| Dec 1, 2014
| 7:35 AM
A student leader of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests said Monday that he and two other students were launching a hunger strike, a new tactic in the movement, which has begun to sputter after more than two months of sit-ins.
The announcement from...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 4:41 PM
In a move that highlighted the difficulty of consolidating Hong Kong’s “umbrella movement,” protest leaders on Sunday scrapped plans to conduct a poll asking supporters to vote on what the democracy movement’s next move should be...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
On a vacation to Hong Kong last week, one couple from Shandong province, China, made sure to take pictures of something they can’t see on the mainland: pro-democracy political signs. And their must-have souvenir was a copy of Apple Daily, an anti-...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Dozens of big U.S. corporations are considering leaving the United States in order to reduce their tax bills.
But they'll be leaving the country only on paper. They'll still do as much business in the U.S. as they were doing before.
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:35 PM
Amid rising concern over a surge of young immigrants crossing the border illegally, flag-waving protesters blocked three busloads of detainees in Riverside County on Tuesday, preventing them from reaching a Border Patrol processing station in Murrieta....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:53 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Crist is courting voters with what he calls a "First Day of Fairness."
Republicans backing incumbent Gov. Rick Scott are blasting him for "lifting a dangerous page from President Obama's playbook."...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Another delay may have been averted in resolving the three-year legal fight over how to pay for Palm Beach County’s government watchdog.
A hearing is now scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday about the legal challenge brought by 14 cities objecting to the...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Three hundred American rabbis have called on President Barack Obama to secure the immediate release of former State Department contractor Alan Gross as family members and advocates expressed growing concern for his physical and emotional health.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:20 PM
One of the most intriguing paradoxes about American conservatism is how government interventionists and libertarians have somehow managed to get along with one another long enough to make common cause.
Maybe it’s that old Middle Eastern adage,...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:10 AM
As Gov. Martin O'Malley has extended a welcoming hand to immigrant children fleeing Central America, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown and Republican rival Larry Hogan have staked out starkly different positions on whether he is doing...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration is set to aggressively expand the amount of shelter available to children apprehended at the southern U.S. border, with plans to house as many as 1,000 additional young immigrants in Chicago by the end of this year....