Update: Protesters are demanding Phoenix police firings

U.S. 06/19/19, 17:21

The Latest on the videotaped police encounter after a reported shoplifting (all times local):3:20 p.m.Protesters angered by a video of Phoenix officers who pointed guns and yelled obscenities at a black family they suspected of shoplifting have crowded inside City ...

Racist, violent posts by police: Departments investigating

U.S. 06/05/19, 18:26

Police departments in at least five states are investigating, and in some cases condemning, their officers' social media feeds after the weekend publication of a database that appears to catalog thousands of bigoted or violent posts by active-duty and former ...

NYPD training official: Garner video shows ‘chokehold’

U.S. 05/14/19, 11:35

The head of the New York Police Department's recruit training says video shows that a restraint technique used on Eric Garner in 2014 "meets the definition of a chokehold."Inspector Richard Dee testified Tuesday at Officer Daniel Pantaleo's internal trial, nearly ...

Rep. John Lewis sides with NFL players who want to protest

Football 02/01/19, 17:37

U.S. Rep. John Lewis believes sometimes people have to kneel before they can be heard so he supports NFL players who want to peacefully demonstrate against police brutality and social injustice."There's nothing wrong with kneeling," Lewis said Friday during a ...

Entertainers address social injustice issues at Super Bowl

Sports 01/25/19, 14:29

Big-name entertainers believe social injustice needs to be addressed during the Super Bowl and are ensuring the topic that ignited a political firestorm and engulfed the NFL will be in the spotlight.They passionately disagree on how. Some will perform in ...

Update: Outcry over brutal arrest of French students

Europe 12/07/18, 05:37

The Latest on the protests in France (all times local): 11:25 a.m. Footage showing the brutal arrest of high school students protesting outside Paris is causing a stir ahead of further anti-government protests this weekend. The footage, which has been shared widely on ...

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