| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Pro-Palestinian activists in many countries recently have been actively protesting Israel's military operations in Gaza. They burn Israeli flags, throw stones at synagogues, call for academic boycotts of Israel's universities and shout "death to Israel...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:05 PM
FERGUSON, Mo. Tension stayed high and raw Monday as the St. Louis region continued to wait for answers in the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager by a municipal police officer.
In another day of fast-moving events, the FBI promised to investigate the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:27 AM
No charges will be filed against a group of protesters who wrote antiabortion messages in chalk outside a Newport Beach doctor's home, authorities said Wednesday.
Police had said that the messages -- including "Abortion is murder" and "Your neighbor...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 6:50 PM
ISLAMABAD (dpa) A maverick Pakistani cleric agitating against the government said Saturday that seven of his supporters had been killed in clashes with police across the country.
Tahirul Qadri, a Canada-based preacher who returned in June with the...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Law-enforcement officials said Wednesday that they will not file charges against a group of protesters who wrote anti-abortion messages in chalk outside a Newport Beach doctor's home.
Police had said the demonstrators technically may have vandalized...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 8:23 AM
For the nearly 2,200 people shot last year in Chicago, getting to a trauma center within minutes was often their best hope of not becoming one of the city's 415 homicide victims.
But how fast they received trauma care depended on where in Chicago they...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Southwest Airlines, which has been under fire from animal activists over its marketing partnership with SeaWorld, is parting ways with the company after 26 years.
The companies said in a joint statement Thursday they they both decided not to renew their...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:00 PM
When Secretary of State John F. Kerry traveled to Ethiopia last year, he met a young blogger named Natnael Feleke. When he returned a few months ago, Kerry found that Feleke, along with five other bloggers and three journalists, had been arrested —...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:10 PM
“Breaking news, I am officially legal.”
Ugandan gay activist Frank Mugisha tweeted that news to supporters around the world after Uganda’s Constitutional Court on Friday overturned a law that punished homosexuality with life in jail....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The Greenpeace protest ship Arctic Sunrise has been released after 10 months of detention by Russian authorities and the damaged icebreaker is now limping back home to Amsterdam, the environmental activist group said Friday.
The Arctic Sunrise was...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The lawyer for one of two California animal activists accused of sabotaging an Illinois mink farm and releasing about 2,000 animals into the wild last year said today he plans to challenge the constitutionality of the federal “animal enterprise...