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  • 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...
  • Mexican cartel leader kills self; bodies in grave not missing students

    The leader of a Mexican drug gang suspected in the disappearance of dozens of college students last month killed himself Tuesday after a gun battle with federal police, authorities said.  Mexico's attorney general later said that 28 bodies discovered in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Clergy among those arrested in Ferguson police station protest

    Clergy among those arrested in Ferguson police station protest
    Fulfilling a promise he made to hundreds of activists the night before, Cornel West on Monday did exactly what he came to Ferguson to do: He got arrested. The activist and academic was among a crowd of dozens of clergy and other demonstrators who...
  • St. Louis area police arrest at least 17 during weekend of protests

    St. Louis area police arrest at least 17 during weekend of protests
    Riot gear-clad police arrested at least 17 people on Sunday after they refused orders to disperse from a spontaneous sit-in outside a convenience store in St. Louis during a weekend of otherwise peaceful protests against police violence. Thousands of...
  • 'Ferguson October' rally highlights divide among St. Louis activists

    'Ferguson October' rally highlights divide among St. Louis activists
    A raucous “Ferguson October” crowd turned a mass protest service on its head Sunday night, heckling the president of the NAACP and successfully demanding that young demonstrators get a place on stage to address an audience of hundreds....