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Will Barcelona secede from Spain? Catalan independence is up for a vote — and Russia is stirring the potAt issue is a wave of Catalan nationalism culminating in a referendum on secession, scheduled for Oct. 1.

9/20/2017 4:21:18 PM

Black Cornell Student Allegedly 'Bloodied Up' In Racially Charged AttackLess than two weeks after someone chanted “build a wall, build a wall” near the Latino Living Center on Cornell University’s campus, a white student was arrested after allegedly assaulting a black student in front of his home and yelling racial slurs at him.

9/21/2017 8:20:47 AM

Puerto Rico Powerless, Flooded After StormLuis Rivera Marin, secretary of state of Puerto Rico, talks with Rachel Maddow about the ravaged condition of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria and the efforts to rescue and help the storm's victims.

9/20/2017 12:35:08 PM

Harrowing Videos Show The Moments An Earthquake Struck MexicoPeople in neighborhoods across central Mexico watched as homes, businesses, and schools fell apart before their eyes during Tuesday’s catastrophic earthquake.

9/20/2017 5:26:07 AM

Tiffany Trump faces her father's political adversaries, Sally Yates and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in law school careerIn Tiffany Trump's first few weeks at George Law, she's shared the campus with some of the president's most renowned critics -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates.

9/21/2017 10:42:41 AM

Illinois Father Strangled 2 Sons Before Setting House on Fire and Killing Himself While His Wife SleptAn Illinois man strangled his two sons to death early Tuesday morning and then set his home on fire before killing himself while his wife slept, PEOPLE confirms

9/21/2017 8:20:45 AM

Maria: See the Destruction the Category 5 Hurricane Left in its WakeHurricane Maria made landfall in the Caribbean as a Category 5 storm, leaving entire islands without power.

9/20/2017 5:40:24 AM

George W. Bush's Ethics Chief: This 'May Be What Puts An End To This White House'If it turns out it was to block the Russia investigation, that would be obstruction, Painter said on MSNBC on Wednesday. “The president once again has the right to fire the FBI director,” Painter said on MSNBC.

9/20/2017 10:35:00 PM

Greenpeace boards ship in bid to halt delivery of UK-bound VW diesel carsBy Costas Pitas LONDON (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists boarded a ship arriving in Britain on Thursday to stop the delivery of more than 1,000 Volkswagen cars from Germany while others sought to immobilise vehicles at a port in anti-diesel protests. VW admitted cheating diesel emissions tests in 2015, triggering political and consumer pressure that has caused a slump in sales of diesel cars in major markets, with governments announcing plans to ban vehicles powered by conventional combustion engines. Greenpeace said its volunteers had boarded the ship in the Thames Estuary in an attempt to stop it unloading at the port of Sheerness in the southeast of England.

9/21/2017 9:59:28 AM

How North Korea Could Start World War III: A War Between Russia and AmericaUltimately, while American attempts to shoot-down a North Korean missile are unlikely to trigger an accidental nuclear war, it might not be good idea stress the Russian early warning system. The best option—time permitting—would be to forewarn Moscow of any attempt to shoot down a North Korean missile. If the United States decides to attempt to shoot down future North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests using the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system, it is likely that Russia’s early warning system will not mistake the interceptors for a potential nuclear attack.

9/21/2017 5:57:00 PM


In the face of brewing backlash, Facebook is redesigning its election integrity processes and sharing (some) information with Congress.

9/21/2017 2:54:36 PM

Hurricane Harvey pummeled the country’s energy infrastructure, and there are few incentives in place to promote renewables.

9/21/2017 12:46:56 PM

A UC Berkeley robot named Brett is learning to interact with its world in a fascinating way.

9/21/2017 11:58:05 AM

The new 'Tomb Raider' movie seems to be following the 2013 game reboot, meaning it stars a Lara who's more human, more complex, and more powerful for it.

9/21/2017 9:29:44 AM

Opinion: The dawn of autonomous vehicles means we must solve the trolley problem.

9/21/2017 9:00:00 AM

It's the most argued-about movie of the year, by far. Here's why it's worth your time.

9/21/2017 7:00:00 AM

Here are the some of the biggest ideas that cause trouble for the first semester of physics.

9/21/2017 7:00:00 AM

Lomo's funky instant camera kicks some serious glass.

9/21/2017 6:00:00 AM

Your e-reader has some secret superpowers. Here's how to unlock its full potential.

9/21/2017 5:00:00 AM

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

9/20/2017 9:07:17 PM