Tokyo celebrates win to host 2020 Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Cheers and shouts of “Banzai!!” echoed across Tokyo just after sunrise as thousands of people started celebrating the city’s su…

Oregon running back De'Anthony Thomas (6) runs past Virginia linebacker Kwontie Moore at Scott Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, in Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/Andrew Shurtleff)

Thomas, Mariota lead Ducks in blowout

The Ducks (2-0), who gained a school-record 772 yards last week in beating Nicholls State, looked capable of doing it again against a Virgin…

Four people were safely rescued after their canoe overturned near Fields Bridge Park, Sept. 7, 2013 (West Linn PD)

Canoe overturns, 4 rescued safely

Four people, including two children, were safely rescued after their canoe crashed into rocks and overturned in the water near Fields Bridge…

Vatican: 100,000 attend Syria peace vigil

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says “violence and war are never the way to peace!” He spoke to tens of thousands of people who answered hi…

Krista Koehl seen in an undated photo from the Port of Portland's website. She died in a motorcycle accident in Italy, Sept. 6, 2013.

Port of Portland counsel dies in Italy

The Port of Portland's general counsel was killed in a motorcycle accident on Friday while vacationing in Italy with her husband, who surviv…