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  • Judge: Police in Ferguson can't forbid protesters to stand still

    Judge: Police in Ferguson can't forbid protesters to stand still
    Officers in Ferguson, Mo., violated the Constitution by requiring peaceful protesters to keep moving rather than stand still during demonstrations that followed the Aug. 9 police shooting of an unarmed man, a federal judge said Monday. U.S. District...
  • 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...
  • Men and violence: Sizing up how men size up one another

    Men and violence: Sizing up how men size up one another
    Daniel Fessler is out at UCLA's Drake Track Stadium to do a bit of discreet academic observation. Spying, really, with a smidgen of fibbing. It's fall 2013. Headlines are fading about a Florida jury's acquittal of a neighborhood watch volunteer who...
  • Rioters should learn to appreciate police

    Those who rioted in Ferguson should be arrested. Then they should be required to ride, in uniform, with a police officer in Ferguson for one month, on the night shift. Maybe then they would have an appreciation for the task confronting police officers....
  • L.A. protests over Ferguson decision continue for second night

    L.A. protests over Ferguson decision continue for second night
    As protesters poured through the streets of Los Angeles for a second night Tuesday, they chanted about change and racial injustice while rallying against a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the August death of an unarmed...
  • If Obama can't bridge racial divide, who can?

    If Obama can't bridge racial divide, who can?
    After a grand jury decided not to indict a police officer in the death of Michael Brown, President Barack Obama stepped up to perform his unofficial yet widely presumed role: racial explainer-in-chief. It is not a new role, but as he shared a split-...
  • Ferguson protesters take to Baltimore streets

    Ferguson protesters take to Baltimore streets
    Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Baltimore to voice frustration and solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo., marching through downtown streets and shutting down the entrance to Interstate 83. At Morgan State University, students blocked...
  • In L.A., anatomy of a protest in wake of Ferguson decision

    In L.A., anatomy of a protest in wake of Ferguson decision
    The protests in Los Angeles on Monday night over the decision in Missouri not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown offered a window into the tactics of both demonstrators and police. Below is a review...
  • After grand jury announcement in Missouri, it's time to build bonds in community [Letter]

    This week a Grand Jury in St. Louis County, Mo., announced that Police Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African American male. After the announcement news outlets were filled with images of...