| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:46 PM
World leaders Wednesday denounced the violence unleashed by Egyptian security forces to disperse Islamist protesters in Cairo. But Muslim Brotherhood allies of the demonstrators applauded their defiance as important in the quest for Muslim power...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:47 AM
After the bloody crackdown on protesters in Egypt on Wednesday, Mohamed ElBaradei, the Nobel peace laureate who had served as vice president and lent a civilian face to what can now only be described as a military dictatorship, resigned in protest. "It...
| Jul 25, 2013
Janet Napolitano will be the first female president of the University of California, the first non-academic, the first politician and, most important, an indicator of the evolution of the job itself: University presidents, particularly presidents of...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 9:32 AM
LIMA, Peru -- Nobody said it was going to be easy, and it rarely is for Peru’s presidents. But Ollanta Humala, who recently completed his second year in office, is facing an unusual array of challenges, including protests, cabinet resignations and...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:57 PM
CAIRO -- International efforts to resolve Egypt’s political crisis have intensified, including a prison meeting early Monday between U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns and a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood who faces murder charges...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:09 AM
ANTAKYA, Turkey--Turkey’s former military chief was sentenced to life in prison on Monday, convicted along with many others of trying to overthrow the government of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Retired Gen. Ilker Basbug was the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:59 AM
CAIRO — Egypt’s military-backed government sought to demonize the Muslim Brotherhood on Friday by accusing the Islamist group of using children as human shields at its rallies against the coup that overthrew President Mohamed Morsi last month....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:29 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Civil-rights leader Jesse Jackson dropped in on the Trayvon Martin-inspired protesters occupying the Florida Capitol Tuesday, labeling Florida's political environment "toxic" and likening Gov. Rick Scott to the late segregationist George...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:17 AM
A memorial in Glendale to sex slaves who served the Japanese army during World War II has aggravated an overseas opposition group that has now turned its attention to a similar proposal in Buena Park.
Members of the opposition group — which...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 6:19 PM
About 70 anti-foreclosure activists gathered Saturday afternoon outside the San Marino home of Wells Fargo Chief Financial Officer Tim Sloan, testing a city law against political protest in residential areas that was enacted after a previous demonstration...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Trayvon Martin's death, and George Zimmerman's delayed arrest last year, were the catalysts that brought the Dream Defenders together at Florida A&M University in April 2012.
But as the group of young demonstrators becomes a statewide civil-rights...