02-21-2020  1:30 am   •   PDX Weather    •   SEA weather  

USA News

WASHINGTON – A Senate committee on Thursday took a first step toward ending the policy that allows gays to serve in the military only if they don't disclose their sexual orientation.


READ MORE

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's Democratic allies in the Senate on Thursday killed a move by presidential rival John McCain to send an additional 6,000 troops to the U.S-Mexico border.


READ MORE

Watch the live feed from a Remote Operated Vehicle of the BP oil leak as industry experts attempt the "Top Kill" maneuver to stop the continued gush of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.


READ MORE

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- An archaeological dig has uncovered thousands of pieces of slave pottery and other artifacts at an industrial site on the South Carolina coast.


READ MORE

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday a group of African Americans did not wait too long to sue Chicago over a hiring test they challenged as discriminatory, freeing them to collect a lower court judgment.


READ MORE

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Masked men defending a reputed drug lord sought by the United States torched a police station and traded gunfire with security forces in a patchwork of barricaded slums in Jamaica's capital Sunday


READ MORE

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- The Rev. Kenneth Glasgow, a Dothan minister, said state and local officials continue to provide erroneous information about which felonies disqualify people to vote in the state and which ones don't.


READ MORE

GREENSBORO, N.C. (NNPA) - In recent weeks, many Greensboro community members have been in an uproar regarding unresolved issues of alleged racial discrimination, mistreatment of residents and other injustices associated with the Greensboro Police Department (GPD).


READ MORE

CHICAGO (AP) — For decades, Black men across Chicago described torture at the hands of former police Lt. Jon Burge and his officers, and for decades no one listened.


READ MORE

(NNPA) - Rainy conditions didn't stop crowds of people from attending the ceremony to rename a street in Queens after the late Sean Bell. Liverpool Street, between 94th Avenue and 101st Street, will now bear the name of "Sean Bell Way."


READ MORE

Recently Published by The Skanner News

  • Default
  • Title
  • Date
  • Random
We Shall Overcome
Calendar

Photo Gallery

Photos and slide shows of local events

Oregon Symphony Tituss Burgess