NSA leaker Edward Snowden addresses the SXSW music festival by video-conference.
Public safety officials announce new plans for increased security at the upcoming Boston Marathon.
Search continues for missing Malaysian airliner.
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Marchers mark the 49th anniversary of the historic Selma Bridge Crossing and call for renewed protections of voter rights.
Environmentalists have advice for consumers on what they should do before the country's drought drives up food prices.
When it comes to paying for college, every dollar counts but new nationwide research shows that our country's high school seniors are not doing all they can to get the financial aid they might need.
Theannouncement came just two days after rival T-Mobile increased its prices for a plan offering unlimited data.
President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin remain entrenched on their opposing positions on the Ukrainian crisis following hour long phone conversation.
Fallout continues over changes in the ways consumers can earn and redeem air miles.
New proposed legislation hopes to give airlines more flexibility when advertising ticket prices.
The Federal Aviation Administration had fined the pilot $10,000 for remotely operating a drone to film video for the University of Virginia Medical Center in 2011.
The "safe balance" account will stop customers from taking out more than they have in their account at ATM's, while paying bills online or making purchases at places like retailers or restaurants.
The improved job market in February could help the long-termed unemployed.
President Obama calls for international monitors in Ukraine, says Russia's actions violate international law.
Chris Christie, Ted Cruz and other prominent GOP leaders among the speakers at Conservative Political Action Conference underway in Washington.
The College Board has announced major changes to the Scholastic Aptitude Test, one of the key factors for college admission.
In his State of the Union address, President Obama urged mayors, governors and state legislators not to wait for Congress to raise the minimum wage, and to take action into their own hands. And local politicians have been doing just that.
Staples hopes to save 500 million dollars a year through the closings and other cost cutting measures.
Target continues to take action in the wake of the massive holiday data breach, while other retailers take note.
Bipartisan bill may give relief to homeowners burdened by skyrocketing flood insurance rates.
Top Republicans say they'll support economic sanctions against Russia as punishment for aggression in Ukraine.
Hackers tapped into an online portal for vendors and stole the information of 110-million Target customers last year.
NASA says tensions with Russia highlight the need for independent U.S. space launches.
Secretary of State John Kerry will visit with Russia's Foreign Minister today in Paris.
This one would effectively push back the individual mandate by one year, reducing the penalty for not buying insurance -- to zero.
Scientists predict avocado shortage years down the road
President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry push back on Russia's actions in Ukraine.
Cold rain puts a damper on parades in New Orleans as Carnival season comes to a close.
U.S. warns Russia against further military action against Ukraine.
Experts blame rising demand in China and cold weather across the US is making it more expensive for farmers to keep dairy cattle.
Russia appears to be ignoring the U.S. and its allies request to stay out of the Ukraine.
The numerous security breaches at corporations and universities recently has provided us all enough reasons to check our credit reports. but if this happened to you, would you know who to contact? We have a look at these sorts of crediting errors and the people responsible for resolving them.
Free checking is quickly disappearing at the country's largest banks, but credit unions are still offering the accounts.
Apps made up 47-percent of web traffic and mobile browsers eight-percent.
Data shows that's the most for privately funded travel in a decade.
Car manufacturers are cutting costs and increasing fuel mileage in a surprising way.
President Putin claims, Russian Troops amass on the border of the Ukraine for training exercises but Ukrainians fear Russia wants to take over the country.
The new rules, which would go into effect two years after they are finalized, are redesigned to make it clearer for Americans to know how many calories they are consuming.
According to USA Today, a spokesman for GM says the automaker "will cooperate fully" with the investigation.
NASA expects the next batch of data will reveal even more planets.
Concern over the vulnerability of such large networks has been high since a massive credit card data hack at Target late last year.
A spokesman for the airline says it is adopting the policy of its merger partner US Airways.
Avoid these common pitfalls at any stage of a relationship. Karin Caifa has our Consumer Watch.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and four states announce enforcement actions against "for-profit schools" accused of using predatory lending practices against students.
President Obama threatens to pull all U.S. forces from Afghanistan in new security agreement isn't signed.
President Obama presents an ultimatum to Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
President Obama announced plans to reform the agency after leaks by former contractor Edward Snowden raised privacy concerns over the NSA's surveillance programs.
Budget cuts from $966-million to $805-million are blamed for the move.
The carrier will soon base frequent flyer rewards on the fares customers actually pay instead of the miles they travel.
The numbers show a low number of younger people signing up, only about 27 percent of enrollees.
New study shows a sharp decrease in obesity rates of kids ages 2-5.
Bitterly cold temperatures sweep through the upper Midwest, bound for the East Coast.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel heads to Norfolk to defend deep military cuts.
The nations governors meet with President Obama as part of their winter conference.
Secretary of Defense outlines massive budget cuts aimed at shrinking the U.S. Military.
The decision not to intervene now means the state and federal laws at issue will remain in effect.
Google's executive chairman says he wants to give the world a one million dollar technology upgrade.
The nation's Governors with President Obama at the White House to discuss a "Year of Action".
Shares in HSBC fell by nearly six percent in London trading before posting a slight recovery.
The struggling electronics-maker announced the new smartphone today on its website.
Some US colleges and universities are using advanced data mining technology to estimate how much alumni can donate.
Details of the proposed Pentagon budget will be released later today and must be approved by Congress.
Holder cited the recent breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus as part of the reason such a law is needed.
Steve Handelsman reports on the latest U.S. reaction to the on-going crisis in Ukraine.
An Olympic track star from Georgia gets back his stolen medals.
It may be hard to believe, considering the winter storms we've seen, but January was the fourth warmest since 1880.
After all night talks, the Ukrainian President and opposition leads enter into a fragile peace agreement.
Mortgage rates are up about a full percentage point since hitting record lows about a year ago.
This dates back to the 2008 financial crisis.
After a one day summit in Mexico, President Obama is back in Washington this morning where he faces serious issues with his foreign agenda.
Officials say the government could expand the NSA's controversial collection of American's phone data as a result of the lawsuits seeking to put a stop to it.
President Obama says Ukrainian government will be held responsible for deadly clashes as he arrives for summit in Mexico.
There's a growing push to expand absentee voter rights ahead of the upcoming midterm elections.
Wisconsin National Guard members criticized after playfully posing with empty casket during training.
President Obama travels to Mexico for one day summit with the leaders of Mexico and Canada. The event is being called the summit of the Three Amigos.
Ranchers are using ultrasound to help get better steaks from their cattle.
The company's overall score registered a bigger year-over-year increase than any other online retailer in 2013, according to a survey of tens of thousands of consumers conducted by the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
It's been five years since the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, but jobs are still a major concern among Americans.
Feds loosen marijuana banking rules allowing financial institutions to do business with marijuana growers and sellers.
Amarillo Police have confirmed to KAMR NBC 4 they are looking into any cases that may possibly have ties here.
It's that time of year, when many of us are busy getting our W-2's and taxes ready and for some that means a refund, but what should you do with the money?
The IRS chief says phone lines will be "very busy" and that you could spend a long time on hold.
The head of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services will deliver the oath to about 75 people today during a naturalization ceremony at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum in Atlanta.
The waste isolation pilot plant outside Carlsbad, New Mexico, detected a spike in radiation in an area half-a-mile below the ground.
President Obama travels to California to discuss federal drought aid and water conservation efforts.
The harsh weather around the country means harsh conditions for retailers and restaurants.
Comcast announces plan to acquire Time Warner Cable in $45-billion merger.
General Motors is recalling about 780,000 vehicles due to faulty ignition switches that can cause the engine to shut off unexpectedly.
According to federal data released Wednesday, that brings the total to nearly 3.3-million.
President Obama signs executive order raising the minimum wage for federal workers.
The Alliance of Automobile Manufactures is drawing up an agreement to give independent car mechanics access to nearly all technical information about modern cars.
National Retail Federation calls on banks to switch to "chip & P.I.N." cards in wake of massive Target data breach.
Child star turned diplomat Shirley Temple Black has died at the age of 85.
Protesters demand clean water and compensation in wake of West Virginia spill.
January's unemployment rate fell to a five year low of 6.6%. So why are many saying it's not good enough?
The debt ceiling is about to take center stage again, and this time it's unclear what the path out will be.
New test under development could give police DNA identification of suspects within 90 minutes.
The Navy is investigating another cheating scandal at a nuclear facility.
Target's CFO is on the Hill today to testify about the data breaches their company faced.
Will your next car be able to communicate with other nearby vehicles to help prevent collisions?
Worries over the economy could speed up passage of a bill raising the U.S. debt ceiling.
California's ongoing drought has vineyard owners seriously concerned.
Will credit and debit cards embedded with chips lessen the risks associated with current magnetic strip cards?
The GOP immigration reform is starting to take shape, but there is still much left to learn.
President Obama and CEOs of major companies announce program to help the long-term unemployed get back to work.
Final preparations are underway ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII.
Republicans outline some ideas on immigration reforms that Democrats think could work.
President Obama is touring the country, touting some of the new reforms he spoke about in the State of the Union address, but Republicans say, it's not that easy.
Hugh Harris, the former "Voice of NASA" recalls witnessing the Space Shuttle Challenger tragedy.
Cities across the south are still struggling to recover from Tuesday's snow and ice.
"Super Bowl boulevard" opens in Times Square; security measures increase as big game nears.
Winter weather snarls traffic across the South, leaving thousands of motorists stranded.
President Obama takes his call for a higher minimum wage and other programs outlined in his State of the Union address on the road.
President Obama lays out his agenda for the nation.
The spotlight of this year's Super Bowl is not only on the teams, but on the cold weather as this is the first Super Bowl to be played outside in a cold weather city.
Another blast of arctic air has much of the country dealing with unusually cold weather.
A rush on new televisions is expected ahead of the Super Bowl, but the game isn't the only driving factor.
Another surge of arctic air has already frozen areas bracing for more misery.
Police in Maryland continue to look for motive in a weekend mall shooting that left three dead including the gunman.
Utah company installs massive 4.4 acre solar system to cut power cost and reduce pollution at wood product plant.
Price of stamps goes up by 3 cents on Sunday.
Comments at Republican National Committee winter meeting are bringing new focus to their take on women's issues.
Former NSA contractor calls for end to mass data collection; Attorney General Holder says leaker must take responsibility for his actions.
The federal government is working to make it easier for money generated by state-approved marijuana businesses to enter the financial system.
This comes as President Obama plans a trip to meet the Pope on March 27.
Dozens of big-wave surfers hit the Hawaiian water to catch what's left of historic swells.
NASA successfully launches rocket carrying communication satellite Thursday.
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden held a chat over the internet, and revealed how he feels about spying.
Boeing announces more green energy initiatives.
Home buyers pay cash, buy more foreclosed homes in 2013
New guidelines would protect children in side-impact crashes as well as front and rear crashes
Today, Edward Snowden will hold an online chat about the NSA as a government task force recommends changes to how the National Security Agency works.
More Americans are turning to "open adoptions" when starting families.
Winter weather envelopes much of the East Coast.
Thousands of abortion opponents descent on Washington's snow-covered mall.
8-year-old boy credited with saving family from fire that claimed his life.
New "Harvester" device converts expired food into organic fertilizer.
Florida high school student suspended after classmates learn he's legally performed in gay porn.
Ten of eleven "mini-cars" perform poorly in latest crash tests.
Investigators believe teacher's assistant was targeted by former university student.
The next major winter storm is battering areas of the country that were hit just a few weeks ago.
U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued a statement on the 2014 March for Life Rally.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, released a statement marking the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's inauguration takes place later today as political scandals grow.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will be sworn in for his second term on Tuesday. The Inauguration comes as the Governor faces allegations of political bullying.
Florida Realtor uses a drone to take aerial pictures of properties for sale.
Nationwide shortage of propane takes its toll on residents in rural parts of Minnesota.
A new video indicates that earlier bombings, 1,000 miles from Sochi are just the start.
Security breaches at Target have sent people scrambling to protect their data.
Nintendo spooked investors, and it showed in Monday trading.
As an interim nuclear deal between Iran and world powers goes into effect Monday, Tehran plans to start eliminating its higher levels of enriched uranium in a few hours, the Fars news agency reported.
Brick-and-mortar slumps as E-commerce climbs.
President Obama announces changes to some procedures at the National Security Agency.
U.S. Surgeon General report links tobacco usage to adult-onset diabetes, age-related macular degeneration, colon cancer, and other health problems.
E-Readers were one of the most popular electronic presents this past Christmas, except among people who still like the feel of a book in their hands.
U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued a statement after U.S. Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) announced he would retire from the Senate at the end of 2014.
FAA tells Congress it's taking a careful approach on integrating drones into U.S. airspace.
"American Hustle", "Gravity", and "12 Years a Slave" lead Academy Award Nominations.
A new Senate Intelligence Committee blames the death of four Americans in Benghazi last year squarely on the State Department.
President Obama is set to lay out oversight changes to the National Security Agency.
New Jersey law enforcement boasts of "unprecedented collaboration" on security ahead of the Super Bowl.
Supreme Court to decide if "buffer zones" around abortion clinics are a violation of free speech.
California lawmaker wants to ban the sale of filtered cigarettes. Not for health reasons but the environment.
The Senate Intelligence Committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attack says that day was "likely preventable".
A Federal Appeals Court struck down Federal Communications Commission rules that prohibit internet service providers from restricting access to web content.
A new warning from the FDA over prescription drugs with acetaminophen.
Today marks the five year anniversary of the "Miracle on the Hudson" as a US Airways pilot safely lands commercial plane full of passengers on New York's Hudson River.
The U.S. Supreme Court hears a case about protest "buffer zones" outside abortion clinics.
Former cop accused of gunning down fellow movie theater patron after argument over texting.
Could new mortgage rules intended to prevent irresponsible mortgage loan practices slow the borrowing process for potential home buyers.
Congress will likely pass a new $1.1 trillion spending bill that will keep the government running through October.
Google is making another big bet on hardware.
Unclassified documents reveal more details about Benghazi attack.
Pizza Hut launches sales of pizza by the slice at two test locations.
Florida and Federal authorities have shutdown a "free" medical device scam that bilked thousands of seniors around the nation out of millions of dollars.
Witnesses describe the events that unfolded in a Florida movie theater after two movie-goers got in a deadly argument over the use of a cell phone.
A new investigation of Governor Christie opens as the investigation of "Bridge-gate" widens
Southwest Airlines flight lands at tiny airport seven miles away from its destination.
Chevy Silverado named "Truck of the Year" at North American International Auto Show; Corvette named "Car of the Year".
A preview of this year's biggest auto show in the United States.
The GOP establishment is standing with Governor Christie as the investigation of the George Washington Bridge lane closures intensifies.
Some ways to prevent cyber-crooks from stealing your identity and your refund this tax season.
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President Obama will propose changes to NSA surveillance programs before independent board makes its own recommendations.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses allegations that his administration caused traffic nightmares for political retaliation.
Authorities now say former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez may have ties to a 2-year-old Boston murder.
As retailers clear out holiday inventory, there are good deals on certain products and web tools to help find them.
Foster Farms processing facility shutdown due to cockroach infestation.
The political firestorm only seems to get hotter surrounding Governor Chris Christie after new e-mails surface.
A growing number of mortgage borrowers are keeping their heads above water.
Workplace bullies can cost companies a lot of money and it takes both a physical and an emotional toll on those affected but there haven't been many updates to workplace laws when it comes to bullying.
More and more Americans are ditching political parties and identifying themselves as independents. A new Gallup Poll shows there are more independents than ever before.
New tech dazzles at the annual Consumer Electronics Show.
Former Secretary of Defense's new memoir offers insight into how Bush and Obama administrations managed wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The polar vortex is slowly loosening its icy grip.