National & International Newsin partnership with NBCNews.com
The day’s top national and international news
3 hours ago

U.S. to Accuse Russia of Breaching Nuclear Treaty

5 hours ago

Sterling Loses in Court as Judge OKs Clippers Sale

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 8:36 PM

Feeling the Pain of Lightning Strikes, Again and Again

5 hours ago

Maine Father Killed Family of Four, Himself: Cops

In what an official has called, "one of the worst cases of domestic violence in Maine's history, " a suicidal father killed his three young children, their mother, and then himself. Police said 33-year-old Joel Smith was suicidal and having financial problems before he killed his family in various rooms of their apartment with a 12-gauge shotgun on Saturday night. No suicide note was found, according to police, but investigators said the wife had told a family friend the night of the shooting that Smith recently had threatened suicide. Read »
5 hours ago

Wild Weather Ends With Two Tornadoes

Wild weather around the country ended Monday with two tornadoes touching down in Denver, Colorado, and in Massachusetts weather officials said. The first twister in Denver caused airport passengers to find shelter and in Massachusetts, a rare tornado ripped roofs off houses and uprooted trees. Monday and Sunday also brought hail to Tennessee, flash flooding in Ohio, and storms that led to power outages in Pennsylvania. On the west coast, an unannounced summer thunderstorm on Venice Beach, California, produced lightning that injured more than a dozen people and left a 21-year-old man dead. Read »
Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 8:53 PM

Lawmakers Negotiate $17.5B To Aid Veterans Hospitals

Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 at 4:07 PM
 

We should tell Putin and the Russians that if they keep this up, we will move to expel them — along with the Europeans — from the WTO, and we will not allow the World Cup to go forward in four years in Russia.  

— Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on NBC's "Meet the Press" that the United States and its European allies should use the World Trade Organization and the World Cup to pressure Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Ukraine crisis.
2 minutes ago

North Texas Doctor Fighting Ebola in Grave Condition

15 minutes ago

Funeral for Victims of Philadelphia Carjacking Likely to Take Place Monday

2 hours ago

4 Face Murder Charges in California Student's Fatal Attack

22 minutes ago

"Incredible Character": Venice Lightning Strike Victim

2 hours ago

Wedding Reception Shut Down When Brawl Breaks Out

2 hours ago

FBI Says It's Not Hiding Oklahoma City Bombing Videos

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 6:18 PM

CDC: "Ebola Poses Little Risk to U.S."

3 hours ago

Drone Almost Blocks California Firefighting Planes