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  • Two shot, dozens arrested in San Francisco following Giants' win

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Two people were shot, one was stabbed and around 40 were arrested as celebrations in San Francisco for the Giants victory in the World Series turned violent overnight, police said on Thursday. A number of police officers were struck...
  • There is no justice in prisons' race-based punishment

    The incident in 2006 was in some ways typical: A group of inmates at High Desert State Prison near Susanville attacked two corrections officers, and prison officials responded with a race-based lockdown, keeping African American prisoners confined to...
  • More Hong Kong protesters pour into streets as police pull back

    After a night of tense confrontations with pro-democracy protesters in which the streets of Hong Kong were filled with tear gas, police abruptly reversed course Monday and adopted a much more relaxed stance that allowed even bigger crowds to pour into...
  • In Xinjiang, China, journalists work in the shadow of censorship

    In Xinjiang, China, journalists work in the shadow of censorship
    Uplifting propaganda posters touting President Xi Jinping's "China Dream" catchphrase are plastered across many cities in China these days. But throughout the country's westernmost province, an unrelenting series of billboards, red banners and spray-...
  • Amid protests, Hong Kong gets nicer

    Amid protests, Hong Kong gets nicer
    — In Hong Kong, business is king. Men in custom-made suits clog the streets; downtown is chock-a-block with financial institutions and luxury stores. Taxi drivers offer stock tips unbidden. As a result, many Hong Kongers viewed the student-led...
  • Mexican authorities say police shot, wounded German student

    Mexican authorities said Monday that police shot and wounded a university student in Guerrero state, where residents have been protesting suspected police involvement in the deaths and disappearances of dozens of college students last month. Officers in...
  • The Week in Pictures | Oct. 13–19, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin in Liberia, where health workers at Doctors Without Borders talk with Ebola patients in the high-risk area of the ELWA 3 Ebola treatment center. The World Health Organization says that...
  • Pictures in the News | October 17, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Europe, where Italian riot police in Turin use tear gas during clashes with demonstrators in Turin, who were protesting a European jobs summit. Also in Italy, School children paint a car wreck during a performance...
  • Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes

    Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes
    A deepening sense of impasse gripped Hong Kong on Monday as pro-democracy protests entered their fourth week, with the government having limited options to end the crisis and demonstrators increasingly willing to confront police. Dozens of people were...
  • Riot breaks out at New Hampshire pumpkin festival

    It wasn't the pumpkins they were smashing. A quaint pumpkin festival in New Hampshire ended with tear gas, street fires and at least one flipped car on Saturday as mobs of college students and young people turned parts of the town of Keene into a free-...
  • Hong Kong students, government stand their ground before talks

    Hong Kong students, government stand their ground before talks
    Hong Kong students and the government stood their ground on Monday ahead of talks aimed at defusing more than three weeks of pro-democracy protests that have blocked traffic around the Chinese-controlled city, but expectations of a breakthrough were low....