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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. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports ( https://goo.gl/96WEYx ) that Hilliard died Monday. He was one of...
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 choice for the nation's highest court. Judge William Pryor, an Alabama-based judge on...
PHOENIX (AP) — People flock to the Arizona desert town of Sedona for its tranquility and relaxation. But tranquility turned to terror after a rabid bobcat attacked residents and pets. Authorities killed the rabid animal after it injured four people, a dog and a house cat in...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Immigrant advocacy groups said Tuesday that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are allegedly turning away asylum-seekers before their claims can be heard, violating obligations under U.S. and international law. The groups said they began fielding...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A stillborn infant was found with his homeless mother at a street side bus stop during unusually cold weather. And while the infant's death was not blamed on below-freezing temperatures it has driven home just how ruthless this winter has been for Portland'...
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 later. If approved, it would be the first law of its kind in the U.S. The proposal,...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and 13 other states have asked a federal court to block final rules from President Barack Obama's administration designed to reduce coal mining's impact on streams. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton petitioned a Washington-based appeals court for an...
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. These were but the latest deaths caused by sneaker waves. A leading expert says they are a particular...
SCITUATE, R.I. (AP) — Two sisters who disappeared from Rhode Island with their mother in 1985 have been located in the Houston area, and their mother was charged with snatching them, police announced Tuesday. An anonymous tip two days before Christmas led police to Kimberly and...
MILAN (AP) — An avalanche buried a mountain hotel in an earthquake-hit region of central Italy, leaving at least...
MILAN (AP) — The Latest on the avalanche that buried a hotel in central Italy (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Italian...
Hall of Fame voters are still sharply divided on Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens. The electorate is changing,...
Hall of Fame voters are still sharply divided on Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens. The electorate is changing,...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Vegemite, the salty, brown spread beloved in Australia, is going home, purchased by an...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — When teams make 15 or more 3-pointers while shooting over 65 percent from beyond the arc...