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  • Anti-Israel activists aren't helping the Palestinian cause in Gaza [Letter]

    Anti-Israel activists aren't helping the Palestinian cause in Gaza [Letter]
    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...
  • Tension remains high in wake of fatal shooting of Missouri teen

    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...
  • Anti-abortion activists avoid charges in Newport Beach chalk protest

    Anti-abortion activists avoid charges in Newport Beach chalk protest
    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...
  • Pakistan cleric says seven activists killed ahead of planned protest

    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...
  • Anti-abortion activists won't face charges over chalk writing near Newport doctor's home

    Anti-abortion activists won't face charges over chalk writing near Newport doctor's home
    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...
  • Activists: South Side hospital patients caught in 'trauma deserts'

    Activists: South Side hospital patients caught in 'trauma deserts'
    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...
  • Southwest Airlines, SeaWorld ending partnership

    Southwest Airlines, SeaWorld ending partnership
    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...
  • In Ethiopia, a stranglehold on freedom

    In Ethiopia, a stranglehold on freedom
    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 —...
  • Uganda court rejects anti-gay bill

    “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....
  • Greenpeace protest ship released by Russia after 10 months

    Greenpeace protest ship released by Russia after 10 months
    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...
  • Lawyer plans constitutional challenge in mink farm sabotage case

    Lawyer plans constitutional challenge in mink farm sabotage case
    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...