More than 10,000 people have signed a petition urging Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to resign over the city's handling of the fatal shooting of a black teenager.
"It's not enough to fire the police chief," said RootsAction.org cofounder Norman Solomon. "The buck stops with the mayor, and he should resign."
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton plans to make job creation the focus of her campaign over the next month, beginning with a $275 billion infrastructure spending plan that will be released this week.
Three of the 12 people shot during an hours-long shooting spree at a Planned Parenthood clinic yesterday are dead.
[UPDATE] A gunman who engaged police in an hourslong stand-off at a Planned Parenthood clinic has turned himself in.
Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders this week introduced a plan to reform the nation's immigration system. The U.S. senator's plan puts families first, focuses on common sense reforms to build the middle class and embraces our nation’s diversity, according to a news release from his campaign.
The Supreme Court's lineup of new cases is fit for an election year.
Affirmative action, abortion and another look at the Obama health care law all are before the court, and they could well be joined by immigration, giving the justices a run of cases that reads like a campaign platform.
A large protest is planned for Nov. 27 — Black Friday — in Chicago's famed Michigan Avenue shopping area. The protest follows demonstrations that occurred in the city after the release of a squad-car video showing a white police officer fatally shooting a black teenager.
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Eleven people who were clubbed, teargassed, slammed to the ground, shot with impact munitions or arrested by the police during a December 2014 demonstration sued the city of Berkeley and officials of the California city in federal court.