The State Department is reporting an unprecedented 500,000 passport renewal applications each week due to a post-pandemic surge of Americans looking to travel internationally. NBC News’ Tom Costello shares more on the backlog.
A Southwest flight was on its way from Las Vegas to Columbus, Ohio when the captain was unable to fly and the first officer had to take over. Then a pilot from another airline who happened to be on board jumped in to help with radio communications. NBC News’ Kristen Dahlgren shares more.
The Federal Reserve hiked interest rates today for the ninth time in a row, signaling that despite low unemployment, inflation is too high. The rate increase comes after three recent bank failures. NBC News’ Tom Costello has more details.