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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cheryl Duckworth: Ferguson and our post Sept. 11 culture of war

    Many people believe that violence is caught or imported into the United States' borders from problems that start somewhere else — a phenomenon that I sometimes call Contagion Theory. To the contrary, our nation's history shows that violence is...
  • There is no justice in prisons' race-based punishment

    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...
  • 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...
  • Military setup needed for good reason: My Word

    In view of the Ferguson, Mo., riots, much has been said about the militarization of police nationwide. By this, I mean police with armored military vehicles, weapons, uniforms, etc. Some people say this intimidates the rioters, increases the tension...
  • FIFA chief Sepp Blatter target of Zurich protesters

    Sepp Blatter, the controversial president of world soccer's governing body, generally travels with a security detail. On Tuesday he needed riot police as well when demonstrators interrupted a speech he was making at a university in Zurich, Switzerland,...
  • How our drug and gun habits tie in with the 43 missing Mexican students

    How our drug and gun habits tie in with the 43 missing Mexican students
    By now, unfortunately, we’ve become inured to reports of violence among Mexico’s brutal drug gangs, from the murderous border town of Nuevo Laredo to the gruesome killing zones of Guerrero state, which includes Acapulco. But the reports over...