US agents in Portland set to pull back, but tensions endure

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Trump administration and Oregon leaders declared victory after it was announced that U.S. agents guarding a federal courthouse during violent demonstrations in Portland will ...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ July 25 The New York Times on political conventions and President Donald Trum...

US agents to pull back in Portland but will stay on standby

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal agents who have been guarding the U.S. courthouse during violent protests in downtown Portland, Oregon, will begin withdrawing in the next 24 hours, Gov. Kate Brown said ...

Taiwanese passengers praise island-hopping cruise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Passengers of Taiwan's first island-hopping cruise returned to Keelung Harbor on Wednesday (July 29) after a four-day and three-night voyage to the islands of Pengu an...

Mayors want US agents blocked from Portland, other cities

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mayors of Portland, Oregon, and five other major U.S. cities appealed Monday to Congress to make it illegal for the federal government to deploy militarized agents to cities ...

2020 Watch: Can Trump turn around his beleaguered campaign?

NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 99 Days to first state ...

Portugal placed on wildfire alert as temperatures climb

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Authorities in Portugal put the entire country on a state of alert on Monday due to the high possibility of wildfires. High temperatures in recent weeks have ...

Chinese citizens celebrate closure of US consulate in Chengdu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Groups of Chinese citizens were seen taking selfies and photos outside of the U.S. consulate in the Chinese city of Chengdu Sunday (July 26) to celebrate its closure amid ...

On Portland's streets: Anger, fear, and a fence that divides

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The party at the Salmon Street Springs fountain, a riverfront landmark in the heart of Portland, was just getting started. Dozens of drummers beat out entranci...

On Portland's streets: Anger, fear, and a fence that divides

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The party at the Salmon Street Springs fountain, a riverfront landmark in the heart of Portland, was just getting started. Dozens of drummers beat out entranci...

Police, protesters clash as US cities endure violent weekend

Protests took a violent turn in several U.S. cities overnight, with demonstrators squaring off against agents outside a federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon, forcing police in Seattle to retreat int...

Workers praise Disney virus safety, but will visitors come?

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Every week, it seems, Kaila Barker, her husband and their five children change their minds about whether to travel from their home in Connecticut to Florida's Walt Disney World as...

Courthouse set on fire during protest in California

OAKLAND, Ca. (AP) — Protesters in California set fire to a courthouse, damaged a police station and assaulted officers after a peaceful demonstration intensified late Saturday, Oakland police said. ...

For racial justice protests, US taps tactical border squads

WASHINGTON (AP) — They are the most highly trained members of the Border Patrol, agents who confront drug traffickers along the U.S.-Mexico border and track down dangerous fugitives in rugged terrain....

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...