| May 8, 2014
| 10:57 PM
Weeks of protests against deadly police shootings culminated Thursday night in the City Council's decision to discuss changing the way the police chief is selected.
Currently, he is picked by the mayor. Chief Gorden Eden Jr. was appointed by Mayor...
| May 9, 2014
| 1:20 AM
After months of protests against deadly police shootings, the Albuquerque City Council heard from outraged activists and a few police supporters Thursday night as it considered alternate ways to select the police chief.
But it heard nothing but...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:30 PM
A day after a tense City Council meeting — in which six protesters were forcefully ejected from the council chambers and cited for criminal trespass — the parties warring over Albuquerque's troubled Police Department were asked by federal...
| May 11, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Christopher Doyle says he doesn't think there is anything wrong with being gay, but he also believes he can help children and others rid themselves of "unwanted same-sex attractions" through therapy sessions in a tidy suburban home in Bowie.
| May 13, 2014
| 4:31 PM
The Syrian city of Aleppo is suffering an extreme water shortage days after an antigovernment Islamist faction shut down two pumping stations, government officials and a pro-opposition monitoring group said.
The shutdown has left more than 2 million...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Forty-five years after her first UCLA teaching gig attracted the wrath of Gov. Ronald Reagan, Angela Y. Davis is back on campus this semester, as regents' lecturer in the gender studies department. Her Thursday address in Royce Hall, about feminism and...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:53 PM
Along with its manicured greenbelts and meticulously neat neighborhoods, Irvine suddenly has something else on its hands: an international incident.
Members of its vast Chinese American community are fighting a city decision to bow to the demands of...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
DEYARB BOQTARES, Egypt — By all accounts, Soheir Bataa was a bright and lively girl. At 13, she was diligent in her schoolwork, with her math teacher recalling an eager pupil. On her run-down street in this Nile Delta village, she could often be...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 6:18 PM
After spending a week whisking away nearly 400 cattle they said were illegally grazing on federal land in the Nevada desert, officials facing a battalion of protesters with horses and guns decided to free those cattle in a stunning reversal Saturday...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 1:15 PM
SACRAMENTO -- California activists are taking aim at Gov. Jerry Brown's budget plans, planning a rally at the Capitol on Tuesday calling for an additional $5 billion in spending on education, social services and healthcare for the poor.
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Local leaders and activists in the Armenian community this week called the conciliatory statement by Turkey’s prime minister regarding the 1915 Armenian killings a slap in the face because he declined to characterize the deaths as genocide.