Rep. Earl Blumenauer talks to KATU's Angelica Thornton about the Syrian refugee crisis and a gas tax increase he's pushing for in Congress.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls climate change the greatest threat to national security. Front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton promises to install more than 500 million solar panels across the country.
Donald Trump said he couldn't have been making fun of a reporter's disability because he doesn't know the man. Not so, says the reporter.
KATU's Steve Dunn talks with PSU Professor Ronald Tammen about the posibility of a terror attack on US soil; statistically speaking, he says there's a bigger chance of a home-grown terrorist attack.
When it comes to climate science, two of the three Democratic presidential candidates are 'A' students, while most of the Republican contenders are flunking, according to a panel of scientists who reviewed candidates' comments.
As Marco Rubio campaigns for the Republican presidential nomination, he's pledging to bring generational change to Washington. Yet Rubio's policy toward Cuba hinges on reinstating a half-century-old diplomatic freeze that failed to unseat the communist government on the island where his parents were born.
Portland City Council Wednesday passed a new "Ban the Box" law that goes one step further than state law in an effort to change the way companies can ask about a job applicant's criminal past.
State Rep. Vic Gilliam says he will likely be diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease.
Multnomah County Commissioner Jules Bailey is mulling a run for Portland mayor -- he says he will announce in January whether or not he'll face off against Ted Wheeler.
The complaint against Initiative 1366 was filed late Monday in King County Superior Court. It says the measure, which was passed by voters earlier this month, is unconstitutional and is asking the court to throw it out.
The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government's post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubio an opening against Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential race.
The retired neurosurgeon has been facing questions about his command of foreign policy.
Donald Trump denied Thursday that he mocked a reporter with a disability in a South Carolina speech, despite appearing to imitate mannerisms of the "poor guy" and make fun of him.
President Barack Obama appealed anew on Thanksgiving Day for acceptance of Syrian refugees, saying "so much of our greatness comes from our generosity."