A comprehensive 15-year analysis of the movements of satellite-tagged blue whales off the West Coast of the United States found that their favored feeding areas are bisected by heavily used shipping lanes, increasing the threat of injury and mortality.
As federal investigators worked Tuesday to determine who stole and posted nude photos of several female celebrities online, the images continued to be removed from various sites.
The man who was shot along Interstate 84 by Portland police on Monday had been suffering a paranoid delusion the day before, and had broken both of his arms last week and removed the casts himself, Portland police said.
A new lion cub arrived at West Coast Game Park Safari. The cub, named Dandelion, came from a facility in Washington. Animal handler Brittney Olson said Dandelion is the first lion cub they've had in years.
A dethroned 16-year-old beauty queen from Myanmar said Tuesday she won't return her bejeweled $100,000 crown until pageant organizers apologize for calling her a liar and a thief.
Fire crews are working to clear brush in neighborhoods closest to the Deception Creek Complex as they expect activity to increase throughout the week.
Oregonians made their state the first to recognize Labor Day as an official state holiday back in 1887. Lane County residents celebrated their day off of work at the county’s Central Labor Council picnic.
Peruvian police displayed in a Lima airport police hangar on Monday what officials called the largest cocaine haul ever in the Andean nation, 7.7 metric tons (8.5 tons).
Scientists have long been concerned that global warming may push Earth’s climate system across a “tipping point,” where rapid melting of ice and further warming may become irreversible – a hotly debated scenario with an unclear picture of what this point of no return may look like.
Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Kaia Kenepi at the U.S. Open on Monday, keeping her hopes alive for a third straight Flushing Meadows crown.
A trove of more than 1,400 tobacco cards featuring a slew of Hall of Famers like Cy Young and Ty Cobb - the legacy of a teenage smoker whose family hung onto a collection that dates to 1909 - is going up for auction.
Police said they shot a man in Northeast Portland on Monday morning who was threatening motorists with a gun, forcing the closure of Interstate 84 through much of the afternoon.
The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.
A 2-year-old Springfield girl and her father were attacked by a family dog Sunday night, leaving the toddler in critical condition at a Portland hospital, Springfield Police said.
Muir, 40, joins NBC "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams and Scott Pelley of the "CBS Evening News" at one of the three jobs generally considered the pinnacle of American broadcast news.
The grandmother of a 5-year-old British boy with a severe brain tumor accused U.K. authorities on Monday of cruelty for seeking an arrest warrant and pursuing the family abroad after his parents removed him from a British hospital against medical advice.
Crews will start to tear down the half-century old Eugene City Hall building this week, but not before local government officials give the structure a proper send-off.
The cooler weather and light rain that moved through the valley this weekend allowed fire crews to hold the growth of the Deception Creek Complex to nearly 2,200 acres.
The overseers of the popular franchise at 343 Industries announced Saturday at the PAX Prime gaming convention that the upcoming live-action "Halo" series would take place on a surviving fragment of the Alpha Ring, the intergalactic locale from the original "Halo: Combat Evolved" sci-fi shooter.
Downtown Los Angeles' inaugural outdoor music festival got underway Saturday despite concerns from residents about possible security and traffic issues.
There's a good chance that many of the suddenly trendy vegetables that foodies latch on to in the next decade will benefit from research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other private citizens across Alaska for a covert network to feed wartime intelligence to the military, newly declassified Air Force and FBI documents show.
The 13 years of hard work put in by a teenager from Eugene set her apart in a nationwide dance competition. “My dreams are achievable in dancing, and I think this is a good place to start,” said South Eugene High student liz Scurto.