NEWSWORTHY

Sep 1, 2017

Activists decry Oregon court ruling to 'debark' noisy dogs

A ruling by an Oregon appeals court upholding an order that a couple muffle their continuously barking dogs through "debarking" surgery stirred outrage among animal rights groups on Thursday, which called the procedure cruel and unnecessary. The case stems from a long-standing feud between neighbors ...

Sweltering U.S. Northwest sets multiple heat records

Aug 3, 2017

Sweltering U.S. Northwest sets multiple heat records

Residents of the U.S. Pacific Northwest were enduring sweltering heat on Wednesday as temperatures smashed records and hit triple digits in a region better known for rain and mild weather. Portland had a high of 103 degrees Fahrenheit (39 Celsius) on Wednesday, meteorologists said, well ...