Recreation | Business | Environment | News | Fish & Wildlife | localAP | Dec. 10, 2016 10:53 a.m. | Newport, Oregon
Oregon officials plan to open the commercial crab season on Dec. 18 for a portion of coast that runs from Cape Blanco to the Oregon-California border.
Larry Jefferson was the first black Santa Claus at the Mall of America in Minnesota. He was popular with the kids, but he sparked on online backlash from people who felt Santa can only be white.
The president-elect's team has sent 74 questions to the federal agency, including many about climate-change-focused personnel and programs. The department's lawyers are examining the request.
World | Environment | BusinessNPR | Dec. 9, 2016 7:41 p.m.
Mongolian goats produce the world's highest quality cashmere wool, and international demand has soared. There's a problem, though: these goats are turning the country into an ecological wasteland.
"It's basically a coin flip as to whether you'll do better than your parents," a Stanford economist says.
Blue Seal ice cream was launched after World War II for American soldiers stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Today, it's a fusion of American and Okinawan tastes that's loved by locals and tourists alike.
Food | Nation | Agriculture | Economy | BusinessNPR | Dec. 9, 2016 1:33 p.m.
The dairy industry runs 24/7, but federal law excludes its workers from overtime pay. A new class-action lawsuit in Washington state is the latest challenge to that law.
President-elect Donald Trump’s choice of Scott Pruitt as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, has ruffled some feathers in Oregon.
A hunger researcher and two restaurateurs teamed up to open EAT Café, a restaurant that aims to provide a sit-down dining experience even to people who typically can't afford to eat at restaurants.
Election | Nation | Entertainment | BusinessNPR | Dec. 9, 2016 11:51 a.m.
The disclosure of the president-elect's involvement on the NBC show instantly raised questions on twin grounds — that it could serve as a distraction and represent one more conflict of interest.