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Covering Terrorism Cases | Elder Abuse | Grand Jury Recordings

OPB | Broadcast: June 26, 2017

We hear about disparities in domestic terrorism prosecutions, the latest on Oregon's "elder abuse epidemic," and a bill that would require grand juries proceedings be recorded.

Trump's Travel Ban And The Mohamud Case | Tacoma's ICE Detention Facility | Gerrymandering In Oregon | Paid Family Leave

OPB | Broadcast: March 13, 2017

What does the Mohamad Mohamud case tell us about the Trump administration's travel ban? Also, we discuss Tacoma's ICE detention facility, redistricting in Oregon, and two competing family leave bills in the Oregon Legislature.

News Roundtable: Dec. 10, 2015

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 10, 2015

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

News Roundtable: November 20, 2015

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 20, 2015

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

Brandon Mayfield Recalls His Wrongful Arrest In A New Book

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 11, 2015

Portland lawyer Brandon Mayfield was wrongfully arrested in 2004 for involvement in the Madrid, Spain, train bombings. Now he says his story serves as a cautionary tale about the erosion of civil liberties.

Does Terrorism Work?

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 10, 2015

A professor attempts to quantify the relative effectiveness of terrorism as a strategy.

News Roundtable: April 23, 2015

OPB | Broadcast: April 23, 2015

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

Artists Rep Shows 'The Invisible Hand'

OPB | Broadcast: March 17, 2015

TUESDAY: The play running at Artists Repertory Theatre is about a futures trader bartering for his life after getting kidnapped in Pakistan.

President Obama Wants Authorization For Military Force Against ISIS

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 11, 2015

WEDNESDAY: Obama is asking Congress to formally authorize the use of military force against the self-declared Islamic State and associated forces.

Reacting To The State Of The Union

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 21, 2015

WEDNESDAY: President Obama spoke of "turning the page" in his 2015 State of the Union address.

News Roundtable: January 9, 2015

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 9, 2015

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

Lawyer For Detainees Reacts To The Senate Torture Report

OPB | Broadcast: 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.

News Roundtable: October 3, 2014

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 3, 2014

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

Sentencing For Man Who Plotted To Bomb Holiday Tree Lighting

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 1, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Mohamed Mohamud, the young Beaverton man convicted of trying to bomb Portland's annual tree lighting ceremony in 2010, could face a sentence of life in prison.

Terrorism Suspect Reaz Qadir Khan Released On Bail

OPB | Broadcast: March 8, 2013

Portland city employee Raez Qadir Khan, accused of aiding in a deadly 2009 Pakistan bombing, has been released on bail. 

Portland City Employee Accused of Aiding Pakistan Bombing

OPB | Broadcast: March 6, 2013

A Portland employee with the Bureau of Environmental Services is accused of providing support to a Pakistan suicide bomber in 2009.

News Roundtable: Feb. 1, 2013

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 1, 2013

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

Mohamed Mohamud Found Guilty

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 1, 2013

The 21-year-old Mohamud was found guilty in a plot to set off a bomb at Portland's 2010 Christmas tree lighting.

The Latest On The Mohamed Mohamud Trial

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 28, 2013

We'll get an update from OPB reporter April Baer on what's been happening in the courtroom over the past week.

An Update On The Mohamed Mohamud Trial

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 18, 2013

We'll get the latest from OPB reporter April Baer who has been in the courtroom every day this week.