The federal government says it will not sue to stop the states of Colorado and Washington from allowing recreational marijuana use.
Striving to take action where Congress would not, the Obama administration announced new steps Thursday on gun control.
On Aug. 28, 1963, AP reporter Raymond J. Crowley went to the National Mall and chronicled the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, which went on to become one of the most famous political rallies in U.S. history.
A federal appeals court Friday overturned the conviction of a man who operated an Oregon-based Islamic charity on charges he smuggled money out of the country to help Chechen rebels fight Russian forces.
Parents in the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District voice their concerns about a new student transgender law.
Thousands of civilian drones are expected in U.S. skies within a few years and concerns they could be used to spy on Americans are fueling legislative efforts in several states to regulate the unmanned aircraft.
The Times-News reports a group called Direct Action claimed responsibility for Sunday evening's release on its website magazine called "Bite Back."
In an interview with KATU News, Reza Aslan said he doesn't blame the Fox News interviewer who pushed him about being a Muslim writing a book on Christianity. He said he wants people to back off criticizing her.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to start dispatching hunters into Northwest forests this fall to start a last-ditch effort to save the threatened northern spotted owl from extinction.
In his speech defending his health care law Thursday, Obama said rebates averaging $100 are coming from insurance companies to 8.5 million Americans. In fact, most of the money is going straight to employers who provide health insurance, not to their workers, who benefit indirectly.
A Shari's waitress, who currently doesn't have health insurance, says her restaurant cut her from full time to part time in response to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare."
The last time Colorado enacted gun control measures was in the wake of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, and once the laws were on the books there was little acrimony.
Pot Tarts, Ring Pots and Munchy Ways – the names might sound familiar, but this isn't candy, it’s marijuana-laced edibles.
From the Founding Fathers to fireworks, broiler chickens to potatoes, information about the Fourth of July compiled from Census Bureau statistics.
So began the Declaration of Independence - and a new nation. Read the full text of the Declaration of Independence.