As the White House and Republican-led Congress take aim at federal funding for health providers like Planned Parenthood that offer abortion services, some state lawmakers may step in to fill the breach.
In our news wrap Friday, president-elect Donald Trump announced that Mike Pence would be the new chair of his transition team, replacing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Also, anti-Trump protests continued across the country. In Portland, Oregon, thousands of demonstrators…
In our news wrap Friday, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear its first case on transgender rights, which involves a transgender teen in Virginia who was barred from using the boys' bathroom at a high school. Also, the secretary…
By Conrad Wilson, OPB
The jury returned its verdict after some six weeks of testimony followed by less than six hours deliberations, and the last minute replacement of a juror after an allegation surfaced that he was biased.
By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press
About 50 Oregon towns and counties will decide in the Nov. 8 election whether to opt back into the marijuana business.
By Jes Burns, OPB/EarthFix
A project in Oregon’s Klamath County is aiming to complement renewable energy development in the Northwest by creating a giant water battery.
Two cases are causing state and federal agencies to confront questions over gender neutral IDs for nonbinary people.
By Corinne Segal
An Oregon circuit court has ruled that a resident can change their legal gender to "nonbinary," a gender identity that is neither male nor female.
By Laura Santhanam
The nation's first automatic voter registration system may have added about 51,000 new voters since January for this year's presidential election, a rate which far outpaces previous registrations since 2008.
By Michael D. Regan
An oil train that derailed and burst into flames along Oregon's Columbia River Gorge on Friday sent toxic smoke high into the air, prompting officials to evacuate the nearby town of Mosier.
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