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US state of Oregon votes to legalize marijuana

Supporters for the legalization of marijuana celebrate at the Measure 91 party at Holocene night club in Portland, Ore., on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Oregon voters legalized recreational pot use Tuesday, making the state the third to approve the drug for commercial sales. AP

Voters in the northwestern state of Oregon and the Washington capital district approved ballot measures Tuesday allowing the recreational use of marijuana by adults, elating legalization activists who hope to extend their winning streak across the United States.

Posted: November 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

FBI scrutinizes body donation programs in 3 states

The FBI is investigating programs in at least three states that collect human bodies donated for scientific research, medical training and other purposes.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Ruling expected Monday on Oregon gay-marriage ban

Supporters of same-sex marriage hold photos of themselves and their family members or partners on the steps of the Wayne L Morse U.S. Courthouse Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in Eugene, Ore. A federal judge will hear arguments Wednesday about whether a national group can defend Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage because the state's attorney general has refused to do so. AP

Same-sex marriages could begin as soon as Monday in the US state of Oregon, depending on a judge’s ruling.

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Authorities: Princess sold alcohol at cockfights

Irina Walker is shown in this booking photo provided by the Multnomah County, Ore., Sheriff on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. Two years ago, Irina Walker hobnobbed with European royalty in Bucharest to celebrate the 90th birthday of her own regal father, former Romanian King Michael I. On Friday, she and her husband John Wesley Walker, a former Oregon sheriff's deputy, appeared in court to face charges they ran a cockfighting business on their ranch in Eastern Oregon. (AP Photo/Multnomah County Sheriff)

Investigators say a Romanian princess sold food and alcohol during cockfighting derbies that she and her husband are accused of running at their Oregon ranch.

Posted: August 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

US teenager accused of planning to bomb school

This photo shows a student as he arrives for classes at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo. Columbine opted not to install metal detectors or turn itself into a fortress after the 1999 tragedy. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, FILE)

A U.S. teenager who intended to blow up his school will be charged with attempted aggravated murder after six bombs were found in his bedroom, a prosecutor said late Saturday.

Posted: May 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »