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Police clash with Portland protesters and press; more than 12 arrested

5:11am EDT

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

Proud Boys Portland rally largely peaceful but clashes downtown

3:25am EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. Hundreds of supporters of the right-wing Proud Boys group rallied in Portland, Oregon on Saturday in a largely peaceful event but police and left-wing protesters later clashed in the city's downtown. | Video

Mountaintop telescopes spared as wildfire smoke from Western U.S. tracked in Europe

Sep 17 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. From a mountaintop observatory near Los Angeles to the normally verdant Cascade range in the Pacific Northwest, crews on Wednesday battled monster wildfires that raged well into their second week as scientists tracked the smoke drifting across Europe.

Thousands of Oregon evacuees shelter from wildfires as U.S. disaster declared

Sep 15 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. Thousands of evacuees displaced by deadly wildfires in Oregon settled into a second week of life in shelters and car camping on Tuesday as fire crews battled on, and search teams scoured the ruins of incinerated homes for the missing. | Video

Search on for bodies in charred path of wildfires, Trump to visit California

Sep 13 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. Search and rescue crews using dogs combed through neighborhoods left in blackened ruins by massive wildfires burning across three states on Saturday, and U.S. President Donald Trump said he would travel to California to see the devastation first-hand. | Video

Showers and a place to sleep: Portland Convention Center shelters wildfire evacuees

Sep 12 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. Joey Slate was getting kidney dialysis treatment at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, which has been transformed into a major evacuation center for people fleeing unprecedented wildfires in the lushly forested state.

Oregon's wildfires force mass evacuations as shifting weather offers glimmer of hope

Sep 12 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. An unprecedented spate of deadly wildfires raging across Oregon kept half a million people under evacuation alert on Friday even as weary firefighters took advantage of improved weather to go on the offensive against the blazes. | Video

After police kill Portland shooting suspect, sister calls for peace

Sep 04 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. Police shot and killed a self-declared anti-fascist activist in Washington state on Thursday night as they moved in to arrest him on suspicion he fatally shot a right-wing counterprotester last weekend in Portland, Oregon, officials said. | Video

Right-wing leader decries revenge after Portland, Oregon killing

Sep 01 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. The leader of a Portland group that backs President Donald Trump on Tuesday told followers not to seek revenge after a supporter was shot dead and counter protesters celebrated the killing.

Oregon state police called to Portland amid escalating tensions

Aug 31 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. State police and law enforcement from neighboring suburbs were sent to Portland, Oregon, on Monday as tensions mounted following a fatal weekend shooting in the midst of clashes between supporters of President Donald Trump and counter-protesters.

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