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Toddlers survive days after mom dies in Arkansas car crash

Two toddlers who survived an Arkansas car crash that took the life of their pregnant mother might have gone undiscovered for more than four days, authorities said Tuesday.<p>"We initially thought it might have been two days they were there," said Detective Lt. Nathan Greeley of the Ouachita County …

Criminology

Nerve stimulator may help depressed patients regain some life

An implanted nerve stimulator may help patients with the most severe depression get some of their day-to-day lives back, even if it doesn’t fully relieve their symptoms, doctors reported Tuesday.<p>Patients who have been using the vagus nerve stimulator say they have regained significant quality of …

Washington University

Trump says he 'feels very badly' about Manafort convictions, attacks Mueller

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he feels "very badly" for Paul Manafort after his former campaign chairman was convicted on eight felony counts in his federal bank and tax fraud trial.<p>Trump called it a "sad thing that happened" and said the verdict had nothing to do with him and "nothing …

Donald Trump

Police charge undocumented immigrant with first-degree murder in Mollie Tibbetts case

Crime

Why terraforming Mars may be impossible -- at least according to this study

We’ve known that making Mars habitable wouldn’t be easy – but a new study says it’s impossible. At least with the technology that exists currently.

Research

Sending kids off to college? Here's what to do for them – and yourself

The summer days are growing shorter, which means back-to-school season is nearly here. For those sending a child off to college – especially if it’s their first year – it’s an exciting but emotional time.<p>Many of the Know Your Value team members and their friends have been there. Below, they share …

Parenting

Paul Manafort found guilty: What's next for Manafort and Mueller — and should other targets be worried?

On Tuesday, the jury in the Eastern District of Virginia convicted Paul Manafort on eight counts: five counts of tax fraud, one count of failing to file reports of foreign bank and financial accounts and two counts of bank fraud. Manafort was facing 18 total counts — the judge declared a mistrial …

Donald Trump

Arkansas mother killed in car crash, toddler and 1 year old survive two days in wreck

Wreck

Manafort convicted on 8 counts; mistrial declared on 10 other charges

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A federal jury in Virginia convicted Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, on eight felony counts on Tuesday, but the judge declared a mistrial on the 10 other charges he faced.<p>Manafort, a fixture in Republican politics for decades, was convicted of …

Donald Trump

FDA extends EpiPen expiration to cover shortages

The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that people can use some expired EpiPens for a few months longer, to help cover spot shortages that have put some parents into a panic at the beginning of a new school year.<p>Certain batches of the devices, which inject lifesaving medication to stop …

Pharma

Textbooks are expensive. Here are some ways to cut down on the cost.

Want to save money on textbooks? A new subscription-based service is trying to address the pain point, but there are a few ways to cut costs.<p>When it comes to planning for college, probably the first thing we have to seriously think about is money. Though some schools, like NYU, which just announced …

Textbooks

Ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort convicted on 8 counts

Paul Manafort

Family looks forward to future with adopted daughter who faced deportation

After weeks of legal limbo and threats of possible deportation, a Colorado family is delighted and relieved that their adopted four-year-old daughter can stay in the U.S.<p>Angela Becerra was legally adopted in 2017 while her parents, Amy and Marco Becerra, were living in Peru.<p>The Becerras, both …

Immigration

Private jet carrying rapper Post Malone blows tires on takeoff

A luxury jet that took off from New Jersey's Teterboro Airport on Tuesday and blew two tires upon take off, causing it to spend hours circling over the tri-state area, landed safely.<p>The flight was carrying rapper Post Malone, who performed with Aerosmith and 21 Savage at the MTV Video Music Awards …

21 Savage

Special Report: Verdict reached in Paul Manafort trial

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

Venezuela

Googling your symptoms before a doctor visit may actually be helpful, study finds

Many people consult “Dr. Google” before seeing an actual doctor. Does that help or hurt?<p>Consulting “Dr. Google” about your health may be helpful after all — unless you’re prone to health-related anxiety — with patients who researched their situation online reporting a better experience with their …

Mayo Clinic

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen reaches plea deal

Michael Cohen

Colorado man accused of murdering pregnant wife and daughters hears charges in court

Crime

Susan Collins says Kavanaugh considers Roe v. Wade to be 'settled law'

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh had what may be his most consequential meeting to date in his quest to be confirmed to the high court Tuesday as he sat down for two hours with Sen. Susan Collins, the Maine Republican widely viewed as the most critical swing vote in the …

U.S. Supreme Court

Poll: Democrat leads expensive race for Illinois governor

WASHINGTON — In the billionaire-versus-multimillionaire contest for Illinois governor, Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker leads incumbent Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner by 16 points, according to a new NBC News/Marist poll.<p>Pritzker gets support from 46 percent of registered voters in the state, …

Cook County

New cervical cancer guidelines start making Pap smears obsolete

Women over 30 can wait five years between tests if they get the HPV test, a panel of experts says.<p>New cervical cancer screening recommendations out Tuesday have started to make old-fashioned Pap smears a thing of the past for women over 30.<p>Most women may opt for the human papillomavirus test, the …

Cancer

Sen. Susan Collins says Brett Kavanaugh sees Roe v. Wade as 'settled law'

In her meetings with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) said Kavanaugh determined that one of the nation's landmark cases was settled.

Brett Kavanaugh

Scientists discover water ice on moon's surface. Here's why that's big news.

The water could provide a critical resource for future expeditions.<p>For the first time, scientists have found what they say is definitive evidence of water ice on the surface of the moon.<p>The discovery suggests that future lunar expeditions might have a readily available source of water that would …

University of London

Shanann Watts' father cries as daughter's murder suspect hears charges in court

The father of murdered Colorado woman Shanann Watts sobbed in court on Tuesday as a judge read the charges against the woman's husband Christopher Lee Watts aloud.<p>Christopher Lee Watts, the man accused of murdering his pregnant wife and two young daughters, only spoke "yes, sir" and "no, sir" when …

Crime

Asia Argento denies sexual assault of 17-year-old, says Anthony Bourdain made payment to accuser

Italian actress Asia Argento, one of the leading voices of the #MeToo movement, has denied allegations that she had a sexual relationship with a young actor when he was 17.<p>"I am deeply shocked and hurt by having read news that is absolutely false," Argento said in a statement to reporter Yashar Ali …

Los Angeles

Woman loses 100 pounds, and falls in love with her weight-loss inspiration

Weight Loss

Environmentalists decry Trump 'dirty power' plan: 'A recipe for climate disaster'

WASHINGTON — Environmentalists are attacking the Trump administration's proposal Tuesday to relax pollution rules for coal-fired power plants, decrying the move as a "dirty power plan" that would harm efforts to slow global warming.<p>The EPA's plan would replace President Barack Obama's Clean Power …

Clean Power Plan

Korean families divided by war meet for heart-wrenching reunions

North Korea

Michael Cohen pleads guilty, says he paid hush money at Trump's direction

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon to eight counts of tax evasion, bank fraud and campaign finance violations, including two counts related to hush-money payments made to women — and said he made the payments "at the direction of a …

Donald Trump