Religious Freedoms are worse in China and Afghanistan
US: Religious persecution up in Afghanistan, China
Officials Evacuate Residents as Typhoon Approaches
Thousands of residents in the country's northeast are evacuated
Fierce Storms Claim Lives in Midwest
At least 13 people are dead after fierce storms that tore through the Midwest overnight.
Taliban Claims Responsibility to Bombing
The Taliban says the blast was to avenge the death of Osama bin Laden
Category: General News
Tax Hike Bill Failrs In Oregon Senate
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A deal that would have raised new revenue and cut public pension benefits fell apart in the Oregon Senate yesterday when the tax bill failed to get enough Republican votes. As a result, Democrats blocked a vote on a plan to cut pension benefits for retired government workers, sending that bill back to committee. Democratic Senate President Peter Courtney says the Senate will work through the weekend.