Caitlin Ochs

Federal troops and street battles: Portland protests near 100 days

05 Sep 2020

PORTLAND The protests that erupted in Portland after George Floyd's killing nearly 100 days ago have evolved into a seemingly constant battle between progressives and far-right groups while highlighting long-standing racial tensions in Oregon.

Howard and Lois, reunited: Elderly couple separated by virus finally meet again

06 May 2020

NEW PALTZ, New York For 56 days, the coronavirus pandemic kept Howard Smith apart from Lois Kittson, his wife of half a century. Their separation ended this week with a short but stirring reunion – at a safe distance – outside her nursing home in upstate New York.

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