Stories tagged: Protest
SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017, 10:54 A.M.
Tens of thousands in London protest Britain’s EU departure
Tens of thousands protested Saturday under sunny skies in London against plans for Britain to withdraw from the European Union.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 6:16 P.M.
Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate after rape allegation
A Maryland high school has been thrust into the national immigration debate after a 14-year-old student said she was raped in a bathroom there by two classmates, including one who …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 8:02 A.M.
‘Where’s Cathy?’ rally to be topic of police chief’s report in Walla Walla
Walla Walla Police Chief Scott Bieber on Wednesday is to report to City Council on his department’s policing activities during the recent “Where’s Cathy?” political rally.
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 11:16 A.M.
Oregon State University tuition hike vote postponed due to protesters
The Oregon State University Board of Trustees postponed a vote on a possible tuition increase after protesters interrupted its meeting.
SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017, 1:26 P.M.
Protesters march in Paris against police violence
Several thousand people marched in Paris on Sunday against police violence.
TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017, 7:43 P.M.
Virginia school district to close for ‘A Day Without a Woman’
A northern Virginia school system is canceling classes for all students Wednesday after numerous teachers requested the day off to join a national day of protest called “A Day Without …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017, 4:41 P.M.
Judge won’t stop construction of Dakota Access pipeline
A federal judge declined Tuesday to temporarily stop construction of the final section of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, clearing the way for oil to flow as soon as …
MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017, 4:01 P.M.
Is the ‘A Day Without A Woman’ protest elitist?
The organizers of the massive post-inauguration women’s marches have called on female workers to stay home from work on Wednesday, raising concerns among some supporters of the burgeoning feminist movement …
MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017, 12:35 P.M.
American Indians protesting Trump, pipeline with march
Members of American Indian tribes from around the country are gathering in Washington for four days of protests against the Trump administration and the Dakota Access oil pipeline that will …
MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2017, 6:10 P.M.
Vancouver, B.C., police prepare for protests at new Trump tower
Police are preparing for protests when President Donald Trump’s two oldest sons officially open a new Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver on Tuesday, and the U.S. consulate is …
SATURDAY, FEB. 25, 2017, 1:54 P.M.
Final cleanup begins at Dakota Access pipeline protest camp
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has moved into the evacuated Dakota Access pipeline protest camp to finish the cleanup started weeks ago by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 8:05 P.M.
Dakota Access oil pipeline camp cleared by police
Authorities on Thursday cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year, searching tents and huts and arresting …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 6:02 P.M.
Most oil pipeline opponents leave North Dakota protest camp
Most of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get off the federal land, and authorities moved to arrest some who …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 3:37 P.M.
Corps won’t extend deadline for protest camp disbanding
The Army Corps of Engineers says it won’t extend a deadline for Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents to vacate their encampment in North Dakota. The Corps early this month told …
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 8:38 A.M.
Man charged with riot after Portland protest
Portland police arrested one man following a protest that disrupted downtown traffic.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 6:41 P.M.
‘Day Without Immigrants’ protest closes restaurants
The heart of Philadelphia’s Italian Market was uncommonly quiet. Fine restaurants in New York, San Francisco and the nation’s capital closed for the day. Grocery stores, food trucks, coffee shops, …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 5:17 P.M.
North Dakota, feds address garbage left at pipeline protest camp
Federal and state officials announced plans Wednesday to accelerate cleanup at a camp in southern North Dakota that has housed hundreds and sometimes thousands of Dakota Access pipeline opponents.
SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 2017, 5:48 P.M.
Charges refiled against pipeline protester after hung jury
Charges have been refiled against an Oregon man who tried to shut off an oil pipeline north of Seattle last fall to make a statement about climate change.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, FEB. 11, 2017, 7:34 P.M.
Anti-abortion activists, counter-protesters rally around nation
Anti-abortion activists emboldened by the new administration of President Donald Trump staged rallies around the country Saturday calling for the federal government to cut off payments to Planned Parenthood, but …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 3:09 P.M.
Protest marks public school visit by new education secretary Betsy DeVos
Betsy DeVos was met with shouts of “stand up, fight back” from angry protesters as she made her first visit to a public school Friday as education secretary. Several dozen …
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 9:58 A.M.
Portland police arrest 2 accused of Trump-protest vandalism
Portland police detectives have arrested two young men accused of damaging businesses during November’s post-election riot in the Pearl District.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 5:47 P.M.
Army to allow completion of Dakota Access oil pipeline
The Army said Tuesday that it will allow the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline to cross under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota, clearing the way for completion …
TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 9:57 A.M.
How to handle protesters angry about Trump: Maybe give them milk and cookies
President Donald Trump dismisses polls showing low approval ratings as “fake news.” But House leaders are actively discussing how to handle the protesters swamping their town halls, district offices and …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 10:30 P.M.
Milo Yiannopoulos’ UC Berkeley talk canceled
A talk the University of California at Berkeley by Milo Yiannopoulos, a polarizing Breitbart News editor, was canceled Wednesday out of safety concerns after protesters hurled smoke bombs, broke windows …
UPDATED: MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 6:24 P.M.
Spokane Police investigate vandalism of GOP headquarters as a hate crime
Spokane Police are investigating the vandalism of the Spokane County Republican headquarters as a hate crime.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 29, 2017, 9:41 P.M.
Anti-Trump protesters gather again in Seattle
Gov. Jay Inslee and Mayor Ed Murray were among the speakers at a large rally in downtown Seattle Sunday evening that drew more than a thousand people protesting President Donald …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 29, 2017, 11:38 P.M.
Protesters in Spokane denounce Trump immigration orders
Spokane protesters joined an eruption of anger and exasperation across the country as President Donald Trump’s campaign promise to stop the flow of immigrants from Muslim nations became reality with …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 12:43 P.M.
Protests occupy Portland City Hall over plight of homeless
Protesters occupied Portland’s City Hall over the plight of a mentally ill homeless woman who was found standing on the street with her stillborn baby in her arms earlier this …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 11:55 A.M.
Next big march on Washington could be scientists
The next big march on Washington could flood the National Mall with scientists. It’s an idea spawned on Reddit, where several scientists – concerned about the new president’s policies on …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 8:18 A.M.
Greenpeace crane protesters call for Trump resistance
Protesters climbed a 270-foot construction site crane just blocks from the White House on Wednesday and unfurled an orange and yellow banner calling for resistance to President Donald Trump.