Governor John Kitzhaber Resigns

SALEM, Ore. — John Kitzhaber has officially declared his resignation from the office of Governor. This comes after the controversy surrounding his fiancee Cylvia Hayes. Several ¬†Democratic leaders in the State Capital have called for Governor John Kitzhaber to resign. They announced that the investigation into allegations of ethics and criminal violations have become too … Continue reading »

Pope Benedict XVI Announces Resignation

ROME (CNN) — The spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Catholics, Pope Benedict XVI, surprised the world Monday by saying he will resign at the end of the month “because of advanced age.” It’s the first time a pope has stepped down in nearly 600 years. “Strength of mind and body are necessary, strength which in … Continue reading »