Finally! Three tickets share record Mega Millions... →
Look at the gold pot. It’s like the leprechaun with the rainbow. That pot...– Venus Wilson, 31, a security officer in Manhattan, on the Mega Millions lottery, which is now up to $640 million. She’s bought seven tickets.
'Global March to Jerusalem': Israel's borders on... →
RAMALLAH, West Bank – Palestinian organizers are calling for massive demonstrations on Friday to mark Land Day, an annual event that commemorates the killing of six Arabs who were protesting Israeli land policies on March 30, 1976. Tens of thousands are expected to participate in what organizers have billed a “Global March to Jerusalem.” The plan is to have protesters from neighboring...
Dramatic rescue for Calif. gray whale entangled in... →
“We had a sea lion, we had several sharks … the whole ecosystem, you know, was in that netting,”Dave Anderson, who works with DolphinSafari.com and was part of the weekend rescue, toldNBCLosAngeles.com.
Court signals it will decide constitutionality of... →
After the first day of oral arguments in challenges to the landmark 2010 health care law, it seems clear that Supreme Court will not let a procedural tax issue stand in the way of deciding the constitutionality of the law.
Sandusky labeled 'likely pedophile' in 1998 report →
More than a decade before former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky was charged with more than 50 counts of child sex abuse, a psychologist warned university police that his actions fit that of a “likely pedophile’s pattern.” The finding by State College, Pa., psychologist Dr. Alycia A. Chambers, the therapist for one of Sandusky’s alleged victims, was contained in the internal Penn State files of a...
Fishing boat washed away by Japan's tsunami is... →
SEATTLE — A 150-foot fishing boat that washed away last March following Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami has been spotted off the coast of British Columbia, NBC station KING 5 of Seattle reported Friday.
Obama: 'If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon' →
Mysterious booms rattle residents of Wisconsin... →
What goes “boom” in the night? The exhausted residents of Clintonville, Wis., wish they knew.
SUV license plate 'SMUGGLER' doesn't fool agents... →
You would think a drug runner would know better than to get into a car with a personalized license plate with the letters S-M-U-G-G-L-E-R. Or that she would think twice before booking a room at the Smuggler’s Inn, a mere sprint from the Canadian border. Nope.
Major 7.6 earthquake on Mexico Pacific coast →
A 7.6 magnitude quake has struck near Acapulco, Mexico, on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey reported. No tsunami was expected.
9-year-old gets jury duty summons →
His dad says he’d have one weakness as a juror: ‘If someone offered him an Xbox game, he would do as he’s asked; but besides that, he’s a very impartial kid’
'American hostage' handed over to UN in Iraq →
An armed group loyal to anti-American cleric Moqtada al-Sadr freed an American in Bagdad on Saturday after holding him captive for nine months, according to reports from the Iraqi capital. The man, now confirmed as in custody of the UN mission in Iraq, appeared on Iraq’s Bagdadiya television flanked by lawmakers from the Shiite cleric’s movement military uniform without insignia and...
NBC News confirms: U.S. soldier accused of killing... →
'KONY 2012' Invisible Children co-founder arrested →
A co-founder of the group behind the “KONY 2012” video on alleged atrocities by an African warlord has been arrested for being drunk in public and masturbating, police say.
Ex-Rutgers student convicted of hate crime,... →
A jury on Friday convicted a former Rutgers University student of hate crime and invasion of privacy in a case involving his use of a webcam to spy on his college roommate kissing another man. The case put a national spotlight on gay bullying when the roommate committed suicide days later. Twelve jurors weighed 15 charges against Dharun Ravi, including bias intimidation, which carries a possible...
Pile of pinto beans collapses on Colorado man,... →
DENVER — A 56-year-old man was killed on Thursday when he was buried under a 20-foot mound of pinto beans at a warehouse in eastern Colorado where he worked, police said.
Experts: 30 to 50 percent of world's food thrown... →
In a year, that means each person throws away almost 400 pounds of food, the weight of an adult male gorilla.
Should you read this story? Why you're having... →
The firm has veered so far from the place I joined right out of college that I...– In a very public and scathing resignation letter in The New York Times, Goldman Sachs executive director Greg Smith called the atmosphere at the massive investment bank “as toxic and destructive as I have ever seen it.”
Santorum wins Kansas caucuses, NBC projects →
California woman killed by 'homemade cannon' →
Homicide investigators with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department are on the scene of a bizarre death in San Diego’s East County.
Racial divide: Minority students face more... →
Black and Latino students across the United States are far more likely to be suspended than white students - and far less likely to have access to rigorous college-prep courses, according to a sweeping study released on Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights.
Limbaugh apologizes to student he called 'slut'... →
In his statement on his website on Saturday, Limbaugh said, “For over 20 years, I have illustrated the absurd with absurdity, three hours a day, five days a week. In this instance, I chose the wrong words in my analogy of the situation. I did not mean a personal attack on Ms. Fluke.”
Man who admitted jamming cell phones: 'A lot of... →
Frustrated with fellow bus riders incessantly talking on their cell phones, a Philadelphia man began jamming the cell reception to silence their conversations. The NBC10 Investigators tracked down the cell phone zapper who targets talkers on a SEPTA bus route. Not only does he admit doing it, he thinks it’s a good thing. The man, who calls himself Eric, told the NBC10 Investigators, “I guess I’m...