Oregon Decriminalized Hard Drugs. It Isn't Working.

Oregon Decriminalized Hard Drugs. It Isn't Working.

A majority of voters now want to undo a pioneering change as public drug use has become rampant.

Las Vegas Strip Workers Reach Tentative Deal With Wynn Resorts

Las Vegas Strip Workers Reach Tentative Deal With Wynn Resorts

Updated Nov. 10, 2023 10:23 am ET Las Vegas Strip casino workers and three gambling companies struck labor contract deals this week after months of negotiations, narrowly avoiding a strike ahead of the high-stakes Formula One race weekend in the city. The Culinary and Bartenders unions had set a Friday strike deadline to reach deals … Read more

Frank Borman, Who Led Historic Flight Around the Moon in 1968, Dies at Age 95

Frank Borman, Who Led Historic Flight Around the Moon in 1968, Dies at Age 95

Updated Nov. 9, 2023 7:49 pm ET Listen to article (1 minute) Frank Borman, an American astronaut who made history by circling the moon in 1968 and had what might have seemed like an even bumpier ride as chief executive of Eastern Airlines in the 1970s and 1980s, died Tuesday in Billings, Mont. He was … Read more

Coloradans Turn Down a Tax Grab

Coloradans Turn Down a Tax Grab

Republicans had little to cheer on Tuesday (see nearby), but one electoral silver lining came in a Democratic-controlled state. Coloradans delivered a victory for limited government by rejecting Gov. Jared Polis’s deceptive tax grab. Voters delivered a clear verdict on Proposition HH, a ballot measure that would have raised the caps on what the statehouse … Read more

Police Investigate Death of Paul Kessler at Pro-Israel, Pro-Palestine Rallies

Police Investigate Death of Paul Kessler at Pro-Israel, Pro-Palestine Rallies

Updated Nov. 7, 2023 10:06 am ET Police are investigating the death of a 69-year-old man as a possible homicide following an altercation at dual pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian demonstrations near Los Angeles. Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said Monday it was investigating the death of Paul Kessler in the city of Thousand Oaks, Calif., and had … Read more

Stanford University Student Hurt in Possible Hate Crime 

Stanford University Student Hurt in Possible Hate Crime 

An Arab Muslim student at Stanford University was hurt in a campus hit-and-run that California authorities are investigating as a potential hate crime, according to the university. The incident occurred Friday afternoon as the student was crossing a street on foot, Stanford’s Department of Public Safety said.  Copyright ©2023 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All … Read more

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos to Leave Seattle for Miami

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos to Leave Seattle for Miami

Updated Nov. 3, 2023 3:34 pm ET Jeff Bezos says he is moving from Seattle to Miami, where he’ll be near his parents, closer to some operations of his space company—and where he also could end up paying less in taxes. The Amazon.com founder and former CEO posted his plans on Instagram Thursday. “I want … Read more

Portland Teachers Strike Closes School for Over 45,000 Students

Portland Teachers Strike Closes School for Over 45,000 Students

Updated Nov. 1, 2023 7:00 pm ET Teachers in Portland, Ore., went on strike Wednesday, prompting the district to close school for more than 45,000 students. The Portland Association of Teachers said it’s the first time the union, representing more than 4,000 educators, has gone on strike. The union and Portland Public Schools have failed … Read more

Three Ideas to End Tent Cities

Three Ideas to End Tent Cities

Changing a few laws and tightening border security could reduce urban homelessness.