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Minnesota Cop Pleads Not Guilty in Shooting Streamed on Facebook
St. Anthony Officer Jeronimo Yanez entered his plea Monday in a brief hearing. Ramsey County District Judge William Leary III set a May 30 trial date.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:56:32 GMT)

Navy Vet Due in Court for 'Get Out of My Country' Slaying
Adam Purinton allegedly opened fire in a Kansas bar Wednesday, killing Srinivas Kuchibhotla,32, and injuring Alok Madasani, 32, and Ian Grillot, 24.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:22:00 GMT)

White House to Propose $54B Defense Spending Increase
The White House is expected to release a 'budget blueprint' Monday afternoon, adding $54 billion in defense and security funding while cutting that amount from 'lower priority programs' across government agencies. 'We're going to do more with less,' President Trump said Monday of the cuts to other departments. The budget blueprint marks the first step in what will be a lengthy negotiations process between the White House and Capitol Hill, with multiple rounds of discussions expected on the budget's specifics. Don't forget to tune in to MSNBC all day for updates and analysis.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:37:00 GMT)

Bill Cosby's Jury Likely To Come From Philly, Not Suburbs
His lawyers said they doubt he can get a fair trial anywhere because he's been "demonized."
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:32:00 GMT)

George W. Bush: Free Press 'Indispensable to Democracy'
George W. Bush said 'we all need answers' on Trump campaign contacts with Russia but stopped short of calling for special prosecutor.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:51:00 GMT)

'La La Land' Over 'Moonlight' Oscars Screwup: A Picture Is Worth 1000 Words
For a brief moment, "La La Land" was awarded best picture over "Moonlight" at the Oscars. Pictures show the shock and confusion of those on stage and in the room.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:05:00 GMT)

Trump Administration Re-Evaluating Self-Driving Car Guidance
U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said on Sunday she was reviewing self-driving vehicle guidance issued by the Obama administration and urged companies to explain the benefits of automated vehicles to a skeptical public.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:56:00 GMT)

32-Year-Old Is Youngest Best Director Winner in History
At an age when many are still struggling to find a career, Damien Chazelle has reached the pinnacle of his field by winning a best director Oscar.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:09:04 GMT)

Bush: Media Crucial to 'Hold People Like Me to Account'
In an exclusive interview with TODAY's Matt Lauer, the former president described the media as 'indispensable to democracy.'
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:54:00 GMT)

Family Believes 1986 Murder of Massachusetts Teen 'Absolutely Solvable'
"It's hard to think it's been 30 years without her. We just hope it can be solved now."
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:26:34 GMT)

Actor Bill Paxton Dead at 61 Due to Surgery Complications
Bill Paxton, the actor who starred in the television series 'Big Love' and films such as 'Twister' and 'Apollo 13,' died at the age of 61.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:51:27 GMT)

Suspect Charged After Truck Injures 28 at Mardi Gras Parade
"How no one was killed was a miracle," said Gino Ascani, a New Orleans firefighter who was at the scene.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:48:54 GMT)

Oscars Screwup: 'Moonlight' Wins After Award Given to 'La La Land'
A minute or two into the 'La La Land' cast and crew's celebration, producer Jordan Horowitz asked for quiet and said the real winner was 'Moonlight.'
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:46:00 GMT)

'Moonlight' Director Praises 'Graciousness' of 'La La Land' Team
Barry Jenkins spoke backstage after a screwup saw the Best Picture award initially given to "La La Land".
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:46:00 GMT)

'La La Land' Producer Gives Masterclass in Grace Under Pressure
Jordan Horowitz, the 'La La Land' producer who had to tell the world about the best picture mix-up, won plaudits for his handling of the situation.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:31:00 GMT)

How Did 'Moonlight' Mix-Up Happen? PwC Apologizes for Epic Blunder
Accounting firm PwC is in charge of tallying up the votes and distributing the envelopes. It quickly apologized and promised a full investigation.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:30:00 GMT)

Dozens of Federal Workers Admit Watching Porn on Job
Almost 100 federal government employees have admitted or been caught viewing copious amounts of pornography while on the job in the past five years.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:45:00 GMT)

'The Susan Lucci of the Oscars' Finally Wins — on 21st Nomination
The 21st time was the charm for Hollywood sound mixer extraordinaire Kevin O'Connell who finally made his first trip to the stage at the Oscars.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:49:00 GMT)

Diversity Wins at Oscars — Along With Jabs at Trump
Diverse faces — and united ire against President Donald Trump — sewed the 89th Academy Awards together on Sunday.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:25:00 GMT)

Trump's Job Approval Stands at Just 44 Percent as Partisan Splits Reign
President Donald Trump's job approval rating was 44 percent, a record low for a new president, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 01:37:00 GMT)

Trump's Pick for Navy Secretary Withdraws
Financier Philip Bilden said he 'fully support[s]' Trump's agenda and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' efforts to modernize the Navy and Marines.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:59:19 GMT)

Prison Pods for Vets Serving Time After Serving Country
An Albany County, N.Y., jail says its program seems to be keeping veterans from returning.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:51:00 GMT)

'God Was on His Side': Teen Survives 7-Story Fall in Car
The unidentified teenager only suffered lacerations and cuts after driving off the seventh floor of a parking garage and landing on a hardware store below.
(Sun, 26 Feb 2017 22:39:00 GMT)

Transgender Hotline Reports Recent Spike in Calls
Throughout January, Trans Lifeline saw an average of 139 calls per day. On Thursday, that number shot up to 379.
(Sun, 26 Feb 2017 22:14:00 GMT)

Vandals Damage Headstones at Jewish Cemetery in Philly
An investigation is underway after vandals targeted a Jewish cemetery in the Wissinoming section of Philadelphia.
(Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:52:00 GMT)

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