Priest dies in plunge off mountain peak

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="d2dGZ3bTosjP8pdhVLmv8Uk7sKV0oxfe" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (OREGONIAN) — A 57-year-old Catholic priest from New Jersey was identified as the climber who fell Tuesday to his death on Mount Hood. It may more…

Rand Paul woos Jewish Republicans

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (JTA) — Can Rand Paul woo his party’s Jews? The Kentucky senator and likely candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination is stepping up his Jewish outreach. more…

Geithner must give S&P documents in fraud case

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) A federal judge ruled that former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner must hand over documents to Standard and Poor’s relating to the ratings firm’s claim that the US more…

Video: Scuba diver attacks woman underwater

by -NO AUTHOR- -- KONA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) An assault is caught on camera 50 feet underwater. The video shows one diver ripping off the air supply of another diver. Now authorities are more…

Man charged in TV station rampage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A man accused of slamming a stolen truck into a television station, then spending hours watching live news footage of the scene before his more…

Judge rejects 'gay'-marriage ban in Idaho

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (IDAHO STATESMAN) BOISE — Gay couples could flood courthouses Friday morning, seeking to exercise a newly declared right to marry in Idaho. A Tuesday evening ruling by U.S. Magistrate more…

Hundreds contact FBI about pedophile teacher

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) The number of possible victims of a teacher suspected of drugging and molesting boys during a four-decade career at nearly a dozen schools around the world has more…

Manning to undergo sex-change treatment

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) — In an unprecedented move, the Pentagon is trying to transfer convicted national security leaker Pvt. Chelsea Manning to a civilian prison so she can get more…

Rand Paul puts Fed secrecy on display

by Bob Unruh -- Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., continuing a campaign launched decades ago by his father, Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, is promising to hold up Obama administration nominees to the Federal more…