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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The state of Oregon has released 94,000 emails involving the fiancee of former Gov. John Kitzhaber, who resigned amid scandal earlier this year over allegations that the former first lady used her relationship with him to land contracts for her business. The...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yoga taught in a San Diego County school system is not a gateway to Hinduism and doesn't violate the religious rights of students or their parents, a California appeals court ruled Friday. The 4th District Court of Appeal in San Diego upheld a lower court...
SEATTLE (AP) — Finally cleared of involvement in her roommate's 2007 murder in Italy, Amanda Knox says she will work on behalf of the wrongly convicted. Knox, 27, wrote in a letter published Friday in The Seattle Times ( http://is.gd/60SJWa ) that the kindness of friends, family...
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas agency is scrambling to relocate more than 100 sex offenders after two companies backed out of a contract to provide post-prison housing, but officials say inquiries about shuttered jails, holding facilities and numerous other options have left them no...
DENVER (AP) — Alarmed by a rash of explosions and injuries caused when amateurs make hash, lawmakers in Colorado and Washington are considering spelling out what's allowed when it comes to making the concentrated marijuana at home. The proposals came after an increase in home...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don't blink. There's a total eclipse of the moon Saturday — and it's an unusually short one. If there are clear skies, the 3½-hour spectacle is visible from start to finish from the western U.S. and Canada where it occurs before dawn. Skygazers in the Midwest...
NEW YORK (AP) — Conservative faith leaders who have made religious liberty a rallying cry as gay marriage spread throughout the states have been stunned by Indiana's abrupt retreat from a law some advocates said would protect objectors from recognizing the unions. But these...
BOSTON (AP) — Some police officers involved in tracking down the Boston Marathon bombers days after the attacks showed a lack of "weapons discipline" during a firefight with the brothers and in the eventual capture of one of them, resulting in dangerous crossfire, according to a...
SEATTLE (AP) — Finally cleared of involvement in her roommate's 2007 murder in Italy, Amanda Knox says she will work on behalf of the wrongly convicted. Knox writes in a letter published Friday in The Seattle Times ( http://is.gd/60SJWa ) that the kindness of friends, family and...