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.
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.
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.
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.
The Obama administration is condemning Wednesday’s violence in Egypt that has left nearly 150 people dead.
In the nation’s capital, hundreds of people marched from Malcolm X Park to Howard University on Sunday in protest of the Zimmerman verdict.
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.
The Supreme Court has come up with a new regulation banning demonstrations on its grounds.
The protests in Turkey have accomplished the seemingly impossible: uniting fans of Istanbul’s three bitterly rival soccer teams.
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.