WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Senate leaders of both parties announced agreement early Wednesday on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Bernie Sanders could still get a boost later in the night in Idaho, North Dakota or Washington state. But fewer delegates are at stake. Check back here for details later.
President Trump announced the staff reshuffle in a series of Friday night tweets. The move makes Meadows effectively Trump's fourth chief of staff since taking office in 2017.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's path to the nomination had been narrowing since the first round of voting in Iowa, where she placed third.
Mike Bloomberg announced his departure from the race after a disappointing finish on Super Tuesday. He spent more than $500 million of his own fortune on the campaign.
His candidacy once on the brink of collapse, Joe Biden's show of force on Super Tuesday puts him on a collision course with Bernie Sanders that will test who Democrats view as more electable in November.
The three-term senator ended her Democratic presidential campaign on Monday. She said she'd endorse rival Joe Biden in an effort to unify moderate voters.
Democrats held their final debate before the South Carolina presidential primary and the critical Super Tuesday contests that follow three days later. Here are some key takeaways.
Seven Democratic presidential contenders staged their final debate before contests in South Carolina and Super Tuesday. A look at how their claims in Charleston on Tuesday night compare with the facts:
Democrats met on stage in South Carolina for a raucous debate Tuesday night. Here's a look at how those who were following along on social media reacted.
Venture Capitalist Tom Steyer rejoins the field, as the top Democratic candidates debate in Charleston, South Carolina. Follow live updates.
The more candidates that there are, the likelier it is that voters cannot come to a consensus on the best candidate. It's the Condorcet Paradox. Here's what that means.
Heading toward the South Carolina primary, see how Democratic candidates are gaining and losing on Facebook this primary election season.
President Donald Trump celebrated the elimination of a tax that still exists and went deep and wide in distorting what he's done in office.
The 78-year-old Vermont senator Bernie Sanders successfully rallied his fiercely loyal base and tapped into support from Nevada's large Latino community.
Six Democratic presidential hopefuls met on the debate stage in Las Vegas, but it was the newcomer, former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, who received the most attention, and none of it positive. Here are some key takeaways from the debate.
Six Democratic presidential candidates sparred in a spirited debate in Las Vegas that included for the first time billionaire Mike Bloomberg. A look at how some of their claims on Wednesday stack up with the facts:
Candidate and billionaire Mike Bloomberg faces five Democratic rivals in a debate that could change the direction of the 2020 nomination fight.
There's a new kid in town for the ninth Democratic debate, Mike Bloomberg, the self-funding billionaire presidential candidate. Here are five questions on everyone's minds ahead of the faceoff Wednesday night in Las Vegas.
On the eve of the Nevada presidential caucus, see how Democratic candidates are gaining and losing on Facebook this primary election season.
Nevada Democrats have released a revamped plan for the Feb. 22 caucuses, adding measures intended to avoid a repeat of problems that ensnared Iowa's vote.
Several states require high school students to pass a civics test in order to graduate. Which got us to thinking — how difficult would these questions be? In order to become a naturalized citizen, applicants must correctly answer 6 of 10 questions from the list of 100 questions. Here is a sampling of some of those questions. We re-worded them a bit — test yourself!
President Donald Trump misrepresented the legal case of his confidant, Roger Stone, and the release of his proposed budget prompted Democrats to wrongly accuse him of undermining Medicare. A look at the past week's political rhetoric and reality.
Andrew Yang, Michael Bennet and Deval Patrick have ended their campaigns for president. So what happens to the money they have raised, but not yet spent?
Democrats hoped for results that would bring some clarity to a presidential nomination fight that has so far been marred by dysfunction and doubt.
Seems like every politician wants your attention on Facebook. This graphic updated weekly shows who's gaining and losing.
President Trump claimed that nothing was found during the Russia investigation and that Nancy Pelosi ripping up his State of the Union address was illegal. Here's a look at the facts.
Three days before the critical New Hampshire Primary, seven Democratic presidential candidates debated, with many of them fighting to survive in the race to challenge President Donald Trump.
Democratic presidential candidates met Friday night for the final debate before the New Hampshire primary. Here's a look at how some of their claims compare with the facts.
Seven Democratic presidential candidates faced off on the debate stage Friday night in New Hampshire. Here's how those following along on social media reacted.
Seven Democratic presidential candidates will face off in a debate Friday night in New Hampshire. The state's presidential primary takes place just four days later. Here are five questions on everyone's mind before the event.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a statement Tuesday night following President Trump's State of the Union address. Here's what she had to say.
Read the prepared text of President Donald Trump's State of the Union as controversy flares after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tore up her copy on national TV.
President Donald Trump made claims about American energy supremacy, health care and the economy as well as his predecessor's record during his State of the Union speech Tuesday night.
As President Donald Trump prepares to deliver the State of the Union address on Tuesday, here are some facts and background about the speech.
Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders were ahead with Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden and Amy Klobuchar trailing. The AP isn't calling the race yet because there aren't enough results.
Close to acquittal on impeachment, the president will deliver a State of the Union theme on "The Great American Comeback."
A new mobile app was supposed to help Democratic officials quickly gather information from some 1,700 caucus sites throughout Iowa. Instead, it's being blamed for delays that left the results unknown the morning after the first-in-the nation nominating contest.
Technology problems and reporting "inconsistencies" kept Iowa Democratic Party officials from releasing results from Monday's caucus, the much-hyped kickoff to the 2020 primary.
- Douglas County deputy dies from injuries sustained in 1980
- North Bend High School Honor Roll
- Waterfalls: Magic in the woods
- Coos Bay man charged with drug offenses
- With hard work ahead, nonprofit leader confident in future of project
- Bandon School Board selects Shauna Schmerer to be next superintendent
- House votes to prohibit sale of military equipment to law enforcement
- Coos Bay School District Kindergarten Registration is Open
- Soccer game may have caused COVID exposures, CHW says
- Coos County officials say pause shouldn’t impact vaccine effort
I chose the first picture to go with a story I found in a June 1942 issue of Western World, even though the picture was taken years later in July of 1957 of a gorse fire west of Highway 101. But the message was clear.
More than 40 years after he was shot twice in the line of duty, a former Douglas County sheriff’s deputy has died, and Sheriff John Hanlin said his death was directly related to the injuries he sustained in 1980.
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BANDON – Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center has been recognized for the second year in a row for its high quality care to critical cardiac patients in the community by acting quickly to stabilize and transfer a patient having a serious heart attack.
As part of the commission’s Broadband Data Collection effort to collect comprehensive data on broadband availability across the United States, the FCC is encouraging the public to download the FCC’s Speed Test app, which is currently used to collect speed test data as part of the FCC’s Measu…
After reviewing the best available scientific and commercial information, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to reaffirm the listing of the streaked horned lark as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The service is also proposing a revised special rule under section 4(d…
At 6 p.m., Thursday, May 13, the Unlimited Book Club will meet on Zoom. Unlimited is a joint venture of Coos History Museum, Coos Bay Public Library and North Bend Public Library. It was formed to encourage awareness and foster community discussions on equity, diversity and inclusion through…
As case counts continue to decline in the county, Coos Health & Wellness officials aren’t yet worried about the impact the broad stoppage of administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will have on the county’s vaccination effort.
Coos and Curry County residents can dispose of various household chemicals at a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 24 at the Beaver Hill Transfer Site (1/4 mile south of Milepost 253) on Highway 101 between Coos Bay and Bandon.
The COVID pandemic, recession and devastating wildfires have worsened Oregon’s existing housing crisis over the past year, leaving thousands of Oregonians and their families with few places to turn. House Bill 2006, which passed the Oregon House Monday, will help local communities provide em…
BANDON ─ The Bandon School Board has selected Shauna Schmerer to become its new superintendent, though she must still accept the position.
A graveside service for Elnora Lillian Leaton, 93, of Coos Bay, who passed away April 5,2021 in Coos Bay will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, April 17,2021 at Sunset Memorial Park, 63060 Millington Frontage Road, under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel, 541-267-3131 www.coosbayareafunerals.com
Laura E. Hilton, 86, of Myrtle Point died March 30, 2021 in Coquille. Cremation rites have been held at Ocean View Memory Gardens Crematory, Coos Bay under the direction of Myrtle Grove Funeral Service-Bay Area. 541-269-2851. www.coosbayareafunerals.com
Southwestern Oregon Preppers will hold its monthly meeting at noon Saturday, April 17, at Bandon High School. The group will meet under the big gazebo next to the ball field. Dress warm and bring chairs.
The House Committee on Early Childhood on Thursday passed four bills with bipartisan support to make childcare more affordable and accessible for families, provide broader and more immediate access to paid family leave and address a safety concern to protect infant lives.
From 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 24, the Coquille Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will provide the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring…
The Department of the Interior announced Thursday that National Park Week – an annual weeklong celebration of America’s national parks – will run from April 17 to April 25. National Park Week encourages the public to explore the vast network of our national parks, sacred sites, historical la…
On Thursday, the Oregon House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill to help Oregonians who own property that was damaged or completely destroyed by wildfires.
Oregon health officials announced Tuesday plans to pause administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine upon the recommendation of federal officials.
The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs is excited to announce the return of the Oregon Women Veterans’ Conference, which will be held virtually for the first time on Saturday, May 22.
U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley said Monday that more than a dozen airports throughout Oregon will receive about $10.3 million in federal grants for improvements that include better preparation for winter weather, runway repairs, improved guidance systems, perimeter fencing and more.
Welcome to the Oregon FBI’s Tech Tuesday segment. Today: Building a digital defense against COVID-19 vaccine ID card scams.
Sea otters, beavers and western pond turtles got some much-needed help this week as the Oregon Zoo Foundation funded $40,000 to support Oregon Zoo conservation efforts through the Oregon Conservation and Recreation Fund and the Elakha Alliance.
Beginning next week, Bay Area Hospital will start to offer COVID-19 vaccine clinics during the weekdays in addition to clinics that have been offered over the last several months. Tuesday, April 13, through Friday, April 16, Bay Area Hospital will be offering 100 vaccine shot appointments wi…
CORVALLIS, Ore. – At a time when lumber prices are skyrocketing, an Oregon State University researcher has developed a new way to predict the future price of logs that uses readily accessible economic information.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Rev. Val Rich, 73, of North Bend, will be held on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the Bay Area Church of the Nazarene, 1850 Clark Street in North Bend. For more details go to www.coosbayareafunerals.com. Arrangements are under the care of …