Treme Star Wendell Pierce Plays Politics Even Better Than the ... - New York Magazine @robrown718 arrested for shopping ... Hall and at rallies protesting the ... has gone to Washington: He’s been a guest at the White House six ... 12/1/2013 - 9:34 am | View Link
Bedouins clash with police in southern Israel - Click2Houston.com More than 1,000 people protesting an ... dozens more were arrested, including a ... The Iran nuclear deal: Full text White House details Iran ... 11/30/2013 - 12:58 pm | View Link
This Day, November 29, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin - Cleveland Jewish news ... with the British Government on the basis of the present white paper. ... a severe war wound sustained on the Eastern Front was arrested today ... 11/29/2013 - 9:14 am | View Link
John Lewis writes a graphic memoir of his civil rights journey - Modesto Bee Aaron Lewis adds U.S. stops to "The Road" trek - SoundSpike 11/27/2013 - 3:33 pm | View Link
Drone Wars, P2: The Empire Strikes Back - Counter Currents I first began actively protesting ... protesters have been arrested at ... protests against Drone warfare in front of the White House and inside ... 11/22/2013 - 11:26 am | View Link
Thai protests turn a darker color BANGKOK - A protest leader, backed by a street revolt, demands that a sitting prime minister to step down, and, instead of calling new elections, to hand over power to an unelected "People's Council". The prime minister says she can't do it. 12/3/2013 - 4:04 am | View Link
Treme Star Wendell Pierce Plays Politics Even Better Than the Trombone Wendell Pierce’s name isn’t on any ballot, but the 49-year-old New Orleans native has a politician’s uncanny ability to make everyone feel heard and appreciated. He’s quick with a teasing quip or an inspirational speech about the power of art. And on the set of The Michael J. Fox Show, ... More » 12/1/2013 - 9:29 pm | View Link
Senators blast Wal-Mart “trampling” workers’ rights as dozens of activists are arrested on Black Friday “It is time that Walmart pays its workers a fair wage and stops trampling on their rights," say Sherrod Brown et al 11/29/2013 - 3:05 pm | View Link
Obama continues holiday traditions Obama continues holiday traditions WASHINGTON President Barack Obama has spared two turkeys 11/28/2013 - 12:17 am | View Link
Egypt Sentences Women and Girls to Prison for Public Protesting Egyptian authorities arrested two pro-democracy activists who played a significant role in the 2011 ouster of then-president Hosni Mubarak for inciting protests on Wednesday, implementing a controversial new anti-demonstration law passed by Egypt’s interim president on Sunday. The high-profile arrests coincide with the sentencing of 21 female protesters to years-long prison terms for rallying in ... 11/27/2013 - 2:52 pm | View Link
7 arrested at White House protesting deportations WASHINGTON (AP) -- Police have arrested seven immigration activists who chained themselves to the White House fence to protest deportations under the Obama administration. The small group of protesters chanted "not one more" and demanded Obama ... 09/18/2013 - 5:05 am | View Link
7 arrested at White House protesting deportations WASHINGTON (AP) — Police have arrested seven immigration activists who chained themselves to the White House fence to protest deportations under the Obama administration. The small group of protesters chanted "not one more" and demanded Obama halt ... 09/18/2013 - 3:17 am | View Link
Activists arrested at White House protesting Keystone pipeline When President Obama spoke about climate change in the State of the Union address Tuesday night, he failed to mention the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which aims to transport heavy crude oil from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast and which needs his approval ... 02/13/2013 - 6:13 pm | View Link
Actress Daryl Hannah arrested outside White House protesting Canada's Keystone oil pipeline Yes, stars draw attention to world problems. No, these pampered rich people are just doing it to feel good about themselves. It depends on the cause. Actress Daryl Hannah was arrested Tuesday outside the White House along with several other ... 08/30/2011 - 6:19 am | View Link
Rep. Gutierrez arrested outside the White House while protesting immigration policy For the second time in as many years, Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez was arrested Tuesday for demonstrating outside the White House against President Obama’s record on immigration reform, his spokesman said. Gutierrez (D-Ill.) had been attending a rally of more ... 07/26/2011 - 10:50 am | View Link
In a country known for its drug war and where Bill Clinton once caught hell for admitting to smoking pot, new ground is being broken: legal marijuana markets in two states. The pioneers of this sea change are out west, in Colorado and Washington, and grassroots support for their experiment is strong.
At least 11 explosions tore through predominantly Shiite Muslim areas in and around the Iraqi capital on Sunday, killing at least 39 people at crowded market places, commercial districts and car repair shops, officials said.
Brooks Bergman, a senior at Mars Hill Bible School in Alabama, won the $100,000 Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway during halftime of Saturday's SEC Championship Game. It was one of those contests where you have to throw footballs into a hole in a giant Dr. Pepper can. He used an unorthodox throwing motion, and the entire Internet mocked him for it.
When insurance agent Kelly Fristoe recently spent 30 minutes helping a client pick a mid-level health plan and the federal marketplace website froze, he called the government's hotline and tried to finish the application. But the operator refused to credit Fristoe as an agent on the application, meaning he wouldn't get the commission or be listed as the follow-up contact if his client needed help again later.