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Jury acquits leaders of Oregon standoff, 141 arrested at North Dakota pipeline protest, Hillary Clinton is reportedly considering Joe Biden for Secretary of State, and more.
Jury acquits militia that occupied Oregon wildlife refuge — but the saga is far from over
Bundy rancher who led Oregon standoff allegedly plotted to use sheets in jailbreak
Ryan Bundy, who led a weeks-long militia occupation of a wildlife refuge earlier this year, claims he was just a "rancher trying to practice braiding rope."
The Holy Cow Issue
The Prophet and the Acolyte: Ammon Bundy's Fight to Take Back the West
Inspired by an esoteric Mormon ideology, Ammon Bundy had been a hero to people long before he led the takeover of the Malheur refuge.
What We Know About the Crackdown on Cliven Bundy and the Oregon Occupiers
The People vs. Citizens for Constitutional Freedom isn't going to be a simple trial.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
A Bunch of Alleged Oregon Occupiers Are Fighting Their Charges in Court
Ammon Bundy and his feisty cohorts face up to six years in prison.
Cliven Bundy Is Arrested as Remaining Oregon Occupiers Prepare to Stand Down
Bundy, who led a 2014 stand-off over Nevada grazing rights, was arrested on Wednesday at Portland International Airport while on his way to the Oregon wildlife refuge to support the militants.
VICE News and Reuters
The FBI Has Surrounded the Remaining Oregon Occupiers
After a near-confrontation between one of the occupiers and the FBI Wednesday afternoon, the bureau stationed agents around the occupiers' encampment.
We Talked to the Former Sumo Wrestler Who Joined the Oregon Militia Occupation
Are the occupation’s viral videos a fluke or part of a strategy?
FBI Negotiates as Defiant Holdouts in Oregon Militia Standoff Demand Immunity
The remaining militiamen occupying a wildlife refuge in Oregon have said they will only surrender if they receive a guarantee that they will not be arrested.
Witness and Family of Slain Oregon Militia Spokesman Dispute FBI's Account of Shooting
The feds say Robert “LaVoy” Finicum was reaching for his gun when state troopers opened fire during a confrontation on Tuesday.
crime & drugs
Indigenous People Say Oregon's 'Domestic Terrorists' Are Just Fighting Over Native Land
Two Indigenous people remember the Oka crisis, and have some experience going head-to-head with the Canadian government.
Rachel Browne and Hilary Beaumont