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A demonstrator, protesting the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown, scrambles for cover as police fire tear gas on Aug. 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘No Excuse For Police To Use Excessive Force Against Peaceful Protesters’

President Barack Obama says that Ferguson, Mo., authorities have a responsibility to be open and transparent in the fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager over the weekend.

08/14/2014

Former President George W. Bush speaks during the Opening Ceremony ahead of the 2013 Walker Cup at National Golf Links of America on September 6, 2013 in Southampton, N.Y. (credit: Michael Cohen/Getty Images)

100 Students, Faculty Protest Award Given To Bush For Efforts To Fight HIV In Africa

About 100 students and faculty at the University of Denver and others protested against a decision by the university’s international school to give a global service award Monday to former President George W. Bush.

09/10/2013

McDonald's (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fast-Food Workers Stage Largest Protests Yet

Fast-food workers and their supporters beat drums, blew whistles and chanted slogans Thursday on picket lines in dozens of U.S. cities, marking the largest protests yet in their quest for higher wages.

08/29/2013

Archive photo of fast food workers protesting. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Fast-Food Protests Under Way Across the U.S.

Fast-food protests are under way in cities including New York, Chicago and Detroit, with organizers expecting the biggest national walkouts yet in a demand for higher wages.

08/29/2013

Supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi stand amongst debris during a violent crackdown by Egyptian Security Forces on a pro-Morsi sit-in demonstration at the Rabaa al-Adweya Mosque in the Nasr City district on Aug. 14, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. (credit: Ed Giles/Getty Images)

White House To Egypt: The ‘World Is Watching’

The Obama administration is condemning Wednesday’s violence in Egypt that has left nearly 150 people dead.

08/14/2013

Protesters march in downtown D.C. after the George Zimmerman verdict was announced. (Credit: Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Protesters March in D.C. After Zimmerman Verdict

In the nation’s capital, hundreds of people marched from Malcolm X Park to Howard University on Sunday in protest of the Zimmerman verdict.

07/14/2013

Supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi demonstrate at the Rabaa al-Adweya Mosque in the Nasr City district on July 8, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. (Photo by Ed Giles/Getty Images)

CBS News: At Least 54 Dead In Clash Between Protesters, Security Forces

A reported 51 protesters and three members of the Egyptian police and army lost their lives in a clash with Islamist protesters following the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi – with death tolls possibly on the rise.

07/09/2013

Protesters in front of the Supreme Court. (Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

New Anti-Demonstration Rule at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has come up with a new regulation banning demonstrations on its grounds.

06/13/2013

A demonstrator is detained by police during a demonstration in Kizilay square in Ankara on June 9, 2013. (credit: MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkey Protests Uniting Fans Of Istanbul’s 3 Rival Soccer Teams

The protests in Turkey have accomplished the seemingly impossible: uniting fans of Istanbul’s three bitterly rival soccer teams.

06/11/2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Paris this week to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to continue his push for an outline for an Israeli-Palestinian peace accord. (Photo by Thaer Ganaim/PPO via Getty Images)

Violence, Massive Protests Worsen In West Bank Ahead Of Secretary Kerry Peace Talks

The violence comes ahead of a visit to the region this weekend by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who hopes to find a formula for restarting peace negotiations in the coming months. President Barack Obama has decided to make a new attempt to revive talks after largely ignoring the Israel-Palestinian issue during his first term.

04/04/2013

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