- Attorney General Lynch meets Gray family in Baltimore Updated: May-05-15 11:16 pm
BALTIMORE - Attorney General Loretta Lynch pledged Tuesday to improve the city's police department after meeting with the family of a man who was fatally injured in police custody.
- Md. comptroller extends sales tax deadline for businesses Updated: May-05-15 2:55 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Businesses in Baltimore affected by riots are getting a two-week extension to file April sales taxes returns and payments.
- Marchers protest 2013 fatal police shooting in Martinsburg Updated: May-05-15 12:04 pm
MARTINSBURG, West Virginia - Several dozen people marched in Martinsburg on Tuesday to protest the fatal shooting of a Virginia man by police in 2013.
- Man accused of Ferguson shooting again heads to court Updated: May-05-15 5:05 am
CLAYTON, Missouri - A man accused of shooting two police officers during a Ferguson demonstration is scheduled for another court appearance.
- Baltimore police: Man arrested near scene of recent riots Updated: May-04-15 9:13 pm
BALTIMORE - Days after riots crippled Baltimore, tensions again escalated Monday after police said they arrested a man who appeared to be armed. The arrest drew a crowd of protesters who chanted, "Black community, control the police!"
- Judge: Md. didn't violate Constitution; violated procedure Updated: May-04-15 6:20 pm
BALTIMORE - A Baltimore city judge says the state violated court procedures - but not the Constitution - after last week's riots by holding some suspects more than 24 hours without taking them before a judicial officer to have bail set.
- Protests highlight troubles of Ethiopian Jews in Israel Updated: May-04-15 3:08 pm
JERUSALEM - When Israel secretly airlifted waves of Ethiopian Jews in the 1980s and 1990s, saving them from war and famine in the Horn of Africa, it was celebrated as a triumphant show of unity for the Jewish people.
- Burundi Red Cross: 3 killed in clashes with security forces Updated: May-04-15 11:55 am
BUJUMBURA, Burundi - At least three people have been killed in Burundi on Monday in violent clashes with the security forces, said the Red Cross, as street demonstrations persist over the president's third term bid.
- Retiring Hong Kong police chief takes pot shot at protesters Updated: May-04-15 5:41 am
HONG KONG - Hong Kong's outgoing police chief took a parting shot Monday at pro-democracy protesters who occupied busy streets in parts of the southern Chinese financial center for nearly three months last year.
- 5 Tufts students go on hunger strike over janitor layoffs Updated: May-03-15 10:07 pm
MEDFORD, Massachusetts - Five students at Tufts University began a hunger strike Sunday over the university's plans to cut about 35 janitorial jobs at the end of May.
- Baltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots Updated: May-03-15 10:01 pm
BALTIMORE - Six days after riots sparked by Freddie Gray's death, Baltimore's mayor lifted a citywide curfew Sunday and faith leaders called for continued activism until justice is achieved.
- The Latest: Baltimore lifts curfew after days of tension Updated: May-03-15 5:38 pm
- Moldovans call for reforms, probe into missing bank funds Updated: May-03-15 2:19 pm
CHISINAU, Moldova - Thousands have protested against Moldova's government, saying it has failed to implement reforms to bring the country closer to the European Union.
- After calm protests in Oakland, smaller group turns violent Updated: May-02-15 11:26 pm
OAKLAND, California - Oakland's mayor and police chief acknowledged Saturday falling short in controlling what police said was a night of some of the heaviest damage yet in peaceful marches that have turned violent.
- Demonstrators rally, march to oppose family detention Updated: May-02-15 5:55 pm
DILLEY, Texas - Hundreds of demonstrators converged on the small South Texas town of Dilley to rally and march on an immigrant family detention center in protest of U.S. immigrant detention policy.
- Several hundred peacefully march in Boston for civil rights Updated: May-02-15 5:44 pm
BOSTON - Several hundred people have marched peacefully in Boston in support of activists in Baltimore following the death of man in police custody there.
- Maldives court orders opposition leaders detained Updated: May-02-15 4:04 pm
MALE, Maldives - A court in the Maldives on Saturday ordered three opposition leaders and 172 of their supporters detained further after they were arrested for violence during a protest demanding the president to resign and freedom for a jailed ex-president.
- Burundi military says it will remain neutral amid protests Updated: May-02-15 3:49 pm
BUJUMBURA, Burundi - Burundi's defense minister said Saturday the army will remain neutral amid the street protests stemming from the president's controversial bid for a third term.
- Mourners mark anniversary of Odessa fire that killed dozens Updated: May-02-15 11:47 am
MOSCOW - Demonstrators laid flowers and lit candles Saturday in front of a building in the Ukrainian city of Odessa where more than 40 people died as it caught fire in a clash between supporters and opponents of Ukraine's government.
- Things to know about the situation in Baltimore Updated: May-02-15 8:46 am
Baltimore's top prosecutor announced Friday that six officers would face charges in the death of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old black man whose death after an injury in police custody sparked protests in the city.
- Seattle police shut down May Day 'riot' when violence erupts Updated: May-02-15 4:08 am
SEATTLE - Black-clad May Day protesters hurled wrenches, rocks and bottles at Seattle police, injuring three officers, and damaged property after an earlier peaceful march in support of immigrants' and workers' rights.
- California May Day activists rally on police, labor issues Updated: May-02-15 2:34 am
OAKLAND, California - Hundreds of May Day protesters decried racism, police brutality and income inequality on Friday in a plaza outside Oakland City Hall.
- May Day demonstrators clash with police in Pacific Northwest Updated: May-02-15 1:44 am
SEATTLE - Demonstrators clashed with police in two cities in the Pacific Northwest late Friday, with marchers throwing rocks and chairs at officers as the evening gatherings spiraled into mayhem.
- Portland: police use pepper spray on May Day demonstrators Updated: May-02-15 1:41 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - Police in Portland, Oregon, say an initially peaceful May Day demonstration turned violent Friday evening as a splinter group hurled chairs and other objects at officers. Police temporarily closed a major city bridge and used pepper spray on some demonstrators when a march deviated from its permitted route through downtown.
- Jury convicts 2, acquits 2 in ATV protest ride Updated: May-01-15 11:47 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A jury convicted a southern Utah county commissioner and a blogger and acquitted two others accused of knowingly breaking the law during an ATV protest ride last year through a canyon home to Native American cliff dwellings.