State and local leaders in Portland, Oregon, are calling for the departure of federal agents sent in response to protests. Their presence and tactics -- including deploying tear gas, driving unmarked vans and wearing military-style gear -- have raised questions…
By Andrew Selsky, Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
Federal agents in green camouflage uniforms have been taking into custody people in the streets of Portland, not close to federal property that they were sent to protect.
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler says the U.S. Marshals Service is investigating after a protester was hospitalized in critical condition over the weekend after being hit in the head by a non-lethal round fired by a federal law enforcement officer.
By Associated Press
The announcement places the state’s more than 550,000 students and their teachers in uncharted territory as districts with vastly different resources plan for weeks of remote learning.
By Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
The sharp drop in revenue could jeopardize some states' ability to provide basic services.
By Christopher Booker, Connie Kargbo, Sam Weber
A protracted battle in Oregon over a proposal to build a 229-mile natural gas pipeline and processing terminal in the southern part of the state is pitting those hungry for economic development against those wary of the project's environmental risks.
By Matthew Daly, Andrew Selsky, Associated Press
Walden is a former chairman of the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee and now serves as the top Republican on the energy panel.
Portland, Oregon, has a troubling history of racial discrimination and tensions between police and African American communities. But now, a theater company is attempting to change the city’s racial ecology through the arts -- and perhaps create a model for…
By William Brangham
In Oregon, 11 important people are missing: Republican state lawmakers, who are nowhere to be found amid a partisan standoff now in its fifth day. The legislators walked out to stop the state Senate from acting on a contentious climate…
By Sarah Zimmerman, Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
The Oregon Capitol will be closed Saturday due to a “possible militia threat” from right-wing protesters as a walkout by Republican lawmakers over landmark climate change legislation drags on.
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