| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:48 AM
The fight for an open seat on the Broward County Commission in the northeast area just got busier.
Carmen Jones, a northwest Pompano Beach resident and ally of Commissioner Dale Holness, is running.
Jones is endorsed by the Rev. O'Neal Dozier, a...
| Mar 16, 2014
It was while sitting in a Missouri federal courtroom watching his peace activist wife refusing to pay $424.47 in restitution to reduce an 11-year sentence for damaging a nuclear missile silo that Joe Gump decided that he, too, would take what he liked...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Six months ago, President Barack Obama, speaking at the United Nations, stated that the three primary priorities for his administration were the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, Iran and Syria.
With visits this month from Israeli Prime Minister...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 11:05 AM
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine -- As more troops and military hardware from Russia were reportedly deployed in Crimea on Friday, opponents of a weekend referendum on secession from Ukraine took to the streets of the peninsula to protest the upcoming vote.
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Jonathan Schell, the author, journalist and activist who wrote passionately and cogently about war and politics for more than 40 years, condemning conflicts from Vietnam to Iraq and galvanizing the anti-nuclear movement with his horrifyingly detailed...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:00 AM
CAPE TOWN, South Africa — When South African airport officials threatened to send Dr. Paul Semugoma back to his native Uganda, he shook with fear.
Semugoma, an outspoken gay activist, was determined to remain in this country, where he has lived...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
MOSCOW — There was no one to stop him.
That's why Russian President Vladimir Putin was able to seize the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine with barely a whisper of internal resistance.
Recovering the region that was part of Russia for centuries has...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Winter Park's controversial ordinance banning "targeted" picketing in residential neighborhoods has withstood a federal appellate review after a complaint filed by Christian women who argued the restrictions violate their constitutional rights to free...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:48 PM
MONTROSE, Susquehanna County — A Pennsylvania judge could rule as early as this week on whether to modify his 5-month-old injunction banning an anti-fracking activist from approaching lands leased by a Texas-based natural gas producer that...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Winner of the SXSW Film Festival's audience award for documentary, as well as a special jury citation for "political courage," Diana Whitten's "Vessel" offers a vivid profile of the abortion-rights group Women on Waves, as well as its irrepressible, fiery...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:00 AM
WASHINGTON — For decades, liberals wielded the 1st Amendment to protect antiwar activists, civil rights protesters and government whistle-blowers.
These days, however, the Constitution's protection for free speech and religious liberty has...