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It’s important to stretch throughout workday

October 20, 2020, 6:04am Health

With some gyms closed and a number of people working from home, the COVID-19 pandemic has made it more difficult for many people to get in their daily workout. Sedentary behavior, including sitting for long periods of time, can contribute to adverse health effects, including something referred to as “sitting… Read story

NASA’s new moonshot rules: No fighting or littering, please

October 20, 2020, 6:03am Life

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s new moonshot rules: No fighting and littering. And no trespassing at historic lunar landmarks like Apollo 11’s Tranquility Base. Read story

Cats eat from a food dispenser filled up by volunteers from Animal Heart Protectors on Furtada Island.

On Brazil’s ‘Island of the Cats,’ virus leads to woe

Cats eat from a food dispenser filled up by volunteers from Animal Heart Protectors on Furtada Island.

October 20, 2020, 6:02am Life

MANGARATIBA, Brazil — All the locals knew the island just west of Rio de Janeiro was teeming with cats. They left food and even brought tourists. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit, and human support dried up, resulting in a gruesome scene witnessed by fishermen: a group of cats devouring others’… Read story

The "Umbrella Man" statue in downtown Portland's Pioneer Square wears a face mask in April.

How to cope with pandemic plus seasonal depression

The "Umbrella Man" statue in downtown Portland's Pioneer Square wears a face mask in April.

October 20, 2020, 6:01am Health

The rains have begun in the Northwest, which is great news for wildfires and trees in general. But for some humans, it’s slightly less welcome because it means the return of seasonally recurring depression. Read story

Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges says he has lymphoma, cites good prognosis

Jeff Bridges

October 19, 2020, 6:42pm Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Jeff Bridges says he is being treated for lymphoma and his prognosis is good. Read story

FILE - James Redford, son of actor Robert Redford, laughs during a press conference on Nov. 18, 1998. Redford, a filmmaker, activist, and son of actor Robert Redford, has died. He was 58. Robert Redford’s publicist, Cindi Berger, said in a statement Monday, Oct.

Robert Redford’s son, James, dies of liver cancer at 58

FILE - James Redford, son of actor Robert Redford, laughs during a press conference on Nov. 18, 1998. Redford, a filmmaker, activist, and son of actor Robert Redford, has died. He was 58. Robert Redford’s publicist, Cindi Berger, said in a statement Monday, Oct.

October 19, 2020, 6:11pm Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- James Redford, a filmmaker, activist and son of actor Robert Redford, has died. He was 58. Read story

Wildlife experts are celebrating the birth of a rare white sea turtle on Kiawah Island in South Carolina.

Rare white baby sea turtle hatches in South Carolina

Wildlife experts are celebrating the birth of a rare white sea turtle on Kiawah Island in South Carolina.

October 19, 2020, 3:42pm Life

An “extremely rare” white baby sea turtle was found Sunday on a beach 25 miles south of Charleston, S.C., according to Kiawah Island town officials. Read story

John Oliver now has a sewage plant named after him

October 19, 2020, 9:35am Entertainment

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Comedian John Oliver made a secret trip to Connecticut last week to help cut the ribbon on a sign naming a sewage treatment plant in his honor. Read story

This image released by The CW shows Jared Padalecki, left, and Jensen Ackles from the series "Supernatural," airing Oct. 8.

Two networks. A writers’ strike. COVID-19. Now, ‘Supernatural’ faces one last twist

This image released by The CW shows Jared Padalecki, left, and Jensen Ackles from the series "Supernatural," airing Oct. 8.

October 19, 2020, 6:05am Entertainment

“Supernatural” has enjoyed 15 years of masked and made-up characters roaming the set, but in the final weeks of production, a different type of mask was on the minds of cast and crew. Read story

A pair of geese preen their feathers at the Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge at the western end of the Columbia River Gorge.

The 10 best bird watching spots close to Clark County

A pair of geese preen their feathers at the Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge at the western end of the Columbia River Gorge.

October 19, 2020, 6:02am Latest News

Whether you’re craning your neck to see sandhill cranes or hoofing it down the trail for a rough-legged hawk, there are several ways and places to go bird watching close to Portland this fall. Read story