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Young People Sue Obama Over Climate Change

OPB | Aug. 17, 2015

Eleven young Oregonians are part of a climate change lawsuit brought against the Obama administration, charging that failure to act to prevent catastrophic climate change violates their rights.

Does Terrorism Work?

OPB | Aug. 10, 2015

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

REBROADCAST: Returning World War II Combat Souvenirs

OPB | Aug. 06, 2015

Earlier this week OBON 2015 returned several flags taken from dead Japanese soldiers in WWII to the descendents of those soldiers.

Warm Springs Youth Council Attends White House Gathering

OPB | Aug. 05, 2015

The newly formed Warms Springs Youth Council brought back lessons and inspiration from their trip to Washington, D.C. this summer.

What World War III Might Look Like

OPB | July 21, 2015

Defense expert Peter W. Singer imagines what World War III might look like in the new novel Ghost Fleet.

Oregon House Considers 'Pay It Forward' Bill

OPB | June 16, 2015

HB 2662 as it stands now would move Oregon a step closer to establishing the oft-discussed "Pay It Forward" college payment program.

Tom Spanbauer Honored With Literary Arts Award

OPB | April 14, 2015

The Portland author and creator of Dangerous Writing won The Oregon Book Award for lifetime achievement.

Investigation Finds Mobile-Home Company Deceives Borrowers

OPB | April 09, 2015

A Seattle Times series highlights the controversial lending practices of the nation's biggest homebuilder, Clayton Homes.

Bowe Bergdahl Charged With Desertion

OPB | March 26, 2015

THURSDAY: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive for five years after he disappeared from his Army post in Afghanistan, is being charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.

President Obama Wants Authorization For Military Force Against ISIS

OPB | 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.

Author James McBride On Manhood, Family, And Abolitionist John Brown

OPB | Jan. 01, 2015

THURSDAY: We're listening back to our conversation with author and National Book Award winner James McBride.

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.

Leon Panetta Takes Issue With Obama In "Worthy Fights"

OPB | Oct. 24, 2014

FRIDAY: We catch up with former U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to talk about some of the issues in his new memoir.

James McBride's "The Good Lord Bird" Reimagines Abolitionist History

OPB | Oct. 16, 2014

THURSDAY: James McBride's novel "The Good Lord Bird"  is a darkly humorous dramatization of the story of fiery abolitionist John Brown. Reserve your free tickets here.

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.

News Roundtable: September 12, 2014

OPB | Sept. 12, 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.

Evaluating The Use And Future Of U.S. Drones

OPB | July 07, 2014

MONDAY: We'll talk to the co-author of the recently released report on the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, more commonly known as drones.

What It's Like When Your Spouse Is A War Reporter

OPB | June 09, 2014

MONDAY: Nathan Deuel chronicles his experience as a new dad in the Middle East while his wife, Kelly McEvers, was covering the Arab Spring for NPR.