03-05-2021  2:22 am   •   PDX and SEA Weather
I-5 Rose Quarter Project Open House 2

USA News

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — A Canadian accused of killing an American soldier as a teenage al-Qaida militant pleaded guilty Monday as part of a deal that avoids a war crimes trial for someone labeled a "child soldier" by his defenders.


READ MORE

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (AP) -- America's most prominent civil rights group released a report this week accusing some tea party figures of having ties to racist groups and called on the movement to oust any activists who promote racism.


READ MORE

A Black general dentist from Flint, Michigan is the 2010-2011 president of the American Dental Association (ADA).  Dr. Raymond Gist's induction took place recently during the ADA's 151st Annual Session in Orlando, Florida.
Dr. Gist is the first African-American president of the 157,000 dentist member organization, the nation's oldest and largest dental association in the United States.


READ MORE

LONDON – The WikiLeaks website appears close to releasing what the Pentagon fears is the largest cache of secret U.S. documents in history — hundreds of thousands of intelligence reports compiled after the 2003 invasion of Iraq.


READ MORE

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ousted NPR analyst Juan Williams said Friday that he believes his former employer had been looking for a reason to fire him and used comments he made this week about Muslim airline passengers as an excuse to do so.


READ MORE

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Public schools in Washington have started serving dinner to about 10,000 students to help curb childhood hunger.


READ MORE

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Anita Hill is refusing to apologize for accusing then-Supreme Court justice nominee Clarence Thomas of sexually harassing her, in an issue that Thomas' wife has reopened 19 years after his confirmation hearings.

READ MORE

In the New York state governor's race, one candidate is telling the voters that he's fed up. With an ornate beard that looks straight from the 19th Century, Jimmy McMillan is telling voters that, "the rent is too damn high."


READ MORE

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A federal judge said on Monday that she is learning toward denying a government request to delay her order halting the military from enforcing its ban on openly gay troops.


READ MORE

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's winning coalition from 2008 has crumbled and his core backers are dispirited. It's now Republicans who stand to benefit from an electorate that's again craving change.


READ MORE

Recently Published by The Skanner News

  • Default
  • Title
  • Date
  • Random
Everybody Reads Ross Gay
Interstate Bridge
Calendar

Photo Gallery

Photos and slide shows of local events

Triggered