12-02-2020  3:58 am   •   PDX and SEA Weather
MLK Breakfast 2021 Save the Date

USA News

President Barack Obama said Friday he is open to a compromise with Republicans on extending tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans although he argued it would be fiscally irresponsible.


READ MORE

NEW YORK – Amazon is no longer selling a self-published guide for pedophiles.


READ MORE

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A strong sense of pessimism shrouded the start of an economic summit of rich and emerging economies Thursday


READ MORE

ATLANTA (AP) — A government survey says 1 in 10 U.S. children has ADHD, a sizable increase from a few years earlier that researchers think might be explained by growing awareness and better screening.


READ MORE

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Following a survey of U.S. troops and their families, a Pentagon study group has concluded the military can lift the ban on gays serving openly in uniform with only minimal and isolated incidents of risk to the current war efforts, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.


READ MORE

WASHINGTON — In a politically incendiary plan, the bipartisan leaders of President Barack Obama's deficit commission proposed curbs in Social Security benefits, deep reductions in federal spending and higher taxes for millions of Americans Wednesday to stem a flood of red ink that they said threatens the nation's very future.

READ MORE

President Obama is now in his third country in as many days after landing in Seoul, South Korea. The President was in Indonesia yesterday, and India the day before that.
The Skanner News Video


READ MORE

The former fun seekers of the Carnival Splendor are cruising again, but just barely. After two days adrift, the ship began moving again Tuesday when the first of several Mexican tugboats arrived.
 
The Skanner News Video


READ MORE

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Corpses, cancer patients and diseased lungs: These are some of the images the federal government plans for larger, graphic warning labels that will take up half of each cigarette package.
The images are part of a new campaign announced by the Food and Drug Administration and the Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday to reduce tobacco use, which is responsible for about 443,000 deaths per year.

READ MORE

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A cruise ship stranded offshore with 4,500 passengers and crew must be towed slowly into a Mexican port and will not arrive until at least Wednesday night, the Coast Guard said Tuesday.


READ MORE

Recently Published by The Skanner News

  • Default
  • Title
  • Date
  • Random

mlkbreakfast2020 tickets 300x180

Calendar

Photo Gallery

Photos and slide shows of local events

Kevin Saddler