U.S. & World

‘Plogging’ trend is sweeping the nation

(NBC News) – “Plogging” is a word that means picking up trash while jogging, originally from Sweden, it is gaining popularity in America. Running clubs around the nation are picking up trash during their regular runs, helping to preserve the natural beauty …

Koko the gorilla dies at age 46

WOODSIDE, Calif. (KNTV/NBC) – Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language and opened the minds and hearts of millions of people through her capacity for language and empathy, has died at age 46. The gorilla foundation said the western lowland gorilla died …

Intel CEO resigns after relationship with employee

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has resigned after the company found out about a past consensual relationship he had with another employee. The company announced Krzanich’s resignation Thursday, citing a violation of Intel’s non-fraternization policy, which applies to all …

Border battle moves to Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC News) – The House of Representatives is set to vote on two comprehensive immigration bills Thursday – one by House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte that is popular with immigration hard-liners, and a second measure that reflects a deal between …

Unete reacts to national immigration policy

Medford, Ore. – Unete has been in the Rogue Valley for about 20 years, and they’ve made it their mission to advocate for farm workers and immigrants in the area. Along with other protests across the country, they organized last week’s rally …

United implements ‘PetSafe’ policies

CHICAGO, Ill. – On Wednesday, United Airlines’ new pet travel policy went into effect. Under the new policy, only cats and dogs will be accepted, and 21 dog breeds and four cat breeds will not be allowed to fly. Pets will also …
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