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|White House to Propose $54B Defense Spending Increase
The White House is expected to release a 'budget blueprint' Monday afternoon, adding $54 billion in defense and security funding while cutting that amount from 'lower priority programs' across government agencies. 'We're going to do more with less,' President Trump said Monday of the cuts to other departments. The budget blueprint marks the first step in what will be a lengthy negotiations process between the White House and Capitol Hill, with multiple rounds of discussions expected on the budget's specifics. Don't forget to tune in to MSNBC all day for updates and analysis.
POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2017 6:37 PM
|Will the Academy — and the Internet — Ever Forgive PwC for Its Oscars Flub?
#Envelopegate is a giant headache for accounting firm PwC. They just had to get the right name in the right envelope, say experts.
POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2017 7:02 PM
|'The Susan Lucci of the Oscars' Finally Wins — on 21st Nomination
The 21st time was the charm for Hollywood sound mixer extraordinaire Kevin O'Connell who finally made his first trip to the stage at the Oscars.
POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2017 10:49 AM
|George W. Bush: Free Press 'Indispensable to Democracy'
George W. Bush said 'we all need answers' on Trump campaign contacts with Russia but stopped short of calling for special prosecutor.
POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2017 4:51 PM
|Trump's Cabinet: What You Need to Know About the People Leading the Country
NBC News looks at Trump's Cabinet: Who they are, what their position means, and whether they've been confirmed.
POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2017 8:06 AM
|Minnesota Cop Pleads Not Guilty in Shooting Streamed on Facebook
St. Anthony Officer Jeronimo Yanez entered his plea Monday in a brief hearing. Ramsey County District Judge William Leary III set a May 30 trial date.
POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2017 5:56 PM
|Bill Cosby's Jury Likely To Come From Philly, Not Suburbs
His lawyers said they doubt he can get a fair trial anywhere because he's been "demonized."
POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2017 5:32 PM
|These Fearsome Robots Will Bring Mining to the Deep Ocean
We may not be able to keep up with the need for scarce materials without turning to the sea.
POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2017 3:01 PM
|Navy Vet Due in Court for 'Get Out of My Country' Slaying
Adam Purinton allegedly opened fire in a Kansas bar Wednesday, killing Srinivas Kuchibhotla,32, and injuring Alok Madasani, 32, and Ian Grillot, 24.
POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2017 3:22 PM
|Top Women in Business Share Secrets on Difficult Bosses
I interviewed 52 of the world's most powerful women. Here are some of their secrets of dealing with difficult people.
POSTED FEBRUARY 24, 2017 10:17 AM
|How Mogul Donald Trump Courted Rappers
Donald Trump was name-checked in at least 266 rap songs.
POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2017 8:39 AM
|North Korea 'State Terror' Blamed for Kim Jong Un Siblings' Death
"It was the North Korean National Security Agency as well as its Foreign Ministry who were behind the terrorism," according to a South Korean lawmaker.
POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2017 4:35 PM
|Pediatricians Warn Against Pot Use: Not Your Dad's Marijuana
The advice comes in a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published Monday in Pediatrics.
POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2017 1:09 PM
|Father of Dead Navy SEAL Refused to Meet Trump
The father of a Navy SEAL killed during a raid in Yemen is demanding an investigation and criticized the Trump administration for its timing.
POSTED FEBRUARY 26, 2017 5:59 PM
|Diversity Wins at Oscars — Along With Jabs at Trump
Diverse faces — and united ire against President Donald Trump — sewed the 89th Academy Awards together on Sunday.
POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2017 6:25 AM
|Why Leaking Information Is as American as Apple Pie
Government leaks have plagued Trump early on, but they've long been a fixture in American politics.
POSTED FEBRUARY 26, 2017 11:54 AM
|Full (and Correct) List of Academy Award Winners
POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2017 9:32 AM
|See the First 'Ring of Fire' Solar Eclipse of the Year
Skywatchers in the Southern Hemisphere were treated with a partial solar eclipse that turns the sun into a "ring of fire."
POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2017 8:45 AM