GENEVA (AP) â Stung by failures in its response to Ebola, the World Health Organization is revamping how it responds to emergencies to become nimbler, more reactive and more operational in "one of the most profound transformations" ever at the U.N. health agency.
NEW YORK (AP) â As the international epidemic of Zika virus disease has unfolded and led to devastating birth defects for at least 1,300 children in eight countries, an agonizing question has persisted: What is the chance that an infected pregnant woman will have a baby with these defects?
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) â Republican Gov. Nikki Haley signed legislation Wednesday that immediately outlaws most abortions in South Carolina at 20 weeks beyond fertilization.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) â A Florida congressman says the Veterans Administration cut off the benefits of more 4,200 people nationwide after they were wrongly declared dead.
Top Republicans are privately pressuring Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to run for re-election over fears that the party could lose his seat in the November election.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich warned Wednesday that presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's attack Tuesday on New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez was "very, very destructive" and an example of him going "off the deep end."
Phyllis Schlafly, whose nickname is the "Iron Lady" of conservatism, has endorsed the Republican primary challenger to Arizona Sen. John McCain.
Longtime political strategist Rick Wiley has left Donald Trump's White House effort after coming aboard last month on a short-term basis until the campaign was running full steam, the campaign said Wednesday. It is now doing better than ever, the campaign said in a...
Reaction to New Mexico protests
Special Report Online: 5/25/16
With councilors Dick Olsen and Floyd Collins absent, the Albany City Council on Wednesday voted to scrap its previously passed stormwater ordinance.
West Albany High Schoolâs Advanced Placement Studio Art class invites the public to an art show and reception tonight as their class wraps up.
Linn County is among several Oregon counties that will file a lawsuit on Friday charging that the state of Oregon's new sick-leave law is an unfunded government mandate â and that the county therefore is not obliged to follow it.
A pending referendum as well as a fear of running afoul of a state statute prohibiting electioneering has caused the Albany City Council to decide to walk back its recently passed stormwater ordinance.The ordinance would allow the City Council to…
The 4-H and Extension Service District budget committee approved appropriations for the 2016-17 fiscal year Tuesday morning.
Some young people start counting the days until they can retire on their first day of work.
Expect mostly cloudy skies today throughout the mid-valley, with highs around 63.
The actress who played Vera in the 70’s sitcom ‘Alice’ has died. FOX’s Michelle Pollino reports: Download audio file (VERA_052516.mp3)
Beth Howland, who played Vera, the quirky waitress on ‘Alice’ has died at the age of 74… Her husband, actor Charles Kimbrough, … [visit site to read more]
Days after the U.S.Â took out the Taliban’s leader in Afghanistan, there’s a new man in charge of the terror group. FOX’s Jessica Golloher reports from the Mideast bureau: Download audio file (TALIBAN_052516.mp3)
The Taliban has elected a new leader after confirming the death … [visit site to read more]
11Â states are now suing the Obama Administration over the recent directive to schools on transgender bathroom choice. FOX’sÂ Steve Taylor reports from Washington: Download audio file (BATHROOMS_052516.mp3)
The White House says public schools … [visit site to read more]
In a long and detailed report, the State Department has accused Hillary Clinton of breaking record rules withÂ her use of private e-mail while Secretary of State. FOX’s Rachel Sutherland reports from Washington: Download audio file (CLINTON_052516.mp3â³)
Legislation proposed in California could protectÂ peopleÂ who want toÂ rescue dogs left inside a hot car. FOX’s Dave Anthony reports: Download audio file (CALIFORNIA_052516.mp3)
Break a window, save a dog.Â That’s the idea behind ‘Right to Rescue’, aÂ bill proposed in … [visit site to read more]