Oregon

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, flu has disappeared in the US

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NEW YORK — February is usually the peak of flu season, with doctors' offices and hospitals packed with suffering patients. But not this year. ...

Oregon man sues Mormon church over alleged sexual abuse

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SALT LAKE CITY — David Hiser felt sick to his stomach when he learned that a man he says sexually abused him in his...

Oregon man sues Mormon church over alleged sexual abuse

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SALT LAKE CITY — David Hiser felt sick to his stomach when he learned that a man he says sexually abused him in his...

Congressman hopes politics align on divisive Northwest dams

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SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades ago, Republican President George W. Bush stood on a bank of the Snake River near Pasco, Washington, and...

Hard-hit restaurants feed COVID doctors, nurses to survive

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PORTLAND, Ore. — It was the week after Christmas and coronavirus case numbers and hospitalizations were soaring in Portland, Oregon. ...

Marriage & divorce amid pandemic: Couples’ challenges abound

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For many U.S. couples yearning to be married, the pandemic has wreaked havoc on their wedding plans while bolstering their teamwork and resilience. For...

Study: Jail populations dropped, rose slightly in pandemic

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O'FALLON, Mo. — Jail populations across the U.S. dropped by nearly a quarter at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, before rising slightly again...

Police ‘unlawful assembly’ powers come under fire in Oregon

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SALEM, Ore. — As racial injustice protesters swarmed the streets of Portland, Oregon, day after day last year, a voice would come over a...