John Kitzhaber has been a popular Oregon governor, recently elected to his fourth term. But now he’s entangled in scandal as his fiancée Cylvia Hayes faces charges of using political influence for personal financial gain.
The attorney general in California announced Wednesday plans to appeal a federal court decision overturning a two-year-old ban on the sale of foie gras. The debate comes amid a broader movement around the ethics of food production.
A lawsuit filed Wednesday seeks to legalize doctor-assisted suicide in New York. Since Maynard's death in November, at least four states and the District of Columbia have introduced bills that would legalize the practice.
Following Ohio State's 42-20 victory over the University of Oregon in Dallas, police made a handful of arrests after using tear gas and pepper spray to disperse crowds of students and other fans celebrating the Buckeyes' win.
An Egyptian-born cleric was sentenced to life in prison Friday by a US district judge. Mustafa Kamel Mustafa was convicted of aiding terrorists who kidnapped tourists in Yemen and helping others plot to open a terror training camp in Oregon.