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The Latest: Shortness of breath prompts Bush hospital visit

January 18, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the hospitalization of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local):

5:20 a.m.

A spokesman for former President George H.W. more »»

Chief of staff: George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Houston

January 18, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized but the 92-year-old is "fine" and expected to go home in a few days, his chief of staff told area media early Wednesday. more »»

States argue in court for more say over endangered species

January 18, 2017

DENVER (AP) — A battle over how to save endangered wolves in the Southwest moves to a federal appeals court Wednesday as judges hear arguments on whether states can block the federal government... more »»

Denver starts work on allowing pot in public, a first in US

January 18, 2017

DENVER (AP) — Denver is starting work Wednesday on becoming the first city in the nation to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and art galleries. more »»

Global warming could steal postcard-perfect weather days

January 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind projection of nice weather. more »»

William Hilliard, former Oregonian editor, dies at 89

January 18, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — William A. Hilliard, who became the first black reporter at The Oregonian newspaper and later its editor in a pioneering 42-year career, has died at age 89. more »»

Trump meets with Supreme Court candidate

January 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump has met with one of the judges on his short list for potential Supreme Court nominees, less than two weeks before he is expected to announce his... more »»

Police: Fugitive wanted in officer's fatal shooting captured

January 18, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The suspect in the fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer was captured Tuesday night after eluding a massive manhunt for more than a week, authorities sai. more »»

Janet Napolitano in hospital over side effect of cancer care

January 18, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. more »»

White House concedes it won't close Guantanamo after all

January 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Tuesday that the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba will still be open when President Barack Obama leaves office, conceding that a core campaign promis... more »»

Bill would let women sue doctors who perform their abortions

January 18, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow a woman who gets an abortion to sue the doctor who performed the procedure if she experiences emotional distress... more »»

Stillborn Portland infant highlights Oregon homeless problem

January 17, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A stillborn infant was found with his homeless mother at a street side bus stop during unusually cold weather. more »»

Oregon ocean tragedy underscores need for greater awareness

January 17, 2017

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — One moment, Jayson Thomas was on the Oregon beach with his 3-year-old son. The next, they were gone, swept away by a "sneaker wave" as his wife looked on. more »»

Nebraska targets ban on religious garb worn by teachers

January 17, 2017

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sister Madeleine Miller applied for a high school teaching job in Nebraska thinking she would get judged on her credentials — not what she was wearing on her head. more »»

Trump meets with Supreme Court candidate

January 17, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump has met with one of the judges on his short list for potential Supreme Court nominees, less than two weeks before he is expected to announce his... more »»

Maine governor offers John Lewis an erroneous history lesson

January 17, 2017

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. more »»

 
 
 

 

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