NPR producer Nicole Beemsterboer reflects on 10 days in Liberia: children losing parents, young men risking their lives to collect bodies, and the smell of chlorinated hand-washing water everywhere.
An Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution inmate was shot and killed by a correctional officer Friday morning.
District Court Judge Michael Simon accepted a package of police reforms Friday in a settlement between the city of Portland and the federal government.
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OPB | Aug. 28, 2014 5:30 p.m.
A group called the River Huggers has been swimming the Willamette three times a week, and they say the water is cleaner than you think.
Aug. 28, 2014 5:48 p.m.
The Oregon spotted frog, once abundant in the Northwest, now lives in a few scattered wetlands across the region. Now, the frog will receive protection under the Endangered Species Act as a threatened species.
OPB | Aug. 28, 2014 8:30 p.m.
Natural Grocers says it will open a store at the site of a once controversial lot in Northeast Portland.
OPB | Aug. 25, 2014 3:15 p.m.
Marshmallow-launchers and Legos could be a part of the next generation's science, technology, engineering and math curricula.
OPB | Aug. 28, 2014 11:02 a.m.
Catering company Centerplate's CEO is hardly out of the woods after elevator surveillance video footage showed him abusing a dog in Vancouver, B.C.
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