Merkel hits out at predecessor in Russia row before election

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized her predecessor, Gerhard Schroeder, on Monday for taking a new job at Russian oil producer Rosneft and said she did not intend to take any posts in industry once she leaves politics.

Merkel hits out at predecessor in Russia row before election

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized her predecessor, Gerhard Schroeder, on Monday for taking a new job at Russian oil producer Rosneft and said she did not intend to take any posts in industry once she leaves politics.

Americans cheer as rare total solar eclipse marches across country

The moon blacked out the sun on Monday as the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the United States in nearly a century began over the West Coast, while millions of Americans looked skyward in wonder through protective glasses, telescopes and cameras.

Americans cheer as rare total solar eclipse marches across country

The moon blacked out the sun on Monday as the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the United States in nearly a century began over the West Coast, while millions of Americans looked skyward in wonder through protective glasses, telescopes and cameras.

The victor, the spoils? Trump eyes Afghanistan’s elusive mineral riches

U.S. President Donald Trump is eyeing Afghanistan's mineral wealth to help pay for a 16-year war and reconstruction efforts that have already cost $117 billion. Investors who have studied the country, one of the world's most dangerous, say that is a pipe dream.

The victor, the spoils? Trump eyes Afghanistan’s elusive mineral riches

U.S. President Donald Trump is eyeing Afghanistan’s mineral wealth to help pay for a 16-year war and reconstruction efforts that have already cost $117 billion. Investors who have studied the country, one of the world’s most dangerous, say that is a pipe dream.

Watch Live: The 2017 Solar Eclipse

If you are stuck at work or live in an area where the eclipse won't be visible, you can watch live coverage here from NBC News and NASA.

Watch Live: The 2017 Solar Eclipse

If you are stuck at work or live in an area where the eclipse won’t be visible, you can watch live coverage here from NBC News and NASA.

As 10 US Sailors Are Missing, Lunatic Donald Trump Rants About Fake News

Donald Trump spent one sentence talking about the 10 sailors who are missing after the USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel outside of Singapore. Trump did spend several tweets ranting and raving about fake news.

As 10 US Sailors Are Missing, Lunatic Donald Trump Rants About Fake News

Donald Trump spent one sentence talking about the 10 sailors who are missing after the USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel outside of Singapore. Trump did spend several tweets ranting and raving about fake news.

The Secret Service Is Broke And Can’t Afford To Pay Agents Because Of Trump’s Vacations

The Secret Service is out of cash and can't afford to pay one-third of their agents for hours they've already worked, because of Trump and his family's frequent travel and vacations.

The Secret Service Is Broke And Can’t Afford To Pay Agents Because Of Trump’s Vacations

The Secret Service is out of cash and can’t afford to pay one-third of their agents for hours they’ve already worked, because of Trump and his family’s frequent travel and vacations.

After Calling For Withdrawal From Afghanistan, Trump To Escalate War By Sending More US Troops

Instead of withdrawing from Afghanistan as he called for, Donald Trump will announce that he is sending thousands more US troops to what has become an endless war.

After Calling For Withdrawal From Afghanistan, Trump To Escalate War By Sending More US Troops

Instead of withdrawing from Afghanistan as he called for, Donald Trump will announce that he is sending thousands more US troops to what has become an endless war.

Mass protests in U.S. cities decry racism, pillory Trump

A planned far-right rally in California and expected counter-demonstration comes on the heels of massive protests in U.S. cities over the weekend in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's response to the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last week.

Mass protests in U.S. cities decry racism, pillory Trump

A planned far-right rally in California and expected counter-demonstration comes on the heels of massive protests in U.S. cities over the weekend in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s response to the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last week.

U.S. warship USS John S. McCain collides with merchant vessel east of Singapore

The Navy said in a statement the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with the Alnic MC vessel while "the ship was transiting to a routine port visit in Singapore."

U.S. warship USS John S. McCain collides with merchant vessel east of Singapore

The Navy said in a statement the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with the Alnic MC vessel while “the ship was transiting to a routine port visit in Singapore.”

Opinion: Trump’s Unparalleled Ignorance and Stupidity Will Lead to More Bloodshed

When it comes to the scourge of White Supremacy, Donald Trump has been mistakenly labeled as an enabler. Donald Trump is not just that. He is an inciter, an igniter, a provocateur of intolerance and racial hate.

Opinion: Trump’s Unparalleled Ignorance and Stupidity Will Lead to More Bloodshed

When it comes to the scourge of White Supremacy, Donald Trump has been mistakenly labeled as an enabler. Donald Trump is not just that. He is an inciter, an igniter, a provocateur of intolerance and racial hate.

Prominent U.S. religious conservatives defend Trump after Charlottesville

Two prominent religious conservatives defended U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday after he was widely criticized for blaming both white nationalists and counter-protesters for last weekend's violence at a Virginia rally organized by neo-Nazis and white supremacists.

Prominent U.S. religious conservatives defend Trump after Charlottesville

Two prominent religious conservatives defended U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday after he was widely criticized for blaming both white nationalists and counter-protesters for last weekend’s violence at a Virginia rally organized by neo-Nazis and white supremacists.

Trump,Who Probably Can’t Find Afghanistan On A Map, To Give Speech Distracting America With War

Trump latest effort to distract America from his scandals is a nationally televised address to the troops about the war in Afghanistan.

Trump,Who Probably Can’t Find Afghanistan On A Map, To Give Speech Distracting America With War

Trump latest effort to distract America from his scandals is a nationally televised address to the troops about the war in Afghanistan. The White House announced Trump’s speech in a statement by Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, “President Donald J. Trump will address our Nation’s troops and the American people tomorrow night at 9:00 p.m. […]

Chuck Todd Exposes Republican Cowardice As Every GOP Leader Refuses To Go On TV To Defend Trump

On Meet The Press, NBC's Chuck Todd made it a point to tell viewers that not a single member of the Republican Congressional leadership or the White House go on his show to defend Trump.

Chuck Todd Exposes Republican Cowardice As Every GOP Leader Refuses To Go On TV To Defend Trump

On Meet The Press, NBC’s Chuck Todd made it a point to tell viewers that not a single member of the Republican Congressional leadership or the White House go on his show to defend Trump.

Brian Stelter Shows The Media What Courage Looks Like By Asking If Trump Has A Mental Illness

CNN's Brian Stelter asked the questions about Trump's mental fitness and competency that the mainstream press and especially the cable news networks have mostly avoided like the plague. Stelter asked if Trump has a mental illness? Importantly, he also asked what do we do if the President is unfit.

Brian Stelter Shows The Media What Courage Looks Like By Asking If Trump Has A Mental Illness

CNN’s Brian Stelter asked the questions about Trump’s mental fitness and competency that the mainstream press and especially the cable news networks have mostly avoided like the plague. Stelter asked if Trump has a mental illness? Importantly, he also asked what do we do if the President is unfit.