| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:07 AM
New Jersey's largest police department will be placed under federal oversight for repeatedly violating residents' civil rights, using excessive force and failing to discipline officers for a wide range of misconduct, the Justice Department announced...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Violent protests sparked by the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager spread to Arab villages in Israel on Saturday, presenting a new challenge to the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Israel has stayed silent on the...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Israel has arrested six Jewish suspects in the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager whose death sparked violent protests in Jerusalem and Israeli Arab towns, a security source said on Sunday.
With tensions high along the Gaza border, Israel...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Police on horseback, backed by officers clad in riot gear, arrested at least four people after crowds of fans spilled onto the streets Monday evening in Huntington Park to celebrate Mexico's World Cup victory.
The fans, many of them waving Mexican...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 9:12 AM
As Mexico and the Netherlands face off in their World Cup match in Brazil on Sunday morning, Los Angeles police and sheriff’s deputies plan to increase patrols in Huntington Park in preparation for a potential repeat of the unruly behavior that...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Waving flags, honking horns and chanting for their team, hundreds of soccer fans gathered Sunday afternoon in Huntington Park after Mexico’s loss to the Netherlands in its World Cup match.
Police in riot gear stood down one boisterous group...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Brazilian officials want the world to believe that there’s nothing extraordinary about the strikes and protests that have vexed the country in the year leading up to the 2014 World Cup.
“I would say it’s almost natural,” said...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Guards at Calipatria State Prison fired warning shots and foam-tipped rubber bullets after a prison-yard riot broke out involving nearly 300 inmates, corrections officials said Tuesday afternoon.
The fight in the maximum-security area left 13 inmates...
| May 30, 2014
| 1:00 PM
In the Seoul of Kyung-sook Shin's new novel, "I'll Be Right There," university students wander the hilly city on foot. They take in its vistas, its hidden histories, writing in journals and reading literature. And every now and then, they're struck by a...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Spanish authorities Friday halted the demolition of a popular community center in Barcelona after four nights of fierce riots by opponents who set trash bins on fire and smashed shop windows just before the summer tourist season.
It was some of the...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 10:16 AM
There was anger and concern in the neighborhood after a Hartford police officer injured 18-year-old Luis Anglero Jr. with a stun gun on Tuesday while breaking up a crowd at the corner of Albany Avenue and Garden Street in the city's North End.