DEQ: Toxins found again in soil near wood treatment facility

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and Oregon Health Authority are looking…

Browns step from shadows into spotlight during playoff push

CLEVELAND (AP) – The Browns have quickly stepped out of the shadows and into the spotlight.…

17 states back Texas, ask Supreme Court to hear election challenge

Seventeen states, led by Missouri, are backing Texas in its bid to have the Supreme Court…

Majority of Americans support bill to decriminalize marijuana after MORE Act vote: Poll

A majority of Americans, including most Democrats and Republicans, support the House of Representatives voting last…

Sidney Powell accidentally reveals mystery ‘Spider’ witness thanks to redaction snafu

The legal effort by attorney Sidney Powell to overturn the election in President Trump’s favor hit…

Major media outlets mostly ignore story linking Rep. Eric Swalwell to suspected Chinese spy

Major news outlets have mostly ignored the Axios report linking Rep. Eric Swalwell to a suspected…

Congress buys more negotiating time by extending spending deadline until next week

The House gave Congress a one-week deadline extension on government funding on Wednesday, passing a stop-gap…

Rep. Steny Hoyer Advises Biden to Look Elsewhere After Administration Picks Reduce Slim Democratic House Majority by 2 Seats

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) is advising President-elect Joe Biden to find staff for…

TV Companies, Radio Sought Charlamagne Tha God in Major Bidding War

Rich Fury/Getty Images Superstar radio host Charlamagne Tha God has re-upped his contract with longtime home…

Louisiana forecasting panel delays income review until Jan.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Louisiana will wait until mid-January to update its income projections to…

VIRUS TODAY: Vaccine poll results, vocal anti-mask sentiment

Here’s what’s happening Wednesday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.: Read more…

House buys more time on full-year spending bill

The House on Wednesday approved a one-week extension of government funding and the Senate was expected…

Donald Trump files motion to intervene at Supreme Court

President Trump, in his personal capacity as a candidate for re-election, filed his motion Wednesday to…

New Mexico panel recommends raising medical pot plant count

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – An advisory board recommended Wednesday that New Mexico clear the way for…

Colorado’s Tattered Cover bookstore sold to local investors

NEW YORK (AP) – A leading independent bookstore, the Colorado-based Tattered Cover, has been sold to…

FTC and coalition of states sue Facebook in pair of antitrust lawsuits

The Federal Trade Commission sued Facebook, calling on a federal court to break the social media…

Only half of the public says it would get the coronavirus vaccine: Poll

Only half of the public said it would get the coronavirus vaccine, a national poll found.…

FCC announces $121M in grants to expand rural broadband in South Carolina

Nine broadband providers in South Carolina will receive grants totaling $121 million distributed over the next…

Death penalty hearing for Aubrey Trail delayed until March

WILBER, Neb. (AP) – A hearing to determine whether a Nebraska man should be sentenced to…

Oklahoma asks court: Make J&J pay $9.3B to end opioid crisis

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Oklahoma has asked the state Supreme Court to order Johnson & Johnson…