Food-stamp use hit a record 46.7 million people in June.
Productivity rose 2.2% in April-May at U.S. companies, mainly because employers cut back on hiring.
Ocean Power Technologies is working with the U.S. department of Homeland Security to showcase how its buoys can be used for ocean surveillance.
U.S. home prices jumped 3.8% year-over-year, the biggest increase in six years.
Damascus is set to vote in November about whether the city should leave the urban growth boundary.
As baby boomers enter retirement and move to rural areas, they are having trouble finding doctors that take Medicare.
The first affordable housing development in Portland's South Waterfront district is set to open in November.