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NASA bids farewell to Mars rover Opportunity after 15-year mission

NASA officially declared its Mars Opportunity space rover dead after it fell silent last June in a dust storm on the Red Planet. The rover provided jaw-dropping photos throughout its extraordinary 15-year mission. NBC’s Tom Costello reports for TODAY.
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Saturday Night Live Put Out a Strange, Goofy Riverdale Sketch

Saturday Night Live, as it is wont to do, set its parodic sights on the CW’s Riverdale. And while it didn’t hit the mark I was expecting, it certainly hit… uh, something. Read more...
Tags: Science, Nbc, Saturday Night Live, Cw, Riverdale, Jughead Jones

Trump Considers Stealing Money From Puerto Rico Disaster Relief to Fund the Wall 

As the shutdown drags on, President Trump’s ideas about how to secure funding for his absurd border wall are becoming more and more villainous. His newest strategy? Using $13.9 billion in Army Corps to build a segment of the wall, according to NBC. That money would otherwise go to fund projects in Puerto Rico and…Read more...
Tags: Science, Nbc, Government Shutdown, Puerto Rico, Trump, Army Corps, Border Wall, Disaster Relief, National Emergency

The Newest Promo For The Good Place Is Just Janet’s Endless, Soothing Void

Sometimes, when you look into the void, the void doesn’t look back. It just smiles, and reminds you that it’s not a robot. Read more...
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A Major TV Network Managed to Cover Climate Change for an Hour Without Devolving Into a Shitshow

On the last Sunday of 2018, Meet the Press, NBC’s hour-long Sunday morning news show, did something unprecedented. It devoted an entire hour to discussing climate change and featured actual policymakers and researchers with nary a denier in sight. Ironically, the episode also inadvertently shined a spotlight on how…Read more...
Tags: Science, Media, Nbc, Climate, Global Warming, TV News, Meet The Press, Major TV Network Managed

Chuck Todd Refuses To Give Air Time To Climate Deniers: 'The Science Is Settled'

In a special "Meet the Press" episode dedicated to global warming, NBC's Chuck
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Bloomberg slams Trump on climate change, which Brown likens to Nazism

Michael Bloomberg and moderator Chuck Todd appear in a pre-taped interview on Meet the Press in Washington on 20 December. Michael Bloomberg slammed Donald Trump’s inaction on climate change on Sunday and said any candidate for president in 2020 – he himself might be one – must have a plan to deal with the problem. Both men appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press.
Tags: Science, Nbc, Washington, Bloomberg, Meet The Press, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg, Trump, Brown, Chuck Todd

Bloomberg slams Trump over climate change: 'He has no right to his own facts'

Michael Bloomberg and moderator Chuck Todd appear in a pre-taped interview on Meet the Press in Washington on 20 December. Michael Bloomberg slammed Donald Trump’s inaction on climate change on Sunday and said any candidate for president in 2020 – he himself might be one – must have a plan to deal with the problem. “It would be a lot more helpful if we had a climate champion rather than a climate denier in the White House,” the billionaire former New York mayor said on NBC’s Meet the Press.
Tags: New York, Science, Nbc, Washington, White House, Bloomberg, Meet The Press, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg, Trump, Chuck Todd

Ruth Bader Ginsburg recovering following lung-cancer surgery

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is recovering at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City following a surgery Friday to remove cancerous growths from her lungs. NBC’s Matt Bradley reports for TODAY.
Tags: Science, Nbc, Supreme Court, New York City, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Matt Bradley

NBC Chief Hints That Company May Unveil Netflix-Style Service

Steve Burke, head of the Comcast Corp. division, suggested that the company might unveil an online TV service in 2019 -- though it’s hard to know how seriously to take a message written in the rhyming style of Dr. Seuss. Burke, who oversees the NBC network, cable channels such as USA, and the Universal theme parks and movie studio, has yet to announce a streaming product like those planned by rivals Walt Disney Co. and AT&T Inc.’s Warner Media next year. In his holiday note, Burke also lamente...
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The Good Place Just Forking Reset Itself Yet Again

Hot off the excellent news of its renewal for a fourth season, The Good Place returned from a brief hiatus to show us what happened when Janet brought the humans and Michael into her “void” to protect them from demons on Earth. The result? Yet another new scenario for the ever-changing show.Read more...
Tags: Comedy, Science, Nbc, Michael, TV Recap, Janet, The Good Place

Cable Companies Call For DOJ Investigation Into Comcast Allegedly Abusing Its Power With Hulu

The American Cable Association, a group of about 700 small cable providers, has requested the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division open an immediate investigation into Comcast’s competitive practices after restrictions on its 2011 merger deal with NBC recently expired. The group claims the telecom giant poses a…Read more...
Tags: Science, Nbc, Comcast, Antitrust, Hulu, Nbcu, American Cable Association, Justice Department 's Antitrust Division, Massive Merger Migration, DOJ Investigation Into Comcast

Twitter Is Organizing Against the Far-Right Trolls Hoping to Sway the Election, but Not Fast Enough

A group of far-right trolls had their plans exposed after they accidentally invited a reporter to their private Discord channel, according to a new NBC report. In the channel, the trolls discussed how to circumvent Twitter’s efforts to prevent the spread of misinformation on the platform aimed at lowering Democratic…Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Nbc, 4chan, Trolls, Misinformation, Discord, 2018 Midterms

Facebook Banned That Racist Trump Ad

Don’t freak out, but the Trump campaign made a super racist television ad and successfully showed it to millions of people. Facebook just banned it, following similar bans from NBC and Fox News. (Fox News!) Election day is Tuesday.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Science, Nbc, Fox News, Donald Trump, Trump, Our Garbage President, Fox News Fox News Election

The Good Place's Season 3 Premiere Has a New Student: The Audience

NBC’s The Good Place is a show that enjoys a good challenge. After all, it spent a whole episode dissecting The Trolley Problem—it doesn’t steer away from asking tough ethical questions. As the series enters its third and bizarrely most “normal” season, it’s introducing what might be its biggest moral mystery yet. And…Read more...
Tags: Science, Nbc, Kristen Bell, TV Recap, Ted Danson, The Good Place, The Good Place Recap

Holy Mother Forking Shirt Balls! Here's Your Good Place Refresher Ahead of Season 3

The Good Place—a heartfelt yet cleverly snarky look at the afterlife and the ethics of what it means to be a truly good person—returns for its much-anticipated third season tonight on NBC. Are you up to date on all the show’s twists and references? We’ve got all you need to get back up to speed.Read more...
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Apple's Upcoming Streaming Service Is Reportedly So Bland Staff Are Calling It 'Expensive NBC'

Apple’s new streaming service reportedly has a $1 billion budget, but apparently it can’t buy some nerve. The company has long censored its walled-garden offerings on platforms like the App Store, and per a report in the Wall Street Journal on Saturday, Apple is still aiming to keep its content offerings squeaky…Read more...
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Our First Look at the Third Season of The Good Place Offers a Broader Look at the New Status Quo

The second season of The Good Place, a show about four screw-ups trying to become better people in the afterlife, ended on an incredibly unexpected note. If this early look is any indication, that new situation might stick around for a while. Read more...
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Google Chrome Has a Forking Clever Good Place Extension

Have you been looking for a browser extension to cleverly replace curse words and search the web with the help of an omnipotent being? Well, holy forking shirtballs, has Google got the answer for you!Read more...
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NBC's Timeless Has Been Cancelled, But a Finale Movie May Be in the Works

Though NBC had already given the verdict on most of its shows, announcing whether or not they’d been renewed for the upcoming season, the network was being conspicuously tight-lipped about Timeless’ future until today.Read more...
Tags: Science, Nbc, Time Travel, Timeless

Game of Thrones Set Pictures Tease a Big Battle in a Familiar Location

Hideo Kojima continues to be full of hope for the Metal Gear Solid movie. Zazie Beetz teases how X-Force will re-introduce the team. Clark Gregg hints at his Agents of SHIELD future. Plus, meet Preacher’s latest villain, get a look at NBC’s new near-future VR show Reverie, and Andy Serkis wants in on the Batman movie.…Read more...
Tags: Science, Nbc, Agents Of Shield, Andy Serkis, Game Of Thrones, Westworld, Hereditary, Godzilla, Daredevil, American Horror Story, Arrow, Preacher, Fear The Walking Dead, Hideo Kojima, Captain Marvel, The Batman

All the Genre TV Shows Not Moving Forward Next Season, and the People Trying to Save Them

The past week has been a little brutal: several beloved genre TV shows have been canceled, others teeter on the brink of the abyss, and a few promising pilots weren’t picked up to series. In the age of social media—and the fact that Brooklyn Nine-Nine was rescued by NBC—some creators and fans are rallying to save…Read more...
Tags: Science, Nbc, The Expanse, Lucifer, The X Files, Legion, Altered Carbon, Brooklyn Nine Nine, The Exorcist, Timeless, The Wayward Sisters, Marvels Inhumans, Greatest American Hero

Adam Rippon Has Declined NBC's Offer to Work as a Correspondent for the Remainder of the 2018 Olympics

Rippon has become well known for his bold personality
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Over 130 Top White House Officials Didn't Have Full Security Clearance

Over 130 people working in the executive branch didn’t have full security clearances as of last November, NBC reported Wednesday evening, including senior advisers like Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and White House counsel Don McGahn. A whopping 34 of those people…Read more...
Tags: Science, Nbc, White House, Ivanka Trump, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Jared Kushner, Don McGahn, Top White House, Ivanka Trump Jared Kushner, Security Clearance, Our Vibrant Democracy

7 Things From the PyeongChang Olympics Opening Ceremony You Won't See On TV

The opening ceremony for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics kicked off on Friday. Here's what you won't see on NBC's primetime TV broadcast
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Google CEO Says AI Is 'More Profound Than, I Dunno, Electricity or Fire'

“AI is one of the most important things humanity is working on. It is more profound than, I dunno, electricity or fire.” Those words were not uttered from the lips of a stoned Gizmodo staffer but said on a stage at a Recode- and NBC-sponsored “town hall” in San Francisco last month by Google CEO Sundar Pichai.Read more...
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'Of Course He Said It.' Billy Bush Hits Back at Trump’s Access Hollywood Tape Claim

Former NBC interviewer Billy Bush said he felt compelled to speak out after the president reportedly began claiming the tape was fabricated
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The White House Has a Vermin Problem

Early today, NBC 4 in Washington published several dozen pages of White House work orders it had obtained. Within the long, mundane requests (“please turn temperature up 1.5 degrees higher”) and repairs one expects with a building over 200 years old were orders which suggest there are several types of…Read more...
Tags: Science, Nbc, Bugs, Washington, White House, Donald Trump, John Kelly

Jezebel Matt Lauer Reportedly Had a Button Under His Desk to Lock His Door for ‘Privacy’ | The Grape

Jezebel Matt Lauer Reportedly Had a Button Under His Desk to Lock His Door for ‘Privacy’ | The Grapevine Who the Hell at NBC Approved Matt Lauer’s In-Office Sex Dungeon? | Deadspin  | Earther Earth’s Heaviest Organism Could Be Eaten to Death…By Deer | …Read more...
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'This One Does Hit Close to Home.' Megyn Kelly Reacts to Matt Lauer's Termination From NBC

"I see the anguish on my colleague's faces"
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