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.
Britain's Prince Charles has pointed to the world's failure to tackle climate change as a root cause of the civil war in Syria, terrorism and the consequent refugee crisis engulfing Europe.
The heir to the British throne is due to give a keynote speech at the opening of a global climate summit in Paris next week where 118 leaders will gather to try to nail down a deal to limit rising greenhouse gas emissions.
Three of the 12 people shot during an hours-long shooting spree at a Planned Parenthood clinic yesterday are dead.
A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times was charged with murder on Nov. 24, just a day before the deadline a judge set for the city to release a squad-car video of the killing that officials fear will spark unrest.
The state's attorney's office said in a statement that Officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with first-degree murder in the Oct. 20, 2014, killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Pious evangelical reality TV star Josh Duggar is in trouble again, this time over an adult film actress. She’s suing Duggar, claiming the star assaulted her on two occasions when consensual sex turned rough.
[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.
Donald Trump is the candidate most likely to spoil a Thanksgiving dinner agree 46 percent of Americans in the recent holiday-themed poll by Public Policy Polling.