Articles tagged with: United States

26 August 2014

Too many c-sections?

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(KGW)  In the United States one in three pregnancies end in a C-section. Why so many?Some health experts now believe it's because doctors are using an outdated definition of labor and many of those ...

05 August 2014

General dead in Afghan attack

Posted in Regional, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  U.S. Major General Harold Greene is dead following a gunman's attack inside an Afghanistan military training academy.The two-star general was on a routine visit when witnesses say a lon ...

18 July 2014

Painful mosquito virus now in U.S.

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(NBC News) A painful virus passed on by mosquitoes that has been spreading rapidly in the Caribbean and Central America has made its way to the U.S., with the first reported cases in a Florida man a ...

01 July 2014

Border children: refugee crisis

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  One day after he declared immigration reform dead, President Obama ran into the realities of trying to fix, on his own, a system flooded by the new wave of children arriving at the U.S. ...

19 June 2014

"Targeted Military Action" ahead in Iraq

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  There will be no U.S. airstrikes in Iraq, at least not for now.  President Obama announced Thursday he's sending more U.S. advisers instead. "There is no military solution inside of Ir ...

09 June 2014

Undocumented children arrive in Arizona

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Nogales, Az. -- (CNN) Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is angry over an influx of undocumented children since the memorial day weekend. It's not just because they're in the U.S. illegally, but because th ...

27 May 2014

Afghanistan: what's next?

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News) President Obama announced Tuesday a final withdrawal plan for U.S. troops in Afghanistan.Speaking at the White House, the president said U.S. combat missions in Afghanistan will be over b ...

19 May 2014

MERS in the United States

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Monday health officials are warning the deadly virus, MERS, can be easier to transmit than previously thought.The concern comes after a person in Illinois contracted MERS after limited contact. The ...

08 April 2014

Merkley: "Progress has stalled" on equal pay

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local, Politics, U.S. & World News

Medford, Ore. -- Over the phone, U.S. Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley pledged his support for Presidents Obama's executive actions over equal pay, saying the wage disparity takes food off the table. "T ...

02 April 2014

FBI looking for information on suspected child sexual predator

Posted in Regional, U.S. & World News

Oregon -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is asking for the public's help with identifying an unknown male suspected of sexually exploiting a child. According to the FBI, the suspect appea ...