• By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    IT'S ANOTHER PRIMARY DAY. HERE ARE SEVEN STORYLINES WE'RE WATCHING

    First Read is your briefing from "Meet the Press" and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why...

  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    AVENATTI'S 'SWAGGER' STIRS IOWA DEMOCRATS

    The Trump-bashing attorney says 2020 presidential race will be a battle of personalities, not ideas.

    Democrats
  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    ALL OF STATE'S SUPREME COURT JUSTICES IMPEACHED OVER SPENDING

    Lawmakers approved an article they had abused their authority and failed to control office expenses, including $1 million in renovations...

  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    FOR SOME GOP CANDIDATES, LESS TRUMP IS MORE

    His stops in New York this week show the president is capable of toning down his act on the campaign trail when he has to.

  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    THESE 'INSTAGRAM PLAYGROUNDS' ARE TAKING OVER U.S. CITIES

    Packed with interactive features and social media appeal, pop-up exhibits have taken major cities by storm, allowing visitors to step...

    World, U.S.
  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    TRUMP CALLS OMAROSA A 'DOG'

    The president's harsh attacks on former aide Manigault Newman come as her book, "Unhinged," is officially released.

  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    HIS RELEASE FROM PRISON WAS RULED A MISTAKE. NOW HE'S ASKING TRUMP TO SET HIM FREE AGAIN

    Does a rehabilitated grandfather deserve freedom?

  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    CYNTOIA BROWN, SENTENCED AT 16 TO LIFE IN PRISON, PLEADS FOR MERCY

    Her case has become a national rallying point for activists trying to reform the criminal justice system.

  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    'HE'LL TELL US THE TRUTH': STUDENTS LOOK UP TO BLACK ROLE MODELS IN SCHOOLS

    "I've been that child under the desk crying because my father wasn't around," said one African-American teacher.

  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    HOW SOME ELITE CHARTER SCHOOLS EXCLUDE MINORITIES

    Loose laws let scores of charters create policies that favor white students.

  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    PARALYZED ER DOCTOR BEATS THE ODDS, RETURNS TO WORK

    After a biking accident landed him in a wheelchair, a Minnesota physician says he's now a better doctor.

  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    HUNDREDS GATHER TO CELEBRATE LIFE OF UNARMED TEEN KILLED BY POLICE

    The funeral service was mostly restricted to friends and family.

  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    CHINA WON'T TAKE THE WORLD'S PLASTIC TRASH. NOW WHAT?

    "This is a wake-up call," a University of Georgia researcher said, highlighting the need for new ideas on how to handle plastic trash.

    World
  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    TWEAKED POLIO VACCINE FIGHTS DEADLY BRAIN TUMORS

    Some patients with 'dismal' prognosis were alive as long as six years later

  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    SOME MEDS PUT PEOPLE AT EXTRA RISK IN THE HEAT

    Psychiatric medications can interfere with the body's ability to regulate temperature, and most patients don't know, experts say.

  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    NOT ENOUGH PSYCHIATRIC BEDS FOR AMERICAN CHILDREN

    The list of children waiting for inpatient psychiatric beds has grown so long that the system is in crisis, studies show.

  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    FAA DECLINES TO REGULATE MORE LEGROOM FOR AIRLINE PASSENGERS

    Group called FlyersRights says passenger space on flights is dangerously confined and could hinder emergency evacuations.

  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    TEEN-RUN BAKERY MAKES VEGETABLE DESSERTS TO SERVE 'FOOD DESERT'

    In this low-income North Minneapolis neighborhood, fresh vegetables are hard to come by. But 10 teens have begun a bakery to change...

    Running, Food
  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    AS TOP ORCHESTRAS STRUGGLE TO DIVERSIFY, MINORITY MUSICIANS WANT IN

    Most classical music professionals in major symphony orchestras around the country are white, according to the League of American Orchestras.

  • By NBC News   -   Aug 14, 2018

    ADHD MAY HAVE MODEST LINK WITH TEEN TECH USE

    Those most addicted to social media sites were 53 percent more likely to develop ADHD symptoms, the team reported.

    Tech