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  • Israelis growing hungry for vegan diet

    TEL AVIV (JTA) — The music pounded, the liquor flowed, dancers filled the floor and khinkali meat dumplings and kababi skewers — staples of traditional Georgian cuisines — sat on almost every table. That was back in February, before...
  • 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....
  • Ag Gag Laws, Industrial Farm Animal Abuse Focus of Yale Forum

    Ag Gag Laws, Industrial Farm Animal Abuse Focus of Yale Forum
    There are legislative and legal skirmishes going on all across the nation over farm animal welfare and "agricultural gag laws," hot-button issues that will be the focus of a forum at Yale Law School in New Haven Saturday. So-called "Ag Gag Laws"...
  • In Pakistan, some antigovernment protesters just want to go home

    In Pakistan, some antigovernment protesters just want to go home
    A month ago, Shabbir Ahmed was excited when he and 20 coworkers were ordered by their boss to join antigovernment demonstrations in the heart of this capital. The 25-year-old laborer from the eastern metropolis of Lahore had never been to Islamabad...
  • Hong Kong protesters criticize officials' reform plan as vague

    Hong Kong protesters criticize officials' reform plan as vague
    Student leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests said Thursday that they see little point in engaging in further dialogue with the government if officials don’t offer more specific details on a political reform proposal. Yvonne Leung,...
  • Woman beaten by CHP officer settles, but activists 'want him in prison'

    Woman beaten by CHP officer settles, but activists 'want him in prison'
    Civil rights activists plan to launch a new campaign Thursday for the criminal prosecution of a California Highway Patrol officer caught on video repeatedly punching a woman on the 10 Freeway in Los Angeles, saying the officer's resignation and a $1.5-...
  • Protest and praise for 'The Death of Klinghoffer' at the Metropolitan Opera

    Protest and praise for 'The Death of Klinghoffer' at the Metropolitan Opera
    It wasn't on a scale with the riotous premiere of Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring," but the first Metropolitan Opera performance of "The Death of Klinghoffer," the controversial work by composer John Adams and librettist Alice Goodman about the 1985...
  • Dana Milbank: Liberals cool on Obama, but he's the lesser evil

    Dana Milbank: Liberals cool on Obama,  but he's the lesser evil
    WASHINGTON — The anti-Obama left was out in force. All 22 of them. As the president stood on the South Lawn to announce the bombing campaign in Syria, liberal demonstrators gathered on Pennsylvania Avenue on the other side of the White House to...
  • Ferguson police barred from wearing 'I am Darren Wilson' bracelets

    Ferguson police barred from wearing 'I am Darren Wilson' bracelets
    Federal officials intervened Friday to stop police in Ferguson, Mo., from wearing “I am Darren Wilson” bracelets in solidarity with the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old there last month. Ferguson Police Chief...
  • Six arrested as Hong Kong protesters storm government plaza

    Six arrested as Hong Kong protesters storm government plaza
    Nearly 100 pro-democracy protesters, some scaling fences, tried to occupy part of a plaza at the main government compound in Hong Kong late Friday, before police using pepper spray moved swiftly in an attempt to disperse the crowd. The protesters,...
  • Hong Kong police surround stragglers at Occupy Central protest

    Hong Kong police surround stragglers at Occupy Central protest
    Police moved in early Sunday to surround the remnants of a pro-democracy demonstration as it morphed from a student-led protest into one spearheaded by the Occupy Central movement, which took its name and inspiration from the Occupy movement in the United...