In a news conference, Pres. Obama said the US is becoming numb to mass shootings and that perpetrators have sickness in their minds.
Oregon marijuana shops began selling marijuana Thursday for the first time to recreational users, marking a big day for the budding pot industry.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) discusses wildfire funding, the minimum wage and a possible government shutdown with KATU's Lincoln Graves in this week's Connect To Congress.
There are many reasons for the rise in congestion and KATU found out politics is one of them.
Eleven months after voters passed Measure 91 recreational marijuana users in Oregon no longer have to buy it from the black market starting this Thursday, Oct. 1.
Washington state's minimum wage will not increase next year, and the state will no longer have the highest statewide minimum wage as of January.
The commitment of $30 million from both government entities will go to pay for beds in shelters for women and families.
Burdick replaces Sen. Diane Rosenbaum of Portland, who had held the position since 2011.
A group of unions and other liberal groups says it has filed paperwork for a ballot measure that would increase the statewide minimum wage to $13.50 per hour and allow local governments to raise it even higher.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said the U.S. should bar refugees from war-torn Syria because they are "infiltrated" with Muslim extremists who seek to harm America.
Just hours before a midnight deadline, a bitterly divided Congress approved a stopgap spending bill Wednesday to keep the federal government open — but with no assurance there won't be yet another shutdown showdown in December.
The plans would blow open deficits over the next decade that economists estimate ranging from $3.6 trillion to $12 trillion.
Democrats criticized House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy Wednesday after he suggested that the House's Benghazi investigation committee can take credit for Hillary Rodham Clinton's diminished public standing.