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Andrew Hay

Meet the Americans 'standing by' for possible election violence

Oct 09 2020

Some Americans worried about possible violence after the U.S. presidential election are forming community watch groups, others are working on conflict de-escalation and still others are purchasing guns, according to two dozen voters, online groups and data surveyed by Reuters.

Students in Trump hats mock Native American; school apologizes

Oct 07 2020

A Catholic school in Kentucky condemned a group of its students, many of whom wore "Make America Great Again" hats, after they were recorded harassing a Native American Vietnam veteran in a video that went viral on Saturday. | Video

U.S. survival camps to activate due to fear of election violence

Oct 06 2020

A chain of U.S. survival communities plan to activate and open to members for the first time over fears of violence following the presidential election on Nov. 3.

'We don't give up really easy': Navajo ranchers battle climate change

Oct 05 2020

CEDAR RIDGE, Ariz. Two decades into a severe drought on the Navajo reservation, the open range around Maybelle Sloan’s sheep farm stretches out in a brown expanse of earth and sagebrush.

Multiple deaths in reported Oregon hostage standoff

Sep 29 2020

A suspect was shot dead by police and there were "multiple fatalities" in a reported hostage situation at a home in Salem, Oregon on Monday, but no officers were injured, police reported.

The missing grandparents: families mourn elder generation lost to COVID-19

Sep 28 2020

He knew the lyrics to entire Broadway musicals and shared them with his granddaughters Zoe and Madeline during their annual summer visits from Brooklyn, New York, to Kansas City, where he was a renowned architect.

Police clash with Portland protesters and press; more than 20 arrested

Sep 27 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. Police clashed with anti-racism protesters and pushed back members of the press in downtown Portland, Oregon into early Sunday morning, making more than 20 arrests. | Video

Oregon governor 'incredibly worried' about violence at Proud Boys rally

Sep 25 2020

Oregon Governor Kate Brown on Friday declared a state of emergency in Portland over the weekend due to risks of violence as thousands of members of what she called "white supremacist groups" such as the Proud Boys hold a rally. | Video

Oregon wildfires destroy five towns, as three fatalities confirmed in California

Sep 11 2020

(This September 9 story corrects in 20th paragraph that Detroit, Oregon, is east of Salem, not west) | Video

'Worse than combat:' Helicopters rescue hundreds from California wildfire

Sep 10 2020

(This September 8 story corrects cause of wildfire in paragraph 4 to "under investigation" from "firework")

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