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  • Hundreds of protesters arrested on Brooklyn Bridge

    Hundreds of protesters arrested on Brooklyn Bridge
    About 700 protesters were arrested Saturday in a demonstration against corporate greed and other social inequalities after they swarmed the Brooklyn Bridge and shut down a lane of traffic for several hours, New York City police said. Paul Browne, a...
  • More than 700 arrested in Wall Street protest

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Police reopened the Brooklyn Bridge Saturday evening after more than 700 anti-Wall Street protesters were arrested for blocking traffic lanes and attempting an unauthorized march across the span. The arrests took place when a large...
  • Occupy Wall Street protests spread to Baltimore, other cities

    Occupy Wall Street protests spread to Baltimore, other cities
    St. John's United Methodist Church, a centuries-old church on St. Paul Street, looked the way it does during its occasional rock concerts. Hundreds of people — some older than 40, some in their 20s — gathered there Sunday not for the music, or...
  • Occupy Wall Street: The new Populists?

    Occupy Wall Street: The new Populists?
    They call themselves the 99 Percenters. "We are occupying Wall Street," they say, encamped by the hundreds in a park dubbed Liberty Square in Lower Manhattan's financial district, and now seconded by satellite groups at L.A.'s City Hall, in San...
  • Wall St. Protests Expand, Could Mean More Arrests

    Wall St. Protests Expand, Could Mean More Arrests
    The protests against Wall Street are extending to other cities and to other locations in New York City. That local expansion could be a cause for a degree of concern, since troubles arise every time the demonstrations move from their origin in the...
  • Anti-Wall St Movement Has Potential Political Punch

    Anti-Wall St Movement Has Potential Political Punch
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats and Republicans have fired opening shots in a populist battle over corporate America's power, with the political impact as uncertain as trading on Wall Street. In a speech on Friday, House of Representatives Republican...
  • Occupy Chicago arrests are seen as a trial run for international summits to come next year

    Occupy Chicago arrests are seen as a trial run for international summits to come next year
    With two international summits coming to Chicago in just seven months, the city got a chance to conduct a trial run early Sunday in arresting a large group of protesters without it escalating into violence. Throughout Saturday evening, police remained in...
  • No. 6 Train Service Restored After Monday Morning Derailment

    No. 6 Train Service Restored After Monday Morning Derailment
    A No. 6 train derailed early Monday at the Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall station, snarling the morning commute before it even began. Two cars on the uptown No. 6 train derailed just after 6 a.m at the subway line's first stop in Manhattan, near Park Row...
  • Joan Baez on the new protest era: The whole world's watching

    Joan Baez on the new protest era: The whole world's watching
    Joan Baez is calling from Paris the morning after a sold-out concert, and she’s seen the news reports coming out of Chicago. “You have a number of activities going on in town, I understand,” she says with an understated laugh. She&...
  • Selma, Ala.: Crossing a bridge into civil rights history

    Selma, Ala.: Crossing a bridge into civil rights history
    I like to walk bridges. I've crossed the obvious: The Brooklyn Bridge, with its panorama of Manhattan, makes your heart soar. And I've strolled the obscure, including the Duke Ellington Bridge over Washington, D.C.'s Rock Creek. (In a world that generally...
  • Woman's Club of Laurel starts off fall season of yard sales

    The GFWC Woman's Club of Laurel Inc. will hold its annual yard sale this Saturday, Sept. 17, from 8 a.m. to noon, at 16201 Bond Mill Road, between Brooklyn Bridge Road and Orem Drive. The Woman's Club is a nonprofit organization that raises money and...