"Despite Alex Jones' efforts to distract from and ultimately prevent the airing of our report, we remain committed to giving viewers context and insight into a controversial and polarizing figure, how he relates to the president of the United States and influences others, and to getting this serious story right".
On Dec. 14, 2012, Adam Lanza, 20, went on a shooting rampage that killed 20 children and six adults.
NBC Connecticut is refusing to air the interview.
The story, scheduled to air Sunday evening, has NBC being buffeted from both sides.
Ohio Man Suspected In Five Homicides — George Brinkman
The suspect in a triple homicide in northern OH is actually believed to have killed a total of five people in a 24-hour period. Sheriff Maier said Rogell John's son checked on his father on Monday when he did not show up to work at their family business.
Kelly has reached out to victim's family members and at least one has agreed to be interviewed, the Courant reported.
Megyn Kelly was replaced as the host of a gala fundraiser for Sandy Hook Promise on June 14th as a result of the interview.
Since the controversy has erupted over Jones' interview, Alex has released claims that he taped his whole interview with Kelly, and leaked a video wherein Megyn allegedly tells Alex that her interview won't be a hit piece on him. He said he secretly recorded her and that, in addition to the released audio clips, has a full recording of their entire unedited sit-down interview. However, prior to the interview being aired, Jones released the below interview, titled "Alex Jones Father's Day Message To Newtown Families" on the YouTube channel named "The Alex Jones Channel", which has more than two million subscribers as of this writing. "It is our hope that Megyn and NBC reconsider and not broadcast this interview". The families told NBC that the interview is likely to cause devastating human consequences.
Kelly, who gained prominence as an anchor at Fox News, joined NBC at the beginning of this year.
Kelly has called Jones' claims "revolting" but says there's value in exposing what he says to the American people.
Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup
Mexico midfielder Carlos Vela got to the ball near the far post and sent it to the middle of the area for Chicharito's goal. Ochoa made a great diving save in the 85th to keep young Portugal forward Andre Silva from scoring with a header.
Morales, Martin help Blue Jays beat White Sox to snap skid
In the end, it didn't matter. "It was the second good one in a row for Happ", Gibbons said. "It doesn't affect my job", he said. The ball is flying, some pretty good hitters, they swing it over there, they've got some big strong dudes who can do that.
Ghani Officially Opens Kabul Process Meeting
The last significant peace effort foundered in 2015 when news broke that long-time Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar had died. Since the worldwide military mission declared an end to its combat mission in 2014, the Taliban have made steady gains.
Oprah Winfrey throws a Wonder Woman theme party
With all the hype surrounding Wonder Woman , we've seen some pretty badass merch and some uber-adorable fan cosplay, too . Amid the massive success of her film Wonder Woman , Gal posted a strong, beautiful, and makeup-free selfie.
IBM Figures Out How to Make 5nm Chips
The Research Alliance, a group based at the SUNY Nanocomplex in NY and led by IBM , have managed to develop 5nm transistors . The circuitry of most chips, including the 10-nanometer chips that are in use today, is based on a three-gate structure.
Fowler back in the thick of it at US Open
Open, especially since this is the longest course, at 7,741 yards, that has ever hosted a major. Open since Vijay Singh in 2003 at Olympia Fields and the fifth overall in tournament history.
Adele visits Grenfell Tower
Taking to Instagram to send her love and prayers, she wrote: "This is my neighbourhood I can't believe this is happening". The singer posted a picture of herself en route to the scene on her Snapchat, urging all of her followers to do the same.