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  • Death sentence of state's longest-serving death row inmate overturned

     
    A federal appeals court Monday overturned the death sentence of California’s longest serving death row inmate on the grounds that his defense lawyer failed to investigate and present mitigating evidence during the penalty phase of his murder trial....
  • Local clinics brace for more patients as healthcare reform takes effect

     
    Theresa Day, 50, had been waiting two hours for her appointment at the To Help Everyone Clinic, a community fixture at 38th Street and Western Avenue for more than 30 years....
  • Occupy’s unintended legacy: more restrictions on protests

     
    It's an ironic legacy for a movement conceived as a voice for the downtrodden....
  • A year later, Occupy evolves with the times

    A year later, Occupy evolves with the times
    The signs on the freshly planted City Hall south lawn list a long string of don'ts. "No tents, stakes, camping, open flames or cooking.... No writing/painting/affixing signs, projections or other materials to trees, landscaping or public property."...
  • Occupy’s niche smaller 1 year after landmark arrests

     
    This week marks the first anniversary of a memorable act of street theater in the city — the peaceful, ritual arrest of 173 Occupy Chicago protesters who refused to leave Grant Park after the 11 p.m. curfew. As news accounts......
  • Protests Mark Occupy Wall Street's 1-year Anniversary

    Protests Mark Occupy Wall Street's 1-year Anniversary
    NEW YORK -- It's been one year since Occupy Wall Street began, when hundreds of protesters descended on the nation's financial center and kicked off a nationwide social movement. Organizers are marking Monday's anniversary, dubbed "S17," with scores of...
  • Occupy Sacramento Organizes Protest on One-Year Anniversary

    Occupy Sacramento Organizes Protest on One-Year Anniversary
    Sacramento Occupy protesters will gather at Monsanto's Davis facility Monday morning to kick off a series of anti-Monsanto protests -- on the day the Occupy Movement began just one year ago. "We are going to be blockading the entrances where cars can...
  • Occupy anniversary: The 1 percent are winning

    Occupy anniversary: The 1 percent are winning
    It's been a good year for the 1 percent. The protesters who occupied public spaces in cities across the country, beginning with Wall Street on Sept. 17, 2011, garnered a great deal of attention for the idea that our democracy is being hijacked by the...
  • Local activists say Occupy Baltimore still working for change

    Local activists say Occupy Baltimore still working for change
    Some are working to change the way development in Baltimore affects low-income residents. Others are using art to comment on social inequalities. Still others are battling home foreclosures in the city or gathering free books to hand out in poor...
  • Occupy Lives! On the Printed Page!

    Occupy Lives! On the Printed Page!
    Well, if the original start date of the Occupy movement (i.e. Occupy Wall Street, Occupy New Haven and elsewhere) was so arbitrary and spontaneous, then we shouldn’t be disappointed if the movement’s first anniversary seemed rather desultory...
  • Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's In Town For U.N. General Assembly; People Already Protesting

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's In Town For U.N. General Assembly; People Already Protesting
    "Down with terrorists! Down with Ahmadinejad!" screamed protesters on Saturday as they drove by the Warwick Hotel in Midtown, where Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is expected to stay in preparation for his speech Wednesday at the United Nations....