Oregon voters approved a law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives in 1994, but opponents persuaded a federal judge to issue an injunction temporarily blocking the law. Voters in November 1997 overwhelmingly reaffirmed the nation's first aid-in-dying law, and it's been in place ever since.
BERLIN (AP) — Germany wants Britain to remain an "active and committed" European Union member but is firm in insisting that the principle of free movement of workers within the bloc isn't negotiable, Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said Monday.
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Virgin Galactic's experimental spaceship broke apart in flight over California's Mojave Desert after a device to slow the craft's descent prematurely deployed, federal investigators said Sunday.
By Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Young Americans with big college debts are often portrayed as struggling to pay their bills. The reality is somewhat different - those owing super-sized student loans tend to be higher paid. A Reuters analysis of Federal Reserve data shows that over the past two decades the young with higher incomes have gone from owing less of the debt than the average household to owing considerably more. U.S. student loan balances have quadrupled since 2004 to $1.1 trillion (688. ...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Can Old Faithful compete with Netflix? The prospect of streaming wireless service deep inside Yellowstone National Park is re-igniting the debate over whether there should be any place off limits to technology.