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University of South Florida to Students: No Graduation Selfies

The university's Division of Student Affairs is warning students against inappropriate behavior at the ceremonies at the SunDome and elsewhere.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:01:37 GMT
Newborn Gorillas Make Debut at Bronx Zoo

Two gorillas born at Wildlife Conservations Bronx Zoo make their adorable debut.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:01:37 GMT
Russian Troops Testing Ukraine Border: Officials

Russian military forces are pulsing the border and making a run toward Ukraine but pulling up well short in their training exercise," U.S. officials told NBC News on Thursday.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:01:36 GMT
Launching Apps All Day? You Might Be a 'Mobile Addict'

Mobile addicts are multiplying at an alarming rate, as an increasing number of teens, college students and middle-age parents fall victim to the problem.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:46:06 GMT
Study Links California Drought to Global Warming

While researchers have sometimes connected weather extremes to man-made global warming, usually it's not done in real time.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:30:31 GMT
Demand For Its Cars Helping GM Rebound From Black Eye Of Recalls

A billion here, a billion there and, sooner or later, it adds up to real money, according to an adage once popular in Washington, and something that General Motors shouldnt ignore after its poor first-quarter earnings report, a net profit of barely $125 million.Writing off a whopping $1.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:30:30 GMT
Digital Art From Andy Warhol Rediscovered on Floppy Disks

Several lost works from Andy Warhol have been rediscovered... on a set of Amiga floppy disks dating from 1985. They may look pretty humble today, but back then, these pieces were marvels of modernity.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:14:59 GMT
Two in Custody After Report of Gunman on California Naval Base

A portion of the base was ordered to shelter in place as naval security forces and NCIS looked into the report.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:14:59 GMT
Vaping 101: How Do E-Cigarettes Work?

The FDA proposed new regulations on e-cigarettes on Thursday, including rules that would make them off-limits to children under 18 years old. Electronic cigarettes have become big business over the last year, with sales reaching an estimated $2 billion in 2013.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:59:28 GMT
Police Catch Woman Who Swiped Stuffed Duck From Ohio Boy's Grave

An Ohio woman was charged Thursday with stealing a stuffed duck from a 14-month-old boy's grave after police released surveillance video of the theft.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:43:53 GMT
Shake Dry: Polar Bears Take a Dip in St. Petersburg

27-year-old polar bear Uslada shakes off water in her pool at the Leningrad Zoo in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Thursday. Uslada was joined by her five-month-old cub during its first public appearance, who reluctantly followed for its very first swim before quickly clambering out of the pool.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:12:53 GMT
GOP Senators Accuse Obama of Abandoning Immigration Enforcement

WASHINGTON, DC -- A group of 22 senators _ all but two of whom voted against a Senate-approved immigration reform bill _ warned President Barack Obama Thursday in a letter that immigration changes his administration is considering would be a near complete abandonment of immigration enforcement.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:12:50 GMT
Avril Lavigne Laughs Off Racist Allegations Over New Music Video

Canadian singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne has something to say to critics who call her "Hello Kitty" video racist: "LOLOLOL!!!"







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:12:49 GMT
The Week in Pictures: April 17 - 24

American wins big in Boston, Obama protesters hosed down, matadors visit chapel before battle, Easter rockets blanket Greece and more.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:12:47 GMT
Yankees' Pineda Suspended 10 Games for 'Foreign Substance'

Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda has been suspended 10 games by the MLB after being ejected from last nights start against the Red Sox.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:12:45 GMT
Keystone Protests Hit DC Monuments

Opponents of the Keystone Pipeline proposal hold a demonstration at the Lincoln Memorial Thursday in Washington, D.C.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:26:06 GMT
Dr. Nancy Snubs Out E-Cigarette Myths

Do e-cigarettes really help smokers quit? Dr. Nancy Snyderman debunks myths surrounding the cigarette substitute.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:26:06 GMT
France Sending Fighter Jets to Secure Baltic

PARIS France will send four Rafale fighter jets to Poland next week as part of a show of NATO commitment to Central Europe and the Baltic states, which have been rattled by the escalation of tensions between Russia and Ukraine.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:10:32 GMT
Engel: Americans Killed in Kabul Amid Climate of Mistrust

A hospital security guard opened fire on a group of doctors entering a childrens hospital in Kabul early this morning killing three American citizens and wounding one other who is in stable condition.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:10:32 GMT
Israel Calls Off Peace Talks After Palestinian Deal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told NBC News on Thursday that Israel was calling off peace talks with the Palestinians.Israel was infuriated after Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas agreed to form a unity government with Hamas, which is considered by the West and Israel to be a terrorist group.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:10:32 GMT
U.K. Cops to Moms: Tell Us if Your Sons Plan Syria Jihad Trips

Muslim women are being asked to tell authorities about relatives who are intending become jihadists by going abroad to fight in Syria's civil war.British officials are concerned about the number of U.K.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:39:27 GMT
Bundy Explains: Slavery Comment Just 'Wondering'

Rancher Cliven Bundy says he was simply wondering about whether black Americans were happier under slavery than under dependence to the federal government.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:39:26 GMT
Some Coral May Be Resistant to Climate Change, Researchers Say

A new study on how coral reacts to global climate change has some researchers optimistic that at least a few of the polychromatic reefs crucial to underwater ecosystems may be better able to adjust to a warming world than was previously thought.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:23:53 GMT
Ferry Victims' Families Surround Officials, Demand Answers

JINDO, South Korea Angry relatives of about 130 people still missing from the sinking of the South Korean ferry surrounded officials Thursday and prevented them from leaving a tent where families have been waiting for news of their loved ones.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:08:19 GMT
Teen Stowaway's Dad: He Was Homesick for Africa

The father of the teen stowaway who flew to Hawaii in the wheel well of a plane speaks out for the first time, saying his son wanted to return to Somalia. NBCs Joe Fryer reports.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:37:18 GMT
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