SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republicans in the Oregon House have agreed to advance a bill that would allow the state to accept a $48 million grant to create the computer infrastructure for a health insurance exchange. Full story
An Oregon State Penitentiary spokeswoman says the Salem prison plans to return to normal operations Wednesday after restrictions that followed a weekend fight involving 81 inmates. Full story
A hill just outside Salem, Oregon is a place where many lives have ended in mysterious ways. 26-year-old Jason Kinser, a property caretaker, his fiancé, and a friend were shot and killed on an estate in 1998.
A rebel guards in a street in Benghazi March 21, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem (LIBYA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST IMAGES OF THE DAY)