Stories tagged: protests
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017
President Donald Trump went home to Trump Tower on Monday for the first time since his inauguration, with a throng of chanting protesters awaiting – but never seeing – him.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017
Hundreds of people have gathered in an ancient forest in Poland to protest the widespread logging the government has ordered there.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017
A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing one person, sending at least 26 others to hospitals …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017
After a morning of violent clashes between white nationalists and counter protesters, police ordered hundreds of people out of a downtown park – putting an end to a noon rally …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017
Defying criticism from Washington to the Vatican, Venezuela’s ruling party on Friday installed a new super assembly that supporters promise will pacify the country and critics fear will be a …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017
Munir al-Adam spends his hours alone in a Saudi prison, his mother says. He doesn’t know if it is day or night because he is kept mostly in a dark …
UPDATED: Fri., July 28, 2017
WASHINGTON – The bookend to a tumultuous week on Capitol Hill is scheduled to unfold Saturday evening on Freedom Plaza, where hundreds of people are expected to protest attempts to …
Fri., July 28, 2017
The effort to kill Obamacare is not complete. Expect vigorous protests throughout August, led by the activists of ADAPT and their allies.
UPDATED: Sun., July 23, 2017
Thousands of Poles are protesting for the eighth day over a plan by the ruling party that would drastically limit the independence of the judiciary.
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017
Escalating Israeli-Palestinian tensions over the Holy Land’s most contested shrine boiled over into violence on Friday that killed six people – three Palestinians in street clashes in Jerusalem and three …
Wed., July 19, 2017
Protesters have set up spontaneous roadblocks across Venezuela’s capital a day before a general strike planned by opponents of government plans to rewrite the constitution.
Tue., July 18, 2017
The U.S. is poised to impose sanctions on Venezuela’s defense minister and several other top officials for human-rights violations, according to people with knowledge of the plan, who added that …
Sat., July 8, 2017
Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters took to the streets to demonstrate against the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg on Saturday, hours after masked rioters clashed with police, burned …
Fri., July 7, 2017
Police were struggling to contain violent protests late Friday as thousands of far-left rioters gathered in the city of Hamburg, where Germany is hosting the Group of 20 summit.
Thu., July 6, 2017
German police clashed with violent protesters Thursday in Hamburg a day ahead of the Group of 20 summit, using water cannons, pepper spray and batons to disperse marchers after some …
Sat., June 17, 2017
There were plenty of signs that it was a Greener graduation at the Evergreen State College Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017
Protesters, counterprotests fill the square on Evergreen State College campus.
Wed., June 14, 2017
Two days after widespread anti-government rallies, protesters in St. Petersburg, Russia’s second-largest city, are facing a severe crackdown with local courts sending dozens of them to jail.
Sun., June 4, 2017
A woman accused of shooting at law officers during a protest against the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants to get out of jail before her trial next month.
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017
A demonstration in downtown Kabul turned violent Friday as police fired at rock-throwing protesters demanding better security in the Afghan capital in the wake of a powerful truck bomb attack …
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017
Environmental campaigners protested Friday against President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, while nations around the world pledged to double down on …
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017
Evergreen State College closed abruptly Thursday in response to a threat following a recent series of protests that have drawn national attention to student allegations of racism on the progressive …
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017
Brazil’s president on Thursday canceled an order to deploy the military to the streets of the capital after criticism that the move was excessive and merely an effort to hold …
UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017
People in Seattle now have a legal right to record encounters between the police and civilians.
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017
Russia is pledging to send several thousand tons of wheat to Venezuela on a monthly basis, potentially helping alleviate the troubled South American country’s food crisis and further tightening relations …
Tue., May 16, 2017
Chaos erupted in Venezuela this week during another round of protests against the socialist government, with buildings set afire, tear gas canisters lobbed back and forth, and at least three …
Mon., May 15, 2017
Protesters are hauling folding chairs, beach umbrellas and coolers onto main roads for a national sit-in.
Tue., May 9, 2017
Republican lawmakers across the country have faced crowds of angry constituents after they returned home to try to justify their votes on the Republican health care bill last week.
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017
Students held demonstrations across Caracas Thursday as a two-month-old protest movement that shows no signs of letting up claimed more lives.
Wed., May 3, 2017
Thousands of protesters were met with plumes of tear gas in Venezuela’s capital Wednesday, just miles from where President Nicolas Maduro delivered a decree kicking off a process to rewrite …