Articles tagged with: United States

20 January 2015

Obama expected to urge congress to cut middle class taxes

Posted in Politics

Expanding America's economic comeback is the theme of President Obama's State of the Union Tuesday night. He's also expected to talk about the rising income gap and tax hikes and breaks. The White H ...

23 December 2014

North Korea internet outage

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) Major Websites in North Korea are back online this morning after a massive internet outage there.The timing of that outage is raising questions about whether the U.S. is behind it.The Oba ...

17 December 2014

U.S. begins to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) (NBC News)  American Alan Gross is back on U.S. soil following five years in a Cuban prison. His release and return are part of the first step of major changes in relations between the ...

11 November 2014

Oregon crime rate decreases

Posted in Local, Regional

Ore. --- The FBI released its annual Crime in the United States report for American cities Monday and nationally, the estimated number of violent crimes decreased 4.4% in 2013 when compared with 201 ...

10 November 2014

McDonald's recalls 2.3M Hello Kitty toys for choking hazard

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) McDonald's recalled about 2.3 million Hello Kitty toys in the U.S. and another 200K in Canada on Monday because the whistles can pose a choking hazard to young children. The toys were dis ...

30 October 2014

Expert says U.S. is experiencing drug abuse epidemic

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- We are in the middle of the worst drug abuse epidemic the country has ever seen. Those are the words of Bob Stutman, a former DEA Agent, who is now considered one of the leading exp ...

08 October 2014

Dunan loses Ebola fight

Posted in U.S. & World News

Dallas, Texas --- (NBC News)  Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly virus in the United States, has died.Duncan arrived from his native Liberia on Septe ...

01 October 2014

Local health organizations respond to Ebola diagnosis in U.S.

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. --- Jackson County Public Health will do more training on how to deal with infectious diseases, now that the first case of Ebola was diagnosed in the U.S.  Health experts say Ebola is ...

30 September 2014

Ebola - "We Will Stop It Here"

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Dallas, Texas -- (NBC News)  The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States. The patient began showing symptoms after arriving from Liberia on ...

29 September 2014

GMO wheat crops found in Montana

Posted in U.S. & World News

Mont. --- One to three acres of unregulated GMO wheat has now been found in Montana.GMO wheat is not approved for farming in the U.S. and its discovery can seriously harm trade with other countries. ...