The Lacey Act is common sense legislation that protects American workers and industries from illegally harvested or exported materials.
Big banks are formulating a host of arguments -- wild, off the mark arguments -- aimed at dismantling the Volcker Rule firewall between loan-making, customer-serving banks and high-risk hedge funds.
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We are determined to stop these dirty coal exports across the region and instead build a clean energy future that protects the Pacific Northwest's environment, health and economy.
Driving through this Western-themed town, you wouldn't think you'd find one of the state's best restaurants, but nestled on a side street in an old house is Jen's Garden.
The new Massachusetts law -- and those proposed in other states -- does not do away with alimony. To the contrary, it's awarded more like child support, with guidelines based on the length of the marriage and the income of the parties.
As with contraception, a free society must find the middle ground. Catholic Bishops must be free to exercise their religion, yet we cannot allow them to deny that same freedom to the rest of us.
Staying at a wine hotel means everything you need is within a short walk from your room.
Portland, Oregon, consistently ranks among America's most dog-friendly cities. In honor of our four-legged friends, here's our roundup of three Portland hotels where Fido is more than welcome.
Canterbury, known to some as Obi-Wan Canternobi, must have witnessed some sort of horrible crime at a Toys "R" Us store, because he did what any honorable Jedi would do and acted to stop it -- unsheathing both of his deadly lightsabers and attacking three would-be perpetrators.
Let me suggest a surefire way Barack Obama can win a second term: stand in the doorway of a post office scheduled for closing and declare, "Not on my watch."
Much is known of the Montgomery bus boycott that Martin Luther King led in the 1950s. But rarely do we hear about his position against capital punishment.
Eva Longoria, who plays the self-involved Gabrielle Solis on ABC's Desperate Housewives, takes on extracurricular projects that set her far apart from her shallow onscreen persona.
Judge Hernandez's ruling is dangerous not because he doesn't believe bloggers are journalists. Rather, it's dangerous because he believes journalists comprise a special class who are entitled to more constitutional rights than the rest of society.
Can, and should, the religious conscience of one powerful individual be able to trump the popular will? The framers of this Republic, the men responsible for the shape of our governments, answered that question squarely with a "yes."
While abolitionists cheered the news that Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber had declared a moratorium on executions last week, the public reacted with surprise. Oregon has the death penalty?