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Preparations at the reviewing stand continue for the inauguration of U.S. President Barack Obama on Jan. 15, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Tight Security, Protests Expected at Inauguration

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.

01/16/2013

Walmart employees protest outside their store in Capital Plaza. (Credit: WNEW reporter John Domen)

Nationals Protests Did Nothing To Curb Customer Spending at Walmart

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.

11/23/2012

Pakistani Sunni Muslims torch a U.S. flag during a protest against an anti-Islam movie in Lahore on Sept. 17, 2012. (credit: Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Walking Diplomatic Tight Rope Over Anti-Islam Film

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.

09/18/2012

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama’s Security Breach In Libya Is Ignored By American Media

As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.

09/17/2012

Muslims shout anti-US slogans during a protest against an anti-Islam movie in Karachi on September 15, 2012. The Pakistani Taliban on September 15 issued a call to young Muslims worldwide and within the country to rise up against an anti-Islam movie. (Photo by RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP/GettyImages)

Feds Interview Calif. Filmmaker Tied To Anti-Islamic Movie

A Southern California filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East was interviewed by federal probation officers at a Los Angeles sheriff’s station but was not arrested or detained, authorities said early Saturday.

09/15/2012

PHOTOS: Unrest in Middle East
Police used tear gas as they clashed with a crowd protesting outside the US embassy in Cairo against a film mocking Islam. (credit: KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/GettyImages)

US Identifies Anti-Muslim Filmmaker Blamed for Attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities have identified a Coptic Christian in southern California who is on probation after his conviction for financial crimes as the key figure behind the anti-Muslim film that ignited mob violence […]

09/13/2012

Arab-Israeli Muslim men protest in front of the U.S. embassy in the Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv on Sept. 13, 2012 against a film mocking Islam. (credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images) More Photos

Israeli Arab Official Warns Of ‘Armageddon’ Over Anti-Islam Film

Israeli Arabs protest outside the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv following the attacks on U.S. compounds in Libya, Egypt and Yemen.

09/13/2012

Chicago Police subdue a protester during the first day of the NATO summit on May 20, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: 45 Arrested, 4 Officers Hurt In Protests

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says the protests of the NATO Summit resulted in 45 people being arrested and four officers suffering injuries — one from a stab wound in the leg.

05/20/2012

Police officers watch demonstrators protest during the first day of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Summit May 20, 2012. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Police, Protesters Clash Outside NATO Summit

Police and protesters are clashing near the site of the NATO summit in Chicago.

05/20/2012

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Protestors In DC Continue To Seek Charges In Trayvon Martin Case

A few dozen demonstrators in the nation’s capital are calling on the U.S. Justice Department to bring charges in the slaying of an unarmed black teenager in Florida.

03/26/2012

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