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Report: UVA police didn’t enforce fire bans during march

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A report from University of Virginia leaders says campus police responding to a torch-lit march of white nationalists on school grounds relied on incomplete intelligence and failed …

Pakistan: Thousands rally in solidarity with Rohingyas

Thousands of supporters of Pakistan’s main Islamic Jamaat-e-Islami party have gathered in Karachi to protest Myanmar’s treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 10:39 p.m.

Antifascists comply with order to remove ammunition at rally

Groups at an anti-fascism rally in downtown Kansas City complied with a police order on Saturday to remove ammunition from their weapons, but they said the order violated their rights …

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 7:38 p.m.

Free speech vs. safety debated after rally turns violent

Hundreds of black-clad activists with covered faces who overwhelmed a peaceful Northern California protest and beat several perceived political enemies have reignited the debate over ensuring free speech while protecting …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 12:27 p.m.

Thousands in Barcelona march shouting ‘I’m not afraid!’

Hundreds of thousands of peace marchers flooded the heart of Barcelona on Saturday shouting “I’m not afraid” – a public rejection of violence following extremist attacks that killed 15 people, …

Religious leaders plan rally as moral rebuke to Trump’s presidency

The Rev. Al Sharpton organized more than 1,000 religious leaders from multiple faiths to rally Monday in Washington, D.C., saying he hopes to show that opposition to President Trump is …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 10:33 p.m.

Trump blames media for condemnation of comments on Virginia

Fresh off a speech on Afghanistan that moved him in a different direction than many of his core voters, President Donald Trump is highlighting his pledge to combat illegal immigration …

Florida rally: Hundreds seek removal of Confederate monument

Several hundred Black Lives Matter supporters have protested in one small Florida city, demanding the removal of a Confederate monument in front of a courthouse.

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 9:02 p.m.

Trump returns to Arizona – and a chaotic political landscape

As Trump returns to Arizona on Tuesday in need of another big moment, he will find a place where his agenda and unconventional leadership style have consumed the political landscape …

WSU students rally against racism

Several hundred people marched across the Washington State University campus on Saturday evening to denounce racism and call for tougher actions by the WSU administration to curb discriminatory rhetoric.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 9:16 a.m.

Grandfather: Woman killed at rally ‘always wanted fairness’

Mourners gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Wednesday to honor the woman who was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally that descended …

Fox removes video with cars plowing through demonstrators

Fox News says it has removed a video from its web site that depicted cars plowing through demonstrators, saying it was “inappropriate.”

Funeral announcements announced for Virginia troopers

Funeral arraignments have been announced for the two Virginia State Police troopers who died in a helicopter crash after monitoring a white nationalist protest in Charlottesville.

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 11:12 a.m.

Family, friends mourn 3 dead in Virginia rally violence

The mother of the woman killed when a car plowed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Virginia said she doesn’t want people to be angry …

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 11:36 a.m.

Classmate: Fields referred to Germany as ‘the Fatherland’

Charlottesville, Virginia, rally, James Alex Fields Jr., jailed, white supremacists

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 8:47 a.m.

In wake of Charlottesville violence, Spokane residents rally for peace

Hundreds of people gathered Sunday afternoon near City Hall downtown in forone of the largest rallies in Spokane since the Women’s March in January.

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 4:20 p.m.

Charlottesville rally organizer flees news conference

The organizer of a white nationalist rally in Virginia was chased away from a news conference Sunday, a day after the event erupted in violence and left three people dead.

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 1:42 p.m.

Family, friends mourn 3 dead in Virginia rally violence

The woman killed when a car plowed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Virginia was described as a “true American hero” who died doing what …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 5:56 p.m.

Helicopter crashes near site of white nationalist rally

Police say a helicopter has crashed near Charlottesville, Virginia, where violent clashes erupted at the site of a white nationalist rally. However, it was unclear if the crash may have …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 9:41 a.m.

Judge reconsiders Trump’s defense in incitement lawsuit

A federal judge has decided to reconsider his rejection of President Donald Trump’s free speech defense against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters at a campaign rally.

UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 1:51 p.m.

Crowd somewhat diminished at second pro-Trump rally

The organizers of March’s successful pro-Trump “Spirit of America” rally tried to duplicate their success Saturday at the Greyhound Park in Post Falls, but the crowd only numbered about 200 …

In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

Struggling to advance his agenda in Washington, President Donald Trump traveled to the Midwest on Wednesday for a raucous rally with his loyal supporters – the kind of event he …

Whatcom County still waiting for money to pay for Trump for rally costs

Whatcom County still hasn’t heard back after asking then-presidential candidate Donald Trump to reimburse the county for security costs for a rally last year.

UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 8:22 a.m.

March for Science is this weekend in nation’s capital; more protests are to follow

Activists and scientists are expected to descend on the nation’s capital Saturday to rally for environmental causes and government policies rooted in scientific research as part of the Earth Day …

UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 9:57 p.m.

Tax Day demonstrators demand Trump release taxes

Thousands of sign-waving, chanting protesters have marched through streets across America demanding that President Donald Trump release his tax returns so the public can examine his business ties and determine …

UPDATED: Wed., April 5, 2017, 11:12 p.m.

Proud Zags fans welcome team home from NCAA championship at rally

Minutes before the rally began, one Gonzaga fan held up her homemade sign high enough for all the fans to see its message. “We are proud,” it read.

UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 10:23 p.m.

Gonzaga University will host men’s basketball homecoming rally Wednesday

Gonzaga University is throwing a party to welcome back the men’s basketball team Wednesday and the entire community is invited.

UPDATED: Sat., March 25, 2017, 10:09 p.m.

Violence erupts at pro-Trump rally in California

Violence erupted at a Make America Great Again rally in Huntington Beach on Saturday when an anti-Trump protester allegedly doused the female organizer of the event with pepper spray and …

American women skip work and take part in rallies on ‘A Day Without a Woman’

Women across the nation took Wednesday off, refrained from shopping, dressed in red and attended rallies to bring attention to their economic clout and the discrimination they face in the …

UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017, 4:57 p.m.

Knezovich, Haskell and Fagan praise Trump at rally in Spokane Valley

A standing room only crowd in Spokane Valley Saturday cheered and chanted “USA” in response to several speakers, including Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and Spokane County Prosecutor Larry Haskell, …