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Did the judge make the right call in Usher's latest courtroom custody battle? Family attorney Vikki Ziegler weighs in: http://hollywood.li/13Vxvmp

Six '90s Fashion Trends Making a Comeback!

Are you a child of the ‘90s? What are your most nostalgic memories from that decade? It seems like it was ages ago, doesn’t it? We’re in 2013, …

Miley Cyrus

Some of Japan's Coolest Tech Innovations, by Dentsu's Kei Shimada

Think Japan’s not quite as innovative as it used to be? Kei Shimada, director of business development at advertising and PR firm Dentsu disagrees. At The Next Web Conference Europe 2013, he took to the stage to talk us through some of the innovations being worked on by his team and others in the …

Google's Schmidt: The Internet needs a delete button

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt says mistakes people make when young can haunt them forever.<p>NEW YORK--The Internet needs a delete button, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said Monday.<p>Actions someone takes when young can haunt the person forever, Schmidt said, because the information …

Nouriel Roubini

Can Facebook lead to psychosis? One study says so

Researchers at the University of Tel Aviv say social networking can have seriously deleterious effects on the psyche.<p>Sometimes, normal humans take a liking to clinical terms and adopt them.<p>You go out on a date, and when your friends ask how it went you reply: "Oh, she's psychotic." Or perhaps: …

Mental Health

Forget sex: how the idea behind Bang with Friends could revolutionize social interaction

Apple's Find My Friends, a mostly-unrelated concept.<p>Perhaps you've heard of Bang With Friends. It's a rather controversial thing. Simply put, it's a Facebook and mobile app that lets you pick which of your friends you'd like to "bang." Oh, but it's more clever than that: the app won't reveal your …

Clever Party Playlist App Anthm Evolves Into Jukio After Legal Woes

After a legal kerfuffle with the band Rush’s management company (no, seriously), the team at Anthm saw their social playlist app get unceremoniously booted from Apple’s App Store. So what’s a down-on-their-luck team of app creators to do? Why, give the app a bunch of new features, a mild facelift, …

Twitter valued at $9.8 billion by GSV Capital's investment, and that's actually down from last year

GSV Capital Corp. values its shares in Twitter at around $18.50 per share, Bloomberg today reported, valuing the social service at – using a diluted share figure of 530 million – around $9.8 billion.<p>We know how GSV values its Twitter investment as it is a public company, and thus listed the …

The Deficit Is Shrinking

An excerpt from a post by Cardiff Garcia at FT Alphaville: Shrinking US deficit update, and a new debt ceiling projection<p>From a note this morning by economists at Barclays:<p>The US federal budget deficit has been improving at a dramatic pace in recent months. As a percent of GDP, the deficit peaked …

Snowden Who? U.S. and Russian Officials Say NSA Leaker Not Part of ‘2+2’ Meetings

Snowden who? Officials insist it was business as usual at Friday’s ‘2+2’ bilateral meetup. By Josh Rogin.<p>Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice …

President Obama's Surprise Revelation of Sealed Benghazi Indictment

President Obama surprised aides when he revealed today the existence of a sealed indictment in the Benghazi, Libya, attack, leaving some wondering if …

Guys That Invented Encrypted Email Say Email Can Never Be Safe From NSA Snooping

They shuttered it because email can't be secured in a way that would prevent a government agency like the NSA from snooping, the founders said.<p>All email messages "leak metadata" they say. That information includes data about who you are talking to and where you are. That info is visible even if the …

Privacy

W.H.: IRS actions 'inappropriate'

The White House on Friday sought to distance itself from the IRS after the agency admitted targeting conservative groups for extra scrutiny during the 2012 election.<p>"This matter is under investigation by the [Inspector General] at the IRS. The IRS, as you know, is an independent enforcement agency …

Benghazi: 5 things we learned

Eights months after the attack that killed four Americans in Libya, the news on Benghazi just kept coming this week.<p>Wednesday’s House committee hearings didn’t result in dramatic revelations — but they were enough for Republicans and their allies to hail them as a major advance in the …

Nazi Jihadist Emerson Begolly's Sentencing Hit By Sequestration

WASHINGTON -- The harsh furloughs being faced by federal public defenders because of sequestration are having an impact on the bizarre case of a 20-something Pennsylvania man who dressed as a Nazi as a teenager before getting involved in jihadist forums online.<p>Emerson Begolly, who allegedly said he …

The Most Convincing Explanation For The White House's Benghazi Debacle

The release of 12 versions of Benghazi talking points Friday by ABC News reveals that the Obama administration and the State Department heavily edited the talking points to remove references to Al Qaeda-linked groups, as well as to the CIA's previous warnings about the extremist threat in Libya.<p>The …

IRS admits to singling out conservative groups - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> supposed to be used for political purposes as a lever of government against those who may not agree with the government. but today the irs has apologized for singling out some conservative groups for scrutiny last year. nbc's tom costello also in our d.c. newsroom with more tonight. good …

Tea Party

IRS's Tea Party Scrutiny Adds To Conservatives' Case Against Obama

Benghazi move over, make room for IRS-gate.<p>As if the Obama administration's conservative critics didn't have enough fodder with last year's attacks on a U.S. Consulate that killed four Americans, now comes Friday's startling revelation that Internal Revenue Service workers between 2010 and 2012 …

Benghazi blame game between CIA, State Dept. - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> good evening. it is now clear that a lot of things influence what the obama administration said about the attack on september 11 of this past year on the u.s. consulate in benghazi , libya. the attack raged for hours. in the end there were four dead. quotes gathered from government e-mails …

U.S. Dept. of State

Alarm as CO2 passes threshold

The amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere passed a symbolic milestone last week, reaching levels that haven’t prevailed on the Earth since long before human civilization began.<p>The long-expected announcement Friday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — that CO 2 …

A Mother-Daughter Duo on Meet the Press - Video on NBCNews.com

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Entertainment

How conservatives pick and choose their scandals

Chris Hayes examines the conservative response to Friday’s political scandals, both real and imagined. He's joined by journalist and author Robin Wright and the Daily Beast's Eli Lake.

Controversial Heritage immigration study co-author resigns

Heritage Foundation analyst Jason Richwine, the co-author of a study claiming the immigration reform bill would cost over $6 trillion, resigned after it was discovered he wrote articles for a nationalist website.

Should the Heritage Foundation fire president Jim DeMint?

Chris Hayes tackles this question with Deepak Bhargava, the executive director of the Center for Community Change, a non-profit policy organization, and Shikha Dalmia, senior analyst at Reason magazine.

GOP hopes Benghazi will finally be the scandal that sticks

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, member of the House Oversight Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about the Republican kitchen sink strategy to find any scandal that will taint the Obama administration, manifested most recently in the renewed uproar over the attacks in Benghazi.

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Not sure how I feel about today’s stalking house. I want to love it. I think I do then something jars and I wonder what exactly is wrong. I love the …