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  • Nobel Prize winner Malala is the real deal

    Nobel Prize winner Malala is the real deal
    Last week, I argued that the Nobel Peace Prize should go to nobody, "as an acknowledgment that the most notable eruptions of violence have been so grimly predictable, the result of years of individual and collective failures by governments and...
  • Brooklyn Elementary School hosts anti-bully activist

    Brooklyn Elementary School students had an opportunity to hear from anti-bully activist Mike Bogdanski on Oct. 3. The school brought in the martial arts expert to give presentations for Anti-Bully Month. Two presentations were geared to different grades....
  • St. Louis area police arrest at least 17 during weekend of protests

    St. Louis area police arrest at least 17 during weekend of protests
    Riot gear-clad police arrested at least 17 people on Sunday after they refused orders to disperse from a spontaneous sit-in outside a convenience store in St. Louis during a weekend of otherwise peaceful protests against police violence. Thousands of...
  • 'Ferguson October' rally highlights divide among St. Louis activists

    'Ferguson October' rally highlights divide among St. Louis activists
    A raucous “Ferguson October” crowd turned a mass protest service on its head Sunday night, heckling the president of the NAACP and successfully demanding that young demonstrators get a place on stage to address an audience of hundreds....
  • Chicagoans join protests against police brutality post-Ferguson

    Chicagoans join protests against police brutality post-Ferguson
    ST. LOUIS  Paris Jackson shuffled onto the bus in Bronzeville before dawn Saturday, pulled her denim jacket tight around her and then slept most of the 300-mile trip to St. Louis. As her fellow passengers chatted about the planned anti-police...
  • Thousands march in St. Louis to protest police violence

    Thousands march in St. Louis to protest police violence
    Thousands of protesters condemning police violence marched through St. Louis on Saturday, during a weekend of demonstrations organized after the fatal shooting in August of an unarmed black teenager by a white officer in the suburb of Ferguson. After...
  • Protests continue in St. Louis

    Protests continue in St. Louis
    The mother of an unarmed black teenager shot dead by a white officer in Ferguson, Missouri, walked with hundreds of protesters on Saturday in the St. Louis suburb, part of a weekend of protests against police violence. Earlier in the day, thousands of...
  • 17 arrested in St. Louis during 'Ferguson October' protest

    17 arrested in St. Louis during 'Ferguson October' protest
    Seventeen demonstrators were arrested in a sit-in outside a QuikTrip here early Sunday as a weekend of "Ferguson October" demonstrations continued to spread out of the suburb of Ferguson and into the city of St. Louis. "If we don't get it, shut it down,...
  • Activist investor wins control of Darden board

    Activist investor wins control of Darden board
    Every member of Darden Restaurants' board of directors was replaced Friday in a move that could have a far-reaching impact on the company — from how many breadsticks are served at Olive Garden to who owns the land on which the restaurants sit. At...
  • Pitching tents, Hong Kong democracy protesters dig in for long haul

    Hundreds of student activists camped overnight in major protest sites in Hong Kong as the democracy movement showed signs of regathering momentum after the government called off talks with its leaders to defuse unrest in the global financial hub. The...
  • Nobel Peace Prize honors Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi

    They’re denied an education, kidnapped, gang-raped and sold in the market. They’re forced to cart water and they’re married off early to old men. Then one extraordinary girl, Malala Yousafzai, escaped the fate of others and soared to...