Years before Edward Snowden sparked a public outcry with the disclosure that the National Security Agency had been secretly collecting American telephone records, some NSA executives voiced strong objections to the program, current and former intelligence officials say. The program exceeded the agency's mandate to focus on foreign spying and would do little to stop terror plots, the executives argued.
For over a year, “Transitions,” was artist Michael Boonstra’s life. He was commissioned to create the publicly funded artwork during the construction of the Wapato Jail. Shortly after the completion of his piece, Boonstra learned there wasn’t enough money to open the jail.
Independent energy researcher Robert McCullough blew the whistle on Enron, now he's calling out the city of Portland with a new idea to collect the Street Fund.
KATU News takes your questions about the proposed street fund directly to Portland Mayor Charlie Hales.
Anthony Johnson, chief petitioner on Oregon’s marijuana legalization measure, and Oregonian reporter Noelle Crombie, join host Steve Dunn on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014 to discuss what’s next for the state after Oregonians voted to legalize and regulate marijuana. They also talk about how the new law will impact you.
On Saturday evening in Pendleton, Bob Jenson gazed out into the sea of friendly faces at his retirement party and recalled his years as a politician.
The Lynden Pioneer Museum is removing World War II-era weapons from a current exhibit to avoid violating a new Washington law requiring background checks on gun transfers.
Michael Kaplan has been the Energy Department's acting director since May,
The October hiring was particularly strong in three sectors: manufacturing, health care, and professional and business services.
In a broad test of his executive powers, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday he will sidestep Congress and order his own federal action on immigration
The Senate on Tuesday blocked a bill to end bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's primary proposal to rein in domestic surveillance.
A Texas judge refused on Tuesday to quash on technicalities two criminal felony indictments for abuse of power against Gov. Rick Perry, ruling that the potentially embarrassing case against the possible 2016 presidential hopeful should proceed.
In a combustible blend of oil and politics, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday night to force completion of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Republicans vowed to resurrect the controversial issue soon after taking two-house control of Congress in January.