Americans' confidence in the economy had its biggest drop in May in eight months.
Washington grocery stores and big box retailers are rearranging their shelves in preparation for liquor sales which begin this week.
Oregon and five local governments will receive $2.1 million to clean up contaminated properties.
Jacksonville rancher Andy Joffer raises ultrafit sport cattle and sells their 98% lean beef.
Mentor Graphics reported revenues under the forecast, but it was more profitable than expected.
China accused the U.S. government of violating free-trade rules through support for six renewable energy projects.
CEOs at typical public companies made $9.6 million in 2011, a record high.