Leaders of the United States, China and India — the world's top three carbon polluters — engaged in some private diplomacy Monday on the sidelines of the international climate change conference.
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.
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.
The Department of Transportation will announce a plan that would require people to register their drones.
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.
Dozens of black pastors pressed Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday to address what some called his use of racially charged rhetoric, with several describing a meeting that became tense at times as attendees raised concerns about his blunt language.
Hillary Rodham Clinton is promising hundreds of billions of dollars in new federal spending in an effort to compete with the liberal economic policies of her presidential primary challengers.
Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday that radical jihadists are using the Syrian refugee crisis as cover to send terrorists to the West and that it's impossible for the United States to vet some migrants from the region.
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.