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A protester burns an American flag while rallying at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Portland, Ore. The rally came as Portland has seen nearly nightly protests since the police killing of George Floyd in late May. (AP Photo/Allison Dinner)

Late night protest in Portland, Oregon, declared unlawful

Sep. 27, 2020 3:57 AM EDT

PORTLAND (AP) — Law enforcement declared an unlawful assembly late Saturday, forcing protesters from downtown Portland, Oregon, and making several arrests, just hours after demonstrations earlier in the day ended without many reports of violence. Hundreds of people were gathered downtown in Oregon's...

A limited number of fans in the student section, seated according to COVID-19 restrictions requiring social distancing and masks, watch in the first half an NCAA college football game between LSU and Mississippi State in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Mississippi State won 44-34. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

The Latest: Cal State Long Beach campus announces quarantine

Sep. 26, 2020 9:36 PM EDT

LONG BEACH, Calif. — All California State University, Long Beach, students who live on campus have been placed in quarantine after five students tested positive for COVID-19 and all in-person instruction will be halted for two weeks. University President Jane Close Conoley said in a statement that the...

Members of the Proud Boys and other right-wing demonstrators kneel in prayer at a rally on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Portland, Oregon, largely peaceful after right-wing rally

Sep. 26, 2020 9:17 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a right-wing rally and counter-protests in Portland, Oregon, have largely dispersed without serious violence Saturday, though they are investigating an assault after one person who was documenting the event was pushed to the ground and kicked in the face. Separately, police...

Reign, Royals play to 2-all draw in NWSL fall series

Sep. 26, 2020 6:05 PM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Rosie White scored in the 28th minute to give OL Reign a 2-2 draw with the Utah Royals on Saturday in a National Women's Soccer League fall series match. Aminata Diallo gave the Royals the early lead in the ninth minute. Tziarra King's goal off a cross from Brittany Ratcliffe made it...

Elementary teacher indicted on child pornography charges

Sep. 26, 2020 10:11 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An elementary school teacher has been accused of being "in possession of and duplicating child pornography,” according to the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office. Brett Cunningham, 40, is a licensed teacher in Oregon, most recently employed at a Hillsboro...

Counter-protesters sue alleged Proud Boys affiliates

Sep. 26, 2020 9:31 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Three self-described counter-protesters and one photojournalist have filed a federal suit against three men they say are associated with the far-right group Proud Boys, alleging assault and battery stemming from encounters in Portland last month. The suit seeks $1.25 million in...

Black Lives Matter protesters march, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Louisville. Breonna Taylor's family demanded Friday that Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage, police files and the transcripts of the grand jury hearings that led to no charges against police officers who killed the Black woman during a March drug raid at her apartment. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Family demands release of evidence in Breonna Taylor's case

Sep. 26, 2020 1:39 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Breonna Taylor’s family demanded Friday that Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage, police files and the transcripts of the grand jury proceedings that led to no charges being brought against police officers who killed the Black woman during a raid at her...

Black Lives Matter protesters march, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Louisville. Breonna Taylor's family demanded Friday that Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage, police files and the transcripts of the grand jury hearings that led to no charges against police officers who killed the Black woman during a March drug raid at her apartment. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

The Latest: Protesters outside Louisville church amid curfew

Sep. 25, 2020 9:44 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury's decision not to indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor's death: (all times EDT) 9:30 p.m. More than 100 people have gathered outside a downtown church in Louisville, Kentucky, despite a nighttime curfew. The...

FILE - In this July 22, 2020, file photo, Tyson Salomon, left, gets a pedicure outside Pampered Hands nail salon in Los Angeles. A steady drop in coronavirus cases across California cleared the way Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, for the wider reopening of businesses in nine counties, including much of the San Francisco Bay Area, the state's top health official said. Dr. Mark Ghaly, the state health secretary, said nail salons could also reopen with restrictions, though he cautioned that California's reopening must remain

The Latest: Concerns over coronavirus upticks in California

Sep. 25, 2020 9:38 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California has begun to see concerning upticks in coronavirus data after a period of decline. The state health secretary said Friday that there have been increases in the number of newly confirmed cases, hospital emergency department visits for COVID-19 and new hospitalizations for...

Officials report Oregon's largest daily COVID-19 case count

Sep. 25, 2020 8:23 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Health Authority reported 457 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, the state's largest daily total since the the start of the pandemic. Officials attributed the rise in cases to Labor Day gatherings, the return of college students to campus and the interruption of testing...