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President Trump, Joe Biden hold dueling rallies in battleground Florida, Gulf Coast battered by Zeta as storm moves inland, and shoppers stocking up on supplies as coronavirus cases surge.
Hurricane Zeta makes landfall in Louisiana, El Paso hospitals at breaking point amid rise in coronavirus cases, and how polling this year is different from 2016.
Joe Biden delivers message of unity at Georgia rally, powerful wind fuels California wildfires, and Covid-19 restrictions have devastating impact on nursing home residents.
Luis von Ahn is the genius behind CAPTCHA and reCAPTCHA, which was sold to Google in 2009, and also the founder and CEO of Duolingo, the world's most popular language-learning platform. Born and raised in Guatemala, von Ahn saw firsthand that high-quality educational opportunities were limited to those who could afford it. Inspired to fix this, he created Duolingo to make language education free and accessible to everyone. von Ahn says he’s achieved his American Dream and is now working toward making an impact on worldwide education.
President Trump, Joe Biden campaign in battleground Pennsylvania, U.S. coronavirus surge hitting hard in rural areas, and powerful winds spark new wildfires in California.
5 Pence associates test positive for Covid-19, 9 days to go: candidates prepare for final days of campaigning, and 43 states and D.C. see a 10% Covid-19 case surge.
President Trump makes weekend swing through battleground states, Biden appeals to sought-after Pennsylvania voters with 10 days to go, and the U.S. records more than 79,000 Covid-19 cases in single day.
President Trump and Joe Biden clash on pandemic, renewable energy in final debate, U.S. reports record daily number of Covid-19 cases, and largest wildfires in Colorado history burn just 10 miles apart.
Ballet gave a young and shy Misty Copeland the chance to feel confident and beautiful for the first time. After making history in the ballet world, Copeland is reaching out to young kids with her children’s books.
As a bonus for Nightly News listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of Kamala: Next in Line, a six-part podcast from MSNBC and Wondery that goes inside the cross-cultural journey that led Senator Kamala Harris from her humble roots to become the first African-American woman to be the Vice Presidential nominee for a major party. From Oakland to Howard University, and California to Washington DC, experience her story as it has never been told before. Hosted by MSNBC's Joy Reid, the show features exclusive interviews with those who know her best, painting a picture of a woman who has fought her way to the top at every turn. Listen to the first episode, and subscribe to the series now: https://link.chtbl.com/description-kamala
Lele Pons is one of the most influential digital creators in the world today. Through creativity, hard work and determination, Pons is learning to take charge of her mental illness.
The secret to Olympic Gold? Swimming champion Michael Phelps says it has all to do with dreaming big, even at a very young age.
Marcus Samuelsson is one of the most successful chefs and restaurateurs working today – he owns more than a dozen restaurants and hosts his own show, “No Passport Required.”
We all know Jay Leno from his two decades hosting the "Tonight Show." But he says it’s the two decades before that really made him.
As a bonus for Nightly News listeners, we're sharing this week's episode of Into America, which teamed up with the Nightly News team to look at what happens when an economic crisis and a mental health crisis collide.
This pandemic has left millions of Americans without a job and unable to look for a new one. Another 3.2 million people filed jobless claims last week, bringing the total to 33 million since coronavirus hit. Experts predict that the US unemployment rate is now somewhere around 20 percent, a rate approaching the Great Depression.
Host Trymaine Lee talks with Anchor of Sunday Nightly News and Senior National Correspondent. Kate Snow about how unemployed Americans are dealing with the new anxieties created by this crisis, and where people can turn for help.
Subscribe to Into America now: https://link.chtbl.com/7BcTGqT3?sid=description
Rock star Jon Bon Jovi and his wife Dorothea Bongiovi talk to Kate Snow about his record deal at 20 years old and their mission to give back.
Dr. Ruth Westheimer is a world renowned sex therapist and former radio show host. First a sniper then a housemaid and now therapist, Dr. Ruth shares with Kate Snow the many turns her career took.
Jimmy Smits is an Emmy-Award winning actor best known for his role as Victor Sifuentes in 'L.A Law,' and he's back on TV playing another lawyer in 'Bluff City Law.' His love of acting began in high school when he did the unthinkable - quitting the football team to join the drama club.
Cory Booker, Tulsi Gabbard, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, and Tom Steyer engage in the fifth 2020 Democratic primary debate for the presidential nomination.
Zainab Salbi is a humanitarian, author, and media personality originally from Iraq. On this episode of "The Drink with Kate Snow," she traces her journey from growing up in Saddam Hussein’s circle, to becoming known as “the Oprah of the Middle East.” See more at NBCNews.com/TheDrink.
After spending two nights locked up and embedded inside the notorious Louisiana State Penitentiary, the largest maximum security prison in America, for a special one-hour Dateline NBC, “Life Inside,” Lester Holt moderated an unprecedented town hall from a maximum security prison at New York’s Sing Sing Correctional Facility. The town hall explores the criminal justice and prison reform debate. The audience includes current inmates, as well as artist and activist John Legend, former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and Bryan Stevenson, civil rights attorney and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative.
Lester Holt spends two nights embedded inside the largest maximum security prison in America, the notorious Louisiana State Penitentiary, also known as Angola. Originally aired on NBC on September 6, 2019.
In the fight against climate change, the Milarch family says a solution is up. Way up. At the very top of centuries-old redwoods and sequoias. The family runs Archangel Ancient Tree Archive, where they collect samples from “champion” trees to clone and replant. Chief Environmental Correspondent Anne Thompson joins them in the treetops to learn more.
In an extended interview with NBC’s Cynthia McFadden, the two-time Oscar winner and former politician discusses her long career and being able to take on Shakespeare's King Lear.
You know her music. You may just not know her name.Ester Dean has written music for Katy Perry, Rihanna, and Beyonce, among others. She sits down with NBC’s Cynthia McFadden in an extended interview to discuss how she found success in her career.
Queen Latifah talks to NBC’s Cynthia McFadden about finding success when she was just a teenager, the meaning behind her name, and her new mission to give back to aspiring female filmmakers.
After the Trump administration approved seismic testing that could be a first step to exploratory drilling, scientists warn that the extreme noise could put endangered whales and other marine life at risk. Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson reports on the controversy bubbling up along the Eastern Seaboard.
General Vincent Brooks, the former top U.S. commander in South Korea, speaks with Lester Holt about President Trump, Kim Jong Un and America's relationship with North Korea.
In an interview with Maj. Matt Golsteyn, the Green Beret tells Lester Holt his version of what happened, and why he believes that he had the authority to set up the ambush that killed a suspected Taliban bomb maker in Afghanistan nearly a decade ago -- even if he didn’t receive a direct order to do so.
Kate Snow sits down with three student survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, as well as Fred Guttenberg, the father of one of the slain students.
Rapper Meek Mill was part of a group that launched the Reform Alliance, a new organization aimed at reforming the criminal justice system in the United States. He talks to Lester Holt about how he turned the momentum from #FreeMeekMill into a push for justice for all.
Sebastian Maniscalco has sold out shows at Madison Square Garden, written a best-selling memoir and performed specials on cable and Netflix. He talks to Lester Holt about his major influences – especially his dad
For millions of people every day, meditation apps like “Headspace” are offering quick ways to calm down. NBC News’ Kate Snow speaks with the app’s co-founder Andy Puddicombe on how people can achieve inner peace wherever they are.
Lester Holt sat down with Steven Spielberg to talk about the legacy of “Schindler’s List,” which was released 25 years ago, and the decision to re-release.
Two art projects aim to raise questions about what gets sent to space and what lingers after. Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson reports on how they’ve sparked debate among astronomers.
Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson talks to Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, a hip-hop artist and environmental activist, who is part of a group suing the federal government over inaction on climate change.
Baby sea turtles make an arduous journey to the sea, and light pollution is one of the many factors that make the trek more difficult. Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson reports from Cocoa Beach, Florida, on efforts to protect these vulnerable turtles.
A number of scientists are becoming first-time politicians, many motivated to run for office by what they say is an attack on science by the Trump administration. Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson reports.
An international competition with a $10 million prize hopes to find a solution to harmful algae blooms caused by agricultural runoff. Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson reports from Ontario.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) delivers a weekly speech on the Senate floor urging action on climate change. He speaks to Chief Environmental Correspondent Anne Thompson about his efforts.
Fishermen have been pulling in a different kind of catch in the Florida Keys: lobster traps and fishing gear lost at sea. Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson reports on how some of that debris is being turned into energy.
Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson travels to Dillingham, Alaska to report on a controversial copper mine proposal that some say could threaten the world’s largest salmon run.