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Appeals court reverses order blocking Texas immigration law, setting up Supreme Court showdown

If the U.S. Supreme Court doesn’t intervene in the coming days, the law making illegal entry a state crime could go into effect this weekend. Read More  The Texas Tribune

Supreme Court restores Trump to ballot, rejecting state attempts to ban him over Capitol attack

The Supreme Court on Monday restored Donald Trump to 2024 presidential primary ballots, rejecting state attempts to hold the Republican former president accountable for...

U. of Florida axes DEI office under GOP-led law aimed at ridding similar programs

The University of Florida is eliminating its chief diversity officer position, scrapping the program's staff jobs and halting any contracts involving the subject because...

Super Tuesday is tomorrow. Here’s what to expect

Voters in 16 states and one territory will make their voices heard Tuesday in the biggest primary election of the 2024 cycle. Also known...

Uninsured Country: Affordable Health Care Eludes Many Family Farmers and Ranchers

Super glue and animal antibiotics are in the medicine cabinets of many farmers and ranchers in Texas — tools of the trade they sometimes...

Women report sexual harassment at glitzy legal tech events in a #MeToo moment

Stefanie Bier was looking forward to catching up with friends working in legal technology when she headed to dinner near the glitzy Legalweek conference...

Nikki Haley wins D.C.’s Republican primary and gets her first 2024 victory

WASHINGTON — Nikki Haley has won the Republican primary in the District of Columbia, notching her first victory of the 2024 campaign. Her victory Sunday...

What’s happening with tax money meant for Portland area homeless services?

Voters in the Portland metro region passed a tax in 2020 to fund homeless services. But Multnomah County is far behind in spending the...

Hillsboro Ukrainian American therapist delivers aid and counseling to Ukrainian soldiers on the frontline

Feb. 24 marked the second anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Tens of thousands of Ukrainian soldiers have died in the conflict and...

‘The Evergreen’: Oregon’s poor farms, and how history compares to today

Oregon once required counties to take care of their unhoused residents. The relief institutions, known as “poor farms,” provided food, medical care and even...

How a new approach in Oregon helps students realize they are ‘college material’

Julia Short remembers hating mathematics throughout middle and high school. Short didn’t understand math and thought she never would. That uncertainty and anxiety seeped into...