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Amid outcry, states push mental health training for police

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In response to several high-profile deaths of people with mental health issues in police custody, lawmakers in at least eight states are introducing legislation to change how law enforcement agencies respond to those in crisis.

Tweet Beat: 3/31/21

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Is Winter over yet? I thought it was a few weeks ago but now I can't tell. One day there's no snow on the mountains, and the next day they're completely white.

Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104

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Beverly Cleary, the celebrated children's author whose memories of her Oregon childhood were shared with millions through the likes of Ramona and Beezus Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died. She was 104.

After 100 years, California condor could return to northwest

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The endangered California condor could return to the Pacific Northwest for the first time in 100 years.

In shift, oil industry group backs federal price on carbon

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The oil and gas industry's top lobbying group on Thursday endorsed a federal price on carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to global warming, a reversal of longstanding policy that comes as the Biden administration has pledged dramatic steps to address climate change.

Romney gets Profile in Courage Award for impeachment vote

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U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney was named the recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award on Friday for splitting with his party and becoming the only Republican to vote to convict former President Donald Trump during his first impeachment trial.