| Oct 13, 2014
| 8:32 PM
More than 50 people were arrested in a series of peaceful rolling protests in the St. Louis area on Monday, staged to draw attention to police violence more than two months after a white officer killed an unarmed black teenager in a local suburb....
| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Just months after being elected leader of Hong Kong's biggest university student group, Alex Chow joined in the city's annual, orderly July 1 pro-democracy march. But in a move that foreshadowed last week's massive sit-ins, Chow and a committed core of...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:19 AM
To the editor: The Republican National Committee denounces the College Board's AP United States history guidelines for their alleged "radically revisionist view of American history." ("New U.S. history curriculum sparks education battle of 2014," Oct. 1)...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:51 PM
Hours after mainland Chinese officials announced new rules ensuring that only handpicked candidates could run for Hong Kong’s top leadership position in 2017, local democracy activist Benny Tai Yiu-ting declared a new "era of civil disobedience."...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:35 PM
For the third straight day Wednesday hundreds of high school students walked out of their classrooms in suburban Denver in an act of civil disobedience to protest proposed curriculum changes that would curtail lessons about civil disobedience and other...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:42 AM
As rows of Bethlehem police officers armed with batons and wearing riot gear marched in unison across a grassy field, two horses with the department's mounted unit trotted behind.
Just like the officers in the civil disturbance drill, the horses wore...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:19 PM
With the fatal shooting of Michael Brown and the ensuing unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and the shooting of Ezell Ford here in Los Angeles, I cried remembering the three words that challenged me three years ago.
“It’s a boy!”
| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:09 AM
Hundreds of fast food workers plan to strike and protest across the country on Thursday, the latest step in their push for a $15 hourly wage, organizers said Monday.
The plans, discussed by organizers on Monday’s U.S. Labor Day holiday, include...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Carrie Evans, the executive director of Equality Maryland, was arrested at an immigration reform rally in Washington on Thursday afternoon, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization said.
The arrest wasn't surprising, as...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:51 PM
On Saturday, Sept. 20, if Stasyi Barth of Lake Elsinore has her way, border traffic from the Pacific Ocean to Brownsville, Texas, will grind to a halt, blockaded by Americans using their vehicles as barricades.
Barth is rallying folks who are mad as...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Iraq’s worst surge in sectarian violence since 2008, fueled by protracted political disputes, makes the first parliamentary election since the U.S.-led occupation anything but promising.
Over the last year, Islamic militants have targeted...