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Thursday, November 19, 2020
Portland and Seattle were the epicenter of summer protests over police misconduct, which included frequent vandalism and clashes with law enforcement. Things are quieter and we explore what's changed.
Friday, September 11, 2020
Fires have forced residents from their homes across the state. Photographers Bradley W. Parks and Jonathan Levinson have been covering the wildfires for NPR member station Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Saturday, September 05, 2020
Portland is about to see a 100th consecutive night of protests. This week brought a considerable escalation in violence, with two people being killed — one on the far right and one on the far left.
Thursday, August 27, 2020
The city has seen nightly protests for about three months. And police have declared riots or unlawful assemblies about half the time. But some argue the meaning of riot is too vague to be useful.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Law enforcement has responded differently to protests continuing across the U.S. NPR reporters in Portland, Ore., Beacon, N.Y., and Chicago discuss ways these cities have dealt with civil unrest.
Monday, July 20, 2020
Officials in Oregon are lashing out at President Trump for sending federal officers into Portland amid the ongoing protests against police brutality and racism.
Sunday, July 19, 2020
A large gathering of protesters turned out once again on Saturday as federal officers — and the tactics they've used in attempts to quell protests — drew an increased focus.
Friday, July 17, 2020
Agents are deployed in the Oregon city amid anti-police protests. Homeland Security official Ken Cuccinelli tells NPR the tactic is being used to move detainees to a "safe location for questioning."
Friday, August 23, 2019
The site of this month's mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas did more than just kill 22 people, it also hit a public gathering space that united cultures in the cross-border community.
Tuesday, January 01, 2019
A federal database of shell casings was expanded to over 200 local law enforcement agencies this year to let police use it in investigations that match casings with guns.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Mexico has one of the highest cesarean section rates in the world. But as well-trained midwives become more available, natural birth is coming into vogue.
Saturday, June 17, 2017
There are hundreds of kids who are U.S. citizens but live in Mexico. Every day they walk across the border to go to school in California.