Fake News and Lavish Parties: Teens Cash In on Empire of Lies
Fake news ran wild during the presidential election and even though the contest is over, the gold rush continues for dozens of enterprising teens in a remote Macedonian town. Their main cash cow: president-elect Donald Trump. "Nothing can beat Trump's supporters when it comes to social media engagement," says 18-year-old Dimitri, who claims to have made $60,000 in the past six months from the fake news phenomenon. NBC News takes you inside the small town of Veles, where the teens spend big on cars, clubbing and real estate as they cash in on an empire of lies that shook a presidential election.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:17:00 GMT
Obama Orders Dossier on Russian Interference With Election
President Obama has ordered U.S. intelligence agencies to deliver a report on charges that the Russian government used cyber attacks and other means to intervene in the 2016 election. A senior intelligence official tells NBC News the review may result in more information about the hacking allegations being released publicly.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:04:00 GMT
War Hero and Astronaut John Glenn Dies at 95
Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth and later served four terms in the U.S. Senate.
As a Marine fighter pilot, while flying 149 combat missions during World War II and the Korean War, he received praise for his ability to draw enemy fire and keep the plane flying with huge holes blown into its exterior.
Most Americans remember Glenn for taking to space in 1962. Dubbed Friendship 7, Glenn's space capsule circled the Earth and put the United States on equal footing with the Soviet Union in the space race.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:47:00 GMT
Trump Has Never Tapped Out of Pro Wrestling
The future president has been a fixture in the world of professional wrestling almost since the beginning of its modern incarnation in the 1980s.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:59:00 GMT