Until recently, most scientists believed that the first humans came to the Americas 13,000 years ago. But new archaeological findings from a cave in Oregon are challenging that assumption. Lee Hochberg of Oregon Public Television reports on the controversial discovery.
Following Tuesday's Democratic nominating contests in Oregon and Kentucky, Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton headed for Florida, a key general election state embroiled in a dispture over its renegade primary.
While the U.S Congress struggles to revise a state health insurance bill covering low-income children, Oregon officials are planning their own solution, with a proposed increase in tobacco taxes to cover children's health care costs. The NewsHour reports on Oregon's…
America's national symbol, the bald eagle, has officially been taken off the endangered species list 40 years after coming close to extinction. The NewsHour reports on how and why this iconic bird is thriving once again.
Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski signed legislation Wednesday that will allow some legal rights for gay couples, joining nearly a dozen other states that recognize gay marriage or domestic partnerships. The NewsHour looks at the debate over same-sex civil unions.
The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday upheld an Oregon law that allows doctor-assisted suicide. By a 6-3 vote, the court said the U.S. Justice Department may not use a federal drug law to override the state law.
The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday over whether Oregon has the right to allow doctor-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients. Following a background report, a reporter provides details of the day in court.
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