As outrage mounted over police use of pepper spray on nonviolent student demonstrators at the University of California, Davis, the campus’ embattled chancellor apologized for the incident and placed the university’s police chief on administrative leave.
Because Birmingham was the birthplace of the civil rights movement for African-Americans, it is only fitting that a similar movement for immigrants starts here, House Democrats said Monday.
Birmingham has “a historic significance ... that changed the very character of this country,” said Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz.
Promising “extraordinarily radical proposals to fundamentally change the culture of poverty in America,” Newt Gingrich on Monday said he would fire school janitors and pay students to clean schools instead.
As deadly clashes intensified Monday between thousands of protesters and riot police, Egypt’s interim government offered to resign in an attempt to calm three consecutive days of unrest that have shaken the country ahead of next week’s parliamentary elections.
Three top Khmer Rouge leaders accused of helping mastermind Cambodia’s “killing fields” in the 1970s went on trial in Phnom Penh on Monday as hundreds of victims and curious onlookers arrived at the court from around the country to witness the proceedings.
When it comes to shopping on Black Friday, the new economy is demanding new rules.
Next week, it’ll be the night owl who gets the worm, not the early bird, with many big-box stores opening at midnight on Thanksgiving Day, four to six hours earlier than last year. Wal-Mart gave in to shoppers wanting a sneak peak at Friday’s specials.
The death of Natalie Wood, who drowned during a 1981 boating excursion with husband Robert Wagner and co-star Chistopher Walken, was inadequately investigated at the time, according to the co-author of a book on the celebrated case.