From the Wires

Montana lawmaker: Make yoga pants illegal

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Indecent exposure act killed after bill sponsor said yoga pants should be outlawed.

Keystone XL pipeline bill approved by Congress, headed to Obama

ASSOCIATED PRESS: The president has promised in the past to veto the legislation.

NYT editorial board takes aim at concealed carry's deadly consequences

NEW YORK TIMES: The New York Times editorial board published a scathing condemnation of concealed carry laws Wednesday.

US accuses China of improperly aiding exporters

ASSOCIATED PRESS: The United States alleges the Chinese government is unfairly helping their exporters.

Jon Stewart to retire from 'The Daily Show'

Comedy Central tweeted Tuesday that longtime "The Daily Show" frontman Jon Stewart will be stepping down sometime this year.

Qualcomm ordered to pay $975m fine to China

ASSOCIATED PRESS: The company was found guilty of violating China's anti-monopoly laws.

Job openings hit 14-year high

ASSOCIATED PRESS: The Labor Department said job openings rose 3.7 percent in December.

TurboTax halts state tax submissions due to fraud concerns

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Increase in fraudulent filings concern tax-help company.

Twitter: Governments request more user data, tweet removals

BLOOMBERG: Russia, Turkey and the United States governments requested information be taken down from the social media site in the second half of 2014.

Under Armour CEO takes shot at Adidas

OREGONLIVE.COM: Kevin Plank called Adidas his company's "dumbest competitor."

United Airlines mulls less space for vacation-goers

OREGONLIVE.COM: The air-travel company is exploring using a "high-density Boeing 777" for flights headed to Hawaii or Europe.

Hackers hit health insurance company

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Hackers pilfered the personal information of "tens of millions" Anthem customers and employees.

Operators say ports will close if union doesn't accept contract

BLOOMBERG: Twenty-nine ports along the West Coast could be affected by the decision.