| Aug 25, 2013
| 12:14 PM
CAIRO — Courtrooms in Cairo echoed Sunday with the alleged crimes of fallen leaders who personify a divided nation that cannot escape its repressive past even as it moves to crush those with designs on its future.
In a downtown courthouse, a judge...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 11:42 AM
TRIPOLI, Libya — Libyan security officials say more than 1,000 detainees have escaped from a prison near the eastern city of Benghazi in a mass jailbreak.
A government security official in Benghazi, Mohammed Hejazi, said the jailbreak happened...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:50 PM
CAIRO — The siege at a Cairo mosque Saturday highlighted the specter of Egypt spiraling into civil strife and factional bloodshed among the army, Islamists and bands of vigilantes who are emerging as a dangerous third force in the nation's turmoil....
| Jul 14, 2013
| 9:58 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti called for peace Sunday night as the Los Angeles Police Department dealt with scattered protests in the wake of the Trayvon Martin verdict.
On Twitter, Garcetti quoted Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: "Nonviolence is a powerful...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:05 PM
SANFORD, Fla. -- As protests expanded nationally over George Zimmerman's acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin, activists in the town where the trial was held complained that police had foiled their plans for a large gathering.
Organizers with the...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:24 PM
About 25 University of California healthcare workers were arrested Friday afternoon in Westwood during a protest over staffing levels, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
In a planned act of civil disobedience, the protesters blocked the...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:14 AM
CAIRO -- Egypt’s political divisions seethed Friday as rival rallies between opponents and supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi surged through cities, and the army increased pressure on Islamists to abandon a month-long sit-in outside a...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:32 PM
CAIRO — The leader of Egypt's military declared Sunday that he would not tolerate further violence as his security forces moved to suppress any fresh street protests after bloody days that saw more than 800 people killed, many of them supporters...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:57 PM
For Barbara Coe, everything changed the day she accompanied an elderly friend to an Orange County social services center in 1991.
"I walked into this monstrous room full of people, babies and little children all over the place, and I realized nobody was...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:49 AM
It’s unclear how long Lulu Martinez will be held in immigration detention -- or if she'll be deported.
Still, the 23-year-old college student, brought to the United States illegally as a child, says that she and eight others who staged an...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 12:41 AM
About 80 protesters gathered in front of the CNN building in Hollywood on Sunset Boulevard shortly after midnight Monday, chanting "No Justice, No Peace," as police declared an unlawful assembly.
A police helicopter shone a light on demonstrators as...