Astronomers just discovered Spock's home planet, Vulcan

Newfound exoplanet orbits a star identified with the famed science officer from "Star Trek." | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 2 years ago

FEMA to Test ‘Presidential Alert’ System Next Week

Experts expressed little concern that the wireless emergency alerts could be used for political purposes. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

FEMA to test 'Presidential alert' system next week

Experts expressed little concern that the wireless emergency alerts could be used for political purposes. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Civil Engineering under Hollywood management

“This has been years of ongoing lies and broken promises,” a resident said, detailing Make It Right’s pledges and failures to repair her home. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Brad Pitt built homes in New Orleans after Katrina. Now they're falling apart

“This has been years of ongoing lies and broken promises,” a resident said, detailing Make It Right’s pledges and failures to repair her home. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

U.S. officials suspect Russia in mystery 'attacks' on diplomats in Cuba, China

The strong suspicion that Russia was behind the alleged attacks is backed by signals intelligence, meaning intercepted communications, say U.S. officials. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Unemployment is so low that companies have to poach

Unemployment is so low that companies are running out of people to hire — so they poach from competitors, which drives up wages. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Experimental glider smashes record for high-altitude flight

“The biggest impression is, it's a long ways down from up here." | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

U.S. veterans use archaeology to dig through trauma in Israel

"Because of their separation from the military culture, a lot of them are really isolated." | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Astronaut quits NASA halfway through training – first in 50 years

The last time astronauts-in-training resigned from NASA was in 1968. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Elon Musk renews attacks on British cave diver he once called 'pedo'

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO asked whether the absence of a lawsuit from the diver wasn’t “strange” and questioned if another user had investigated fully. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Montana had the highest suicide rate in the country. Then budget cuts hit

Suicide has been a persistent problem in Montana — and it’s getting worse. Now, some who have lost loved ones are mobilizing to stop the deaths. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

STDs continue rapid rise in U.S

Experts say many factors have contributed to the increase, though the biggest one may be less frequent condom use. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Secret message board drives 'pizzagate'-style harassment of small businesses

The theorists are inspired in part by a far-right news website that has been used by prominent Republicans for fundraising efforts. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Plastic straw ban? Cigarette butts are the single greatest source of ocean trash

Cigarette butts have long been the single most collected item on the world’s beaches, with a total of more than 60 million collected over 32 years. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Weaponized Health Communication [pdf]

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@media1.s-nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Sen. John McCain, independent voice of the GOP establishment, dies at 81

"With the Senator when he passed were his wife Cindy and their family," McCain's office said in a statement. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Russian trolls pushed divisive content over vaccines, researchers say

The study highlights how social media-based propaganda efforts from Russia were not solely focused on the 2016 election and now include public health issues. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Tracking animals from space could predict earthquakes on the ground

A proposed system would use a global network of wildlife to predict quakes. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

New facial recognition tech catches first impostor at D.C. airport

An identification card from the Republic of Congo was found hidden in the man's shoe, officials said. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

O’Rourke has 45 percent support among registered voters compared with Cruz’s 49 percent; Abbott leads governor's contest by 19. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

See how many bills it took to buy a chicken in Venezuela

The once-booming nation is now suffering from Soviet-style product shortages and a mass exodus of citizens fleeing for other South American countries. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

The DroneHunter knocks killer drones out of the sky

Watch the DroneHunter find and neutralize a drone loaded with explosives | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Why physicians are leaving their practices to pursue other careers

“After 20 years, I quit medicine and none of my colleagues were surprised. In fact, they all said they wish they could do the same,” said one doctor. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Supersized solar farms are sprouting around the world (and maybe in space, too)

A vast photovoltaic facility now being built in Egypt is part of a global trend. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

'America First' policy still needs to allow immigrants into America

Highly skilled visa applicants should be welcomed with open arms, not made to jump through more and more hoops. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Sen. Bill Nelson, who is in a tough reelection fight, was blasted for saying 10 days ago that Russians had penetrated his state's election systems. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Alex Jones, Election Security and Regrets

“We can’t build a service that is subjective just to the whims of what we personally believe,” Dorsey told NBC News’ Lester Holt in an exclusive interview. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

China's most famous tree is in danger of being 'loved to death'

Beijing is increasingly focused on environmental issues — a marked shift from its traditional growth-at-all-costs philosophy. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

The online diaries known as Weblogs are becoming increasingly popular among business professionals, some of whom see them as a way to boost worker efficiency. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

How three conspiracy theorists took 'Q' and sparked Qanon

Pushing the theory on to bigger platforms proved to be the key to Qanon’s spread — and the originators’ financial gain. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Suicidal Man Steals Plane at SeaTac – Crashes It

Plane was followed by military aircraft before it went down. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Jury orders Monsanto to pay $290M in Roundup trial

Dewayne Johnson, a school groundskeeper dying of cancer, was awarded nearly $290 million in punitive damages. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Now the Trump administration wants to limit citizenship for legal immigrants

The most significant change to legal immigration in decades could affect millions of would-be citizens, say lawyers and advocates. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Stephen Miller's next target: Legal immigrants

The most significant change to legal immigration in decades could affect millions of would-be citizens, say lawyers and advocates. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Facebook, YouTube and Apple Remove Alex Jones and Infowars from Their Platforms

Facebook and other tech giants have been under growing pressure to crack down on the spread of misinformation across their platforms. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

A police officer shot an armed homeowner during a break-in. Who's at fault?

A Colorado case demonstrates the conflict between the right of civilians to arm themselves and the authority of police to use deadly force. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Why you need to disappear into a book

“Transportation” — or the act of losing yourself in a book — makes you more empathetic, more creative and (hello!) it’s an escape. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

YouTube search results for A-list celebrities hijacked by conspiracy theorists

The video portal has been repeatedly criticized for not curtailing videos of conspiracy theories and false information on its platform. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Drug giant GSK teams up with DNA testing company 23andMe to design new drugs

DNA test results will be used to develop drugs under a new agreement. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Parasite found in cat feces may give people the courage to become entrepreneurs

Toxoplasma, found in cat feces, makes mice unafraid of cats, and it could give people the courage to start their own businesses. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Parasite in cat poop could be reducing our fear of failure, study finds

Toxoplasma, found in cat feces, makes mice unafraid of cats, and it could give people the courage to start their own businesses. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Parasite in cat poop could be reducing our fear of failure, study finds

Toxoplasma, found in cat feces, makes mice unafraid of cats, and it could give people the courage to start their own businesses. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Parasite in cat poop could be reducing our fear of failure, study finds

Toxoplasma, found in cat feces, makes mice unafraid of cats, and it could give people the courage to start their own businesses. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

The New York Daily News announced on Monday plans to eliminate half of its newsroom as part of a broader effort to refocus the newspaper. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

After years of 'crisis actor' smears, Sandy Hook conspiracy targets ask Facebook for 'seat at the table'

“It feels like Facebook is waiting for someone to die before something gets done,” said Nelba Márquez-Greene, mother of a child killed in Sandy Hook. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Inside Europe's people-smuggling networks: A journey from Afghanistan to Germany

NBC News met Zubair Nazeri in Serbia and tracked him for a year as he repeatedly tried to reach the West. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago

Mandalay Bay owner files complaint against victims of Las Vegas shooting

The complaint doesn't seek money from them, but instead seeks to have their cases moved to federal court — where a 2002 federal act may provide more protection for MGM. | Continue reading


@nbcnews.com | 3 years ago