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Oregon high school shooter`s parents `horrified and distraught`, offer apology

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 12:19

The parents of a teenage Oregon gunman accused of opening fire this week at his high school, killing a classmate before taking his own life, said they were "horrified and distraught" by their son`s actions in their first public apology.

Police name 15-year-old gunman in US school shooting

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 03:43

US police on Wednesday named the gunman in America`s latest deadly school shooting as 15-year-old Jared Michael Padgett, saying he had multiple weapons and could have killed many more people.

One student, gunman dead after Oregon high school shooting

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 10:47

A gunman walked into an Oregon high school gym with a rifle and shot a student to death on Tuesday before he was found dead in a bathroom stall, in the third outbreak of gun violence to shake a U.S. high school or college campus in less than three weeks.

Obama calls gun control ``biggest frustration``

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 07:47

US President Barack Obama Tuesday called for greater national effort against gun violence just hours after a latest school shooting happening in the US State of Oregon Tuesday left two dead, including a student.

`The Simpsons` mural to be painted in Oregon

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 09:16

An artwork based on the long-running animated series `The Simpsons` will be painted on the side of the Emerald Art Center in Springfield, Oregon to commemorate the show`s ties to the real town.

Same-sex couples wed in Oregon after gay marriage ban lifted

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 13:42

Gay and lesbian couples clamoured to be among the first in Oregon to exchange wedding vows on Monday after a federal judge struck down a state ban on same-sex marriage.

Brittany Murphy`s last film `Something Wicked` set to release in US

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 19:43

Brittany Murphy`s final movie ` Something Wicked ` is set to open in Eugene, Oregon, before going on a limited run.

New breakthrough could help create solar energy materials from Sun

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 10:36

Researchers have found a way to tap the sun not only as a source of power but also to directly produce the solar energy materials that could make this possible.

Dormant volcanoes can become active quickly

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 11:54

Researchers suggest that the magma sitting 4-5 kilometers beneath the surface of Oregon`s Mount Hood has been stored in near-solid conditions for thousands of years.

Antarctica ice may contain tiny bubbles of air from 1.5 mn years ago

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 14:01

A new research has suggested that tiny bubbles of air buried deep in the Eastern Antarctica ice may contain the Earth`s atmosphere as it was 1.5 million years.

Polish climber dies on Oregon`s Mount Hood

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 09:07

A Polish military officer visiting the United States for training with a drone manufacturer fell about 1,000 feet (300 meters) to his death while recreationally climbing Oregon`s Mount Hood, authorities said.

Life on Earth started 2.2 billion years ago

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 15:07

A new study suggests that life on land is four times as old, pushing the date back to 2.2 billion years ago than earlier believed - almost half way back to the inception of the planet.