Susan Rice, the embattled U.N. ambassador, abruptly withdrew from consideration to be the next secretary of state on Thursday after a bitter, weekslong standoff with Republican senators who declared they would vigorously fight her nomination.
Adam Lee Brown, 49, formerly of Douglas County, is facing charges of attempted murder, first-degree assault, first-degree sexual abuse, first-degree kidnapping, first-degree arson, coercion and furnishing false information to a police officer. He...
A man listed on state records as a predatory sex offender and charged with stabbing a boy in Portland Sunday was on parole for a 1990s case that involved accusations he tried to infect children with the AIDs virus in Douglas County.
A registered sex offender barricaded himself inside a Wendy's restaurant on Sunday after police say he grabbed a 10-year-old boy, pulled him into a restroom, tried to sexually assault the child and then stabbed the boy when he began fighting back.
Among many others, we said goodbye to Bo Diddley and Jerry Wexler, giants of rhythm and blues and rock. Studs Terkel illuminated the lives of ordinary Americans, weaving their reminiscences into best-sellers such as "The Good War." Arthur C. Clarke...
An experienced American team featuring 15 Olympic medalists, 31 World Outdoor Championships medalists and 10 individual outdoor American record holders will represent the United States in Beijing, China.
In a murderous quest aimed at "cleansing" their turf of snitches and rival gangsters, members of one of Los Angeles County's most vicious Latino gangs sometimes killed people just because of their race, an investigation found.