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

11 Sep 2020

(This September 9 story has been corrected to rectify that Detroit, Oregon, is east of Salem, not west in 20th paragraph) | Video

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

10 Sep 2020

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

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

10 Sep 2020

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

Californians bake as punishing heat wave descends on U.S. West

05 Sep 2020

LOS ANGELES Californians sought relief on Friday from the first day of a punishing heat wave expected to last through the Labor Day weekend, bringing temperatures of up to 125 degrees Fahrenheit (49 Celsius) and raising the risk of wildfires and rolling blackouts.

After police kill Portland shooting suspect, sister calls for peace

05 Sep 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

Facebook removes pages of right-wing group Patriot Prayer after Portland unrest

04 Sep 2020

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc on Friday removed the pages of U.S. right-wing group Patriot Prayer and its founder Joey Gibson, a company spokesman told Reuters.

Oregon man says Portland shooting was self defense

03 Sep 2020

A 48-year-old Oregon man said he acted in self defense during the fatal shooting of a supporter of a right-wing group in Portland as he thought he and a friend would be stabbed, Vice News reported on Thursday. | Video

Portland mayor to leave home targeted by protesters

02 Sep 2020

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said he planned to move out of his apartment after repeated protests outside his building demanding he resign over his handling of months of anti-racism protests in the Oregon city, according to a report.

What to know about Patriot Prayer as Trump supporters take stand in Portland

02 Sep 2020

The fatal shooting of a Patriot Prayer supporter at protests in Portland, Oregon this weekend has cast a national spotlight on a small but vocal group of conservative activists that emerged after President Donald Trump's 2016 election.

What to know about Patriot Prayer as Trump supporters take stand in Portland

02 Sep 2020

The fatal shooting of a Patriot Prayer supporter at protests in Portland, Oregon this weekend has cast a national spotlight on a small but vocal group of conservative activists that emerged after President Donald Trump's 2016 election.

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