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Sen. John McCain Speaks Out Against 'Half-Baked Nationalism'

Sen. John McCain called "half-baked nationalism" unpatriotic in a speech after receiving the Liberty medal.

John McCain

NBC News Investigation: Prescriptions May Be Cheaper Without Insurance

After a little girl lost her prosthetic limbs to the fires in her Santa Rosa neighborhood last week, the Hanger Clinic stepped in to fit her with new prosthetics for free.

Health Care

Little Girl Gets New Prosthetics After Hers are Destroyed in Fire

After a little girl lost her prosthetic limbs to the fires in her Santa Rosa neighborhood last week, the Hanger Clinic stepped in to fit her with new prosthetics for free.

Santa Rosa

AirAsia Jet Plunges 22,000 Feet Within Minutes

Australian investigators say they're looking into why an AirAsia flight with 145 passengers onboard seemed to lose cabin pressure, resulting in a terrifying plunge before landing safely.


At Least 41 People Dead in California Wildfires

Firefighters say they are finally making progress fighting the deadly flames, while tens of thousands of evacuees have begun returning home to see if their houses are still standing.

California Wildfires

Bowe Bergdahl Pleads Guilty After Walking off Military Post in Afghanistan

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl acknowledged he had put comrades in danger while pleading guilty to desertion and misbehavior-before-the enemy in court on Monday.

Bowe Bergdahl

Trump’s Pick for Drug Czar Under Fire

Congressman Tom Marino is being met with criticism after a report revealed he sponsored a law that undermined the DEA’s authority to freeze suspicious narcotic shipments from drug distribution companies.


Trump Presents United Front With Sen. McConnell

The president and Sen. McConnell said they were both committed to the same agenda to move America forward In a rare, impromptu news conference in the White House Rose Garden Monday.

White House Rose Garden

The most social dolphins and whales have larger, more complex brains

Dolphins and whales speak in accents. They have “hit” songs. They have names for each other and they might gossip.<p>A new study shows the most social dolphins and whales also have larger, more complex brains.<p>It’s the latest study supporting the idea that big brains evolved to handle the demands of …

Killer Whales

‘NICU grandpa’ cuddles newborns when their parents can’t be there

David Deutchman has been volunteering at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's ICU for more than 12 years. On Tuesdays, he spends time with older children at the pediatric ICU, and on Thursdays he makes rounds at the neonatal ICU, where he holds babies whose parents can’t be with them that day. …


The 'Jolie Effect': How Celebrities Influence Our Medical Decisions

Wellness<p>According to a new study, Hollywood has a big impact on how we seek treatment for health conditions.<p>by Nicole Spector /<p>After Angelina Jolie's 2013 revelation that she underwent a bilateral mastectomy after learning she had a genetic predisposition for developing breast cancer, the numbers …


Woman puts motel's pet-friendly policy to the test — with a horse

Lindsey Partridge was checking into a Super 8 motel in Kentucky earlier this month when the people in front of her paid a pet fee so they could bring their dog in the room.<p>Partridge then decided to jokingly test the boundary of the pet-friendly policy. Could she bring a horse in her room?<p>"The …


Trump: WH Will ‘Look Into’ Exposé on Drug Czar Nominee

President Trump says he will take “very seriously” a report that his nominee for drug czar, Rep. Tom Marino, championed legislation which handcuffed federal agents going after Big Pharma firms that widely distributed addictive opioids.


Trump Will ‘Look Into’ His Drug Czar Nominee Following Report

President Donald Trump said Monday he will "look into the report" that his pick for drug czar championed a bill that effectively handcuffed federal agents who went after the Big Pharma firms that flooded with country with addictive opioids.<p>Trump weighed-in on Rep. Tom Marino, his nominee to head …

Joe Manchin

The secret to finding stylish shoes that won't kill your feet

You know how it goes: You find a cute pair of shoes that feel comfortable enough in the store, but after a full day of wearing them, your feet are throbbing and the backs of your heels are chafed and raw.<p>Instead of using Band-Aids and inserts to make a bad pair of shoes <i>nearly</i> wearable, it’s worth …


Trump on Military Deaths in Niger: 'I Will at Some Point Call the Parents'

President Trump also accused his predecessors, specifically President Obama, of not making phone calls to families following military deaths.


Trump, McConnell Tout ‘Outstanding’ Relationship at WH Press Conference

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also told reporters that he and President Trump “have the same agenda” and “have been friends and acquaintances for a long time.”

Mitch McConnell

Rita Wilson opens up about 'anxiety and confusion' after breast cancer

Rita Wilson is a breast cancer survivor who was lucky enough to call herself "cancer-free" and "100 percent healthy" just months after her diagnosis in 2015.<p>But during a Monday morning visit to TODAY, the actress and singer stressed that the battle doesn't completely end with successful treatment. …


Microsoft, Feds in Email Privacy Showdown at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it will hear a legal showdown between the federal government and Microsoft over the privacy of customer data stored outside the United States.<p>The justices agreed to decide whether Microsoft can be compelled to turn over e-mails stored on its servers …


Trump Says He Understands Bannon’s War on GOP Establishment

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Monday he can "understand fully" why his "friend" and former chief White House strategist Steve Bannon has declared war on the Republican establishment.<p>"I can understand where Steve Bannon is coming from," Trump said during remarks before a Cabinet …

Donald Trump

Trump Says He Can ‘Understand Fully How Steve Bannon Feels’ About GOP

During a cabinet meeting at the White House, President Trump says he identifies with former adviser Steve Bannon’s frustration over congressional Republicans and failed legislation.

Steve Bannon

Krack Attack: Security Flaw Puts Every Wi-Fi Connection at Risk

Thanks to a newly discovered security flaw, your home Wi-Fi is completely hackable, giving cyber thieves a front row seat to everything from your private chats to your baby monitor. And there's not much you can do about it — yet.<p>"When I woke up this morning and saw this one, I was taken aback," Bob …


Judge Declines to Throw Out Menendez Bribery Charges

WASHINGTON — A federal judge Monday declined to throw out federal bribery charges against Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., leaving the Justice Department's case intact in the middle of a jury trial for one of the Senate's senior Democrats.<p>U.S. District Court Judge William Walls said the evidence …


Octopus-Inspired 'Skin' May Bring 3D Camouflage to Robots

Technology<p>Soft bots able to change color and texture could have key military and research applications.<p>by Dan Robitzski, Live Science /<p>Camouflaged Mediterranean octopusDario Sabljak / Shutterstock<p>In a flash, an octopus can make like ragged-edged seaweed or coral by changing the color and texture of …


Weinstein Co. in Talks for Sale to Colony Capital Following Scandal

Harvey Weinstein’s movie and TV company got a lifeline on Monday.<p>Private equity firm Colony Capital, run by Thomas Barrack, said in a statement that it is negotiating with Weinstein Co., for a "potential sale of all or a significant portion,” of the company’s assets.<p>Weinstein Co., which makes TV …

A+E Networks

LIGO Scientists Spy Neutron Star Smash-Up that Blew Bling into Space

Space<p>For the first time ever, observations show cosmic cataclysm that ejected gold and other heavy metals.<p>by Seth Shostak /<p>This artist's impression shows two neutron stars at the point at which they merge and explode. Such a rare event is expected to produce both gravitational waves and a short …


How to Make a Sleep Journal For a Better Night's Rest

A Sleep Journal May Be the Sleep Hack You've Been Looking For<p>01:07<p>A Guided Meditation to Help You Sleep<p>03:15<p>3 Yoga Poses for Better Sleep<p>01:27<p>We Tried Becoming Morning People<p>05:11<p>Sunday Night Anxiety? These Tips Might Help.<p>01:19<p>One-Minute Meditation Routine<p>01:13<p>A Better Way to Cut an …


#MeToo: Hashtag Becomes Anti-Sexual Harassment and Assault Rallying Cry

The tweets and Facebook posts came flooding in: from actors and other celebrities, from women not normally in the spotlight, even from some men.<p>On Sunday night, after a tweet from actor Alyssa Milano, social media was inundated with personal stories of being the victims of sexual harassment or …


Supreme Court Stays Out of Ten Commandments Fight

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to take up a fight over a Ten Commandments monument on the lawn outside city hall in Bloomfield, New Mexico.<p>Lower courts ordered it removed, ruling that the monument amounted to a government endorsement of religion. The city appealed, arguing that …


Dancing in Drag: All Male Ballet Redefines Gender Roles

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, an all-male dance troupe in New York, brings comedy and gender fluidity to the ballet world.