NH’s Ayotte defends gun control vote

WARREN, N.H. (AP) — A woman whose mother was killed in last year’s school shooting in Newtown, Conn., confronted Sen. Kelly Ayotte Tuesday d…

The price of groceries across America continue to rise as experts predict even greater increases this year. (AP Photo/Jeff Barnard)

Eugene joins Portland in plastic-bag ban

Other Oregon cities — such as Corvallis, Newport and Astoria — also are looking at possible bans. The plastic-bag ban in Eugene starts Wed…