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  • Marchers gather around U.S. in second night of protests over chokehold death

    Marchers gather around U.S. in second night of protests over chokehold death
    People swarmed the streets of New York and other cities for a second night to protest a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the death of an unarmed black man. The wave of protests began after no charges were brought against...
  • Volunteers help over 100 arrested Ferguson protesters get legal aid

    Volunteers help over 100 arrested Ferguson protesters get legal aid
    The young man and woman waiting in the dark outside the St. Louis county jail were bundled up in scarves and hats to ward off a light freezing rain, but still they were shivering. Every time someone emerged from the jail they would scurry with the...
  • Protests, vigils follow shooting near Ferguson

    Protests, vigils follow shooting near Ferguson
    Protests flared into early Thursday in the St. Louis suburb where a white police officer fatally shot a black man who brandished a gun at a gas station on Tuesday night. A group of protesters marched onto Interstate 170 in the city of Berkeley, ...
  • Two New Mexico cops charged with murder in shooting of homeless camper

    Two New Mexico cops charged with murder in shooting of homeless camper
    Two Albuquerque police officers were charged with murder Monday in the shooting death of a knife-wielding homeless man that led to violent protests and brought new scrutiny to the police department amid a federal investigation.  The decision to bring...
  • Molotov cocktails, clashes as thousands of Mexicans protest over massacre

    Molotov cocktails, clashes as thousands of Mexicans protest over massacre
    Protesters threw Molotov cocktails and clashed with riot police outside Mexico City's National Palace on Thursday as thousands protested against President Enrique Pena Nieto's handling of the apparent massacre of 43 trainee school teachers. Hundreds of...
  • Federal civil rights charges appear unlikely in Ferguson shooting: report

    Federal civil rights charges appear unlikely in Ferguson shooting: report
    U.S. Justice Department officials probably will not bring civil rights charges against a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager set off rioting in August, the Washington Post reported on Friday. The...
  • Missouri governor says violence won't be tolerated after Ferguson grand jury ruling

    Missouri governor says violence won't  be tolerated after Ferguson grand jury ruling
    While the St. Louis area remains on edge awaiting a grand jury decision in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., local law enforcement and activists are preparing for protests that could potentially...
  • Still seeking equality, 50 years after the Civil Rights Act

    Still seeking equality, 50 years after the Civil Rights Act
    To grow up in Atlanta is to be always aware of Martin Luther King Jr. and how his story intertwines with your own fate. I was born in 1978 less than a mile from the Atlanta house where King grew up. As a schoolchild, I visited Auburn Avenue —...
  • King's message of civil disobedience resonates among protesters

    King's message of civil disobedience resonates among protesters
    When he first heard that a white police officer had fatally shot a young black man near St. Louis last summer, the Rev. Jamal Bryant got a sick feeling in his stomach. Then a friend sent video. "Seeing Michael Brown's body on the ground, covered in...
  • MLK parade-goers in Orlando reflect on King's impact

    MLK parade-goers in Orlando reflect on King's impact
    Jeff Townsend's simple black T-shirt said it all. The words "I can't breathe" – the last phrase 43-year-old Eric Garner muttered before dying at the hands of New York Police Department on July 17 – written on the back. On the front was a...
  • Photographer shot at anti-Charlie Hebdo protest in Pakistan

    Photographer shot at anti-Charlie Hebdo protest in Pakistan
    A rally by Pakistani students against a French satirical weekly's latest publication of a Prophet Muhammad cartoon turned violent on Friday, with police firing warning shots and water cannons to disperse the demonstration. A photographer with the Agence...