A Catholic priest removed from his post in Bend will be the leader a new church started by his supporters....more
The amount of transient room taxes collected in Bend continues to set record highs....more
The person who opened a fire hydrant flooding 3 homes at Mt. Bachelor Village on Sunday has been identified....more
3 American Doctors Killed by Guard at Afghan Hospital
New York Times
KABUL, Afghanistan â An Afghan policeman shot and killed three American doctors at a hospital here on Thursday, according to Afghan police officials. The attack took place at the Cure International Hospital in Kabul, a 100-bed facility that specializes in ...
Three Americans Slain at Kids' Hospital: Afghan Cop
Afghan guard shoots dead three foreigners at hospital
Afghan security guard shoots dead 3 foreigners in hospital
FDA Proposes First E-Cigarette Rules
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed asserting its authority over new tobacco products on Thursday, including e-cigarettes, flavored cigars and nicotine gels. It's a basic first step, extending the FDA's regulatory power, but the rule would ...
FDA to begin regulating e-cigarettes
The FDA Is Finally Cracking Down on E-Cigarettes
E-Cigarettes Face First Regulations
In Asia, Obama reaffirms alliance with Japan
Los Angeles Times
TOKYO â Declaring that "the United States is and always will be a Pacific nation," President Obama launched an Asia tour designed to assure leaders of ally nations that they have a strong U.S. backup at a time of rising regional tension. Appearing with ...
Obama To Japan: Yes, the US Will Defend You
Asian stocks drop on no trade deal in Obama visit
Obama won't draw 'red line' over islands dispute
Obama says Russia not abiding by agreement to defuse Ukraine crisis
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON -- President Obama says Russia is not yet holding up its side of an agreement to de-escalate tension in Ukraine, and he suggested that the U.S. and its allies are prepared to hit Moscow with additional sanctions in coming days. âSo far at least, ...
Obama Says U.S. Ready to Move on Further Russia Sanctions
Obama: New Russia sanctions are "teed up," but Putin can change course
Further Sanctions on Russia Are 'Teed Up' Obama Says
Patrick Kane scored his second goal of the game at 11:17 of overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night to even their first-round playoff series at two games apiece....more
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 43 points and Damian Lillard made six free throws down the stretch to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-105 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night and a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series....more
Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda admitted to using pine tar on the baseball during the second inning of Wednesday's 5-1 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park, but said he did it not to cheat, rather to ensure he did not hit anyone with an errant pitch....more
The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks will open the 2014-15 NFL season against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, Sept. 4....more