Drive across America’s farm country -- across the vast plains of Kansas, across the prairies of North Dakota, and then out onto the parched, treeless expanse of the inland Northwest -- and the waves of grain can seem endless.
Cattle and other ruminants are probably the biggest human-related source of methane, a gas adding to global warming, and climate negotiators have paid too little attention to livestock, a team of researchers said.
Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, an emergency-room doctor who for years championed greater access to health care, finds his re-election campaign in trouble after his administration blew the state’s adoption of Obamacare.
Kavin Keys scored on a sacrifice fly in the fourth inning as third-seeded Oregon State University recorded a 1-0 win to oust the University of Indiana in the national men’s college baseball championship.
President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama will be in the stands today to see the first lady’s brother coach the Oregon State University men’s basketball team against Maryland’s Towson University, north of Baltimore.