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Oregon Weighs Record Bond for Housing as Real Estate Prices Jump

The Oregon agency that runs Portland’s zoo is behind the biggest bond measure in the state’s history to build homes. For humans.

Metro, a municipal entity known for running the Oregon Zoo and natural areas around Portland, is asking voters in November whether they want to borrow $653 million to build and renovate housing for people priced out of the booming local real estate market. 41 more words

Local Government

Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Once Questioned the Nixon Tapes Ruling

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh once questioned the correctness of the 1974 high court decision that forced then-President Richard Nixon to turn over secret White House tape recordings and led to his resignation. 1,031 more words

Leadership

'The Equalizer 2' Beats 'Mamma Mia!' in Box Office War of Sequels

So much for light summer fare at the box office.

“The Equalizer 2,” marking Denzel Washington’s return as a former CIA agent out for revenge, unexpectedly took the top spot in U.S. 108 more words

Entertainment

Kavanaugh Once Thought the Supreme Court's Nixon Decision Might Be 'Erroneous'

(Bloomberg) — U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh once questioned the correctness of the 1974 high court decision that forced then-President Richard Nixon to turn over secret White House tape recordings and led to his resignation. 875 more words

'Shark Week' Returns. And It's Going to Be an Even Bigger Marketing Event This Year

This weekend will mark the 30th year of an annual television phenomenon that has Americans bonding over sharks—and it’s expected to be the biggest-ever marketing extravaganza tied to our fascination with those infamous predators. 601 more words

Entertainment

Iran's President Warns Trump Not to Threaten Country's Oil Exports

Iran’s president warned his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump not to threaten the Persian Gulf nation’s oil exports and called for improved relations with its neighbors, including arch-rival Saudi Arabia. 357 more words

Leadership

'Do Not Play With the Lion’s Tail.' Iran Warns President Trump Not to Threaten Oil Exports

(Bloomberg) — Iran’s president warned his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump not to threaten the Persian Gulf nation’s oil exports and called for improved relations with its neighbors, including arch-rival Saudi Arabia. 357 more words