U.S., Allies Hit Islamic State Targets In Syria, Pentagon Says

The Pentagon said it had used fighter, bomber and Tomahawk missiles during the mission launched on Monday.

A Poet Parses The Legacy Of War In 'My Life As A Foreign Country'

When award-winning poet Brian Turner served in the Army, he was following a long family tradition. His new memoir traces that history — and imagines the perspectives of the people shooting back.

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Got Dessert? Slather On The Salted Caramel, Or Just Nibble Some

Once a high-end fad, the salted caramel dessert has made inroads into the most mainstream of American food chains, TGI Fridays. Maybe it was inevitable, given our historic cravings for salt and sweet.

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Oregon Historical Photo: Fighting In The Lava Beds During Modoc War

During the Modoc War of 1872-73, the Modocs retreated to the natural stronghold of the lava beds after a series of skirmishes with the U.S. government. Learn how knowledge of the lava beds allowed the Modocs — outnumbered six to one — to hold off the U.S. army for so long.

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Giving Chickens Bacteria ... To Keep Them Antibiotic-Free

Mia Wasikowska On The Sounds Of Camels And The Lure Of Travel

An 'Epilogue' That Makes Sense Of The Chaos Of Memory

Sandwich Monday: The Abe Lincoln

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Study: Ocean Winds Responsible For Climate Change In The Northwest

The vast majority of scientific literature suggests that human activity is to blame for climate change. But a controversial new study challenges that science – in the Northwest anyway.

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Biologists Try To Figure Out Large Fall Chinook Runs

Train Spills 2,000 Gallons Of Diesel In Washington

BNSF Gives Safety Assurances After Seattle Leaders Raise Oil Train Concerns

Oil Train Protesters Block Tracks To Oregon Shipping Terminal

Dying Starfish Could Get Help From Congress

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