U.S. & World

Wildfires worsen isolation

(KING/NBC News)  With the air quality from wildfire smoke reaching levels of ‘very unhealthy’ on top of existing coronavirus restrictions, many West Coast residents may be feeling the isolation more than ever. “People are already having increased anxiety as it is. Just …

Gulf Coast residents assess damage from Hurricane Sally

PENSACOLA, Fla. (NBC) – Millions along the Gulf Coast are assessing the damage from Hurricane Sally. More than a quarter-million people in Florida lost power and officials are already predicting billions in damage. Thursday morning, there was clean-up efforts and heartbreak. Florida …

Death toll grows in western wildfires

CHICO, Calif. – Fires in the west, some burning for a month, have now claimed 35 lives and President Trump is on the way the California state capitol. The president approved a major disaster declaration for California exactly a month ago, and …

New Level 3 ‘Go’ evacuations for Slater Fire

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — New evacuations for the Slater Fire in the Illinois Valley are issued Sunday. Josephine County Sheriff’s Office is issuing a Level 3 ‘Go’ for all residences on Beebee Drive, Kendall, Browntown, Holland Corner Road and all of Althouse …

Verdicts issued in killing of Jamal Khashoggi

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (NBC) — A Saudi court has issued the final verdicts in the case of slain Washington Post columnist and Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi. The case continues to cast a shadow over the international standing of Crown Prince Mohammed bin …