NBC News Top Stories 5 April 2018

Regardless of party, the 2018 primaries run through Trump

First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter

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Israel killed 15 last week. Thousands will protest again tomorrow.

"We are here to deliver a message that we are resistant and we want to return to our land no matter what," one demonstrator says.

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What Nixon's Watergate blunders suggest about the trouble Trump is in now

The final straw for Nixon's legal team was also the starkest example of Nixon's arrogance — and perhaps a warning for Trump.

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Poisoned ex-spy's daughter Yulia Skripal says strength 'growing daily'

The U.K. has blamed Russia for the attack in the English city of Salisbury.

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FBI releases new photos, video of 2011 Giffords shooting

A surveillance video shows a hooded Jared Loughner walking though a store before the shooting.

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Your employer can now read 'private' Slack messages without telling you

Starting April 20, your company can download your conversations without notifying you.

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Elite Thunderbird pilot killed in Air Force F-16 crash

The incident is the third U.S. military aircraft crash this week. The pilot was not immediately identified, pending next-of-kin notification.

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Embattled EPA head Pruitt faces more trouble

Trump spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked if Trump was OK with Pruitt's actions, Sanders replied: "The president's not."

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