Oregon legislative leaders are so far taking a dim view on the prospects for gun-control legislation this year.
It's been nearly a year since Sen. Ron Wyden wrote a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder asking him to provide Congress with the secret legal opinions that reportedly justify the targeted killing of American citizens suspected of terrorism. He's received no official response.
Crapo pleaded guilty to a first-offense DWI on Friday. The DWI charge is a misdemeanor under Virginia law. Prosecutors dropped a charge of failing to obey a traffic signal.
"The electric motorcycle industry is poised to create tens of thousands of U.S. jobs over the next five years, led by companies like Oregon's Brammo," Wyden said.
While the tax package that Congress passed New Year's Day will protect 99 percent of Americans from an income tax increase, most of them will still end up paying more federal taxes in 2013.
Past its own New Year's deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to avoid a national "fiscal cliff" of middle class tax increases and spending cuts late Tuesday night in the culmination of a struggle that strained America's divided government to the limit.
Here's a look at how "going over the cliff" will affect you from your paycheck to your sale of stocks to the price of milk.
Julie Keith discovered a handwritten letter describing brutal conditions at a Chinese labor camp inside a box of Halloween decorations sold in an American retail chain store.
The publication of the names and addresses of handgun permit holders in two New York counties has sparked outrage that is spreading across the Internet.
The economic threat that's kept many Americans on edge for months is nearing reality - unless the White House and Republicans cut a budget deal by New Year's Day.
Starbucks is using its coffee cups to jump into the political fray in Washington.
Gov. John Kitzhaber and athletic-wear giant Nike, Inc., have agreed to a 30-year deal that promises Nike that it will only be taxed on its in-state sales.
Will the Marlboro Man light up a joint soon? The states of Washington and Colorado legalized possession of small amounts of marijuana in the November elections, but it is unclear if any cigarette makers plan to supply either market.
After four days of self-imposed silence on the shooting that killed 26 people inside a Newtown, Conn., elementary school, the nation's largest gun rights lobby emerged Tuesday and promised "to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again."
A sporting goods chain says it's suspending sales of modern rifles nationwide because of the school shooting in Connecticut.