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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Making her first official public appearance since Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his resignation amid an ethics scandal, Oregon governor-to-be Kate Brown was swarmed by media and well-wishers as she entered the Oregon Historical Society at an event marking...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors and civic leaders from several U.S. cities will convene at a White House summit this week to discuss ways of countering violent extremism, eager to share ideas on how to shut off terrorist recruiting pipelines that have sent Western fighters to...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Times media columnist David Carr died of complications from metastatic lung cancer, according to autopsy results released Saturday. Julie Bolcer (BOHL-suhr), a spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner's office, said the autopsy shows heart...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Making her first official public appearance since Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his resignation amid an ethics scandal, Oregon governor-to-be Kate Brown was swarmed by media and well-wishers Saturday as she entered the Oregon Historical Society at an event...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is readying rules largely favorable to companies that want to use small drones for commercial purposes, according to a federal analysis, potentially leading to the widespread flights by unmanned aircraft performing aerial photography, crop...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration cites economic and safety benefits in seeking rules largely favorable to companies that want to use small drones, according to an agency analysis. The analysis describes draft rules that would open the door to widespread uses...
SAN JOSE, California (AP) — New federal research says small earthquakes shaking Oklahoma and southern Kansas daily are dramatically increasing the chance of bigger and dangerous quakes. Scientists link many of these quakes to the deep underground injections of wastewater after...
BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — A southern Missouri man appealing his conviction in a live-in girlfriend's murder has enlisted some unusual character witnesses: former sheriff's deputies who testified that they planned to arrest another suspect for the crime. Donald "Doc" Nash, 72, was...
NEW YORK (AP) — "LGBT" has become a household term amid sweeping advances for gay rights, and yet the "B'' sometimes seems like an awkward fit. The sudden advent of America's first openly bisexual governor may provide a chance to ease the awkwardness and broaden understanding of...