Federal agents sent to Seattle amid protests at a courthouse in Portland, Ore., have left the city after complaints from local officials.
Federal agents who have clashed with protesters in Portland, Oregon, will begin a “phased withdrawal” from Oregon’s largest city, Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesday.
Many are taking to social media to call out the fact that these police practices — of grabbing up suspects into unmarked vans that speed away, in scenes that resemble a kidnapping — are nothing new in America.
The Portland area is home to 2.15 million residents and major athletic brands like Nike and Columbia Sportswear.
Portland, Oregon placed a temporary limit on delivery fees at 10 percent, but local businesses say the big apps are still charging much more.
A moratorium on evictions ended last week and the number of evictions have bounced back to what was normal pre-pandemic, Nola.com reported.
The video was released on Wednesday as Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced that federal agents would withdraw from Portland.
The Wall of Moms was started two weeks ago to protect protesters in downtown Portland after federal agents were sent to the city to quell the unrest.
For years in Oregon's early history, white locals barred Black people from living in its borders. It's now one of the least diverse states in America.
U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth said on Thursday that she views President Donald Trump sending federal agents to confront protesters in U.S. cities as an “abuse of power” and does not want federal forces intervening at demonstrations in her home state.
"Defendant may not attend any other protests, rallies, assemblies or public gathering in the state of Oregon," said one order, per ProPublica.
The Folklore's Amira Rasool wanted to "bring light to the trend of large companies/celebrities copying the work of small minority-owned."
When Americans panic, they buy guns — lots of them. During the first six months of 2020, amidst the global coronavirus pandemic, gun retailers reported a record 10.3 million firearm transactions, according to a new survey by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF). And while various demographic groups are buying guns in 2020, African-Americans currently account for the highest increase in gun purchases.
Slow negotiations on a COVID-19 relief bill continued Monday afternoon. Republicans are upset that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi won’t drop her expansive wish list even as concerns are growing that the White House needs to be more sure-footed in the negotiations.
A Manhattan prosecutor trying to get President Trump’s tax returns told a judge Monday that he was justified in pushing for them, citing public reports of “extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization.”
The Marine Corps has identified all nine people killed when a Marine landing craft sank in the water off the Southern California coast.