Midterm elections get a yawn, but not in Oregon

FILE- In this Nov. 3, 2014, file photo, Diego Valencia processes Oregon ballots at Multnomah County election headquarters in Portland, Ore. Voter turnout surpassed 50 percent in a handful of states: Maine, Wisconsin, Colorado, Alaska, Oregon and Minnesota. During each election over the past 10 years, the lineup of top performers has been nearly the same. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It's nearly as certain as Oregon's rainy season. When there's an election, voters in the state respond with an enthusiasm that's rare in most other places in America.

Venice to ban wheeled suitcases
Residents of La Serenissima hope to sleep soundly as wheeled suitcases are banned.

Amazing memorial to genocide
This landmark memorial is eye-opening -- and designed to help heal Cambodia.

Flooding concerns grow as northeast snow melts
The record levels of snowfall in Buffalo, New York will present another challenge for residents there. Rain and rising temperatures will cause some of the seven feet of snow to melt, which is expected to create record flooding. Jericka Duncan reports from Buffalo.

Man sets house on fire, kills responding deputy - Chron.com


Man sets house on fire, kills responding deputy
Heavily-armed law enforcement officers stand at the site where man set his house on fire and then fatally shot a sheriff's deputy and wounded another responding to the scene, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Tallahassee, Fla. The shooting near Florida's capital ...
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Immigration battle: Response to Obama's executive action
Millions of undocumented immigrants will be protected from deportation under President Obama's executive action on immigration. But many Americans oppose the changes. David Begnaud reports on how both sides are reacting.

#MyDressMyChoice: Kenyans rally
Kenyans took to the streets of Nairobi on Monday to send a message to men: Stop attacking women because of the way they dress.














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