Woman's lawsuit claims sexual abuse during... →
A Virginia woman who asked a Catholic priest to rid her of the devil is suing his former employer, alleging he sexually assaulted her over a two-year period.
What the court did not do on the last day of its session I will do on my first...– presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, vowing to seek the health reform law’s repeal.
SCOTUS nerds: Here's the full text of the Supreme... →
NBC exclusive: Matt Sandusky details alleged sex... →
Jerry Sandusky’s adopted son Matt told police he was sexually molested by his father for years — and once fled in fear from the Sandusky home — during a secret police interview that took place in the middle of his father’s trial for child sex-abuse, according to a copy of the tape obtained by NBC News. Matt Sandusky, 33, said his father would enter his bedroom at night and “blow...
Ouster of popular president roils University of... →
The University of Virginia is in turmoil over the governing board’s ouster of Teresa Sullivan as president, with even the new interim president saying he disagreed with the decision and the Faculty Senate pushing hard to get her reinstated. The Board of Visitors stunned university staff and students on June 10 by announcing in a university-wide email that they accepted Sullivan’s resignation,...
House Republicans vote to cite Eric Holder for... →
A House committee voted Wednesday along party lines to cite Attorney General Eric Holder for contempt, capping a mounting and contentious fight between congressional Republicans and the Obama administration over a gun-running controversy in Mexico.
Source: Man claiming to be al-Qaida member takes... →
A source said the man had fired a shot and could be holding up to four people. The Interior Ministry was not immediately available to comment.
NY authority workers tripling pay with generous... →
A train car repairman for New York City earned nearly $203,000 last year - more than the city transportation authority’s chief operating officer - thanks to overtime bonuses that workers are able to receive under union rules, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Transit Authority confirmed to msnbc.com. incent Blackburn, a repairman for the Long Island Rail Road, was one of 20 employees who...
BREAKING NEWS: Rodney King, man at center of L.A.... →
He was 47.
Toronto stage collapse kills 1 before scheduled... →
A stage collapse at Toronto’s Downsview Park ahead of a Radiohead concert killed one person and injured at least three others, the CBC reported, citing emergency responders.
Obama administration won't seek deportation of... →
The Obama administration announced on Friday that it would no longer seek the deportation of most young illegal immigrants, and would instead allow them to apply for work permits, a significant policy shift with potentially major electoral implications. The Department of Homeland Security said that, effective immediately, the government would no longer seek the deportation of illegal immigrants...
'Tired' Nobel prize winner Suu Kyi takes ill at... →
BERN, Switzerland - Myanmar’s Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi halted her news conference in the Swiss capital Bern on Thursday evening after vomiting and excusing herself, saying, “I’m so sorry.”
Gruesome photos put spotlight on China's one-child... →
BEIJING – Feng Jianmei says she was manhandled by seven people, some of them local family planning officials, some of whom she didn’t know. Feng, 22 years old and seven months pregnant, was dragged out of her relative’s home, carried and shoved into a van that headed straight to a hospital on June 2, she told NBC News in a phone interview. She was blindfolded, thrown on a bed, and forced to...
From dogs barking a theme song from Star Wars to French acrobats dancing through a city, companies are doing what ever they can to get you from skipping television commercials. Here are the best of 2011.
Click and Clack are retiring from 'Car Talk,' but... →
After 25 years, Click and Clack are putting “Car Talk” in park.
Banks still gouging customers with confusing... →
In a just-released report, Pew says the disclosure documents are long and confusing which can result in costly and unexpected penalty fees for overdrawing that account. By one estimate, Americans paid $29.5 billion in overdraft fees last year.
NY train engineer suspended after video shows him... →
NEW YORK — A Metro-North train engineer has been captured on video appearing distracted and engrossed in a newspaper while operating a rush-hour train.
Crackdown on painkiller abuse fuels new wave of... →
“The first time that I shot it up, it was like, ‘Where has this been all my life?” Holly Yates, a 20-year-old in Lancaster, Ohio, told NBC News. She’s part of what doctors are calling an epidemic of heroin use across the country, including upscale suburban towns were heroin was once rare.
Routine traffic stop reveals toddler holding a... →
Among the strange details in this story: An officer then asked the man, who was described as “nervous,” to step out of the car. He heard King yell to the toddler by her nickname, “Fatty” multiple times.