When Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned, the job passed to Secretary of State Kate Brown under rules set forth in Oregon's state constitution.
That left Brown's elected position vacant - and, per the constitution, it fell to the new governor to appoint her successor.
Archaeologists have uncovered a stone tool at an ancient rock shelter in the high desert of eastern Oregon that could turn out to be older than any known site of human occupation in western North America.
When a man battles Darth Vader, Nazis and other evil-doers for work, what does he do for fun? Harrison Ford finds his answer in a pilot's license and the freedom to take to the skies.
The driver of a pickup truck that hit and killed 3 children last month told police he thought he had a green light. Witnesses told police that the family had the right-of-way as they crossed Main from north to south.
An official says Harrison Ford crash-landed his vintage airplane at a Los Angeles golf course. He suffered moderate injuries.
A plane from Atlanta skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport while landing Thursday, crashing through a chain-link fence and coming to rest with its nose perilously close to the edge of an icy bay.
The sound vanished from the TV broadcast, replaced by the unmistakeable tones of the Emergency Alert System Thursday afternoon. It was only a test - but it didn't look like one.
Police said they are still trying to figure out what happened. They added that the public is not in any danger.
The Eugene Hearing & Speech Center closed last Friday after initially announcing it would scale back services but stay open.