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Apr 23, 2013 at 7:20 AM
The bill making its way through the Senate would empower states to require online retailers to collect state and local sales taxes for purchases made over the Internet.
Apr 20, 2013 at 5:56 PM
The University of Oregon celebrated an addition to campus Saturday with the grand opening of the UO Student Veteran's Center.
Apr 13, 2013 at 3:30 PM
From the time coal is scooped from the depths of the Spring Creek strip mine in Montana's wide-open Powder River Basin until it travels more than 6,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean to power plants in South Korea, the price can increase more than fivefold.
Apr 10, 2013 at 3:44 PM
Sally Jewell, CEO of outdoor retailer Recreational Equipment Inc., won easy Senate confirmation Tuesday to be the nation's next interior secretary.
Mar 18, 2013 at 8:11 AM
President Barack Obama promises to explain in greater detail U.S. policy on the use of armed drones. But the administration's statements so far have only raised more questions about the controversial counterterrorism program, particularly the...
Mar 6, 2013 at 7:23 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - A tea party senator from Kentucky used an old-style filibuster lasting nearly 13 hours to block Senate confirmation of John Brennan nomination to be CIA director.

Sen. Rand Paul ended his filibuster shortly after midnight,...
Feb 22, 2013 at 2:42 PM
Six underground tanks that hold a brew of radioactive and toxic waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site are leaking, federal and state officials said Friday.
Feb 11, 2013 at 11:07 AM
California has the Silicon Valley.  The Portland area is called the Silicon Forest.  Now Eugene's own silicon moniker is quietly gaining traction.
Feb 9, 2013 at 11:11 AM
The U.S. Department of Interior is investigating whether mining companies are skirting royalty rules as they increase exports of coal to Asia, federal officials disclosed Friday.
Feb 7, 2013 at 4:37 PM
CIA Director-designate John Brennan strongly defended anti-terror attacks by unmanned drones Thursday under close questioning at a protest-disrupted confirmation hearing. On a second controversial topic, he said that after years of reading...
Feb 6, 2013 at 4:16 PM
A senior administration official says President Barack Obama has directed the Justice Department to provide congressional intelligence committees access to classified information providing the legal rationale for drone strikes against al-Qaida-linked American citizens.
Feb 6, 2013 at 8:05 AM
Uncomfortable with the Obama administration's use of deadly drones, a growing number in Congress is looking to limit America's authority to kill suspected terrorists, even U.S. citizens.
Feb 5, 2013 at 12:38 AM
Oregon's Democratic U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, along with a group of fellow senators, sent an open letter to President Barack Obama on Monday, asking for the release of legal opinions that reportedly justify the killing of Americans suspected of terrorism.
Jan 8, 2013 at 4:24 PM
Since last summer, large Japanese tsunami debris has not been found along the Oregon coast, but the money to pay for last summer's clean up effort has now come ashore.
Jan 5, 2013 at 10:43 AM
Lawmakers asked the U.S. Department of Interior on Friday to review whether companies are shortchanging federal and state governments out of millions of dollars in royalties on coal exported to foreign markets.