More Protests Articles

  • Dozens of immigration protesters arrested outside White House

    More than 130 people were arrested outside the White House Thursday for staging a protest to demand that President Obama take executive action on immigration reform, the latest example of the president being pressured to act more quickly on the hot-button issue.

  • The media and the mob

    Those of us who admit that we were not there, and do not know what happened when Michael Brown was shot by a policeman in Ferguson, Mo., seem to be in the minority.

  • Ferguson: Not nearly as daunting as the 1960s riots

    Continued violence in Ferguson, Mo., brings back memories of the Detroit riots of the 1960s. But there are some differences of varying significance between the riots of the 1960s and Ferguson today.

  • Policing a riot

    Libertarians warned for years that government is force, that government always grows and that America's police have become too much like an occupying army.

  • Tens of thousands march on Pakistani parliament

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes broke through barriers protecting Pakistan's parliament and other government buildings Tuesday night, demanding the country's prime minister resign. Government authorities had warned they would not...

  • Yemen on alert over rebel supporters' protests

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Tanks and armored vehicles deployed in Yemen's capital Tuesday in the face of protests by tens of thousands of supporters of Shiite rebels who are demanding the government step down. Protesters were responding to a call by Abdel-Malek al-Hawthi, the top leader of the heavily...

  • Cameras and more cameras

    Conservatives incline to support law enforcement. But we are also, or should be, aware of the temptations of power, and wary of its abuse.

  • Ferguson was a racial tinderbox waiting to explode: Examiner Editorial

    Officer Wilson deserves due process and the presumption of innocence, but the 53-man Ferguson Police Department is a different matter.

  • Egypt PM blames saboteurs for rising power cuts

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's premier on Saturday partially blamed the country's worsening energy shortage -- with rolling blackouts of up to six hours in some Cairo neighborhoods -- on saboteurs seeking to undermine the government, a veiled reference to Islamist opponents. In recent weeks, rolling...

  • Oakland march over Ferguson marred by vandalism

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Police in Oakland scuffled with a handful of protesters, and a few windows were smashed during a largely peaceful march to decry the shooting death of an unarmed teen in Ferguson, Missouri. The Oakland Tribune reports ( ) that the windows of a bank...

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