09-24-2017  2:28 pm      •     
The Wake of Vanport

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Livestream of the president's speech begins at 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will make his case for U.S. involvement in Libya to an anxious public Monday night


Authorities said the couple, who became the twins' foster parents in 2004, beat the twins with a shoe, whip or broom, bound their hands and feet, and locked them in a bathroom

Prosecutors said Monday they would seek the death penalty for a Miami couple accused in the slaying of their 10-year-old adopted daughter


The jury of five men and seven women found that pageant officials, not Ramirez, had breached the contract

A 17-year-old Texas beauty queen allegedly told to "get off the tacos" after gaining weight has had her crown returned by a judge after a jury ruled that she was wrongly stripped of her title


Some credits, deductions could trip up taxpayers

Some experts advise taxpayers to seek help preparing their returns, either from a professional tax preparer or by using tax preparation software


Experts say the drug is an important milestone in treating the deadliest form of skin cancer

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a breakthrough cancer medication from Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. that researchers have heralded as the first drug to prolong the lives of patients with melanoma


Oregon and Washington both see minority populations jump more than 40 percent

In a surprising show of growth, Hispanics accounted for more than half of the U.S. population increase over the last decade, exceeding estimates in many states as they crossed a new census milestone: 50 million, or 1 in 6 Americans.



The campaign to honor WW1 hero Sgt. Henry Lincoln Johnson with a Medal of Honor has made a major breakthrough, with the discovery of crucial new evidence that confirms his bravery in WWI   

Looking for ways to save money, the state's correction department and Ohio State University are exploring whether to buy food jointly and in bulk

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- College students might think their dining hall food tastes like prison grub. In Ohio, that could become reality.


She spoke at the Bridge of The Americas border crossing, after a meeting with the mayors of the border towns of El Paso, Texas, Nogales, Ariz., and Yuma, Ariz.

EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano said Thursday that security on the southern U.S. border "is better now than it ever has been" and that violence from neighboring Mexico hasn't spilled over in a serious way.


Derrick Williams Closes the game

Arizona sealed an NCAA tournament victory beating highly-rated Duke in the NCAA March Madness -- largely thanks to Derrick Williams effort.


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