The app, which was created by the Boston-based mobile voting company Voatz, is currently available to some overseas and military voters registered in states that allow for the electronic return of absentee ballots through fax and email.
When a major export terminal project threatened to bring 360,000 gallons of crude oil per day through the Fruit Valley neighborhood of Vancouver, Washington, along the Columbia River, Linda Garcia led a long fight against the project.
Any potential money is barred by a congressional act known as the Dickey Amendment, which mandates that none of the funds available for injury prevention and control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would be “used to advocate or promote gun control."
As forest fires become more common — in California, in particular — it has been easy to point to climate change and severe drought conditions as the main reasons. Researchers, though, say that the human element may play just as an important role to the troubling trend.
The Trump administration's Justice Department is trying to halt a lawsuit brought by a group of young people alleging the US government violates their constitutional rights by not acting on climate change.
One of the ways Congress is considering raising the 1.6 trillion dollars needed to repair the nation's transportation infrastructure is through tolls on federal roads. Host Bruce Gellerman speaks with the Wall Street Journal's Christopher Conkey.
A radical Muslim cleric lost an appeal in Britain's high court today-- Abu Hamza now faces extradition to the US, and he's accused of helping to plan a terrorist training camp in Oregon, as The World's Matthew Bell reports.
American casualties are on the rise in Afghanistan. That's putting U.S. military doctors and nurses to the test. We hear from chief nurse Major Keni Harriman, who works at a front line surgical hospital in Afghanistan.
Kentucky and Oregon gear up for its turn in the 2008 Democratic nominating season. Hillary Clinton's tough talk on the economy, her push for universal healthcare and frequent visits to the Bluegrass state are winning people over. Barack Obama has tailored his message in Oregon, where he's been welcomed as a rock star.
For the third day, the planes and shops are grounded at Boeing, where 27,000 machinists walked off the job in Washington, Oregon, and Kansas. It's the second major strike for the company in three years. It all happened over the weekend where last minute talks failed to bring an agreement on three-year contract negotiations. )
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