Friday, Nov 30


U.S.-based photographer vanishes in China

“The reality in China is you never know if you’re going to get into trouble because there are no written rules,” he said in an interview last year.

Mueller casts 'dark cloud' over Trump's trip to Argentina

As world leaders gather in Buenos Aires, can the president keep his domestic troubles from dogging his foreign policy pursuits?


Three killed, eight injured in crash following U.S. Border Patrol chase

The truck was carrying 11 people when it rolled over on rainy Interstate 8, about 5 miles north of the Mexican border.

Facebook's Sandberg had company look into George Soros

"Something very harmful and maybe irreversible is happening to human attention in our digital age," Soros said.


His tunnel nixed, Musk doubles down on a subterranean dream

Musk's grand tunnel plan is news to many of the regulators who would very likely have to give it approval if it's ever going to see the light of day.


4 officers charged in connection with beating of undercover officer during protests

The indictment says the officers' text messages showed disdain for protesters, "It's gonna be a lot of fun beating the hell out of these sh*theads," one text said.

5 people who lied to Congress, and what happened to them

In the modern era, few individuals have actually been convicted of perjury or related charges for making dishonest statements to lawmakers.

Flooding in California as rain hits wildfire-burned areas

"The water is coming up, so we want to make sure we get everybody out that we can," a sheriff's official said.

Steph Curry responds to 9-year-old asking to have his Curry 5 shoes in girls’ section

A 9-year-old girl wrote a note to NBA star Steph Curry pointing out that his namesake sneakers appeared to be available for sale only to boys, and not only did Curry respond, he made a change.

Arkansas teen with autism recruited to play basketball at Kent State

18-year-old Kalin Bennett was once told he would never walk or talk. Now he’s about to join Kent State University’s basketball team.


Two children shot in car outside University of Mississippi hospital

"The individual pulled up to them, let the window down, put their arm outside the car and fired a shot into them."

USPS investigating postal worker caught carelessly tossing a package

Surveillance tape captures a postal worker throwing the package, then picking up and throwing it again harder — the box clearly marked “handle with care.”

Les Moonves $120M settlement on hold as CBS investigates new accusations of sexual harassment

The New York Times detailed an alleged cover-up that involves a 1995 meeting with Moonves, then Warner Brothers Television President and actress Bobbie Phillips.

The first inside look at Delta’s biometric screening terminal at Atlanta airport


Delta’s Terminal F now at the Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport — the busiest airport in the world — now uses facial recognition for outbound international passengers.

AT&T details plans for its three-tiered Netflix rival

The company's chief financial officer said the company could sell its 10 percent stake in Hulu as part of its asset sales.


Veterans Affairs Dept. facing criticism after GI Bill recipients underpaid due to computer failure

Officials privately told congressional aides that the agency would not reimburse underpaid veterans, sources tell NBC News. In public one day later, officials said underpaid GI Bill recipients would “be made 100 percent whole.”

American life expectancy drops for the second time, a trend not seen since early 1900s, CDC report shows


In 2017, the average American lifespan shorted due in large part to increasing fatal drug overdoses and deaths by suicide.

Watch dramatic police bodycam video during wildfire evacuations

Butte County Sheriff's Office released dramatic video of an officer's bodycam during wildfire evacuations in Paradise, California.

Murder trial begins for driver who plowed into Charlottesville crowd

As white nationalists and counter protesters clashed in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August of 2017, a car plowed into the crowd, killing one woman and injuring dozens more. The fate of the driver, who is charged with murder, will be…

Brother charged with murder after family found dead in burning New Jersey mansion

Investigators say Keith Caneiro, his wife Jennifer, and their two children were killed by Paul Caneiro, Keith’s brother, before their home was set ablaze. He now faces arson and quadruple murder charges, and was accused of torching his own…

Trump abruptly cancels Putin G-20 meeting


The Kremlin found out that the meeting was cancelled when the President tweeted his decision, saying he’s sending a signal after Russia fired on and then seized three Ukrainian ships.

Trump unleashes arsenal of attacks against Michael Cohen


“He’s a weak person. Not a very smart person,” Trump told reporters on the White House South Lawn before departing for Buenos Aires, Argentina. “He’s got himself a big prison sentence, and he’s trying to get a much lesser prison sentence…

At least 5 middle school students taken to hospital after eating marijuana-laced gummy bears

The boy told authorities “a couple of different stories” about how he came into possession of the gummy bears, the Polk County sheriff said.

Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying about Trump Tower project in Moscow

In a court filing, Special Counsel Robert Mueller said Cohen also lied to Congress “in hopes of limiting the ongoing Russia Investigation.” Legal experts say today’s charges suggest that Mueller is using Cohen’s testimony to build a case…

School mourns death of abducted N.C. girl, as search for killer continues

"The wonderful memories of Hania ... will not be taken away by this senseless act of violence," Lumberton Junior High Principal SaVon F. Maultsby said.

After congressional pressure, VA backtracks and commits to retroactively paying veterans

VA Secretary Robert Wilkie issued a statement saying that all student veterans would get their full monthly housing stipends under the Forever GI Bill rates.

GOP Sen. Scott opposes Trump judicial nominee Farr, sinking nomination

The South Carolina senator became the second Senate Republican to publicly oppose controversial nominee Thomas Farr.

Jim Jordan ends bid for top spot on congressional committee


Rep. Jordan got no respect from his fellow Republican lawmakers

Thursday, Nov 29


Scuttled Trump Tower Moscow project back in limelight after Cohen guilty plea

Trump associate and convicted felon Felix Sater told NBC News that he discussed a plan with Cohen to give a penthouse in the proposed Moscow skyscraper to Putin.

Floyd Mayweather Jr., DJ Khaled to pay big penalties in cryptocurrency promotions

The Securities and Exchange Commission said the charges were the first it has ever brought involving initial coin offerings.