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  • Police arrest two Ferguson protesters in clash with fans outside football game

    ST. LOUIS St. Louis Rams fans and Ferguson protesters fought Sunday afternoon outside the Edward Jones Dome after the Rams beat the visiting Seattle Seahawks. About 3 p.m. Sunday, a handful of fans argued with protesters, who were yelling and chanting....
  • June Wing

    June Wing
    June Wing, a political, social and environmental activist who participated in the effort that stopped Interstate 95 from being built through several Southeast Baltimore communities, died of respiratory failure Tuesday at her Guilford home. She was 98....
  • Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes

    Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes
    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...
  • Both sides in Hong Kong warn of crisis as clashes continue

    Both sides in Hong Kong warn of crisis as clashes continue
    After a flare-up of violence between Hong Kong police and pro-democracy demonstrators Saturday, government officials and protest leaders alike warned that the situation was heading toward a breaking point. Demonstrators remained encamped around...
  • Hong Kong street clashes erupt despite scheduled talks

    Hong Kong street clashes erupt despite scheduled talks
    Violent clashes erupted in Hong Kong early on Sunday for a second night, deepening a sense of impasse between a government with limited options and a pro-democracy movement increasingly willing to confront police. The worst political crisis in Hong...
  • Hong Kong clashes continue, raising concerns about casualties

    Hong Kong clashes continue, raising concerns about casualties
    Clashes between democracy protesters and police continued for a third day in a row Sunday in Hong Kong’s Mong Kok neighborhood, and leaders of both the government and the 3-week-old civil disobedience movement raised concerns that more casualties...
  • Protesters, police clash again in Hong Kong's Mong Kok neighborhood

    HONG KONG Hong Kong police again clashed with street occupiers early Sunday in Mong Kok, a neighborhood that has become the flashpoint of the city's ongoing protests. It was a relatively calm night Saturday until just after midnight, when hundreds of...
  • Hong Kong protesters, police clash after Mong Kok sit-in site cleared

    Police clashed with thousands of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong’s Mong Kok neighborhood early Saturday, leading to at least 26 arrests. Police said 15 officers were hurt in the fracas. The confrontations were apparently fueled by...
  • Hong Kong police clear protesters

    Hong Kong police clear protesters
    Hundreds of Hong Kong police staged their biggest and boldest raid yet on a pro-democracy protest camp before dawn on Friday, charging down student-led activists who have held a key intersection in one of the main protest zones for more than three weeks....
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION DALLAS The nurse who is infected with Ebola in Dallas said she is "doing well" in isolation and is being well cared for by the hospital, officials said Tuesday. In a statement released at her request by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Nina...
  • Hong Kong protesters retake Mong Kok streets in battles with police

    HONG KONG Thousands of pro-democracy activists and supporters overwhelmed clearly exhausted riot police in Hong Kong's Mong Kok district early Saturday morning, reoccupying streets that police had opened to vehicular traffic only a few hours earlier....