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Saturday, January 21, 2023
A group of Black residents in Portland, Ore., is suing the city and a hospital for displacing them more than 50 years ago. They say an urban renewal plan amounted to confiscation of their homes.
Saturday, December 24, 2022
Blanchet House in Portland, Ore., provides food and shelter for people who need it. During the holidays, the nonprofit also puts on a concert for its clients.
Monday, December 12, 2022
In Portland, Ore., officials are responding to business owners' concerns about crime and public safety, in part, by targeting homeless encampments.
Friday, December 02, 2022
It's been almost six months since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Since then, abortion funds, which help people pay for the procedure, have had to navigate a new legal reality.
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Some schools in Portland, Ore., committed recently to some of the most progressive school climate policies in the nation. But the district is already struggling to meet benchmarks.
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
The world's population continues to grow, but at a slower rate as people have fewer children. The U.N. predicts it will not reach 9 billion for another 15 years.
Wednesday, November 02, 2022
A series of miscommunications from nearly 400 members of law enforcement led to long wait times for those stuck inside Robb Elementary School, where 19 students and two teachers died.
Sunday, October 30, 2022
The ballot measure would require people who want to buy a gun to pay a fee, take a safety course, submit fingerprints and pass a background check to obtain a permit.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Five states will vote on ballot measures to amend their constitutions to eradicate slavery under any terms. Some sheriffs in Oregon are worried such measures would make prison work programs illegal.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
With wildfires still a threat, schools in the Pacific Northwest have recently seen big disruptions. Students and teachers are learning how to live with these ongoing hazards.
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Stanford University intentionally excluded Jewish students for years, according to a report put forth by the institution. The university's president issued an extensive apology Wednesday.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
White House calls racist recording of Los Angeles city council members "unacceptable" and "appalling."
Thursday, October 06, 2022
The recent change to abortion laws means providers will have far fewer opportunities to learn the procedure. It's created a crisis for the training of OB-GYNs.
Sunday, October 02, 2022
Cities are battling homelessness with innovative strategies. One such initiative in Portland, Ore., is designated for LGBTQ people, but it is facing backlash from neighbors.
Friday, September 30, 2022
A medical clinic in Spokane, Wash., has become a destination for those protesting abortion in the name of God. But some of the clinic's Christians allies are contributing a different theological view.
Monday, September 12, 2022
Idaho's near-total abortion ban is one of the most austere in the country. It's already having a ripple effect in neighboring Washington state. Some Idaho lawmakers are trying to push it even further.
Friday, September 09, 2022
A barbershop in Portland, Ore., is celebrating its place on the National Register of Historic Places. The addition is part of a larger effort to recognize and protect Black history.
Saturday, August 20, 2022
A new poll finds that more than two-thirds of Native Americans say inflation is causing them to have trouble making ends meet. Higher food and gas prices compound their already precarious situation.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
In Portland, Ore., a black-owned barbershop is celebrating its place on the National Register of Historic Places. The addition is part of a larger effort to recognize and protect Black history.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
A new Harvard-NPR poll finds that 69% of Native Americans say inflation is causing them to have trouble making ends meet. Higher food and gas prices compound an already precarious situation.