CNN

Island is under curfew after hurric...

Island is under curfew after hurricane wipes out all electricity. It's 'total devastation,' an official says

Thousands of Puerto Ricans heeded the calls of government officials and have taken refuge in shelters as the Caribbean island braces for Hurricane Maria's direct hit early Wednesday.
In pictures: Hurricane Maria pummel...

In pictures: Hurricane Maria pummels Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico: 11 years in recession ...

Puerto Rico: 11 years in recession and now no electricity

Ferocious winds lash at CNN reporte...

Ferocious winds lash at CNN reporter in Puerto Rico

CNN's Nick Paton Walsh gets battered by winds while Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico with 155 mph winds.
Trees, fences topple as Maria hits ...

Trees, fences topple as Maria hits Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria is the strongest hurricane to make landfall in Puerto Rico since 1928.
Track the storm: Follow Maria's pat...

Track the storm: Follow Maria's path

FoxNews

PULLING NO PUNCHES: Hollywood piles...

PULLING NO PUNCHES: Hollywood piles on the Trump mockery at Emmys

BELLWETHER Listen up, UN -- Trump ...

BELLWETHER Listen up, UN -- Trump means what he's telling you

GOING TO 'FIGHT THIS' Arpaio fires ...

GOING TO 'FIGHT THIS' Arpaio fires back at judge in his contempt case

CARIBBEAN DANGER Maria strengthens ...

CARIBBEAN DANGER Maria strengthens into hurricane, islands on alert

Clinton 'rejects premise' husband m...

Clinton 'rejects premise' husband meeting AG Lynch on tarmac critically hurt campaign - VIDEO: Comey accused of clearing Clinton before interview - Judge Jeanine: Hillary should not get a pass just because she lost an election - OPINION: Here's what real

WWE star Bobby ‘The Brain&rsq...

WWE star Bobby ‘The Brain’ Heenan dies

MSNBC

Jared Fogle to plead guilty to sex ...

Jared Fogle to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child porn

New poll: Hillary Clinton's lead sh...

New poll: Hillary Clinton's lead shrinks

Thai police issue warrant for bomb ...

Thai police issue warrant for bomb suspect

What's in the Ashley Madison data d...

What's in the Ashley Madison data dump?

Image of the day

Image of the day

2 missing after explosion rocks Was...

2 missing after explosion rocks Wash. Motel 6

Washington Post

Homes destroyed and streets flooded...

Homes destroyed and streets flooded in Puerto Rico after Maria

?We will find our island destroyed?...

?We will find our island destroyed?: Maria leaves Puerto Rico without power and lacking information

As the most violent tropical cyclone to hit the island in more than 80 years, Hurricane Maria knocked out Puerto Rico?s entire electrical grid and decimated some communities. The Category 4 storm also disabled radar, weather stations and cell towers, leaving an information vacuum in which officials could only speculate about damage, injuries or deaths.
Republicans tweak Sen. Sanders on h...

Republicans tweak Sen. Sanders on health care, but Cassidy-Graham could create a path for his bill

If the astoundingly unpopular block-grant proposal at the center of Cassidy-Graham becomes law, it might create enough incentive for Democrats to pass a sweeping Medicare expansion the next time they have 50 votes in the Senate.
All eyes are on this Republican sen...

All eyes are on this Republican senator

Obama: ACA repeal would lead to ?re...

Obama: ACA repeal would lead to ?real human suffering?

Manafort offered ?private briefings...

Manafort offered ?private briefings? on 2016 race to Putin ally

Less than two weeks before Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination, his campaign chairman made the offer in an email, according to people familiar with the discussions. The emails are among tens of thousands of documents given to officials probing whether Trump associates worked with Russia as part of Moscow?s efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election.

Reuters

Dollar shines, Asia shares slip aft...

Dollar shines, Asia shares slip after Fed signals December rate hike

TOKYO (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar shone while Asian shares slipped on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced a plan to start shrinking its balance sheet and signalled one more rate hike later this year.
Plan to ease U.S. firearm export ru...

Plan to ease U.S. firearm export rules may relieve gunmakers facing sales slump

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A move by the Trump administration to make it simpler to sell small arms abroad may provide some relief to gun makers American Outdoor Brands and Sturm Ruger & Company in an industry grappling with a deep sales slump since the election of President Donald Trump.
Fed keeps U.S. rates steady, to sta...

Fed keeps U.S. rates steady, to start portfolio drawdown in October

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but signaled it still expects one more increase by the end of the year despite a recent bout of low inflation.
Google to acquire HTC's Pixel smart...

Google to acquire HTC's Pixel smartphone division in $1.1 billion deal

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google said it would pay $1.1 billion in cash to acquire the division at Taiwan's HTC Corp that develops the U.S. firm's Pixel smartphones, its latest push into hardware manufacturing.
Toshiba prepares to formalize chips...

Toshiba prepares to formalize chips sale, even as rejected suitor steps up legal action

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Toshiba Corp is expected to formalize the sale of its prized memory chip unit on Thursday to a group led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital, even as jilted suitor and joint venture partner Western Digital took fresh legal action.
Holiday sales forecasts indicate st...

Holiday sales forecasts indicate strong growth for retailers

(Reuters) - Early holiday sales forecasts are indicating a largely stronger season for retailers than last year, helped by higher online sales and increasing spending power due to a strong labor market.

ABC

Power out in 100 percent of Puerto...

Power out in 100 percent of Puerto Rico, curfew set after island 'destroyed' by Maria

All of Puerto Rico had lost power by Wednesday afternoon.
Maria 'potentially most catastroph...

Maria 'potentially most catastrophic hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in a century'

Maria is forecast to "remain an extremely dangerous category 4 or 5 hurricane."
Buildings on Puerto Rico unable to...

Buildings on Puerto Rico unable to withstand Category 5 storms: Expert

Many residences in Puerto Rico are built to withstand 125 mph winds, if that.
Manafort offered to brief wealthy ...

Manafort offered to brief wealthy Russian during campaign

Trump's campaign manager offered "private briefings" to Russian billionaire.
SEC reveals 2016 hack that breache...

SEC reveals 2016 hack that breached its filing system

A cyber breach may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in 2016.
With the clock ticking, Senate pla...

With the clock ticking, Senate plans to vote on new Obamacare repeal bill next week

Senate Republicans have until September 30 to pass the bill.

BBC

Mexico earthquake: Race to find sur...

Mexico earthquake: Race to find survivors under collapsed school

Rescuers step up efforts to find people trapped under rubble, including at a school in Mexico City.
Hurricane Maria: Whole of Puerto Ri...

Hurricane Maria: Whole of Puerto Rico without power

Hurricane Maria has knocked out electricity for the entire island, home to more than 3.5m people.
Hurricane Maria knocks out power in...

Hurricane Maria knocks out power in Puerto Rico

The powerful storm has cut off electricity to 3.5 million people.
Sri Lankan baby farms: Minister adm...

Sri Lankan baby farms: Minister admits illegal adoption trade

An investigation by Dutch journalists uncovers thousands of illicit baby sales in the 1980s.
Canada MP sorry for Catherine McKen...

Canada MP sorry for Catherine McKenna 'climate Barbie' remark

Conservative Gerry Ritz apologised over a remark he aimed at environment minister Catherine McKenna.
Special counsel Robert Mueller seek...

Special counsel Robert Mueller seeks Trump presidency records

Records relating to Mr Trump's sacking of the FBI chief are said to be of interest to the probe.

New York Times

Mueller Seeks White House Documents...

Mueller Seeks White House Documents Related to Trump?s Actions as President

Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, is interested in Mr. Trump?s firing of his F.B.I. director and national security adviser and other events.
Hurricane Maria Strikes, and Puerto...

Hurricane Maria Strikes, and Puerto Rico Goes Dark

Less than two weeks after Hurricane Irma, a new storm made a direct hit on the island, knocking out its power grid.
Hurricane Maria Live Updates: Puert...

Hurricane Maria Live Updates: Puerto Rico Loses Power and Sets a Curfew

The storm, now a Category 2 system, battered the island with high winds and driving rain. At least one person was killed in Puerto Rico, officials said.
Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall in P...

Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria reached Puerto Rico as a powerful Category 4 storm early Wednesday. Hours before, it had crossed the United States Virgin Islands as a Category 5 storm, and tore roofs off houses on the Caribbean island of Dominica.
Mexico City, Hurricane Maria, Iran:...

Mexico City, Hurricane Maria, Iran: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Here?s what you need to know at the end of the day.
Asia and Australia Edition: Hurrica...

Asia and Australia Edition: Hurricane Maria, Mexico City, Iran: Your Thursday Briefing

Here?s what you need to know to start your day.

WallStreet Journal

Hurricane Maria Slams Into Puerto R...

Hurricane Maria Slams Into Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico early Wednesday pounding the island with huge waves, massive rain, and lashing winds as the storm buzz-sawed its way through the mountainous island.

Wired News

Google Paid HTC $1.1 Billion To Tur...

Google Paid HTC $1.1 Billion To Turn Itself Into a Phone Maker

It's not quite an acquisition, but Google's agreement with HTC fast-tracks its efforts to take over the gadget world.
Snopes.com and the Search for Facts...

Snopes.com and the Search for Facts in a Post-Fact World

When you take a look at the internet's favorite myth-busting site, you see just how hard it is to pin down the truth.
Twitter Will Meet With Senate Intel...

Twitter Will Meet With Senate Intelligence Committee on Russia

For the first time, a social media company will provide answers in a public hearing about Russian efforts to swing the 2016 presidential election.
The CCleaner Malware Fiasco Targete...

The CCleaner Malware Fiasco Targeted at Least 20 Specific Tech Firms

The backdooring of security software CCleaner now appears to have been more of a targeted spying operation than a mere cybercrime scheme.
The Real Trouble With Trump's 'Dark...

The Real Trouble With Trump's 'Dark Post' Facebook Ads

Trump running campaign ads to a select audience on Facebook? That's just how ads work. The scary part is that you can't track them.
The United States Needs an Earthqua...

The United States Needs an Earthquake Warning System Already

Mexico and Japan warn citizens with sirens and alerts. But not yet in the United States.

Sports ESPN

Child hit by ball at Yankees game, ...

Child hit by ball at Yankees game, hospitalized

Child hit by ball at Yankees game, hospitalized
Goodell extension 'getting done,' s...

Goodell extension 'getting done,' source says

Goodell extension 'getting done,' source says
Neshek rips Greinke for alleged aut...

Neshek rips Greinke for alleged autograph snub

Neshek rips Greinke for alleged autograph snub
David Johnson: Fantasy 'last thing ...

David Johnson: Fantasy 'last thing on my mind'

David Johnson: Fantasy 'last thing on my mind'
Sherman: Injury reports designed fo...

Sherman: Injury reports designed for betting

Sherman: Injury reports designed for betting
Ex-OF Mondesi sentenced to 8 years ...

Ex-OF Mondesi sentenced to 8 years in prison

Ex-OF Mondesi sentenced to 8 years in prison

Yahoo Movies

Team Trump tries to use Michael Moo...

Team Trump tries to use Michael Moore?s anti-Trump film as an endorsement

Team Trump tries to use Michael Moore?s anti-Trump film as an endorsementIn a scene from his new anti-Trump film, ?Michael Moore in TrumpLand,? the Oscar-winning filmmaker predicts that Donald Trump will win the Nov. 8 presidential election because the middle class is fed up with the establishment and will vote for the Republican nominee as a ?f*** you? to Washington. ?He is the human Molotov cocktail they have been waiting for,? Moore says.


New documentary provides an emotion...

New documentary provides an emotional look into Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin's scandal 'nightmare'

New documentary provides an emotional look into Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin's scandal 'nightmare'Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin considered splitting up. This revelation about one of the country?s most high-profile political couples came in one of the many uncomfortable, intimate moments featuring the pair in the new documentary ?Weiner.? The film, which documents Weiner?s ill-fated 2013 New York City mayoral campaign, also serves as a portrait of a family engulfed by scandal and the ravenous press coverage that comes with it. Abedin, a longtime aide to now-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, admitted in front of the documentary crew?s cameras that she and Weiner considered separating after his first fall from grace.


Our Fairy Tales Are Older Than Thou...

Our Fairy Tales Are Older Than Thought

Our Fairy Tales Are Older Than ThoughtMany traditional fairy tales, long thought to be a somewhat recent invention, have actually been around for thousands of years, according to a new study.


How Should You Talk to Your Kid Abo...

How Should You Talk to Your Kid About Violence on TV and in Movies?

How Should You Talk to Your Kid About Violence on TV and in Movies?Talking about media violence helps to manage its impact on your kid. The more media violence kids are exposed to, the more ?normal? it appears.


5 Conversations to Have with Your K...

5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After ?Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens?

5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After ?Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens?Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens is the hugely popular sequel to George Lucas? sci-fi blockbuster series. Adult fans love sharing this special series with kids of all ages and learning what Han, Chewie, Leia, and all their new friends are up to in that galaxy far, far away. While The Force Awakens is more about action than introspection, there?s plenty for families to talk about after the credits roll. ...


The Star Wars Workout: Yes, It Exis...

The Star Wars Workout: Yes, It Exists (And It?s Pretty Awesome)

The Star Wars Workout: Yes, It Exists (And It?s Pretty Awesome)The Star Wars-inspired workout, Awaken Your Inner Force, will have you sweating more than a tauntaun on Tattoine. (Photo: Everett Collection)


Editorial New York Times

Op-Ed Contributor: Graham-Cassidy H...

Op-Ed Contributor: Graham-Cassidy Has One Great Idea

It gives states more control over their health care.
News Analysis | World Review: Ameri...

News Analysis | World Review: American Democracy Is Drowning in Money

What do all those dollars buy?
Op-Ed Contributor: Undercover With ...

Op-Ed Contributor: Undercover With the Alt-Right

A Swedish graduate student infiltrated far right groups in the United States and Europe. This is what he saw.
Disability: The ?Madman? Is Back in...

Disability: The ?Madman? Is Back in the Building

I returned to work after my psychotic break, but my bipolar disorder did, too.
World Review: A Warning for World L...

World Review: A Warning for World Leaders from Kofi Annan

At a gathering of international leaders in Athens, officials criticized the U.N., but emphasized the need for international organizations like it.
World Review: ?Yes, We Need to Do B...

World Review: ?Yes, We Need to Do Better?: World Leaders Talk Democracy

At the Athens Democracy Forum, global leaders discussed the state of democracy and its challenges around the world.

Editorial MSNBC

Slideshow: The Week in Political Ca...

Slideshow: The Week in Political Cartoons

NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.


Clicked: One day at a time

Clicked: One day at a time

This blog is not dead.This blog is not dead.


Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclips...

Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclipse online

Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online. Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online.


Daily Nightly: Read the latest entr...

Daily Nightly: Read the latest entries

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gi...

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gift ideas

From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.


First Read: The day in politics

First Read: The day in politics

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Hospital allow kids to drive themse...

Hospital allow kids to drive themselves to operating room

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A San Diego children's hospital unveiled a collection of remote controlled luxury mini cars on Tuesday that allow its young patients to 'drive' themselves to the operating room.
Geneva toilets flush with cash

Geneva toilets flush with cash

GENEVA (Reuters) - Geneva prosecutors are investigating after toilets in a bank and three restaurants were blocked by about $100,000 in high-denomination euro banknotes, they said on Monday.
Staying fit: Japan's elderly hits r...

Staying fit: Japan's elderly hits record in challenge to labor market

TOKYO (Reuters) - Swinging dumbbells and chewing gum, several elderly Japanese gathered at a shrine in downtown Tokyo on Monday in sweltering temperatures, belying their age and importance in one of the world's most rapidly aging societies.
Pet deaths in Japan: dignified but ...

Pet deaths in Japan: dignified but dog-gone expensive

At Pet Rainbow Fiesta, a pet funeral expo, held in Tokyo on Monday, visitors were given a host of options on performing rites for dead pets, including cremation, constructing a household altar and making offerings of incense.
Venezuela's new plan to beat hunger...

Venezuela's new plan to beat hunger: Breed rabbits

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's government this week urged citizens to see rabbits as more than "cute pets" as it defended a plan to breed and eat them even as the opposition says this would do nothing to end chronic food shortages.
Liquid cats, crocodile bets and did...

Liquid cats, crocodile bets and didgeridoos win Ig Nobel science prizes

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - Scientists taking on the deep questions of whether cats are liquid or solid, how holding a crocodile influences gambling and whether playing the didgeridoo can help cure snoring were honored Thursday at the Ig Nobel Prize spoof awards.
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