| 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 24, 2015
| 3:45 PM
The Elgin School District U46 is considering changes in its discipline and behavior code that would affect everything from political demonstrations to cyber-bullying to teen dating violence to keeping athletes from suffering concussions.
| Feb 24, 2015
| 6:40 AM
Cuban dissidents say that more than 100 anti-government activists have been arrested and they were awaiting word Monday on how many have been released.
Berta Soler, leaders of the group Ladies in White, said that 53 members of her group and 36 other...
| 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,...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 7:19 PM
Boris Y. Nemtsov, one of Russian President Vladimir Putin's fiercest critics, was shot dead in the shadow of St. Basil's Cathedral near Red Square early Saturday on the eve of a massive opposition march to show defiance on Kremlin aggression against...