After months of wrangling, the U.S. Senate plans to vote this week on an ambitious Democratic bill on voting rights.
Pope Francis seems like a decent man whose humility and enlightened thinking sometimes put him at odds with more traditional segments of the Catholic Church. But good for him. I’ll like him even more when he raises women to equal status in the church, which they’ll never have until they can …
Here’s a striking conundrum: Why, in the world’s essential democracy, do we Americans tolerate such a large gap between what we want and what we actually get?
Blaming the unvaccinated is the sharpest tool in President Joe Biden's shed, and that is not healthy for America.
This feels familiar. Russia was, after all, the national adversary of my youth. My dad was not particularly easy to perturb, but I clearly recall his anxious face one October afternoon in 1962 as the United States and Russia — in the guise of the Soviet Union — squared off over the emplaceme…
Former President Donald Trump, in exile at Mar-a-Lago, isn't acting much like a retiree.
The subtext of two prominent trials in recent weeks is vigilantism, the questionable notion that the institutions that we depend on — the police, especially — have declined into such impotence that ordinary citizens are called upon to maintain peace and order on their own.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden arrived in the White House 10 months ago with two top foreign policy priorities: He wanted to rebuild the alliances his predecessor had trashed, and he wanted to focus on the U.S. competition with China.
Kyle Rittenhouse is 18 years old. On Aug. 25, 2020, when Rittenhouse killed two men during a night of civil unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, he was 17. But when he took the stand during his murder trial, he looked like he could be 13.
When Joe Biden ran for president in 2020, he had all the advantages of a nonincumbent in a year when everything had gone wrong.
Last week my brother and I were in an unexpected place: Section 132, field level, first base side, for Game 6 of the 2021 World Series.
Which should we be most worried about, our species or our nation?
Nearly 1.7 million migrants were apprehended at the border in Fiscal Year 2021, the highest number recorded since 1960. The caravans have grown despite newly installed President Joe Biden telling would-be migrants in March on ABC: "I can say quite clearly: Don't come. We're in the process of…
Read through the obituaries published today in Gazette-Times.
Here's how that reduction in staff is affecting public services — including street sweeping.
Taylor Street Ovens, 1025 NW Ninth St. in Corvallis, will be closing its doors for the last time this week.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A classical music organization started in Vermont for musicians with mental illnesses and the people who support them is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a free performance in Boston on Sunday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Springfield man has pleaded guilty to distributing marijuana on the dark web and laundering his cryptocurrency proceeds, according to federal prosecutors.
LACEY, Wash. (AP) — Lacey police shot and killed a man Thursday night who fired at officers, presumably hitting one in their bulletproof vest, authorities said.
An Albany man who once was a registered nurse practiced nursing without a license in 2020 and 2021 and because of that, was denied when he tried to reactivate his license, according to the Oregon State Board of Nursing.
A Sweet Home teenager was killed in a car crash on Highway 20 just east of Foster on Wednesday, Jan. 19, according to a news release from Oregon State Police.
Linn County District Attorney Doug Marteeny has filed a lawsuit against Gov. Kate Brown challenging her use of clemency orders to grant nearly 1,000 commutations of prison sentences in Oregon.
A flatbed truck fire shut down Interstate 5 northbound temporarily Wednesday morning, Jan. 19, 4 miles south of Albany near milepost 230, according to a news release from the Oregon Department of Transportation.
The battle over whether the former New York Times columnist can run for governor continues.
The Benton County Republican Women are hosting Marc Thielman, candidate for governor of Oregon, at noon Jan. 25.
The Oregon Department of Transportation has temporarily postponed its decision on tolling stretches of I-205 and I-5 in the Portland area in the next five years and will consider a request from Clackamas County for extra time to hash out regional congestion-pricing plans before tolls are imp…
COVID-19, lame-duck leaders, power shifts, political bitterness, elections and a possible walkout could combine to kneecap the 2022 session of the Legislature.