Tagged: Nation

The Backstory On The Bosnian War Criminal Arrested In Beaverton

OPB |July 29, 2014 12:45 p.m.

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 12:06 p.m.

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 12:35 p.m.

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 12:25 p.m.

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 12:45 p.m.

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 12:06 p.m.

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 12:15 p.m.

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

Examining The Historical Context For Ukrainian Unrest

OPB |March 13, 2014 12:20 p.m.

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 12:06 p.m.

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 12:25 p.m.

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

Reactions To President Obama's Syria Speech

Sept. 11, 2013 12:06 p.m.

President Barack Obama is scheduled to give a speech on Tuesday evening making his case for military action in Syria. We'll get reaction.

News Roundtable: September 6, 2013

Sept. 06, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll review the biggest national and regional news stories of the week.

Congressional Representatives on Syria

Sept. 04, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We talk with Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici about how they will vote on authorizing a military response to Syria's chemical weapons attack.

Representative Kurt Schrader on Syria

Sept. 03, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We talk with Kurt Schrader about how he will vote on authorizing a military response to Syria's chemical weapons attack. 

Young Iraqi Leaders Visit Oregon

July 26, 2013 12:06 p.m.

A group of Iraqi students are visiting Oregon as part of a U.S. State Department leadership program.

Egypt's Difficult Path To Democracy

July 11, 2013 12:30 p.m.

Egypt's first democratically elected president was ousted this month. What does that mean for the future of democracy in the country?

Head of Oregon National Guard Retires

July 10, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Maj. Gen. Raymond Rees has served in the military for more than five decades, including four terms as Oregon's top guardsman

Obama Addresses Military Policy

May 23, 2013 12:40 p.m.

President Obama gave a speech today addressing the Guantanamo Bay detention camp and the use of drones.

Becoming A U.S. Citizen

April 17, 2013 12:30 p.m.

We'll hear the stories of people who are becoming U.S. citizens at a ceremony on Wednesday.

International Adoption Process Is Slowing

April 15, 2013 12:06 p.m.

How are families dealing with a more cumbersome process for adopting children from another country?

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