Stories tagged: rally
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 11 a.m.
‘Plaid Shirt Guy’ believes he was asked to leave Trump rally because he wasn’t enthusiastic or cheering
While Trump railed against “deep state operatives” and praised Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing at a rally Thursday night in Montana, the focus began to shift to 17-year-old Tyler Linfesty. The …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
On the steps of the Idaho State Capitol Building, issues of Second Amendment rights and gun control played out not at the hands of the nearly 1,000 who came to …
Thu., June 28, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
They came from all over, took planes and buses from 47 states, slept at friends’ homes or in churches and prepared to be arrested Thursday in Washington, D.C.
Wed., May 2, 2018, 8:02 a.m.
Arizona educators gathered Wednesday in their red T-shirts at the state Capitol for a fifth and final day of a statewide walkout as the Republican-controlled Legislature was expected to pass …
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 3:40 p.m.
Thousands of Kentucky teachers filled the streets near the state Capitol in Frankfort on a cold, overcast Monday to rally for education funding.
Mon., April 2, 2018, 10 a.m.
Thousands of Oklahoma teachers are expected to descend on the state Capitol Monday to demand lawmakers approve more education funding just days after the Legislature did just that.
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
Flurries of snow blew across Riverfront Park as thousands of people, many of them middle- and high-school students, rallied against gun violence Saturday.
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Hundreds of Kentucky teachers flexed their political muscle with a rally Wednesday outside the state Capitol, seeking to bury a proposed pension overhaul and win more state education funding from …
Sun., March 11, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
If it wasn’t crystal clear already, President Donald Trump’s roaring rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday night underscored the fact that, more than a year into the job, Trump has no …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Hundreds of teachers in central Kentucky have rallied in front of public schools to protest proposed cuts to their retirement benefits in what could be a precursor to a statewide …
Sun., March 4, 2018, 12:49 p.m.
Thousands of Spaniards joined a rally in Barcelona on Sunday in response to a call by a grassroots group that uses humor to mock Catalonia’s separatist push.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Tens of thousands of Iranians took part in pro-government demonstrations in several cities across the country on Wednesday, state media reported, after a week of protests against the government and …
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 10:05 a.m.
Tens of thousands of Lebanese and Palestinians attended a Hezbollah rally in Beirut on Monday, where the militant group’s leader vowed to return its focus to Israel after years of …
Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
Law enforcement’s response to a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia last summer failed on multiple fronts, leading to “deep distrust of government” in the Charlottesville community, an independent review …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
Hundreds of thousands of people backing Catalonia’s bid to secede from Spain packed the streets in downtown Barcelona Saturday to demand the release of jailed separatist leaders.
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 11:54 a.m.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is suing President Vladimir Putin over authorities’ repeated refusals to sanction rallies for his supporters.
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 8:32 p.m.
Women protested sexual abuse and harassment Sunday in 11 French cities under the #MeToo banner in the wake of mounting allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 7:28 p.m.
Hundreds of thousands of Catalans took to the streets of Barcelona on Sunday to voice their opposition to the region’s declaration of independence amid vast political uncertainty for the region …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 7:42 p.m.
Alexei Navalny, Russia’s most prominent opposition figure, was released from jail Sunday after serving a 20-day sentence for calling an unauthorized demonstration.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 10:41 p.m.
The black man beaten in a Charlottesville, Virginia, parking garage by white supremacists after a “Unite the Right” rally has been charged with a crime in connection with the incident, …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
Hundreds of thousands of people rallied Sunday in downtown Barcelona to protest against the plans of Catalonia’s regional government to secede from the rest of Spain. The march was the …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 4:17 p.m.
In a challenge to President Vladimir Putin on his 65th birthday, protesters rallied across Russia on Saturday, heeding opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s call to pressure authorities into letting him enter …
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 5:46 p.m.
Republican Rep. Paul Gosar is suggesting a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville was instigated by “the left” and backed by billionaire George Soros.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 12:21 p.m.
Several hundred people have gathered at an opposition protest demanding that an upcoming local election in the Serbian capital of Belgrade be free and fair.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos vowed Saturday to hold a rally at the University of California, Berkeley after a student group that planned a week of events with him called it …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 5:29 p.m.
Organizers had dubbed it the “Mother of All Rallies” and hoped to bring out thousands to pack the National Mall on Saturday in support of President Donald Trump. In the …
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 2:59 p.m.
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 …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 10:53 a.m.
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.
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.
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 …