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  • Activists sue San Francisco over 'Google buses'

    Activists sue San Francisco over 'Google buses'
    There appears to be no prospect of peace in San Francisco when it comes to the parade of giant, corporate shuttles rumbling through the streets every day. On Thursday, a coalition of local activists filed a lawsuit asking a judge to prevent corporate...
  • Immigration protesters pressure Obama for more change

    Immigration protesters pressure Obama for more change
    When immigration activists take to the streets Thursday for a series of May Day marches in downtown Los Angeles, their message will be largely directed at President Obama. "The president needs to be pressured to use the authority that he has to keep...
  • Government investigates 55 colleges over handling of sex assault cases

    Government investigates 55 colleges over handling of sex assault cases
    Aiming to reduce sexual assault on campus, the federal government Thursday disclosed that 55 colleges and universities, including four in California, are under investigation for possibly violating the law in their handling of sexual violence and...
  • Two GOPs is one too many [Commentary]

    Two GOPs is one too many [Commentary]
    In backingDel. Steve Schuh this month over incumbent Laura Neuman in the GOP primary for Anne Arundel County Executive, former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. cited Mr. Schuh's attendance at national Republican conventions, his membership in a local Republican...
  • In Ukraine, separatists seize one of last government sites in Donetsk

    In Ukraine, separatists seize one of last government sites in Donetsk
    A crowd of more than 2,000 pro-Russia separatists on Sunday night seized one of the last key official sites in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk still in the hands of the country’s interim government. The demonstrators, some armed with sticks...
  • In Syria, activists in Raqqa try to confront militant Islamist group

    In the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, the main commercial street was busy. Shops were open, with customers strolling the aisles, and cars filled the streets. Only a few dozen stores were closed. It wasn’t what activists had hoped for when they...
  • Nigerian militant boasts of abducting girls, with over 270 missing

    An extremist Nigerian insurgent leader boasted Monday that he had kidnapped more than 270 schoolgirls who three weeks ago were loaded into trucks by gunmen in the dead of night, according to a video released to Agence France-Presse. "I abducted your...
  • A radical new way to fight parking tickets: Would it work in L.A.?

    A radical new way to fight parking tickets: Would it work in L.A.?
    A band of libertarian activists has descended on the New Hampshire town of Keene to defend liberty and defeat the tyranny of $5 parking tickets. But if they really want to break the bondage of parking citations, they ought to come west to Los Angeles,...
  • NOW fails to squash abortion protesters with RICO

     NOW fails to squash abortion protesters with RICO
    Just how small-minded and vindictive the National Organization for Women is was revealed for all to see last week in the federal appeals court here. That's where NOW got slapped down for the latest chapter in its decadeslong effort to club pro-life...
  • Jay Leno Among Sultan of Brunei Protesters at Beverly Hills Hotel

    As it is embattled with a growing list of prominent organizations dropping out of events, the Beverly Hills Hotel on Monday faced the public spectacle of a protest across the street as entertainment figures and political leaders rallied against a harsh...
  • Toddler's defecating riles residents of mainland China and Hong Kong

    Toddler's defecating riles residents of mainland China and Hong Kong
    Of all the weighty issues about self-rule and democracy confronting China and Hong Kong, the former British colony that reverted to mainland control in 1997, who could have imagined it would come to this? A 2-year-old boy defecating on a Hong Kong...