In a major concession to business groups, the Obama administration Tuesday unexpectedly announced a one-year delay, until 2015, in a central requirement of the new health care law that medium and large companies provide coverage for their workers or face fines.
Jeff Saut is bullish on America's financial future. The chief investment strategist for Raymond James and frequent contributor on CNBC expects 2 more months of market ups and downs before a long-term period of growth.
The Senate has passed historic immigration legislation offering the hope of American citizenship to millions, while promising a military-style surge to secure the border.
Harriet Merrick has worked since the 1970s for marriage equality. U.S. Supreme Court rulings Wednesday bring that work one step closer to fruition.
The final hours of the Texas special legislative session descended into chaos overnight as hundreds of protesters yelled to drown out the vote on a tough abortion restrictions bill. To make matters worse, the timing of the vote as it was recorded on the Legislature's computer system changed right before people's eyes.
The FBI says it's pulling some advertisements off buses in the Seattle area, after some people complained that they stereotyped Muslims.
Nearly 100 landlords from Clark and Cowlitz counties packed a legal seminar on Saturday to learn more about their rights when it comes to marijuana regulation.
The U.S. Senate has approved the Devil's Staircase Wilderness Act, which would permanently conserve thousands of acres of forest near the southern Oregon coast.
The Afghan Taliban are ready to free a U.S. soldier held captive since 2009 in exchange for five of their senior operatives imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay as a conciliatory gesture, a senior spokesman for the group said Thursday.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has joined mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 14 other cities to revive a push against letting food stamps be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks.
Shively's ambitions - "We are Big Marijuana," he proclaimed - don't merely raise questions about what marijuana legalization might look like in the long run and whether large corporations will come to dominate. He also risks getting himself indicted.
Sen. Ron Wyden's goal it to provide the kind of congressional oversight that is needed to have a society that can have both liberty and security.
A school district in southern Oregon is considering arming teachers and other staff members to protect students from school violence.
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that companies cannot patent parts of naturally-occurring human genes, a decision with the potential to profoundly affect the emerging and lucrative medical and biotechnology industries.
Julie Keith of Portland found a letter -- detailing horrifying conditions at a Chinese labor camp -- tucked inside some Halloween decorations, as she told KATU last December. Now, the author of that letter has given an interview to The New York Times.