Traffic jams aren’t just stressful; they’re bad for your health, too

Sometimes the seemingly small things in life can be major stressors. Nobody likes sitting in … Read more

China goes after scientist who claimed gene-edited babies

Chinese authorities appear to have confirmed a scientist’s unpublished claim that he helped make the … Read more

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Frostbite and ‘frost quakes’ in the Northeast — The Northeast and Midwest awoke Monday to … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Tuesday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2019. There are 343 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court, in its Roe v. Wade decision, legalized abortions … Read more

Featured obituary: Walter Chandoha, cat photographer

On a winter’s evening in 1949, Walter Chandoha was walking to his three-room apartment in … Read more

After storm, East plunges into deep freeze

BOSTON — Bitter cold is setting in after a major winter storm blanketed a wide … Read more

Discussion of testimony is ‘normal,’ Giuliani says

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani left open Sunday the possibility that Trump … Read more

Small class sizes not proven for the expense

LOS ANGELES — Most educators and parents see class size as an indicator of a … Read more

Domestic violence shelters hobbled

Weeks after fleeing an abusive relationship, a 49-year-old woman was ready to move out of … Read more

Negative cash flow may strain options to fix Oregon PERS

Warnings about Oregon’s public pension system have been consistent for nearly two decades. But a … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Monday, Jan. 21, the 21st day of 2019. There are 344 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1977, on his first full day in office, President Jimmy Carter pardoned almost … Read more

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Protest of Macedonia deal turns violent — A peaceful demonstration by tens of thousands of … Read more

GOP pushes Trump’s immigration plan, seeking to corner Democrats on shutdown

President Donald Trump attacked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday for rejecting his proposal to … Read more

BuzzFeed’s stumble fuels doubts about the press

Although the details about what it got wrong are sketchy, BuzzFeed News’ apparently mistaken story … Read more

Trump’s offer on wall rejected

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump on Saturday offered Democrats three years of deportation protections … Read more

Attempts to steal fuel causes fatal blast

MEXICO CITY — At least 73 people were killed when a fuel pipeline exploded outside … Read more

Veterans embrace yoga for therapeutic purposes

To casual observers of either military service or the practice of yoga, the path from … Read more

Lawmakers propose new approach

Oregon appears poised to impose statewide rent controls, a national first, and place new restrictions … Read more

Trump salutes remains of 4 Americans killed

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. — A solemn procession. A long salute. A chaplain’s prayer. … Read more

More than 100 migrants die at sea in wreck off Libya, survivors say

ROME — More than 100 African migrants who set off in a rickety, inflatable dingy … Read more

Winter storm makes travel treacherous

CHICAGO — The Great Plains were digging out, the Great Lakes were being walloped and … Read more

Aftershocks rattle residents in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Seven weeks after a massive earthquake rocked Alaska, aftershocks are shattering 7-year-old … Read more

Kentucky Catholic diocese condemns teens who taunted vet at March for Life

A viral video of a group of Kentucky teens in MAGA hats taunting a Native … Read more

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Call for political action after Laquan McDonald cases — Activists and others who were disappointed … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Sunday, Jan. 20, the 20th day of 2019. There are 345 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 2017, Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United … Read more

Mendez smuggled hostages out of Iran during crisis

A forgery artist and master of disguise for the CIA, Tony Mendez once transformed a … Read more

President plans talks with Kim next month

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump will meet with North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, … Read more

Officer who shot teen gets nearly 7 years

CHICAGO — The Chicago officer who gunned down a teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday … Read more

Airstrike on ISIS-held area in Syria kills 20

BEIRUT — An airstrike hit militants and civilians trying to flee the last area controlled … Read more

Researchers come face to face with a huge great white shark

HALEIWA, Hawaii — Two shark researchers who came face to face with what could be … Read more

Arizona facility faces new complaint

PHOENIX — A long-term care facility where an Arizona woman in a vegetative state was … Read more

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Shutdown announcement — President Donald Trump said he’ll be making a “major announcement” on the … Read more

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