‘Real Time’: Vicente Fox Says School Shootings Are a By-Product of Racism

Former president of Mexico, Vicente Fox, says that tragedies like the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, is a by-product of bigotry and racism, particularly the sort that comes out of President Donald Trump’s mouth. Fox was the mid-show guest on Friday’s episode of “Real Time With Bill Maher” and, … Read more

The Weinstein Company Board Fires COO David Glasser ‘for Cause’

Getty Images The Weinstein Company board of directors fired the company’s COO and President David Glasser in a surprise move on Friday night. In a statement, the board — diminished by the sex scandal tied to the Weinstein brothers — said:  “The Board of The Weinstein Company has unanimously voted to terminate David Glasser for … Read more

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game: 12 Things You Didn’t See on TV

Debbie Emery The atmosphere at Verizon Up Arena in the L.A. Convention Center was electric to say the least on Friday afternoon as thousands of fans packed the arena adjacent to the Staples Center to watch their favorite celebrities battle it out with the NBA’s finest. Last Sunday, Paul Pierce was having his Boston Celtics … Read more

Kevin Durant Says Laura Ingraham’s ‘Shut Up and Dribble’ Diss ‘Was Racist’

Getty Kevin Durant has responded to Laura Ingraham’s assertion that he should “shut up and dribble” instead of weighing in on politics, saying, “To me, it was racist.” “Ignorance is something I try to ignore,” the Golden State Warriors star said in an interview with USA Today. “That was definitely an ignorant comment. I do … Read more

12 Best Slams in NBA All-Star Dunk Contest History, from Dr. J to MJ (Videos)

Julius Erving (1976) — Dr. J arguably did more to popularize the slam dunk than any other basketball player, and it all started with the move that won the 1976 dunk contest for the ABA. Though free-throw line dunks are more common now with more athletic players, you can’t deny the artistry that comes with … Read more

Tweeters Rip Donald Trump Over 'Tone Deaf' Thumbs-Up Pose With School Shooting Cops

President Donald Trump has sparked anger after he gave the thumbs-up while posing for a photograph with law enforcement officers who responded to Wednesday’s deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida.President Donald Trump has sparked anger after he gave the thumbs-up while posing for a photograph with law enforcement officers who responded to Wednesday’s deadly school … Read more

American Airlines agent saves 2 teenage girls from human trafficking scheme

American Airlines agent saves 2 teenage girls from human trafficking schemeLaw enforcement officials say that a quick-thinking airline employee, aptly named Denice Miracle, likely saved two teenage girls from a human trafficking plot.Law enforcement officials say that a quick-thinking airline employee, aptly named Denice Miracle, likely saved two teenage girls from a human trafficking plot.Miracle, an American Airlines agent at … Read more

FBI was alerted about suspect in Florida school shooting

The FBI was alerted about 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz after he left comments on YouTube about wanting to become “a professional school shooter,” but the agency was unable to track him down.Watch Watch “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt,” providing reports and analysis of the day’s most newsworthy national and international events.

Plenty of warnings in Florida school shooting suspect's past, but 'we missed the signs'

Police evacuate students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday. (Photo: Mike Stocker/ South Florida Sun-Sentinel)At a press conference on Thursday morning, Israel urged the public to report changes in behavior to law enforcement.“Don’t think about it. Call us,” Israel said. “If there’s something in your gut that tells you, ‘Something’s … Read more

Senate Advances Judicial Nominee Who Can't Say If Racial Bias Exists In The Justice System

There is so much data on racial bias in the criminal justice system. Where you been, Michael Brennan? (Tom Williams/Getty Images)WASHINGTON ― The Senate voted Thursday to advance one of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees, Michael Brennan, who spent his confirmation hearing dodging questions about whether racial bias exists in the criminal justice system.Every Republican … Read more