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NEWS BRIEFS

Chief Outlaw to Speak at Albina Ministerial Alliance MLK Service

Outlaw to speak on theme of ‘chaos or community’ ...

House Rejects White Nationalism and White Supremacy

Vanita Gupta issues statement on the passage of H.Res. 41 ...

Daughter of Malcolm X to Speak at Vancouver Ave. First Baptist Church

Attalah Shabazz to give speech as part of annual weekend-long celebration ...

Clark College Celebrates Dr. King with Museum Exhibit and Speaker MC Sha-Rock

Traveling museum exhibit and hip hop pioneer come to Clark College Jan. 16 ...

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Portland Playhouse

Free performance, community reading, potluck and more on Jan. 21 ...

Senators ask FDA to update rules on certain pot products

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's two senators on Tuesday urged the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to update federal regulations to permit interstate commerce of food products containing a key non-psychoactive ingredient of cannabis.The appeal by Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley...

Final defendant sentenced in Bundy ranch standoff in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former bodyguard for Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy has become the final person sentenced in an armed standoff with U.S land management agents nearly five years ago.Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro sentenced Brian Cavalier to the 20 months he already served in custody...

Correction: Liberty Bowl story

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — In a story Monday about the Liberty Bowl, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Oklahoma State set a Liberty Bowl record by gaining 637 total yards. Missouri gained 637 total yards to set the record.A corrected version of the story is below:Oklahoma State edges...

Oklahoma State tops No. 24 Missouri 38-33 in Liberty Bowl

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Cornelius tied a Liberty Bowl record with four touchdown passes and Kolby Peel made a critical fourth-down stop with 1:01 left as Oklahoma State edged No. 24 Missouri 38-33 in the Liberty Bowl on Monday.Missouri (8-5) faced fourth-and-1 when quarterback Drew Lock...

OPINION

Audit Reveals Alarming Problems at Portland Public Schools

A statement from Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson on the PPS achievement gap problem ...

A More Diverse Congress, a More Perfect Union?

It’s not about MAGA (Make America Great Again), it's about MAF, or Make America Fair ...

9 Natural Ways to Beat the Winter Gray

Dr. Jasmine offers up a few simple tricks for battling the winter blues ...

Gov't Shutdown: Another Storm for Black Farmers, Co-ops and Rural Communities

Farmers still recovering from the impacts of Hurricanes Michael and Florence are now feeling the impact of the government shutdown ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

The Latest: House approves measure rebuking Iowa Rep. King

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa (all times local):7:20 p.m.The House has approved a Democratic measure disapproving of Republican Rep. Steve King's comments about white supremacy.The nine-term Iowa congressman was among those supporting the measure, which...

House rebukes GOP's Steve King over racist remarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic measure rebuking Republican Rep. Steve King for his comments about white supremacy won easy approval Tuesday in the House.In a twist, the nine-term Iowa congressman was among those supporting the measure of disapproval, which was adopted, 424-1.King said he...

Contentious statements by Rep. Steve King over the years

House GOP leadership took moves to block Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King from committee assignments for the next two years after he lamented that white supremacy and white nationalism have become offensive terms.Here is a look at some of King's contentious comments and stances since becoming a...

ENTERTAINMENT

Effervescent 'Hello, Dolly!' icon Carol Channing mourned

NEW YORK (AP) — Tributes from stars like Kristin Chenoweth and Bette Midler poured in to honor the life and career of Carol Channing, the three-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!"...

Review: The underwhelming rollercoaster of 'Glass'

Samuel L. Jackson's Elijah Price, or Mr. Glass, as he prefers to be called, was by far the most compelling part of M. Night Shyamalan's slow-burn comic book send-up "Unbreakable." A brilliant, tortured manipulator and superhero enthusiast suffering from osteogenesis imperfecta (i.e. brittle bone...

Celebs, athletes give 'Dragon Ball' pop culture super status

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Dragon Ball" may be a Japanese-born anime, but the series has become a major pop culture influencer for years. Rappers sprinkle references in their rhymes, athletes channel the character's super powers when making big plays and the franchise's star even made a towering...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

China criticizes Trudeau comments on death penalty case

BEIJING (AP) — China expressed its "strong dissatisfaction" with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on...

Federal workers take on odd jobs to make ends meet

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When her paychecks dried up because of the partial government shutdown, Cheryl...

APNewsBreak: Feds say 'star' DEA agent abroad stole millions

MIAMI (AP) — A U.S. federal narcotics agent known for his expensive tastes and high-profile drug seizures...

China criticizes Trudeau comments on death penalty case

BEIJING (AP) — China expressed its "strong dissatisfaction" with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on...

Iran satellite fails to reach orbit in US-criticized launch

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian satellite-carrying rocket blasted off into space Tuesday, but scientists...

The Latest: Kenyan police officer reports 15 bodies

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on the attack on a hotel in Nairobi, Kenya (all times local):2:05 a.m.A...

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