http://msnbc.com/ has begun server side sniffing and sending Mozilla content containing layers again. They still serve the DHTML menus to Netscape 6, but do not for Mozilla.
contacted via email and web form http://www.msnbc.com/modules/feedback/techsup.asp
the DHTML is now working again. Thank you very much MSNBC! Now if we can only get them to fix their CSS!
Looks fixed 2002022703/WinXP