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 The ‘Wall of Moms’ form a line at a  Black Lives Matter protest in July  against racism and police brutality in downtown Portland, Oregon. Photograph: David Swanson/EPA

One month ago, Portlanders took to Facebook to alert friends and family outside the city: “I’ve been marked safe from living in an anarchist jurisdict(...)

Petersen: ‘They’ve filled that time with replying to emails at 7.30 in the morning...There’s no decompression time.’ Photo: iStock

When I reach writer Anne Helen Petersen on the phone, she’s remarking on the smoky air outside her home in Montana, a symptom of the wildfires burning(...)

Big-hitting Bryson DeChambeau believes he can hit the ball further. Photograph: Charles Krupa/NYT

The further the better for DeChambeau As a game-changer, Bryson DeChambeau is leaving his own trademark on the evolution of golf. For sure, the lates(...)

Dense smoke shrouds a petrol station in Berry Creek, California, USA, September 11th 2020. Photograph: Peter Da Silva/EPA

Dangerously dirty air caused by wildfires on the west coast of the United States is seeping into homes and businesses, into cars through air condition(...)

 Burnt automobiles and a fire hose sit in a mobile home park on September 11th in Ashland, Oregon. Hundreds of homes in Ashland and nearby towns have been lost due to wildfire. Photograph: David Ryder/Getty Images

On the morning of Tuesday September 8th it was hot, and a 40-50km/h wind was blowing, which is a dangerous combination in a dry place. I was looking o(...)

US president Donald Trump claps after speaking at a campaign event at Xtreme Manufacturing on Sunday in Henderson, Nevada. Photograph: Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has hosted his first indoor rally in three months in front of a packed crowd in Nevada, in open defiance of state regulation(...)

Firefighters watch along their containment line during a controlled burn in Big Bend, California. Photograph: Christian Monterrosa/The New York Times

Search and rescue teams, with dogs in tow, were deployed across the blackened ruins of southern Oregon towns on Sunday as smouldering wildfires contin(...)

The remnants of a mobile home park that was destroyed by wildfire are seen on September 11th, 2020 in Ashland, Oregon. Photograph: David Ryder/Getty Images

Search and rescue crews using dogs combed through neighbourhoods left in blackened ruins by massive wildfires burning across three states, and US pres(...)

Mormon Lake Hotshots firefighter Sara Sweeney uses a drip torch to set a backfire to protect mountain communities from the Bobcat Fire in the Angeles National Forest  in California. Photograph: David McNew/Getty Images

About half a million people in Oregon were ordered to evacuate as dozens of extreme, wind-driven wildfires scorched US west coast states on Friday, de(...)

Firefighters cut defensive lines and light backfires to protect structures behind a CalFire fire station during the Bear fire, part of the North Lightning Complex fires in Butte County, California. Photograph: Getty

An unprecedented spate of fierce, wind-driven wildfires in all US west-coast states have destroyed thousands of homes and killed at least seven people(...)

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