Protests turn violent outside Trump rally in New Mexico

May 25, 2016

Protests turn violent outside Trump rally in New Mexico

Protests outside a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico turned violent Tuesday night as demonstrators threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, overturned trash cans and knocked down barricades. Police responded by firing pepper spray and smoke grenades into the ...

South Koreans march to protest woman's stabbing death

May 21, 2016

South Koreans march to protest woman's stabbing death

Hundreds of South Koreans marched in one of Seoul’s busiest leisure districts on Saturday to protest the stabbing death of a 23-year-old woman. Her death has struck a nerve in a country where, despite its reputation for being relatively safe, many women say they ...

Iraqi protesters break into Green Zone, enter premier's office

May 21, 2016

Iraqi protesters break into Green Zone, enter premier's office

Supporters of Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr stormed the premier’s office Friday after breaking into the Green Zone for the second time in three weeks, further escalating a long-running political crisis. They faced tough resistance from forces guarding Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s office, but some ...

Trial begins for officer charged in Freddie Gray case

May 12, 2016

Trial begins for officer charged in Freddie Gray case

The second trial in the Freddie Gray case gets underway Thursday, and it will be different than the one that ended last year with a hung jury. This trial is before a judge, and it has a better chance of ending with a verdict. ...

Brazil's lower house gives green light to Rousseff impeachment

Apr 18, 2016

Brazil's lower house gives green light to Rousseff impeachment

Brazilian lawmakers on Sunday authorized impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff in a rowdy, circus-like showdown that plunged Latin America’s biggest country into profound political crisis. Opposition deputies in the lower house of Congress needed 342 of the 513 votes, or a two-thirds majority, ...

Film depicting China's shadow over Hong Kong wins top Asian movie award

Apr 4, 2016

Film depicting China's shadow over Hong Kong wins top Asian movie award

A Hong Kong film portraying a dystopian future under Chinese Communist Party rule won one of Asia’s top film awards Sunday at a time when Beijing’s attempts to rein in the city’s democratic development have stoked growing political tensions. “Ten Years,” a feature-length film ...