Oregon

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"We're doing what so many people told us we were incapable of doing: holding our leaders accountable for their disastrous and dangerous actions," said Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, a 16-year-old plaintiff and youth director of Earth Guardians. (Image via EcoWatch)
In a powerful late Thursday ruling, a U.S. judge dismissed all attempts by the federal government and Big Oil to block a landmark trial brought by young people on behalf of the environment, in a case that advocates say could be a "turning point in United States constitutional history." "Federal courts too often have been cautious and overly...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Of Oregon's Measure 97, Sen. Bernie Sanders said: "At a time of massive income and wealth inequality, it is time for large profitable corporations to start paying their fair share of taxes." (Photo: Getty Images)
An all-out, big-money ballot war is being waged in Oregon as a local effort to...
Nika Knight, staff writer
An armed member of the right-wing militia during the standoff in Oregon
In a verdict that astonished all sides, Ammon Bundy and seven other members of...