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.
Tea Party fervor has surged and waned in the past four years, Occupy encampments are long gone from parks in the nation’s capital, and the crowd for President Barack Obama’s second inauguration figures to be significantly smaller than the record-breaking turnout of 2009.
Hundreds of Walmart employees protested at Capital Plaza in Landover Friday and thousands at locations nationwide, but shouting storefront voices did nothing to slow maddening sales.
While the man behind an anti-Islam movie that ignited violence across the Middle East would likely face swift punishment in his native Egypt for making the film, in America the government is in the thorny position of protecting his free speech rights and looking out for his safety even while condemning his message.