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Republican Health Care Vote: Everything You Need to Know

All eyes are on Congress today, where the House is scheduled to vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA). It's high legislative drama as Republican leaders still don't know if they have the votes to pass the measure.<p>The bill, backed by President Donald Trump, would partially repeal and replace …

Health Care

London Parliament Attack: 7 Arrested in Anti-Terror Raids

LONDON — Police made seven arrests overnight in connection with the terrorist attack near the U.K. Parliament that killed three people and left 29 others injured.<p>Six raids occurred in cities including Birmingham and London, according to officials. However, investigators said Thursday that they …

Terrorism

Scotland Yard: London Attacker ‘Inspired by International Terrorism’

Metropolitan Police's Mark Rowley gave more details about investigations into the man who attacked the UK Parliament.

Terrorism

South Korean Ferry That Sank 3 Years Ago, Killing Hundreds, Lifted From Sea

SEOUL, South Korea — A 6,800-ton South Korean ferry emerged from the water on Thursday, nearly three years after it capsized and sank into violent seas off the country's southwestern coast, an emotional moment for the country that continues to search for closure to one of its deadliest disasters …

South Korea

Woman Left Dangling by Shoelaces After She Jumped White House Fence

In what could have been its easiest arrest ever, the Secret Service found a woman dangling by her shoelaces from the White House fence after she tried to jump it Tuesday night, authorities said Wednesday.<p>Marci Anderson Wahl, of Everett, Washington, pleaded not guilty and was released on a …

The White House

Senate Votes to Overturn Obama-Era Hunting Limits of Alaskan Wildlife on Federal Land

A bill is headed to President Donald Trump's desk that would overturn Obama-era hunting restrictions protecting grizzly bears, wolves and other animals on national wildlife refuges in Alaska from hunting tactics such as aerial shooting, baiting and killing animals at their dens or with their …

Government

Meet Florence ‘See See’ Rigney, America’s ‘Oldest Working Registered Nurse’

Before much of Tacoma, Washington wakes up, Florence Rigney, 91, is already out the door.<p>Placing her coffee in a cup-holder, she drives herself to Tacoma General Hospital, where she has worked as a nurse for more than 70 years.<p>Known to friends, colleagues, and patients as "SeeSee," Rigney is …

Nursing

McCain: ‘Bizarre’ Behavior by House Intel Committee Leaders

After high-stakes back and forth between the top Democrat and Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, Sen. John McCain labeled their conduct "bizarre" on Wednesday and said partisan fighting had cost Congress its credibility to investigate Russian interference the election.<p>"No longer does …

U.S. Congress

At Facial Recognition Databases Hearing, Congress Attacks FBI

Democrats and Republicans alike hammered the FBI on Wednesday for its use of facial recognition software to identify potential suspects, saying the technology fosters racial bias, leads to arrests of innocent people and trashes Americans' privacy.<p>More than 400 million pictures of Americans' faces …

Big Brother

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. CBC Chairman Cedric Richmond says he was surprised to find Trump and the caucus have similar goals but they differ on how to achieve them.

Congressional Black Caucus

Trunk Escape: Arrest Made in Kidnapping of Alabama Nursing Student Brittany Diggs

A man 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.<p>Manuel Towns was arrested on charges of kidnapping in the first degree, robbery in the first degree and two …

Crime

Black Caucus Answers Trump's 'What Do You Have to Lose' Question

President Trump and several 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 they differ on how to achieve them.

Congressional Black Caucus

Retirement Dreams Fizzle for Some Obamacare Clients

Workers dreaming of early retirement are getting the jitters as Washington debates replacing the Obama-era health care law with a system that could be a lot more expensive for many older Americans.<p>The uncertainty over the cost of coverage in the individual market has caused some in their 50s and …

Retirement

Gorsuch Day 3: Highs and Lows at Confirmation Hearing

Day three of the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch saw humor mixed with sobering moments.

Schiff: ‘More Than Circumstantial Evidence’ Trump Associates Colluded With Russia

WASHINGTON — The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee claimed Wednesday evening that he has seen "more than circumstantial evidence" that associates of President Donald Trump colluded with Russia while the Kremlin attempted to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.<p>Rep. Adam …

Government

Gorsuch Thanks Judiciary Committee for Confirmation Process

As the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch near their end, Gorsuch took time out to thanks committee members for 'doing what they do for the American people'.

Congressional Committees

Inspiring America: Meet America’s 'Oldest Working Nurse'

Terrified Child Heard Calling 911 as Parents Overdose While Driving

Sources: New Ban for Devices on Flights is Result of ISIS Threats

Islamic State (ISIS)

GOP Health Care Bill on Life Support as Many GOP Lawmakers Hold Out

Health Care

PM May: ‘Sick and Depraved’ Attack is ‘Doomed to Failure’

Speaking in response to the attack outside the U.K. Parliament, PM May said the values of liberty, democracy and freedom of speech will not be defeated.

Terrorism

House Intel Cmte. Creates Confusion As Chairman Releases New Trump Details

Feds Remind U.S. Airports, Airlines They Are Terror Targets

Federal law enforcement has warned America's airports and airlines that they remain top targets for terrorists because of their symbolic value, "inherent accessibility, and the presence of large crowds in unsecure areas," according to a new government memo obtained by NBC News.<p>The "law enforcement …

Airports

London Attack is Similar to Recent Low-Tech Terror Attacks, Experts Say

Terrorism

London Terror Attack: At Least 5 Killed, 40 Injured Outside Parliament

Teen Who Was Gang Raped on Facebook Live Is Receiving Threats, Mom Says

The mother of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who was allegedly gang raped in a Facebook Live video said on Wednesday that she no longer feels safe in her neighborhood after receiving online threats.<p>Police found her daughter on Tuesday, but the girl's mother said that she and her daughter are afraid to …

Crime

London Mayor Sadiq Khan: City ‘Will Never Be Cowed by Terrorism’

London's mayor said the city "will never be cowed by terrorism" following a vehicle and knife attack that killed four people, including a police officer, near Parliament on Wednesday.<p>"Today London suffered a horrific attack near Parliament Square which we are treating as a terrorist attack," Mayor …

Islamophobia

From '7/7' to Jo Cox: A Recent History of Terror in the UK

The United Kingdom has been the target of multiple terror attacks and plots over the past 15 years.

United Kingdom

Biden’s Critique of Trump: 'He Has to Start to Govern'

Former Vice President Joe Biden unloads his thought of the Trump administrations first 60 days in office, saying "I hope the president decides that his campaign's gotta end and he has to start to govern."

Joe Biden

Can you pronounce these tricky town names? Our TODAY staffers tried and failed

If you go on a cross-country road trip, you're almost guaranteed to come across some exit signs with names of towns you can't pronounce.<p>But in each of those towns there will be plenty of locals ready to correct you with a friendly "It's 'Woo-ster'" or "It's pronounced 'Pew-al-up.'"<p>We decided to put …

Travel