Professional athletes have been taking a stand against social injustices in the U.S. since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat during the playing of the National Anthem prior to a pre-season football game four weeks ago.
The sound of the metaphorical glass ceiling cracking as Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic Party nomination for United States president Thursday was beautiful music to some Douglas County women who have been around long enough to watch gender roles change over the decades.
Two recent attacks on police officers in Texas and Louisiana have left local officers feeling disgusted, disappointed and shocked about the surge of violence.
DALLAS — A day after five officers were shot to death at a protest march, Dallas authorities said today that a man suspected in the slayings had been upset about police shootings of two black men earlier this week and wanted to kill whites, “especially white officers.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns on Monday, eight days after the horror of Orlando's mass shooting intensified pressure on lawmakers to act but knotted them in gridlock anyway — even over restricting firearms for terrorists.
Wildfire prevention, habitat improvements for the sage grouse and the Klamath Basin could receive federal dollars as part of a proposed spending bill in the U.S. Senate.
WASHINGTON — A Democratic senator who mourned the loss of 20 children in his home state of Connecticut waged a roughly 15-hour filibuster into the early hours today, asserting as he yielded the floor that Republican leaders had committed to hold votes on expanded gun background checks and a …
The project was huge. The goal was to find a method for estimating the cost of removing contained asbestos from all U.S. Forest Service facilities.
CRATER LAKE — When Craig Ackerman was a second grade student in Wheeling, West Virginia, he saw a magazine article showing snow piled two stories high at Crater Lake National Park.