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Governor Kitzhaber Is Resigning. What Happens Next?

OPB | Feb. 16, 2015

MONDAY: Governor John Kitzhaber will resign on Wednesday morning, and Secretary of State Kate Brown will replace him. What happens next?

Public Health Officials Worry About Vaccination Rates

OPB | Feb. 06, 2015

FRIDAY: With one reported case of measles in Oregon, public health officials are on high alert. 

Ducks Lose

OPB | Jan. 13, 2015

TUESDAY: We'll get reaction from University of Oregon alum and NPR's Portland-based sports reporter, Tom Goldman, who was in the press box in Arlington for the big game.

Oregon Vs. Ohio State: Two Fans Preview The Game

OPB | Jan. 12, 2015

MONDAY: In advance of the big game, an Oregon fan and an Ohio State fan go head to head.

News Roundtable: Looking Back On The News In 2014

OPB | Dec. 31, 2014

WEDNESDAY: In this special Think Out Loud, we review some of the biggest international, national and regional news stories of the year.

Reacting To Changes To US-Cuba Relations

OPB | Dec. 17, 2014

WEDNESDAY: President Obama has announced that the United States will begin rebuilding its relationship with Cuba, opening an embassy there and working to lift a 50-year trade embargo.

Lawyer For Detainees Reacts To The Senate Torture Report

OPB | Dec. 10, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Attorney Gwynne Skinner represents two former Guantanamo detainees. and she's hoping the Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA interrogation techniques offers an opportunity for accountability.

Ursula K. Le Guin Draws Spotlight At National Book Awards

OPB | Nov. 20, 2014

THURSDAY: The legendary Northwest author delivered an impassioned speech last night at the National Book Awards, where she received the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

New Play About Escalation Of The Vietnam War Comes To Oregon

OPB | Sept. 23, 2014

TUESDAY: "The Ghosts of Tonkin" focuses on Oregon Senator Wayne Morse and his opposition to the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in 1964.

News Roundtable: September 19, 2014

OPB | Sept. 19, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

The Backstory On The Bosnian War Criminal Arrested In Beaverton

OPB | July 29, 2014

TUESDAY: The first woman convicted of Bosnian war crimes was arrested in Beaverton in 2011.

Former Governor Vic Atiyeh Dies at 91

OPB | July 21, 2014

MONDAY: Vic Atiyeh, the last Republican governor of Oregon, has passed away at age 91.

The Social And Economic Effects Of The World Cup

OPB | June 19, 2014

THURSDAY: What are the socioeconomic effects of mega-sports events like the World Cup on the host country and the world?

Election Monitor Talks Ukraine Election Results

OPB | May 27, 2014

TUESDAY: Reed College professor Paul Gronke fills us in on his experience as an election monitor for Ukraine's election this past Sunday.

Reed College Professor Helps Monitor Ukraine Election

OPB | May 23, 2014

FRIDAY: Reed College politic science professor Paul Gronke is one of 1,000 observers keeping an eye on Ukraine's presidential election on Sunday.

Sen. Ron Wyden Takes Your Questions

OPB | April 14, 2014

MONDAY: This February, Sen. Ron Wyden took over as chair of the Senate Finance Committee. We'll hear about the new role, and take your questions.

News Roundtable: March 14, 2014

OPB | March 14, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Examining The Historical Context For Ukrainian Unrest

OPB | March 13, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll talk with author and Portland State University associate professor Natan Meir about the history of the former Soviet republic.

DeFazio Speaks Out Against Proposed Free Trade Agreement

OPB | Jan. 21, 2014

TUESDAY: U.S Representative Peter DeFazio of Oregon is leading a contingent of environmentalists, labor groups, and internet freedom advocates in opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Federal Judge Rules Some NSA Activity Likely Unconstitutional

OPB | Dec. 17, 2013

TUESDAY: A federal judge says the National Security Agency's metadata collection program is likely unconstitutional.