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Arrest Made in Kidnapping of Woman Who Escaped From Trunk
Manuel Towns was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the kidnapping of an Alabama nursing student who was locked in the trunk of her car before a dramatic escape that was caught on camera.
(Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:31:00 GMT)

White Army Vet Traveled to NYC Just to Kill a Black Man: NYPD
James Harris Jackson, 28, told police he'd harbored feelings of hatred toward black men for at least 10 years. 'The reason he picked New York is because it's the media capital of the world and he wanted to make a statement,' Assistant Chief William Aubrey said.
(Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:23:00 GMT)

What Are the 'Essential Benefits' on the AHCA Chopping Block?
House GOP leaders are now talking about dropping "essential health benefits" from their health care bill. What are these benefits, anyway?
(Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:49:00 GMT)

Israeli Police Arrest Suspect for Bomb Threats Against JCCs
U.S. officials told NBC News that a motive remains unclear and the suspect is himself Jewish.
(Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:23:00 GMT)

Obama Praises His Health Care Law Ahead of GOP Vote
Former president Barack Obama sang the praises of the Affordable Care Act just as Republicans in Congress prepared to dismantle his signature plan.
(Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:27:00 GMT)

Woman Who Lost Gun Case Wants Stronger Stand Your Ground Law
Now that she's free, Marissa Alexander is pushing Florida lawmakers to make it easier for people to use the state's notorious stand your ground law.
(Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:04:00 GMT)

Judge Grants Oregon Resident the Right to Be Genderless
An Oregon court granted a resident's request to be legally "agender," or without gender. It's believed to be the first such case in U.S. history.
(Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:02:00 GMT)

Remains Identified as Missing California Woman Who Disappeared While Shopping
Maricela Garcia disappeared on January 12, 2017 while out shopping with her sister.
(Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:26:03 GMT)

'FBI Counterintelligence and Criminal Investigation of White House ... Is Unprecedented'
MSNBC National Security Analyst Jeremy Bash and Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., debate Rep. Nunes' briefing about President Trump's wiretapping accusations.
(Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:28:04 GMT)

Shoelaces Foil White House Fence Jumper Found Dangling
The woman 'became entangled in security features affixed to the top of the fence, suspending them in the air,' a Secret Service official said.
(Thu, 23 Mar 2017 03:39:00 GMT)

Senate Votes to Overturn Obama-Era Hunting Limits
The Senate's approval of the bill to overturn the hunting restrictions this week means the measure now only needs Trump's signature to become a law.
(Thu, 23 Mar 2017 02:51:26 GMT)

Facial Recognition Databases Give Congress the Creeps
Democrats and Republicans alike assailed the FBI on Wednesday for its use of facial recognition software to identify potential suspects.
(Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:58:00 GMT)

Black Caucus Answers Trump's 'What Do You Have to Lose' Question
President Trump and members of the Congressional Black Caucus met to discuss his proposed budget and chairman Cedric Richmond says he was surprised to find Trump and the CBC have similar goals but differ on how to achieve them.
(Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:30:00 GMT)

Retirement Dreams Fizzle for Some Obamacare Clients
Workers dreaming of early retirement are worried as Congress debates replacing the ACA with a law that could cost older Americans a lot more.
(Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:50:27 GMT)

Feds Remind U.S. Airports, Airlines They Are Terror Targets
They're attractive because of their symbolic value and accessibility, "and the presence of large crowds in unsecure areas."
(Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:36:28 GMT)

Teen Raped on Facebook Live Is Getting Threats, Mom Says
The mother of a 15-year-old girl who was allegedly gang raped in a Facebook Live video said she no longer feels safe in her neighborhood after receiving online threats.
(Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:19:00 GMT)

What Does It Mean That Trump May Have Been 'Incidentally' Surveilled?
Rep. Devin Nunes, House Intel Committee chair, said the conversations of Trump team members may've been captured "incidentally." An explainer.
(Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:27:00 GMT)

Oklahoma Pol Hit With Child Prostitution Charges Quits State Senate
The Oklahoma lawmaker who was charged with child prostitution after being a caught in a motel room with a teenage boy resigned Wednesday from the state senate.
(Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:18:00 GMT)

Pharmacy Head Cleared of Murder in Fungal Meningitis Case
The head of a Massachusetts pharmacy was acquitted of murder, convicted of racketeering in an outbreak of fungal meningitis caused by his products.
(Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:39:02 GMT)

Ex-Colorado GOP Chairman Charged With Voter Fraud
On his radio show, the former Colorado GOP chief charged with voter fraud suggested this was something Democrats were famous for.
(Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:29:00 GMT)

Lead Poisoning Higher in Parts of Calif. Than Flint
Dozens of California communities have experienced recent rates of childhood lead poisoning that surpass those of Flint, Michigan.
(Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:34:00 GMT)

'Teflon Don' Grandson John J. Gotti Arrested in Alleged Arson
Also arrested was reputed mobster Vincent Asaro, who was acquitted in 2015 of charges related to the famed Lufthansa heist of 1978.
(Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:36:00 GMT)

Family of Missing Ex-FBI Agent Bob Levinson Files Suit Against Iran
Former FBI agent Robert Levinson vanished in Iran in 2007.
(Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:26:00 GMT)

Fears ISIS Could Plant Bombs in Planes Driving New Rules: Officials
Intelligence about ISIS seeking to plant devices in laptops and other electronics was behind new rules governing flights from some overseas airports.
(Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:23:00 GMT)

State Ends Dual Robert E. Lee-MLK Holiday
Arkansas will no longer commemorate Robert E. Lee on the same holiday as Martin Luther King Jr., leaving only two states that still do.
(Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:02:00 GMT)

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