PORTLAND — Portland police say a drunken driver crashed his Hummer into support poles for the city’s MAX passenger trains, disrupting rail service early Sunday. Brian Edmund Anderson, 38, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. MAX service was restored around 9 a.m.
The holiest plant of the Christmas season may be a raggedy shrub with peeling bark that seems to grow best in a dusty backyard in Tempe, Ariz. This is Boswellia sacra, better known as the frankincense tree. The shrub’s gum resin is one of the three biblical gifts that the wise men bestowed on the infant Jesus. Until recently, Americans who wished to cultivate their… ... more