• Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 2:09 PM ET

    SALEM, Ore.— The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle America Inc. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange.

  • SALEM, Ore.— Oregon files lawsuit against Oracle Corp. over state's troubled health exchange website.

  • U.S. WCoast Products - Gasoline gains on small build Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 8:18 PM ET

    HOUSTON, Aug 20- California gasoline's premium gained 3 cents on Wednesday after the U.S. government reported a smaller than expected increase in West Coast gasoline inventory, traders said. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said West Coast gasoline supply rose 101,000 barrels last week to 27.1 million barrels.

  • AP Exclusive: US changing no-fly list rules Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 2:31 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel. In response, the Justice Department said the U.S. will change the process during the next six months.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 18- Oregon on Monday denied Ambre Energy's request for a permit to build a coal export terminal on the Columbia River, saying the project was not in the best interests of the state's water resources.

  • Stranded ship drifts; crewman buried at sea Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 3:11 PM ET

    PORTLAND, Ore.— The crewman who died in a fire aboard a chemical tanker that's adrift off the Oregon coast has been buried at sea. There were no other injuries, and the remaining 21 crew members from China and South Korea are still on board, hundreds of miles from Oregon.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 17- Just over a year ago, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley was looking for a place to make a bold statement about his latest crusade: taking Wall Street's traders to task for gaming commodity markets.

  • Coast Guard unable to fix stranded ship's engines Saturday, 16 Aug 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    CAPE BLANCO, Ore.— U.S. Coast Guard experts have been unable to restart the engines of a chemical tanker after a deadly fire left it adrift 700 miles off the Oregon coast. Petty Officer 2nd Class George Degener said Saturday that damage from an engine-room fire was too severe to restore the vessel's on-board systems.

  • Sen. Ron Wyden calls for surveillance policy shift Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 2:47 PM ET

    PORTLAND, Ore.— When it comes to searches by law enforcement, U.S. In a speech Friday at a Portland tech conference, the Oregon Democrat called for updates to the rules by which intelligence agencies operate, and said he plans new legislation aimed at ending bulk electronic surveillance.

  • No mechanical issues found before CEO's crash Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 12:36 PM ET

    The National Transportation Safety Board also reported Tuesday that Appleton didn't take specialized training before crashing while taking off from the airport in Boise, where Micron is based.

  • Police to citizens: Be careful what you tweet Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    SEATTLE— Police in Washington state are asking the public to stop tweeting during shootings and manhunts to avoid accidentally telling the bad guys what officers are doing.

  • U.S. WCoast Products - Gasoline rises on inventory draw Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 9:05 PM ET

    HOUSTON, Aug 13- California gasoline's premium rose in the Los Angeles wholesale market on Wednesday after the U.S. government reported a draw on West Coast gasoline inventory, traders said.

  • Group challenges immunity for pesticide sprayers Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    The lawsuit filed Wednesday in Curry County Circuit Court in Gold Beach argues that immunity the law grants to pesticide sprayers treating farms and forests violates the Oregon Constitution's guarantee of the right to seek a legal remedy to violations of property rights.

  • Oregon board suspends psychologist's license Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 5:10 PM ET

    PORTLAND, Ore.— An administrative law judge is reviewing the case of a Portland psychologist whose license was suspended after her 12- year-old client attempted suicide following unorthodox treatment that included drinking milk from a baby bottle while sitting in his father's lap.

  • Oregon jobless rate 6.9 percent in July Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 3:24 PM ET

    PORTLAND, Ore.— The state Employment Department says Oregon's jobless rate was 6.9 percent in July, up from 6.8 percent the month before. The agency says employers added 200 jobs in July, following a revised loss of 3,000 jobs in June. Though the unemployment rate inched higher last month, it is down from 8 percent in July of last year and 8.7 percent in July 2012.

  • Tentative deal in Northwest grain terminal dispute Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 9:18 AM ET

    The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service said the International Longshore& Warehouse Union and Pacific Northwest grain companies reached the agreement Monday shortly before midnight. In the end they found a way, "said Scot L. Beckenbaugh, acting director of the mediation agency based in Washington, D.C..

  • Aug 11- Search engine Google Inc and five Asian telecom and communications companies have agreed to invest about $300 million to develop and operate a trans-Pacific cable network connecting the United States to Japan.

  • The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Mikhail Galas, Alexander Hawatmeh, Christopher Mrowca and Tovy Pustovit made more than $2.5 million by buying six thinly traded stocks and then artificially driving up their prices through a so-called "pump-and-dump" scheme.

  • Why dying kids can't get the drugs they need Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 7:33 AM ET
    Nathalie Traller back in the clinic.

    Terminally ill patients are increasingly seeking access experimental drugs outside clinical trials, but drug companies often decline these requests. A look at why.

  • WASHINGTON, July 31- The U.S. Energy Department on Thursday approved Oregon LNG to export liquefied natural gas, as the Obama administration works through applications to export fuel from the domestic drilling boom to markets in Asia and Europe.