Articles tagged with: NBC News

28 October 2014

Private spaceship bound for space station explodes on launch

Posted in U.S. & World News

Island, Va. --- (NBC News) A private spaceship bound for the International Space Station exploded shortly after launch on Tuesday. Orbital Sciences' unmanned Cygnus spacecraft exploded as it blaste ...

27 October 2014

Lava triggers evacuation

Posted in U.S. & World News

Pahoa Village, Hawaii --- (KHNL) Hawaii residents living in the path of the growing Puna lava flow have been ordered to evacuate their homes.Those residents will be kept informed of the flow movemen ...

23 October 2014

Fort Lauderdale latest city to restrict feeding homeless

Posted in U.S. & World News

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. --- (NBC News) Fort Lauderdale, Florida, approved restrictions overnight on churches and other charitable organizations that feed the homeless, becoming the latest city to impo ...

22 October 2014

'Goodfellas' actor claims 'Simpsons' stole his likeness in lawsuit

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) 23 years after "The Simpsons" introduced the Springfield Mafia, actor Frank Sivero has filed a $250 million lawsuit against Fox Television Studios for basing one of the three animated "wi ...

21 October 2014

Millions affected by airbag recall

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  Safety regulators have issued an urgent alert for millions of drivers. Motorists are being urged to check immediately to see if their vehicle is affected by an airbag recall. Toyota, Ho ...

06 October 2014

Marriage bans fall

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  The United States Supreme Court has refused to hear cases from five states which were seeking a same-sex marriage ban.That means same-sex couples can now get married in Indiana, Oklahom ...

01 October 2014

White mom sues over donor sperm mix-up

Posted in U.S. & World News

Ohio --- (NBC News) A white Ohio mom is suing a sperm bank for sending her vials from a black donor, saying her biracial 2-year-old will be stigmatized by her family and the "intolerant" town where ...

30 September 2014

What's the best birth control for teens? Hint: it's not the pill

Posted in Health

(NBC News) The best birth control to offer teenage girls is an implantable rod, followed by an IUD, pediatricians say in new guidance. It may seem odd to think of a pediatrician prescribing birth co ...

29 September 2014

Moncia Wehby proposes four debates

Posted in Regional

Medford, Ore. --- U.S. Senate candidate Doctor Monica Wehby says she now wants four debates against her opponent Senator Jeff Merkeley. On Saturday, Dr. Wehby didn't show up to a scheduled endorsem ...

29 September 2014

U.S. ISIS

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) President Obama is blaming bad intelligence for the rise of the terror group ISIS.The President says U.S. officials believed they had defeated terrorists in Iraq only to find that they we ...