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  • Greece: Gay partnership delay draws protests

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Gay rights protesters gathered outside Greece's parliament late Friday after the government said it would delay legislation allowing civil unions for same-sex couples. The decision came despite a European court ruling that found Greece has been discriminating against gays....

  • Fast-food protesters cuffed at higher-pay rallies

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police handcuffed dozens of protesters who blocked traffic in dozens of cities across the country on Thursday in their latest attempt to escalate efforts to get McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food companies to pay employees at least $15 an hour. The protests, which were...

  • 10 arrested in Los Angeles fast-food wage protest

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police have arrested demonstrators who blocked a downtown street near a McDonald's restaurant to protest low wages for fast-food workers. Police handcuffed 10 people on Thursday. A protest organizer, Alberto Retana, says eight of those detained are McDonald's...

  • 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.

  • 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.



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