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From 2011: A portrait of Gregg Allman

From 2011: A portrait of Gregg Allman

Singer-songwriter Gregg Allman died Saturday at the age of 69. By way of tribute, we take another look at this remarkable portrait Chip Reid painted of Allman for “Sunday Morning,” first broadcast on January 16, 2011: By now, the songs are like old friends.

These People Are Marching to Raise Awareness of the True Meaning of Memorial Day

These People Are Marching to Raise Awareness of the True Meaning of Memorial Day

While some Americans will spend Memorial Day barbecuing, relaxing at the beach or splashing in a pool, thousands of men and women carrying the names of fallen soldiers will conclude a 31-day relay across a total of 6,200 miles. These volunteers have spent …

Navy SEAL widow's Memorial Day event honors America’s fallen

Navy SEAL widow’s Memorial Day event honors America’s fallen

VIRGINIA BEACH – Three days before his 33 rd birthday, Danny Quinlan received terrifying news: Doctors found he had a brain tumor and an aneurysm. It was benign. But he needed surgery to have them removed. “Happy Birthday, right?” said Quinlan, now 42.

Homeland's Kelly says no 'big deal' if Kushner tried back-channel network with Russia, as WH fights back

Homeland’s Kelly says no ‘big deal’ if Kushner tried back-channel network with Russia, as WH fights back

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday it’s not a “big deal” if White House adviser Jared Kushner indeed tried during the 2016 elections to set up back-channel communications with the Kremlin – as the White House this weekend fought back …

Trump Administration Considering Laptop Ban on All International Flights

Trump Administration Considering Laptop Ban on All International Flights

Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday that he was considering banning laptops on all international flights to and from the United States, an expansion of the policy his department implemented several months ago in response to …

Top Congressman Calls For Review Of Jared Kushner’s Security Clearance

Top Congressman Calls For Review Of Jared Kushner’s Security Clearance

The ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee called for a review of Jared Kushner’s security clearance Sunday amid reports that the White House adviser sought secret communications with the Kremlin. “We need to get to the bottom of these …

North Korea tests new anti-aircraft weapon system

North Korea tests new anti-aircraft weapon system

North Korea tested a new anti-aircraft system that leader Kim Jong Un says will “completely spoil the enemy’s dream to command the air,” the state news agency reported Sunday, following weeks of ballistic missile tests. The KCNA news agency said glitches …

On first day back, Trump lashes out at

On first day back, Trump lashes out at “fake news media”

President Donald Trump attends the second and last day of the G7 Taormina summit on the island of Sicily on May 27, 2017 in Taormina, Italy. WASHINGTON – Hours after returning from his first trip abroad as president, President Trump tweeted Sunday morning …

Europeans must take

Europeans must take “destiny into our own hands,” Merkel says after G-7 summit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel stands next to US President Donald Trump during the “family portrait” at the G7 summit in Taormina in Sicily, Italy, 26 May 2017. The heads of the G7 states meet in Sicily from 26 May until 27 May 2017 to negotiate and talk …

Eight People, Including Sheriff’s Deputy, Fatally Shot in Mississippi

Eight People, Including Sheriff’s Deputy, Fatally Shot in Mississippi

Eight people, including a law enforcement officer, have been shot dead in rural Mississippi, authorities said Sunday. The victims were discovered in three separate locations in rural Lincoln County overnight, according to Mississippi Bureau of …

Death Toll Rises As Philippine Military Tries To Regain Control Of Marawi

Death Toll Rises As Philippine Military Tries To Regain Control Of Marawi

The Philippine military said on Sunday it had found the bodies of 16 civilians as troops tried to gain control over the Marawi, which has been under siege from ISIS-allied militants. President Rodrigo Duterte announced Tuesday he was imposing a 60-day …

Homeland Security chief says back-channel talks with Russia would be 'normal...and acceptable'

Homeland Security chief says back-channel talks with Russia would be ‘normal…and acceptable’

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly came to the defense of Jared Kushner, saying it would be “both normal… and acceptable” to seek back-channel communications with Russia, but that if those communications used Russian equipment, that “would be …

DHS Secretary John Kelly Defends Jared Kushner: 'I Don't See Any Issue Here'

DHS Secretary John Kelly Defends Jared Kushner: ‘I Don’t See Any Issue Here’

Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly defended Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner Sunday following reports that he had attempted to set up a backchannel of communications with Russia. “There’s a lot of different ways to communicate, backchannel publicly …

Trump Praises Gianforte's 'Big Win,' Slams White House Leaks As 'Lies'

Trump Praises Gianforte’s ‘Big Win,’ Slams White House Leaks As ‘Lies’

Back from a nine-day trip abroad, President Donald Trump quickly put his Twitter account to use ― targeting the media. In Sunday morning tweets, Trump touted Republican Greg Gianforte’s win in a closely watched Montana House race, then went on to …

Laptop Ban May Expand to All International Flights, Kelly Says

Laptop Ban May Expand to All International Flights, Kelly Says

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said he may ban laptop computers in the cabins of all international flights into and out of the U.S. amid continuing terrorist threats to bring down airplanes, but that a final decision hadn’t been made. “That’s …

Fight against ISIS has shifted to “annihilation tactics,” Mattis says

Fight against ISIS has shifted to “annihilation tactics,” Mattis says

Secretary of Defense James Mattis said the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has “accelerated” and shifted to “annihilation tactics.” “Our strategy right now is to accelerate the campaign against ISIS. It is a threat to all civilized …

French President Emmanuel Macron: Trump Handshake Was a 'Moment of Truth'

French President Emmanuel Macron: Trump Handshake Was a ‘Moment of Truth’

(PARIS) — French President Emmanuel Macron says his now famous white-knuckle handshake showdown with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump was “a moment of truth” — designed to show that he’s no pushover. Macron told a Sunday newspaper in France that “my …

Prom night conflict pits Muslim students vs. education officials

Prom night conflict pits Muslim students vs. education officials

The sun has set on students’ request to change the date of their prom. Students at an elite New York City high school petitioned to change the date of their senior prom – scheduled for June 3 – because it conflicts with the Muslim observance of …

Thousands Take Part in Manchester Run as Hunt for Bombing Accomplices Continues

Thousands Take Part in Manchester Run as Hunt for Bombing Accomplices Continues

Emotions ran high in Manchester Sunday as thousands of people took to the streets for the largest 10-kilometer run in Europe and, for the first time, a half-marathon. Scenes of cheering crowds encouraging runners across the finish line circulated on social …

Top Democrat on House Intel Committee calls for review of Kushner's security clearance

Top Democrat on House Intel Committee calls for review of Kushner’s security clearance

The House Intelligence Committee’s top Democrat called for a review of Jared Kushner’s security clearance over questions of whether he was truthful about his contacts with Russia. “If these allegations are true and he had discussions with the Russians …

Sec. John Kelly: Intelligence Leaks Are ‘Darn Close To Treason’

Sec. John Kelly: Intelligence Leaks Are ‘Darn Close To Treason’

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Sunday condemned intelligence leaks after the Manchester attack as “darn close to treason.” The sharing of Intelligence between British counterterrorism police and U.S. officials was briefly paused after pictures …

President Trump Launches Twitter Attack: 'Fake News Is the Enemy'

President Trump Launches Twitter Attack: ‘Fake News Is the Enemy’

Just hours after President Trump touched down in the United States from a nine-day trip abroad, he returned to Twitter to decry the news media and push back against reports about his administration. On Sunday morning, the President wrote a series of tweets …

Swiss Economy Might Not Outpace Germany for a While

Swiss Economy Might Not Outpace Germany for a While

If the Swiss economic growth is still left in the shade by Germany this week, its central bank knows exactly why. Two-and-a-half years after suffering an exchange-rate shock that made its exports even more expensive, Switzerland has yet to rediscover its …

Philippines military: 16 bodies found were civilians fleeing militants

Philippines military: 16 bodies found were civilians fleeing militants

May 28 (UPI) –The bodies of 16 people thought to be killed by Islamist militants were found in the southern part of the Philippines, the nation’s military said Sunday. Islamist militants and Filipino soldiers have been fighting for control of Marawi City …

Mississippi shooting: 8 dead, including deputy sheriff; suspect in custody

Mississippi shooting: 8 dead, including deputy sheriff; suspect in custody

DEVELOPING: A Mississippi deputy sheriff was among eight people shot and killed Saturday and a suspect in the murders is in custody, the Daily Leader reports. Mississippi Bureau of Investigation spokesman Warren Strain said the shootings occurred at three …

Mother of Uber founder Travis Kalanick dies in boating mishap

Mother of Uber founder Travis Kalanick dies in boating mishap

May 28 (UPI) –Bonnie Kalanick, the 71-year-old mother of Uber founder Travis Kalanick, died in a California boating mishap this weekend. The Los Angeles Times said Kalanick’s father Donald was also injured and remains hospitalized after the couple’s boat …

British Airways says it is still working to restore its computer systems

British Airways says it is still working to restore its computer systems

People wait with their luggage at the British Airways check in desks at Heathrow Terminal 5 in London, Britain May 28, 2017. LONDON – British Airways said Sunday it was still working to restore its computer systems, a day after a global IT failure …

Supermodel Miranda Kerr marries Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel

Supermodel Miranda Kerr marries Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel

May 28 (UPI) –Supermodel Miranda Kerr has married Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel. Us Weekly said the couple – who announced their engagement last summer – exchanged wedding vows at their home in Los Angeles’ Brentwood neighborhood Saturday. “It was a …

Macron Says Trump Handshake Was 'Moment of Truth'

Macron Says Trump Handshake Was ‘Moment of Truth’

Paris (AP) – French President Emmanuel Macron says his now famous white-knuckle handshake showdown with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump was “a moment of truth” — designed to show that he’s no pushover. Macron told a Sunday newspaper in France that “my …

'People in Tears': Chaos at Airports as Thousands Stranded By British Airways Computer Problem

’People in Tears’: Chaos at Airports as Thousands Stranded By British Airways Computer Problem

LONDON) — Thousands of British Airways passengers are still facing long lines, confusion and canceled flights as the airline works to restore its computer systems after a global IT failure crippled its services. The airline said that it hoped to operate …

Manchester Terror Suspects May Still Be at Large, Rudd Says

Manchester Terror Suspects May Still Be at Large, Rudd Says

U.K. home secretary says she’d worry if Labour wins election Labour’s Abbott says her views, hairstyle changed in 34 years There are “potentially” more suspects at large in the investigation into Monday’s terrorist attack in Manchester, U.K. Home …

Barack Obama visits Prince Harry at Kensington Palace

Barack Obama visits Prince Harry at Kensington Palace

May 28 (UPI) –Britain’s Prince Harry welcomed former U.S. President Barack Obama at Kensington Palace Saturday. “They discussed support for veterans, mental health, conservation, empowering young people and the work of their respective foundations,” the …

Merkel Tells Beer Tent Rally That Europe Must Plot Own Course

Merkel Tells Beer Tent Rally That Europe Must Plot Own Course

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Europe must plot its own course as she plunged back onto the campaign trail 17 weeks ahead of national elections. Fresh from a Group of Seven summit marked by a recalcitrant U.S. President Donald Trump, Merkel sought to …

Dubai's Aster DM Healthcare Plans 2018 IPO as Sentiment Improves

Dubai’s Aster DM Healthcare Plans 2018 IPO as Sentiment Improves

Aster DM Healthcare is planning an initial public offering next year as the Dubai-based medical provider seeks to take advantage of improved market sentiment for the Persian Gulf. The company aims to sell 10 percent of shares by October 2018, with a …

From 2011: A portrait of Gregg Allman

From 2011: A portrait of Gregg Allman

Singer-songwriter Gregg Allman died Saturday at the age of 69. By way of tribute, we take another look at this remarkable portrait Chip Reid painted of Allman for “Sunday Morning,” first broadcast on January 16, 2011: By now, the songs are like old friends.

Angry BA Passengers Still Face Long Lines, Cancellations

Angry BA Passengers Still Face Long Lines, Cancellations

London (AP) – Thousands of British Airways passengers are still facing long lines, confusion and canceled flights as the airline works to restore its computer systems after a global IT failure crippled its services. The airline said that it hoped to …

His whirlwind foreign trip complete, Trump faces slew of challenges at home

His whirlwind foreign trip complete, Trump faces slew of challenges at home

WASHINGTON – His whirlwind foreign trip complete, President Donald Trump faces a slew of political and policy challenges at home and mushrooming inquiries into allegations that Russia meddled in the U.S. election and had improper dealings with his …

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu wishes Muslims 'Ramadan Kareem'

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu wishes Muslims ‘Ramadan Kareem’

The leader of the Jewish state sent Ramadan greetings to its Muslim citizens Saturday. “Ramadan Kareem” means “have a generous Ramadan.” Netanyahu also tweeted his well wishes in Arabic. I wish #Ramadan Kareem to Israel’s Muslim citizens and Muslims around …

Drug gangs take aim at police officers amid coca crackdown

Drug gangs take aim at police officers amid coca crackdown

With a shot to the chest, Alejandro Caro fell from his motorbike while on patrol in a small town in northern Colombia, another victim of criminal gangs who have killed 11 officers over the past month, mostly in gang-dominated regions. Caro’s mother …

Trump travel ban on shaky ground

Trump travel ban on shaky ground

President Trump’s travel ban faces an uncertain future. Trump’s second attempt at a travel ban was supposed to avoid the legal challenges faced by his first travel ban. But the latest iteration of the ban has itself been blocked in several courts, with …

Trump On Message During Overseas Trip, But Now He’s Home

Trump On Message During Overseas Trip, But Now He’s Home

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump just returned from his first trip abroad and White House watchers hope he learned a lot during the week. Not about the Middle East and Europe, but about the value of acting presidential. On its face, the trip seemed to placate …

Mayor Lauds Train Attack Victims as 'Heroes'

Mayor Lauds Train Attack Victims as ‘Heroes’

Muslims Across Globe Mark Beginning of Ramadan

Muslims Across Globe Mark Beginning of Ramadan

Man Hurling Racial Slurs Kills 2 on Ore. Train

Man Hurling Racial Slurs Kills 2 on Ore. Train

Virginia State Police Trooper Shot, Killed

Virginia State Police Trooper Shot, Killed

Invitation to View Glenn's Remains Defended

Invitation to View Glenn’s Remains Defended

Manchester Bombing: New Arrests In UK Terror Probe | NBC Nightly News

Manchester Bombing: New Arrests In UK Terror Probe | NBC Nightly News

Federal Judge Overturns Life Sentences For DC Sniper | NBC Nightly News

Federal Judge Overturns Life Sentences For DC Sniper | NBC Nightly News

Man Honors Veterans By Cleaning Their Headstones | NBC Nightly News

Man Honors Veterans By Cleaning Their Headstones | NBC Nightly News

Pres. Donald Trump Shifts On Climate Change, Russia During Trip Abroad | NBC Nightly News

Pres. Donald Trump Shifts On Climate Change, Russia During Trip Abroad | NBC Nightly News

Melania Trump Takes The World Stage | NBC Nightly News

Melania Trump Takes The World Stage | NBC Nightly News

Summer Travel Season Kicks Off With Infrastructure Woes | NBC Nightly News

Summer Travel Season Kicks Off With Infrastructure Woes | NBC Nightly News

SUV Smashes Into House In Milwaukee

SUV Smashes Into House In Milwaukee

Hillary Clinton Alludes To President Donald Trump In Wellesley Commencement Speech | NBC News

Hillary Clinton Alludes To President Donald Trump In Wellesley Commencement Speech | NBC News

Believe it or not, even esports pros get injuries

Believe it or not, even esports pros get injuries

Hillary Clinton Gives Commencement Speech At Wellesley College (Full) | NBC News

Hillary Clinton Gives Commencement Speech At Wellesley College (Full) | NBC News

Raw: 19 Injured In Construction Collapse

Raw: 19 Injured In Construction Collapse

Clinton: Budget 'Attack of Unimaginable Cruelty'

Clinton: Budget ‘Attack of Unimaginable Cruelty’

Manchester Police Chief Reports Hate Crimes Rise

Manchester Police Chief Reports Hate Crimes Rise

Vice President Mike Pence Speaks At Naval Academy Graduation | NBC News

Vice President Mike Pence Speaks At Naval Academy Graduation | NBC News

S.C. Man Pleads Guilty in 7 Killings

S.C. Man Pleads Guilty in 7 Killings

Woman Jumps on SUV Hood to Prevent Carjacking

Woman Jumps on SUV Hood to Prevent Carjacking

Hillary Clinton: Authoritarian Regimes Attempt To Control Reality | NBC News

Hillary Clinton: Authoritarian Regimes Attempt To Control Reality | NBC News

CDC: More US Alzheimer's Patients Dying at Home

CDC: More US Alzheimer’s Patients Dying at Home

G7 Sign Declaration, Pledge To Fight Terrorism

G7 Sign Declaration, Pledge To Fight Terrorism

Raw: Egypt Bus Attack Kills Coptic Christians

Raw: Egypt Bus Attack Kills Coptic Christians

AP Reporters Test Travel With and Without Perks

AP Reporters Test Travel With and Without Perks

Rex Tillerson Expresses Condolences, Outrage At Manchester Attack: 'ISIS Worships Death' | NBC News

Rex Tillerson Expresses Condolences, Outrage At Manchester Attack: ‘ISIS Worships Death’ | NBC News

Chicago Inmates Can Order Gourmet Pizza Delivery

Chicago Inmates Can Order Gourmet Pizza Delivery

Raw: G7 Leaders View Jet Flyover Before Meetings

Raw: G7 Leaders View Jet Flyover Before Meetings

Audio of Incident Between Montana GOP Candidate and Reporter

Audio of Incident Between Montana GOP Candidate and Reporter

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