MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) â Riot police and soldiers acting on their president's orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their Liberian slum Wednesday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that has killed 1,350 people and counting across West Africa.
WASHINGTON (AP) â An experimental drug saved monkeys from a virus closely related to Ebola even after symptoms began, Texas researchers reported Wednesday. A drug that targets Ebola in the same way is under development, and the study raises questions about how late after infection treatments might work.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) â Lance Armstrong's former charity made the largest investment in its history Tuesday by giving $50 million to the University of Texas, marking the group's biggest splash since severing ties with the disgraced cyclist as it pushes to restore momentum and influence after a tumultuous two years.
WASHINGTON (AP) â After promising not to withhold government information over "speculative or abstract fears," the Obama administration has concluded it will not publicly disclose federal records that could shed light on the security of the government's health care website because doing so could "potentially" allow hackers to break in.
Senior Obama administration officials say the U.S. military launched a secret mission earlier this summer to rescue a number of Americans held captive by militants in Syria but failed to find them.
A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious.
They like their gumbo and their politics spicy in Louisiana, and this year's U.S. Senate race may be the hottest in years.
New York GOP Rep. Tom Reed says the Democrat trying to unseat him in November is playing dirty politics by running attack ads that show him before he lost 110 pounds.
McDonnell began his much-anticipated testimony in his own defense Wednesday.
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Representatives of nonprofits in the Mid-Willamette Valley area are invited to learn about grants offered by Oregon Humanities and how to apply for funding at a workshop with Program Officer A…
The five hospitals affiliated with Samaritan Health Services have awarded a total of $208,605 in Social Accountability grants to 33 local service organizations, to be distributed over the next…
Forecasters say to expect a bit of drizzle this morning, but the afternoon should be sunny, with temperatures in the low 80s and high 70s across the mid-valley.
Retired director Ron Loney steps in on interim basis
Albanyâs downtown carousel project received a giant financial boost this week with the finalization of a $3 million gift from an anonymous donor.
Oregon is one of 43 states and Washington D.C. where gas prices have gone down in the last week with drivers in OhioÂ (-11 cents) and Michigan Â (-10 cents) enjoying the biggest savings.
LEBANON â East Linn County residents diagnosed with pre-diabetes or similar conditions can benefit from a free eight-week class at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital.
SALEM - After recent reports of callers fraudulently identifying themselves as collection agents, the Oregon Department of Revenue is reminding taxpayers to take measures to protect their pers…