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Federal officers deployed tear gas and fired less-lethal rounds into a crowd of protesters late Thursday, July 16, 2020. The actions came just hours after the head of the Department of Homeland Security called the protesters “violent anarchists.” CREDIT: Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP

Oregon Sues Federal Agencies Over Protest Enforcement, Civil Rights Abuses As Clashes Continue

The federal lawsuit names the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Marshals Service, the United States Customs and Border Protection and the Federal Protective Service, agencies that have had a role in stepped-up force used against protesters since early July. The state filed the lawsuit late Friday night. Continue Reading Oregon Sues Federal Agencies Over Protest Enforcement, Civil Rights Abuses As Clashes Continue

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Jess White, a registered nurse at UW Northwest, demonstrates to another nurse how to properly remove a mask on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at UW Medicine's drive-through testing clinic in Seattle. CREDIT: Megan Farmer/KUOW

Unpublicized White House Report Has States Including Washington And Idaho In COVID ‘Red Zone’

A document prepared for the White House Coronavirus Task Force but not publicized suggests more than a dozen states, including Idaho and Washington, should revert to more stringent protective measures, limiting social gatherings to 10 people or fewer, closing bars and gyms and asking residents to wear masks at all times. Continue Reading Unpublicized White House Report Has States Including Washington And Idaho In COVID ‘Red Zone’

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