U.S. & World

Deploying Overseas: Spc. Patricia Jones

MEDFORD, Ore.– For Patricia Jones, life after graduating from South Medford High came with uncertainty. “I didn’t know if I wanted to pursue nursing in college or what exactly,” she said. “So I just decided the National Guard, why not.” Jones says …

House condemns Syria troop withdrawal

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – The House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to condemn President Trump’s withdrawal of troops in northern Syria. The vote on the non-binding resolution was bipartisan: 354 to 60. The resolution says Congress is opposed to the troop pullback, that …

Georgia schools wrestle with transgender restrooms

PICKENS COUNTY, Ga. (WXIA/NBC News) – Hundreds of parents gathered in Pickens County, Georgia Monday and spent more than three hours discussing a proposed school district policy that would allow transgender students to use the bathroom of the sex they identify with. …

Florida lawmakers consider “Bible Bill”

NBC-2.com WBBH News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, FloridaTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WBBH) – A newly proposed bill would make Bible courses a requirement in public schools in the state of Florida. Current state law says it’s okay to offer Bible classes, …

Fort Worth officer charged with murder

FORT WORTH, Texas (NBC News) – A Texas police officer who shot and killed a woman inside her own home over the weekend has been charged with murder. Aaron Dean’s arrest came hours after he resigned from the Fort Worth Police Department, …

Hong Kong citizens protest, ask U.S. for help

HONG KONG (NBC) – Tens of thousands of mostly young pro-democracy activists rallied in Hong Kong Monday in the first legal protest since the introduction of colonial-era emergency laws and pleaded for help from the United States. They chanted “fight for freedom, …