President Obama had what the White House described as an "informal" meeting with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. It comes on the heels of Obama lavishing praise on Sanders' opponent Hillary Clinton.
For three weeks, law enforcement followed a strategy of lying low and not confronting the armed militants who occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. With the arrest of the leaders — and the death of one — Tuesday that policy changed. NPR looks at what led up to the confrontation.
The occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge took a turn Tuesday evening. At least eight leaders of the militants were arrested while traveling to a public meeting. Another was killed in an officer-involved shooting. The occupiers remaining at the wildlife refuge say they are not leaving.