| Jan 20, 2011
| 7:58 AM
Actress, model and community activist Sallie Toussaint -- a former "Miss USA" and "Miss Connecticut" -- has journeyed from Hartford's North End to New York City and Hollywood. She has scored minor roles in "The Sopranos" and "The Departed" and has been...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Missouri's governor declared a state of emergency on Monday and authorized the state's National Guard to support police in case of violence after a grand jury decides whether to indict a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager....
| Oct 19, 2014
| 9:16 PM
A deepening sense of impasse gripped Hong Kong on Monday as pro-democracy protests entered their fourth week, with the government having limited options to end the crisis and demonstrators increasingly willing to confront police.
Dozens of people were...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:38 AM
The panel chosen to pick candidates for Hong Kong's 2017 election could be made "more democratic", the territory's leader said on Tuesday, the first indication of a possible concession to pro-democracy protesters who have blocked city streets for weeks....
| Oct 11, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The numbers have changed little over the decades: A majority of Americans support abortion.
But across the country, the antiabortion movement has recorded major success in the last four years, part of a well-funded national strategy to legislate...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 9:48 PM
Hong Kong protesters planned to march to the home of the city's Beijing-backed leader on Wednesday to push their case for greater democracy a day after talks between student leaders and senior officials failed to break the deadlock.
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:07 PM
A Palestinian activist from Chicago was ordered taken into custody Monday after she was found guilty of lying on immigration and citizenship papers by concealing her conviction for a deadly terrorist bombing in Israel more than 40 years ago.
| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:02 AM
Officers in Ferguson, Mo., violated the Constitution by requiring peaceful protesters to keep moving rather than stand still during demonstrations that followed the Aug. 9 police shooting of an unarmed man, a federal judge said Monday.
| Oct 13, 2014
| 8:29 PM
Hundreds of Hong Kong police used sledgehammers and chainsaws to dismantle pro-democracy barricades near government offices and the city's financial center on Tuesday, a day after clashes broke out as anti-protest groups tried to reclaim roads.
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Protesters threw Molotov cocktails and clashed with riot police outside Mexico City's National Palace on Thursday as thousands protested against President Enrique Pena Nieto's handling of the apparent massacre of 43 trainee school teachers.
| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy demonstrators could be forced to leave the streets or risk arrest as early as Wednesday after the territory’s high court ruled that police could start removing barricades and protesters from occupied zones.