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  • Ukraine's leader to meet with 3 predecessors to try to resolve crisis

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich said he would meet with his three predecessors Tuesday in an effort to resolve a political crisis that escalated with the storming of an opposition party headquarters by armed riot police....
  • Ukraine leaders meet, fail to break stalemate

    KIEV, Ukraine -- The four men who have served as Ukraine's presidents since independence held an unusual meeting Tuesday, but failed to break the stalemate in the country's worst political crisis since its 2004 Orange Revolution. In a nationally...
  • Ukrainian leader calls for dialogue after police sweep fails

    Ukrainian leader calls for dialogue after police sweep fails
    MOSCOW – Ukraine’s president struck a conciliatory tone Wednesday with opponents of his government, offering dialogue after security forces earlier in the day unsuccessfully tried to clear protesters from the capital’s Independence...
  • Ukraine protesters clash with police, demand president's resignation

    Ukraine protesters clash with police, demand president's resignation
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukrainian riot police used force in an attempt to disperse protesters in downtown Kiev on Wednesday, further stoking opposition leaders, who vowed to coax hundreds of thousands into the streets, rejected more negotiations and demanded...
  • Ukraine protesters hunker down, brace for next conflict

    Ukraine protesters hunker down, brace for next conflict
    KIEV, Ukraine — Disabled since birth, Liza Shaposhnik, 27, came to the capital city two months ago from the depressed mining region of Donetsk in search of work. What she found instead is a community that needs and cherishes her — fellow...
  • Rena Price dies at 97; her and son's arrests sparked Watts riots

    Rena Price dies at 97; her and son's arrests sparked Watts riots
    On a hot August evening nearly 48 years ago, Rena Price was at home in South Los Angeles when she was summoned with alarming news: A few blocks away, one of her sons, Marquette Frye, had been stopped by California Highway Patrol officers after driving...
  • Officers injured, eight arrested in Huntington Beach rioting

    Officers injured, eight arrested in Huntington Beach rioting
    Eight people were arrested and several officers were injured Sunday night in a confrontation between beachgoers and Huntington Beach police following the U.S. Open of Surfing. Police were still assessing the damage after a fight broke out in the crowd...
  • Huntington Beach riot: bike shop workers fought off looters

    Huntington Beach riot: bike shop workers fought off looters
    As downtown Huntington Beach businesses opened early Monday and merchants took stock of the damage from Sunday night's riots, one shop clearly took the brunt of the mayhem. As police officers forced an out-of-control crowd Sunday away from the beach,...
  • Dramatic photos, videos of Huntington Beach rioting

    Dramatic photos, videos of Huntington Beach rioting
    This post has been corrected, as noted below. Huntington Beach is cleaning up Monday morning after a fight broke out following the U.S. Open of Surfing, leading to a two-hour confrontation between police and unruly beachgoers. Eight people were...
  • Huntington Beach riot: Cops badly outnumbered, resident says

    Huntington Beach riot: Cops badly outnumbered, resident says
    Huntington Beach resident Michael Heh said he was in awe at the scene on Main Street late Sunday. At the front of this sea of young, alcohol-fueled humanity packed into a two-lane street of storefronts was a row of what Heh estimated to be 150 shirtless...
  • H.B. police release names of 7 arrested in riot

     H.B. police release names of 7 arrested in riot
    The Huntington Beach Police Department on Monday released the names of seven people arrested during a riot downtown following the U.S. Open of Surfing. The following people were arrested and booked at the city jail Sunday: •Michael John Lytle,...