Orioles win in empty stadium

Apr 30, 2015

Orioles win in empty stadium

The cheers from the small group of Orioles fans gathered outside the locked gates beyond center field echoed throughout an empty Camden Yards every time the home team scored a run. There was no roar of the crowd inside the ballpark on this surreal ...

Clinton: Baltimore shows justice system 'out of balance'

Apr 30, 2015

Clinton: Baltimore shows justice system 'out of balance'

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday that the U.S. criminal justice system has gotten “out of balance” and must be restored through steps such as the use of body cameras by every police department in the country. “It’s time to change our approach,” Clinton said ...

Streets get tense in Baltimore as large protest looms

Apr 30, 2015

Streets get tense in Baltimore as large protest looms

National Guard troops patrolled the tense streets of Baltimore in large numbers in anticipation of a fresh large-scale protest Wednesday over the death of a young African-American man in police custody. A citywide curfew that sprang into effect at 10:00 p.m. Tuesday (0200 GMT ...

Apr 29, 2015

China says will hunt down those guilty of serial bribery

Chinese authorities will hunt down individuals and organizations that engage in serial bribery, especially in cases which cause serious public anger or accidents, state media said on Wednesday, as the government takes on deep-rooted graft. The country’s top prosecutor, as part of broader efforts ...

| Apr 29, 2015

Baltimore: a U.S. city of haves and have-nots

In the 1950s Baltimore was the sixth-largest city in the United States with a peak population of nearly 950,000. Now the riot-hit metropolis ranks 26th on that measure and scores as one of the less equal American cities when measured by income and educational ...