06-30-2022  1:00 pm   •   PDX and SEA Weather

USA News

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) 

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear an appeal from North Carolina Republicans that could drastically limit state court authority over congressional redistricting, elections for Congress and the presidency.

READ MORE

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite 

The House Jan. 6 committee has heard dramatic testimony from former White House aides and others about Donald Trump’s relentless efforts to overturn the 2020 election. But the big question remains: Was any of it criminal?

READ MORE

(Photo/ Jeremy Bezanger) 

Big Tech companies that collect personal details of their users are facing calls to limit tracking. One fear is that law enforcement or vigilantes could use those data troves against people seeking ways to end unwanted pregnancies.

READ MORE

(AP Photo/Steve Helber) 

Experts estimated that Oregon will experience a 234% increase in women seeking abortions arriving from out of state. In March, Oregon lawmakers approved $15 million to expand abortion availability and resources for residents and out-of-state patients.

READ MORE

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) 

The Biden administration is combatting illegal fishing by China, ordering federal agencies to better coordinate among themselves and foreign partners in a bid to promote sustainable exploitation of the world's oceans.

READ MORE

Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., listens Cassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testifies as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) 

An obscure aide prior to Tuesday's hearing, Hutchinson showed detailed knowledge of the inner workings of the Trump White House.

READ MORE

 

She volunteered at the election polls for nearly eight decades!

READ MORE

 

Seven states, including Colorado, Illinois and New York, are set to host primary elections Tuesday as the nation comes to terms with last week's stunning Supreme Court ruling eliminating the constitutional right to an abortion. This week's contests could offer the first clues as to whether the political landscape has shifted and how voters will respond to the Supreme Court's abortion decision...

READ MORE

 

The public hearings this month are showing in vivid and clear detail just how close the United States came to a constitutional crisis when President Donald Trump refused to admit his election defeat. Trump tried to use the powers of the presidency to stop Democrat Joe Biden from being certified the winner. When that didn't work, Trump summoned a mob to the Capitol...

READ MORE

Associate Justice Samuel Alito sits during a group photo at the Supreme Court in Washington, April 23, 2021. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool, File) 

The court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years, which is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states.

READ MORE

Recently Published by The Skanner News

  • Default
  • Title
  • Date
  • Random

Photo Gallery

Photos and slide shows of local events