who was unwittingly used in HIV ad awarded $125,000California wildfires costs soar past last year's recordsIncoming New York attorney general plans wide-ranging investigations of Trump and familyDeadly shooting near Christmas market in Strasbourg, FranceNikki Haley says she leveraged Trump's outbursts to get things done at the U.N.Top senators seek leniency for ex-staffer who lied to FBIMass-shooting suspect in Strasbourg, France, identified as manhunt continuesFirst Read's Morning Clips: Trump's GOP worries about shutdown effectsCalifornia lawmaker arrested on child cruelty suspicionTakeaway from the Oval Office showdown: Trump still hasn't accepted his midterm defeatBoy's poignant search leads back to family, in book 'Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish'Bounty hunter hackers can earn $500,000 to test company defensesHoliday gift guide for astronomy buffs: Here's the best skywatching gearTrump administration appointee quits lobbying for Saudi ArabiaTrump, Kushner, LeFrak could potentially benefit from federal 'opportunity zones'Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee and is felt in AtlantaPrime Minister Theresa May faces no-confidence vote amid Brexit chaos13 kitchen gadgets the home chef will loveTrump urges Democrats to fund border wall after mass shooting in FranceThe World Cup, Meghan Markle and 'Black Panther' topped Google's 2018 global search trends'Cocoon of his own mistruth': Schumer says that's where Trump livesParents of Antwon Rose Jr. sue former employer of officer who fatally shot himJulian Castro announces he's exploring presidential bid in videoChristine Blasey Ford presents award to Nassar accuser Rachael DenhollanderNetanyahu's adviser accused of sexual assault, including by NY politician, resignsMichael Cohen named Trump as 'Individual-1'. Here's why prosecutors haven't identified him in court.How to burn hundreds of calories while wrapping presentsFCC affirms that wireless carriers can block unwanted text messagesDoctors who first saw U.S. diplomats hurt in Cuba say symptoms 'cannot be faked'Delaware boy named Trump will be going by different name after being bullied by classmatesPublisher of National Enquirer admits paying hush money to help Trump ahead of 2016 electionWoman found dead on Florida interstate, allegedly after date with man she met onlineTrump's threats to pull electric car subsidies could kill U.S. jobs and give China an edgeBrad Pitt is responsible for charity's defective New Orleans homes, residents say in court filingCongress approves bill allowing the killing of sea lions... to protect salmonEco-friendly 'algae curtains' could help curb air pollution in crowded citiesHusband's death was blamed on alligators, but prosecutors say his wife ordered him killed for $1.75 million insurance moneyGun control advocates won plenty of victories in 2018. What will 2020 bring?Upcoming superhero movie 'Blue Beetle' will feature DC Comics' first Latino leadDoctors cite climate change for rise in animal bites, U.S. health care costsOrrin Hatch warns Senate 'is in crisis' in farewell speechU.K. Prime Minister Theresa May survives no-confidence vote amid Brexit turmoilRead Michael Cohen's full sentencing statement and why 'blind loyalty' to Trump was the biggest mistake of his lifeRahm Emanuel wants to legalize marijuana, open casino in Chicago to tackle pension debtMissing Colorado mother seen in newly released video the day she vanishedSon, grandsons find human bones in New York basement ID'd as father missing for decadesHow to be a better readerGoogle should have been grilled by more intelligent lawmakers than the House RepublicansMAP: Here's where Christmas trees in the U.S. growMore sleep in Seattle: Later school start helps kids get zzzDetroit pastor charged with transgender woman's murderFive Marines identified after being declared dead in air crash near JapanMichael Cohen gets 3 years, says Trump's 'dirty deeds' led him to 'choose darkness'Facebook exec apologizes after woman posts scathing letter over targeted ads'Sesame Street' Muppet 'Lily' aims to teach children about homelessness'Lesbian' most searched term of the year on two of world's biggest porn sitesCalifornia university that got two shooting threats letting students take final exams off campusWatch, react, repeat: What the racist Columbia University video reveals'On the Basis of Sex': Ruth Bader Ginsburg has seen her biopic three times, director saysFormer Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, sentenced to prison, asked for a lockup in Otisville, N.Y.NASA's Mars InSight lander snaps its first selfie from the Red PlanetDeal on sex harassment claims in Congress forces lawmakers to pay out of their pocketsNewly elected Tennessee Rep. Mark Green says he'll question vaccinesPelosi reaches term limits deal with Democratic rebels to secure votes to be House speakerGerman chocolate factory spill makes for sweet streetChance the Rapper is documenting what he calls his religious 'sabbatical' to study the BibleThree missing in West Virginia mine found aliveMiami Beach officer caught on camera punching suspect in face, incident under investigationFormer Baylor frat president who was accused of assault is barred from commencementCriminal justice reformers reach cusp of history — but worry about last-minute hitchesCambodians use pardons to beat Trump admin's deportation ordersChina detains 2nd Canadian as spat over Huawei exec intensifiesThe criminal justice reform bill is a solid first step. It deserves a second look.Trump confides to friends he's concerned about impeachmentApple to invest $1 billion in new Texas campusHigh-speed train crash kills 9, injures dozens in Ankara, TurkeyDeath toll in Strasbourg, France, mass shooting rises as police try to catch attack suspect dead or aliveMelania Trump claims 'opportunists' are wrongly recording her family's historyA morning routine to combat holiday stressArizona newspaper publisher uses his publication to accuse wife of poisoning attemptHawaii Air National Guard pilot seriously injured after military jet crashOil-slicked man stuck in California grease duct rescuedThe best 2018 books for kids, teens and young adultsFirst Read's Morning Clips: Thinking about impeachment'Chief of bash' Jose Canseco wants to be Trump chief of staffIt may seem like just another week in Washington. It's not.Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks join Rock and Roll Hall of FameIn Marvel's 'Spider-Verse', Spider-Man's mom is alive and Puerto RicanYemen's warring sides agree to partial truce, U.N. chief saysTheresa May survives but the Brexit conundrum remainsGoogle tests the scooter market with Lime partnershipMother of missing Colorado woman last seen on Thanksgiving pleads for answersHealth law sign-ups lagging as Saturday deadline is loomingCongress approves $400 billion for farmers, forests, poorGay 'bears' bare all in body-positive art exhibitNetflix's newest high-profile partner: Taylor SwiftCuban ballet icon Carlos Acosta stars in biopic 'Yuli,' gets Goya Award nominationsKentucky court nixes pension law that prompted teacher protestsRussian operative Maria Butina pleads guilty to conspiracyNo evidence FBI tried to destroy text messages in Clinton email investigationO rly? California considers plan to tax text messagesArmored truck spills cash on N.J. highway, drivers rush to grab dollars and crashes ensueSerial killer Samuel Little pleads guilty in Texas woman's 1994 deathPelosi: 'I did tell the president that I prayed for him'McCaskill's parting shot: Too many 'embarrassing uncles' serving in the SenateThe Boy Scouts of America may file for bankruptcy because of sex abuse suitsTeen kills himself inside Indiana middle school after shootout with policeTrump knows all about 'fake news.' He coordinated with the National Enquirer to make it.Alabama Attorney General taking over case of black Army veteran killed by policeSuspect apprehended in connection with anti-gay subway attackCongress passes overhaul of sexual harassment policies, Trump expected to signParadise High's basketball team lost everything. Now they're winning for their town.Cohen charges are a plot 'to embarrass me,' Trump saysSearch for new billion-dollar campus sums up the difference between Apple and AmazonDeep in the troubled heart of Texas, health care suffersTarget, Walmart, and toy importer sued for toxic levels of lead in kids' jewelry kitsSenators push to shield Venezuelans from deportation from USThree years for Cohen is serious. But it's not even close to the average federal sentence.Oh craps! Dice roll sinks Arkansas candidate in tied raceRobin Thicke, Pharrell Williams to pay $5 million to Marvin Gaye estate for 'Blurred Lines'Virgin Galactic test flight reaches the edge of space for the first timeTrump was in the room during hush money discussions with tabloid publisherIn New York, a new Facebook strategy for privacy — meeting IRLBernie Sanders addresses 2020 speculation, says it's not an easy decisionRomaine lettuce E. coli outbreak traced to California farmIn rebuke to Trump, Senate OKs resolution blaming Saudi crown prince for Khashoggi murderCybill Shepherd says Les Moonves had her CBS show canceled after she rebuffed his advancesKansas lawmaker switches parties over GOP's 'absurd' LGBTQ platformWhite House arranges tours of Christmas decor for press, but nixes traditional party'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' puts Miles Morales front and center. Will more Marvel diversity follow?Former nicotine research monkeys now at primate sanctuaryHuman heart is left on board a Southwest Airlines flight, forcing pilot to turn aroundGreen Beret charged with murdering Afghan manParents urge change in Vermont gun laws in their obituary for son who killed himselfNorth Carolina couple accused of running $150 million kickback schemeThe Week in Pictures: Dec. 6 - 13Jury awards $25 million to mother of former Dallas Cowboys player killed in DUI crashWave of bomb threats causes evacuations, anxiety across U.S. and CanadaMSNBC's Mika Brzezinski criticized by Trump over offensive remarkMongols biker gang found guilty of racketeeringTwo rescued from shuttered mine recall desperation, hopeGirl who crossed border with dad died in Border Patrol custodyMan in U.S. on work visa gets 9 years in prison for sex assault on flightDept. of Education to cancel $150 million in student loan debtDetained migrant could lose daughter, who's a U.S. citizenCanada is caught between China and U.S., and feeling aloneCan't put down the phone? How smartphones are changing our brains — and livesU.S., South Korea can't agree on splitting the bill after Trump's criticismU.S.-backed fighters in Syria capture last town held by ISISMSNBC's Mika Brzezinski apologizes for 'crass and offensive' remarkCBS settled with Eliza Dushku over 'Bull' star Michael Weatherly's sexual commentsSuspect in mass shooting in Strasbourg, France, is killed by policeNancy Wilson, Grammy-winning jazz singer and 'song stylist,' dies at 81Facial recognition tech used to scan for stalkers at Taylor Swift show: reportFirst Read's Morning Clips: Inaugural committee under investigationCohen: Trump told me to make hush-money payments, no one believes the presidentChina says it will suspend its 25 percent additional tariff on U.S. autosFirst Read: All the president's investigations10 books by Latino authors you shouldn't miss this yearKosovo announces new army, Serbia responds by raising prospect of armed interventionMiss USA apologizes after comments about Cambodian, Vietnamese contestants spark backlashUkraine moves to create its own Orthodox church out of Russia's orbitMinnesota college student studying in the Netherlands stabbed to death by roommate, police sayChief justice of California Supreme Court quits GOP over Kavanaugh confirmationBermuda appeals to London high court to enforce gay marriage banTrump warns GM 'is not going to be treated well' after layoffsLawmakers block NGOs critical of President Ortega from operating in NicaraguaSandy Hook Elementary School evacuated after bomb threat on 6th anniversary of shootingWhat I learned about money from working a seasonal jobWatergate 2.0? Trump's presidency may end like Nixon's, but comparing the two is an insult to 'Tricky Dick'Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl, who replaced John McCain, to resign at end of yearFlorida GOP governor taps the brakes on restoring voting rights for ex-consJohnson & Johnson knew for decades that asbestos lurked in some of its baby powderTop secret report: North Korea keeps busting sanctions, evading U.S.-led sea patrolsMen's rights activists are attacking women's scholarships and programs. The DOE is listening.Kanye says Drake threatened him, Kim Kardashian weighs in on feudI've been talking about Beto O'Rourke since 2017. He's a 2020 Democratic frontrunner for a reason.'What has America come to?': Democrats push for inquiry after 7-year-old Guatemalan girl dies in Border Patrol custodyVerizon plans to cut 10 percent of Oath staffFacebook apologizes after security flaw exposes unpublished photosThe twin Castro brothers teamed up for one of the most unusual presidential announcements everHow tiny backpacks are turning bees into living dronesFor CBS board, Moonves payout is just one of many problemsThe Weekly Standard, bulwark for anti-Trump conservatism, to closeTrump admin asks Supreme Court to temporarily allow trans military banAmazon worker accused of stealing products, shipping empty boxesAlfonso Cuarón's 'Roma' is considered one of the best films of the year. Here's why.Johnny Bobbitt Jr., homeless vet in alleged GoFundMe scam, released from jailLame-duck Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signs bills weakening Democratic successorJoan Steinbrenner, wife of late Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, dies at 83Americans are still spending, albeit with trepidation for the futureJason Van Dyke loses bid for new trial for Laquan McDonald's murderTanzania says it won't accept gay rights as donors pull cashJanet Jackson's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction is years overdue. And now we all know why.Trump inaugural committee under criminal investigation for misuse of funds, pay to play: report9 quick and easy recipes to throw together for last-minute guests'Mother of all tests': Beto O'Rourke talks about what it will be like for 'whoever' runs against TrumpWarren takes veiled swipe at Trump in speech to new grads, says she is 'optimistic' about futureWhat is Magecart? Credit card-stealing malware proves hard to stopGOP Sen. Orrin Hatch walks back his 'irresponsible' comments downplaying claims against TrumpAlleged terrorist says Russian TV channel influenced attack on Buckingham PalaceMontana man pleads guilty to double murder, putting bodies in acidMueller memo says Flynn's lies were 'voluntary and intentional''Mortal Engines' brings to life Phillip Reeve's dystopian aesthetic — but not his novel's anti-capitalist moralsOwe, Shakira: Pop star charged with tax evasion in SpainInvestigators search home of missing Colorado woman Kelsey Berreth's fiancéFourth person dies after Strasbourg Christmas market mass shootingVideo from Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity shows stunning view of Earth from the edge of spaceInvestigation into N.C. election fraud focused on unreturned absentee ballotsNearly $300,000 still missing from armored truck in N.J. highway mishapNo arrests 25 years after Texas woman Angela Ewert's body foundCoast Guard searches for man overboard from Carnival cruise ship in 'intentional act'Florida judge sets August trial date in Michael Drejka 'stand your ground' killing caseRights group sues government after gay widower denied spousal benefitsBoy Scouts of America considering bankruptcyNorth Carolina governor vetoes latest voter ID legislationPro surfers to test mettle as massive waves aim for CaliforniaThe Brexit vote was delayed by Theresa May. What might happen next?Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but won't move embassy — yetHow a Swedish professor helped rescue a grad student from ISIS-controlled IraqSomalia uproar continues after arrest of former al-Shabab No. 2 who was running for officeAuthor of Ohio's strict abortion bill believes Supreme Court will welcome it 'with open arms'Federal judge in Texas strikes down Affordable Care ActTrump names Mick Mulvaney acting chief of staffFrance's 'yellow vest' protesters hit Paris streets for fifth weekCritics say Elizabeth Warren is too divisive to run for president. Are they right?Wisconsin Republicans' corrupt power grab echoes Republican efforts in North Carolina in 2016Seven-year-old girl who died at border did not receive medical care for 90 minutesWhy getting out of debt can save your marriageBoys need better access to mental health care. Why aren't they getting it?Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin's death at the Mexico border is our fault, not her father'sEgypt unveils 'one of a kind' ancient tomb, expects more finds'Mary Queen of Scots' is a sharp-edged period piece with strong women and #MeToo undertonesNoted and Quoted: MSNBC hosts on Mueller developments, the death of Jakelin Caal and the Senate's Yemen resolutionBrazil faith healer accused of sexual abuse ruled a fugitivePete Davidson appears to have deleted Instagram after sharing dark postIn a fundamentalist Mormon town, modernization highlights a stark divideTrump hails ruling against Obamacare, no immediate impact expected on coverageMulvaney's criticism of Trump's 'Access Hollywood' comments resurfacesNations at U.N. climate talks back universal emissions rulesObama reassures those worried about Obamacare as Democrats bash rulingInterior Secretary Ryan Zinke to depart Trump administration by end of the year'SNL' imagines 'It's a Wonderful Trump' for the holidaysJack Ma is a card-carrying Communist. But what makes him tick?Putin says rap should be controlled in Russia, not bannedDebate over which films are Christmas movies continues to 'Die Hard'Behind the scenes of Trump's hasty chief of staff pickScientists are blowing up big batches of homemade lava. Here's why.North Korea marks seventh anniversary of Kim Jong Il's deathTrump working on extraditing Erdogan foe Gulen, Turkish foreign minister claimsDemocrats eyeing 2020 presidential bids test simple pitch: Have some money.Southern Baptist report on slavery ties includes no reflection on racial equality todayFather says girl who died at border was previously in good healthPoll: 62 percent say Trump isn't telling the truth in Russia probe12 gifts for healthier, happier cats and dogs (and their owners)Very early Iowa Democratic primary poll finds Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders leading the fieldO'Rourke, other Dems don't want tent city's contract renewedWhere Americans stand apart (and together) on holiday giftsJustice Ginsburg draws sold-out audience in New YorkSchumer: Trump's 'temper tantrum' over wall funding is leading to shutdownPete Davidson gets apology from comedian for a mocking postSenators weigh in on impact of Obamacare decisionMeet the Press - December 16, 2018Rudy Giuliani claims Michael Cohen hush payments, possible Russia collusion 'not a crime'Around 10,000 in Hungary protest Orban's rule, calling new labor code a 'slave law'The top 10 pop albums of 2018 — from Cardi B and Beach House to Travis Scott and MitskiSchiff explains why he wants to obtain Trump's Deutsche Bank recordsThe dog who got a second chance ... in prisonMore than 40 people injured in Japan restaurant explosionColin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia and Vine, found dead. He was 34.'Not a good week for President Trump,' says Republican Sen. Susan CollinsMegan Fox and the 'unlikable' women #MeToo left behindCamp Fire clean-up workers fired after posting insensitive photos with wreckageFifth person dies from mass shooting near Christmas market in Strasbourg, FranceDaughter recounts her dad's moving and unexpected friendship with Charles BarkleyMiss Universe is the only major beauty pageant worth watching. Here's why.Brazil police say celebrity faith healer has turned himself inAuthorities finish searching property of missing Colorado woman Kelsey Berreth's fiancéCalifornia reverses course on plan to tax text messagesGuatemalan girl likely died of 'sepsis shock' after crossing border, hospital officials saidMore teens are vaping, and many think it's nicotine-freeSaudi Arabia rejects Senate's 'interference' over Khashoggi case9/11 hangs over Taliban talks and assurances militant group has changedTrump, like Nixon, won't be impeached over campaign finance violations. But they will help.Democrats take cautious view of subpoena powers as they ready investigationsMass shootings, economy ranked as most significant news events of 2018Paying with your phone is handy... until you find out how much more you spendGeoffrey Rush accused of misconduct by 'Orange is the New Black' actress Yael StoneGoogle to invest $1 billion in new campus in New York CityStorms shatter records in the East, create massive waves in the WestNorth Korea condemns U.S. sanctions, warns denuclearization is at riskMiss Universe 2018 is Miss Philippines Catriona GrayFrom reindeers to ugly sweaters, airports are making holiday travel more funUtah set to drop blood-alcohol limit to .05, strictest in countryFirst Read's Morning Clips: 62% say Trump hasn't been truthful about Russia probePoll: Americans don't believe Trump has received the message from the midtermsBefore 'one small step': How Apollo 8 became our first true moon shotDespite VR's stumbles, startups bet big on out-of-home experiencesCardi B defends Offset after fans lash out at him for crashing concert in bid to win her backSingapore court allows gay man to adopt son in landmark rulingJudge's ruling on Obamacare poses new problems for GOPAdvocates allege NYC school plan discriminates against Asian AmericansIn poor Guatemalan village, mom mourns young daughter who died in Border Patrol custodyObamacare was just ruled unconstitutional in Texas, but the case does Republicans no favorsAssisted living's breakneck growth leaves patient safety behindIn a first, transgender woman competes in Miss Universe competitionTrump sounds defiant note on wall funding ahead of Friday shutdown deadlineFacing opposition, Theresa May will bring Brexit deal back to parliamentPoll: Just a third of Americans see 'major gains' toward women's equality in last yearActor and activist Rodney Kageyama dead at 77Government shutdown could rattle already-shaky markets, hobble economic growthRussia favored Trump, targeted African-Americans with election meddling, reports sayWant to save more money in 2019? These are the tools you need to succeedRepublican Sen. Lamar Alexander won't seek a fourth termOfficer makes heartfelt plea to speeders after catching teen driving 100 mphTwo ex-associates of Michael Flynn charged with trying to influence U.S. politiciansGov. Andrew Cuomo proposes New York legalize recreational marijuanaThe 10 jobs where workers got the biggest raises this yearMall-shooting victim's family blasts Alabama's decision to take over caseFugitive sex-offender soccer coach headed back to Ohio after arrest in FloridaPam Patenaude resigns from HUD, top deputy to Ben CarsonJust one gay acquaintance can change hearts and minds on LGBTQ rights, study findsWhat is a market correction?Disney Channel fires 'Andi Mack' actor accused of trying to meet minor for sexCritics decry decision to let Florida police officers use 'stand your ground' defense'Wake-up call': Lawmakers react to reports detailing Russia's influence campaignArchdiocese apologizes after Michigan priest condemns teen who killed himselfThe 'Christmas comet' is back for another visit. Here's how to see it.Green Beret says he was charged with murder because of Fox News interviewWoman who climbed Statue of Liberty said she had nightmares about kids in cagesMerriam-Webster's 2018 word of the year is 'justice'Do teens need help kicking the vape habit? The FDA thinks soYoung mother Kassandra Ramirez missing after leaving home in the BronxHemp industry expected to blossom under new Farm BillComey to House Republicans: 'Stand up and speak the truth'New White House legal team gears up for House investigations'The Dark Crystal' prequel announces cast of famous voices, including Mark Hamill, Simon Pegg, Keegan-Michael KeyFact check: Trump misleads with latest Obamacare claimTucson won't remove Pancho Villa statue, despite conservative group's requestDeer poacher sentenced to watch 'Bambi' every month during a year in Missouri jailTrump's latest big immigration bet is looking like a loserHomelessness ticks up for the second year in a row, federal report finds'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' star sues makers of Fortnite, NBA 2K video games over use of 'Carlton' danceMichigan appeals court to review judge's sentencing of Larry NassarYemeni mother unable to see her dying 2-year-old due to Trump's travel ban, advocates sayModel says she had an affair with Woody Allen when she was 16 — but has 'no regrets'Advertisers bail on Fox News' Tucker Carlson over immigration commentsCybersecurity failures raise threat of 'deadly missile attacks,' Pentagon watchdog saysMueller's office releases notes of Michael Flynn's FBI interviewChina's leader seeks to assuage concerns over its growing influenceRussia builds new barracks on disputed islands near JapanPresident Xi says 'No one is in a position to dictate' to ChinaAfter Senate reports on voter suppression, Facebook's Sandberg says 'we need to do more'Kroger is using unmanned vehicles for delivery in ArizonaDavid Schwimmer lookalike shoplifting suspect wasn't there for his court appearanceFlorida man tried to pay for McDonald's with bag of weed, police sayJudge delays Michael Flynn sentencing to allow further cooperation with federal investigatorsA 'no-deal' Brexit might look like thisWarning: Risk-free trial offers can wind up being very costlyFirst Read's Morning Clips: Trump's poor hand on immigrationTrump, GOP don't have a plan to avert a government shutdown — at least not yetNetflix hires another high-profile Disney/ABC talentRep. 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Mueller and the DOJ can and should re-evaluate the Office of Legal Counsel's memoInternet provider Charter to pay $174 million in fraud settlement, issue customer refundsRep.-elect Sharice Davids, a gay Native American, is ready to 'shape the future' of AmericaCouple who named baby after Hitler sentenced for involvement in illegal far-right groupA Detroit woman who is legally blind vanished during Peru vacationHonduran mom and children in iconic tear gas photo allowed into U.S.'You freak me out': Assistant principal allegedly harassed trans studentStreet dancing as survival? Ask these young Venezuelan migrants in PeruAfter her skiing accident, an uphill battle over snowballing bills'Very limited' body cam footage recovered after Chicago officers killed by trainTrump administration eyes rolling back Obama-era school discipline policiesYemeni mother granted waiver from Trump's travel ban to see dying 2-year-old sonOpioids don't work well for chronic pain and are overused, study findsRaise rates or not? Fed Chair Powell faces criticism either wayAn online shopping cheat sheet for holiday shopping procrastinatorsAdvocates: Trump admin lying when it says it can't process any more asylum seekersSome N.J. drivers who scooped up $300,000 spilled by Brinks truck returning moneyTrump doesn't take Russian electoral interference seriously. This is what Democrats did to oppose it in 2018.'Run for cover,' former Fed head Alan Greenspan warns investorsAt this rate, women won't have economic parity with men for 202 years, report saysTrump says Twitter is holding him back — but his following is growingDoes that second holiday retail job make sense? Experts say it does — if you do the mathCreator of gay Broadway musical, 'The Prom,' invites Mike Pence to the showWhite House softens position on border wall funding days before shutdown deadlineTrump orders Pentagon to create U.S. Space CommandEx-Trump adviser Roger Stone admits to spreading lies online in lawsuit settlementPenny Marshall, famed actress and comedian, dead at 75Trump administration bans bump stocks, device used in Las Vegas shootingWhile Sears executives get $25 million in bonuses, laid-off workers struggle during ChristmastimeFemale journalists, politicians received abusive, hostile tweets every 30 seconds, study saysNancy Pelosi's Trump meeting highlighted a kind of public strength rare for women in WashingtonGeorge Lucas tops Forbes list of richest U.S. celebritiesJohn Kerry and America's (bad) reputation: podcast & transcriptVerizon says Oath is dead. Meet Verizon Media Group.Flynn hearing leaves the far right's conspiracy theorists wantingCongressman Castro demands top border official resign after migrant girl's deathCalifornia doctor allegedly linked to five people who died of opioid overdose arrestedFSA dollars are about to expire. 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At polls, it can be a different story.First Read's Morning Clips: Flynn sentencing gets delayedAs he exits, Paul Ryan's ideas didn't match up to reality and party politicsCuba takes out gay marriage language from new constitution draft after church, citizen protestsCalifornia woman accused of faking firefighter husband to swindle wildfire relief donations'Carlton Dance' suit against 'Fortnite' may have two left feet, experts sayHurricane Maria caused trauma but fuels purpose among mainland Puerto Ricans, study findsAn exercise to help you get the most out of every dollar you spendBillionaire aims to jump-start search for alien life and rewrite rules of space explorationBrazilian museum destroyed by fire lives on through GoogleUnited States added to list of most dangerous countries for journalists for first timeSenate leaders announce stopgap funding deal to avert shutdownColorado baker back in court over second LGBTQ bias allegationGOP senator blocks reappointment of EEOC's only LGBTQ commissionerBitcoin reached an all-time high last year. Now, you might be digging for coal.Kansas man who blamed wrongful conviction on doppelganger gets $1.1 million settlementFlorida man dupes Texas school district into sending him $2MTrump blasts deal to dissolve his charitable foundationMissouri woman's tiny house was reported stolen, then found days later 30 miles away'Obama-like mistake': Republicans slam Trump over plan to withdraw troops from SyriaFirst lawsuit against Facebook over Cambridge Analytica filed by Washington, D.C., attorney generalCustoms and Border Protection will now inform Congress, press of any death within 24 hoursHealth of U.S. women still lags those in other rich countriesFormer Blackwater contractor found guilty of murder in Iraq massacreU.S. imposes new Russia-related sanctions, citing election interference, 'other malign activities'Fed hikes interest rates for fourth time this year, despite Trump's objectionsNew report on USA Gymnastics and Larry Nassar is a reminder that athletes across America are still at riskSully, George H.W. Bush's service dog, back in NY for a break before next assignmentFederal judge strikes down Trump asylum rules for domestic and gang violence victimsAttorneys for Guatemalan girl who died in custody call for investigationFor the first time, Colombia prosecutes a transgender woman's murder as a femicideBlack man in Ohio trying to cash paycheck is handcuffed after bank teller calls 911Allergan's textured breast implants recalled by French authoritiesRetiring House Republican is holding up bill aimed at protecting Native American womenHot tub crime machine: Ohio police find escapee in whirlpool spaPaul Ryan, bidding Congress goodbye, says nation's problems are 'solvable if our politics will allow it'Drones fly vaccines to remote island in first-of-its-kind deliveryObamacare court ruling promises headaches for GOP, years of familiar health care fights3 people arrested in connection with murder of 2 Honduran migrant teens in TijuanaProtesters turn their back as disputed Virginia gas project vote delayed againGuns kill twice as many kids as cancer does, new study showsRussia's election interference exposes America's Achilles' heel: RaceHow to beat back holiday stressWith 2020 Democrats waiting in the wings, Trump's latest moves go beyond his baseTimes Square billboard calls out migrant deaths, slams border wallActress Eliza Dushku says she was fired by CBS because she didn't want 'to be harassed'Four men guilty of killing daughter of Olympic runner Tyson Gay sentencedAsylum seekers 'elated' after judge strikes down Trump rulesDeVos gives quiet nod to arming teachers, despite hearing from many who disagreeThe da Vinci surgical robot: A medical breakthrough with risks for patientsWet, windy weather to meet heavy holiday travel days on both coastsFacebook denies it let more than 150 companies misuse personal dataTrump's interference in the murder trial of Green Beret Mathew Golsteyn sends the wrong message to U.S. troopsIllinois AG finds 500 more Catholic clergy accused of abuseGun violence prevention group sues Trump administration over 3D blueprint plansSenate passes stopgap resolution to avoid government shutdownCuban baseball players will no longer have to defect to join MLBFacebook tries to explain why companies could erase your messagesU.S. troops to leave Syria as President Trump declares victory over ISISU.K. Parliament erupts as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn accused of calling Prime Minister Theresa May a 'stupid woman'Once banned by Trump, Yemeni mother arrives in U.S. to see dying childWhat makes chickens happy? Nobody is quite sureTrump's withdrawal from Syria is victory for Iran and Russia, experts sayTrump administration defies court order by pushing abstinence, Democrats sayMichael Flynn lied to the FBI and that lie was a crime — White House and Alan Dershowitz objections ignore the factsHow Trump unexpectedly garnered bipartisan support for criminal justice reformHUD weighs tougher inspections of public housing after complaints of substandard conditionsTrump tariff war with China sends U.S. retailers on buying bingeSaturn's rings are disappearing faster than anyone realizedGerman reporter stripped of CNN 'Journalist of the Year' awards for fabricating storiesN. Korea won't give up nuclear weapons unless U.S. abandons nuclear umbrella'Jersey Shore' star's former boyfriend accused of trying to extort herAmazon error allowed Alexa user to eavesdrop on another homeIn 2018, Vietnamese Americans found new political prominenceFirst Read's Morning Clips: What Trump's Syria move meansConservatives slam Trump for not getting his border wall from CongressTech IPOs threaten to add fuel to America's hottest housing market'Missing Trio' case remains unsolved 44 years after young girls vanish from Texas mallTrump administration moves to impose stricter work requirements for food stampsVladimir Putin on nuclear war: U.S. is pushing world 'closer to a very dangerous line'Colombian band Bomba Estéreo uses their star power to save the environmentInnovative program brings older women together when tragedy strikesDeadly Ebola cousin Marburg found in West African batsFlorida deputy kills three people, including child, before killing himself, sheriff saysWhat's next for markets, jobs and trade: Economic experts look ahead to 2019Thinking about breaking up with Facebook? 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Tammy Baldwin was blazing a trailMilwaukee officer who mocked NBA player Sterling Brown's arrest loses jobThe Year in PicturesTwo Chinese nationals charged with hacking U.S. government and militaryBig Pharma returning to U.S. price hikes in January after pauseDHS to begin returning asylum-seekers at border to Mexico to await decisionsAlabama police department blames crime on young people's rejection of GodDemocrats will hold 12 debates for the 2020 presidential contest'Girl in the closet' rescued from abusive parents is charged with sexually assaulting minorMaryland father accused of directing his daughter, 5, to steal package from porchBritain's Gatwick Airport shut down due to drones flying overhead, causing holiday travel chaos'Mary Poppins Returns,' starring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda, fails to top Disney's joyful originalThe 15 most-read features on NBCNews.com in 2018Terrorism link eyed after tourists are killed in Morocco's Atlas MountainsJudge in Michael Flynn and asylum cases has a tough reputationFacebook can't be trusted to protect users' data on its own. It's time for Congress to step in.Wall Street swoons as government shutdown deadline loomsMan serving life for 140 grams of crack is one of thousands counting on the First Step ActCyberattack-on-demand firms taken down by FBIHouse passes criminal justice reform, sending bill to Trump's deskU.S. adults aren't getting taller, but they're still putting on poundsTexas judge who struck down ACA to weigh in on transgender health caseFormer Lehigh University student charged with poisoning roommateU.S. urges doctors to write more Rx for overdose antidote'I am not a liar': DHS chief Nielsen defends immigration policies in heated hearingNeed a last-minute gift? Put together one of these DIY baskets for under $50Chicago DEA agent accused of helping dangerous Puerto Rico-based drug cartelJuul now has '800-pound gorilla' to fight FDA, experts warnUkrainian parliament breaks out in brawl over 'Putin's agent' posterHolidays at a Tijuana migrant shelter: Anxious children, determined momsDemocrats want to use obscure law to grab Donald Trump's tax returnsHouse moves to vote on spending bill with border wall funds, Trump defends risking shutdownStem cell shots linked to outbreak of bacterial infectionWhitaker cleared to oversee Mueller investigationTrump tweets video of 2005 'Green Acres' Emmy Award skit to tease farm bill signingFDA warns some antibiotics can cause fatal heart damageLawsuit claims Miss America leaders illegally took over pageantCongress passes bills to help address veterans' GI Bill benefit woesHow to stop negative self-talk by putting your thoughts on a dietFEMA auctions off more than 34,000 unused meals in Puerto Rico as their expiration date nearsPresident Trump's comments on Green Beret charged with murder rile legal expertsTrump's exit door: Everyone who's come and gone from the White HouseMueller may submit report to attorney general as soon as mid-February, say sourcesThe Advocate names first black editor-in-chief in its 50-year historyNew agriculture bill legalizes hemp. That doesn't mean it's unregulated.Former Pennsylvania pediatrician admits to assaulting dozens of young patientsFounder of viral fundraiser for Trump's border wall has questionable news pastVeterinarians far more likely to die by suicide than other Americans, research showsMigrant caravan baby hospitalized with pneumonia as mother blames Border PatrolSuspended San Francisco police officer accused of robbing bankArrest warrants issued for one of four who entered shuttered West Virginia mineTrump move to pull U.S. troops from Syria opens way to turmoilDC Comics 'Aquaman' raises questions about environmentalism2018 in review: When big news comes in small packagesMarijuana legalization in New York can't just be about making money. It should be about making amends.Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigns, scolding Trump over his military judgmentFlights resume at London's Gatwick Airport after drone chaosMattis' resignation triggers bipartisan chorus of concern on Capitol HillBeyoncé music temporarily leaks on Apple Music, Spotify — but it's not newTrump administration orders Pentagon to draw up Afghan troop withdrawal plansHouse passes stopgap funding bill with $5 billion for Trump's border wall, at odds with SenateOn the wall, Trump caved first to the 'swamp,' then to the baseDigital detox: Resorts offer perks for handing over smartphonesCan Mexico really hold asylum seekers while U.S. processes claims? Local officials worryFirst Read's Morning Clips: Mattis' departure leaves Washington rattled'Beautiful and empowering': Was 2018 the year Asian Americans took 'yellow' back?Political chaos reaches DEFCON 2 in WashingtonAsian and Asian-American recipes to try during the holidaysChild poverty in Britain is already a problem — and Brexit will likely make it worseTrump economic adviser: A 'long' government shutdown might hit jobs reportThis ice-filled crater on Mars looks like a huge alien skating rinkOtto Warmbier's parents want North Korea to pay $1 billion for his deathPussy Riot couple is denied asylum in Sweden, faces deportation to RussiaThe best Latin American and Latino films of 2018Pope Francis urges sexual predators within the church to turn themselves inPentagon discriminates against HIV-positive service members, suit claimsOn Syria, Trump is right where he wants to be: AloneNew pepper-picking robot isn't fast, but it can work 20 hours a dayNetflix's 'Bird Box' wastes both Sandra Bullock and a perfectly good metaphor about facing our fearsVietnam veteran John Smith South still missing two decades after disappearing from TennesseeTrump warns shutdown could last 'very long time,' urges McConnell to go 'nuclear' and end filibusterSame-sex parents challenge stereotypes in ChinaTrump call with Turkey's Erdogan led to U.S. pullout from Syria'I'm in your baby's room': Nest cam hacks show risk of internet-connected devicesLondon's Gatwick airport continues to be thrown into chaos by dronesJared Polis, Colorado's 'gaymer' governor-elect, talks 'rainbow wave,' green jobsBiometrics offer travelers a deal: convenience and security in exchange for personal infoChinese-American WWII vets to receive Congressional Gold MedalHumans harass and attack self-driving Waymo carsSlack on holiday shopping? Try these 10 last-minute gifts everyone will loveTop media banker on why 2019 could be tough on Netflix and other big playersTaliban greets Pentagon's withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan with cries of victoryMichigan State University has stonewalled Larry Nassar investigation, prosecutors sayShutdown? Chef José Andrés will feed govt. employees 'until they get paid again!'Cardi B makes a comeback with new 'Money' music videoSupreme Court rejects Trump's asylum ban in 5-4 ruling as Chief Justice Roberts sides with liberal judgesOffensive term targeting Asian client found on Drybar receiptA wealthy explorer just reached the deepest part of the Atlantic Ocean