| Mar 1, 2015
| 7:27 AM
Venezuela will shrink the size of the U.S. Embassy staff, limit the activities of U.S. diplomats and require American citizens to apply for visas if they want to come bask on the beach.
Speaking before a crowd that rallied to protest imperialism,...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 2:22 PM
Alaa al-Qureishi's home is full of ghosts — the photos of dead relatives decorating the walls of every room.
In 2006, his mother and brother were killed when the house, in the Sadr City neighborhood of Baghdad, was randomly hit by a rocket. A year...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 1:52 PM
Four years ago, thousands of Syrian men, women and children took to the streets peacefully to demand their right to basic human freedoms. They were met with violence from a regime that has since systematically intensified its brutality. The killing has...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 7:08 AM
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff faced the biggest challenge yet of her young and turbulent second term, as hundreds of thousands of protesters took to streets in more than 150 cities to demand her impeachment and an end to corruption.
| Mar 12, 2015
| 11:49 PM
Facing off across the very spot where two St. Louis-area police officers were wounded by gunfire less than 24 hours earlier, police and protesters engaged in a long evening of stare-downs and posturing late Thursday.
A line of police officers stood next...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 8:11 AM
Egypt on Friday opened an international investors’ conference that it hopes will drum up billions of dollars in business and help revive an economy that has been in dire straits for the last four years of political turmoil.
| Mar 10, 2015
| 8:45 PM
Los Angeles police erred in 2011 when they arrested a homeless activist and threatened criminal sanctions against others for holding a noisy protest on skid row, a federal appeals court decided Tuesday.
A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 8:43 AM
Two months into a bloody standoff in Bangladesh that has left at least 118 people dead, the violence has eased but the political crisis continues to deepen.
After weeks of deadly arson attacks by anti-government protesters enforcing a crippling...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 5:00 AM
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Selma marches of 1965, we will replay the inspirational words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., recount the courage of the marchers in the face of police brutality and recall the shock to the conscience that led to...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 3:01 PM
Florida faces a pivot point in its nation-leading drive to hold public schools accountable via high-stakes testing.
Amid a groundswell of protest from across the state and political spectrum, a bipartisan push for reasonable relief is finally in sight....
| Feb 9, 2015
| 12:00 PM
The man who brought us Cherry Garcia, Phish Food and New York Super Fudge Chunk has a distaste for the mint that is American politics. So Ben Cohen is fighting back the best way he knows how, with persuasive slogans — and ice cream.