FILE - In this June 23, 1982 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher gestures with her pen as she answers a reporters question during a news conference at the United Nations. Ex-spokesman Tim Bell says that Thatcher has died. She was 87. Bell said the woman known to friends and foes as "the Iron Lady" passed away Monday morning, April 8, 2013. (AP Photo/File)

Margaret Thatcher, Iron Lady, dead at 87

The Iron Lady who ruled for 11 remarkable years imposed her will on a fractious, rundown nation — breaking the unions, triumphing in a far-o…

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Thieves hit Gresham home, threaten teen

A 16-year-old girl says she walked out of a bedroom to see three men stealing televisions from the home. Now her father says he’s out for ju…

At the early Sunday morning scene of a minivan into a Beaverton room. Photo courtesy of the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

Minivan lands in Beaverton living room

Authorities say the crash could have been much worse: “The van fit snuggly through the window opening and did not damage the structural inte…

FINALS WATCH: Call me Spike

ATLANTA (AP) — Spike Albrecht has an actual first name. Outside of his mother, no one uses it. Heck, there are plenty of people who don’t ev…

FINALS WATCH: Beilein followers

ATLANTA (AP) — John Beilein will have plenty of fans in the crowd Monday night when his Michigan team takes on Louisville for the national t…

FINALS WATCH: Free tickets

ATLANTA (AP) — Starting price is $208 for Monday night’s Louisville-Michigan NCAA championship game tickets on Ticketstub.com. A little rich…

Decade-old Mideast peace plan re-emerges

JERUSALEM (AP) — A dormant, decade-old Mideast peace plan has suddenly emerged as a possible key to breaking years of deadlock between Israe…

FINALS WATCH: O’Connell: 35 Final Fours

ATLANTA (AP) — Covering his 35th Final Four, AP Basketball Writer Jim O’Connell was honored by the NCAA and the Final Four coaches today in …

FINALS WATCH: Big fans

ATLANTA (AP) — Russ Smith has a reputation for being a little, shall we say, out there. This, after all, is the player whose nickname is “Ru…

A downed tree in Clackamas County is seen here where it landed on PGE power lines, knocking out power to thousands Sunday after high winds swept through western Oregon -- heading on to eastern Oregon Sunday afternoon. Photo courtesy KOIN Photojournalist Robert Dingwall.

High winds, toppled trees take out power

High winds have wiped out power to nearly 7,000 PGE customers in Clackamas County Sunday morning, and more than 3,000 customers in other are…