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Most in US frustrated over presidential race
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Most in US frustrated over presidential race
Most Americans aren't feeling proud or hopeful about the race, and half feel helpless.

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Earth smashes yet another heat record; 16th month in a row
Earth smashes yet another heat record; 16th month in a row
It was the fifth hottest month of any kind recorded, going back to 1880.
Yahoo hack steals personal info from at least 500M accounts
Yahoo hack steals personal info from at least 500M accounts
The massive security breakdown disclosed Thursday poses new headaches for Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer as she scrambles to close a $4.8 billion sale to Verizon Communication.
Buoy 10, lower Columbia River Chinook seasons grow
The season extension is the third this month
World in Brief: Sept. 22, 2016
World in Brief: Sept. 22, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte’s police chief said Thursday he plans to show video of an officer shooting a black man to the slain man’s family, but the video won’t be immediately released to the...

Officials face truth behind Oregon’s soaring pension costs
Officials face truth behind Oregon’s soaring pension costs
The numbers are bleak. Oregon’s pension system owes billions of dollars more to retirees than it has, and the last major attempt to fix the problem was shot down in courts.
Redskins, rock band form unusual alliance in trademark fight
Redskins, rock band form unusual alliance in trademark fight
The Supreme Court could decide as early as this month whether to hear the dispute involving the Portland-area band. And if the football team has its way, the justices could hear both cases in its new term.
Just how much sugar do Americans consume? It’s complicated
Just how much sugar do Americans consume? It’s complicated
Less soda pop consumption a factor in drop
Toxin levels stall razor clam digs at Long Beach
Toxin levels stall razor clam digs at Long Beach
The department continues to watch toxin levels to determine whether razor clam digging can proceed at Twin Harbors, Copalis and Mocrocks beaches.
SeaPort Airlines will be liquidated, fleet grounded
SeaPort Airlines will be liquidated, fleet grounded
SeaPort provided air service between Astoria Regional Airport and Portland or Newport in the spring 2008 to 2010.
Pro-painkiller lobby shaped policy amid drug epidemic
Pro-painkiller lobby shaped policy amid drug epidemic
Hundreds of internal documents shed new light on how drugmakers and their allies shaped the national response to the ongoing wave of prescription opioid abuse
Some things to know about opioids, political cash in Oregon

Heavy-duty prescription painkillers like hydrocodone and OxyContin are a big part of medicine in Oregon, with doctors prescribing them at a rate that nearly reached one per person last year.

Meanwhile, lawmakers in the state get a huge chunk of...

World in Brief: Sept. 20, 2016

NEW YORK — The man suspected of planting bombs in a New York neighborhood and a New Jersey seaside town may have aimed to inflict carnage incognito, but he didn’t succeed for long in concealing his identity.

Ahmad Khan Rahami...

Seattle weighs new rules for businesses with hourly workers
Seattle weighs new rules for businesses with hourly workers
It’s the latest push by a city that has led the nation in mandating worker benefits.
World in Brief: Sept. 19, 2016
World in Brief: Sept. 19, 2016
International, national and regional news
Dead whale washes ashore in Arch Cape
Dead whale washes ashore in Arch Cape
Onlookers gathered to watch the beaching.
FDNY: 25 hurt in apparent explosion in Chelsea neighborhood

NEW YORK — Police and firefighters are at the scene of an apparent explosion in New York City, and authorities say 25 people suffered minor injuries.

Police spokesman J. Peter Donald said on Twitter that the explosion happened at about...

Oracle settles Cover Oregon lawsuit for $100 million
Oracle settles Cover Oregon lawsuit for $100 million
Deal ends suit over failed health exchange website
After 15 years, the last artifacts of 9/11 are put to rest
After 15 years, the last artifacts of 9/11 are put to rest
New York shared the relics of terror
Survivors of 9/11 share soul-stirring experiences
Survivors of 9/11 share soul-stirring experiences
Guides relive horrific day
Divided America: In recovery, many poor schools left behind
Divided America: In recovery, many poor schools left behind
Financial gulf separates schools
Woman flashed by mayor’s husband sues Clatskanie
Man pleaded guilty guilty to two counts of public indecency
15 years after 9/11: How the unity we forged broke apart
15 years after 9/11: How the unity we forged broke apart
In a country that now seems carved up by door-slamming disputes over race, immigration, national security, policing and politics, people impelled by the spirit of common purpose after Sept. 11 rue how much it has slipped away.
Philomath football season canceled
Philomath football season canceled
Incidents allegedly occured at Camp Rilea
Wells Fargo fined $185 million for improper account openings
Wells Fargo fined $185 million for improper account openings
Roughly 5,300 employees at Wells Fargo were fired in connection with this behavior, according to the city attorney’s office.
World in Brief: Sept. 9, 2016
World in Brief: Sept. 9, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said it conducted a “higher level” nuclear test explosion on Friday that will allow it to finally build “at will” an array of stronger, smaller and lighter nuclear weapons. It was the...