Articles tagged with: United States

25 February 2015

ISIS luring young children

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) While the Kurds seek support in the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, countries around the world are scrambling to keep young people from traveling there, but as Michael Holmes explai ...

24 February 2015

Mercedes-Benz vehicle recall

Posted in U.S. & World News

Mercedes-Benz recalls nearly 150,000 vehicles in the U.S.         The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says, some vehicles need to be checked for risk of engine fires.  A rubb ...

18 February 2015

One way ticket to Mars?

Posted in U.S. & World News

More than 200,000 people applied for a lifetime job, a one-way mission to Mars. The non-profit foundation "Mars One" is one step closer to deciding on the final list of hopefuls to make a one-way tr ...

10 February 2015

Mueller's death confirmed

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  The family of an American aid worker held captive by the Islamist terror group ISIS said Tuesday that they have received confirmation that she is dead.Kayla Mueller's family released a ...

09 February 2015

Couple charged with arming ISIS

Posted in U.S. & World News

(KSDK)  Six people, including three St. Louis residents, are facing charges, accused of providing support and resources to terrorists.An indictment has been unsealed charging 40-year -old Ramiz Zij ...

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 ...