By TERRY TANG, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 02/26 — Arizona’s most populous county on Wednesday joined a growing national movement in which areas are declaring themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries and proclaiming support for gun ownership rights.
By ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 02/17 — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s push to ban the sale of assault weapons failed on Monday after some of his fellow Democrats balked at the proposal.
By ALAN SUDERMAN and SARAH RANKIN Associated Press, RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 01/20 — Thousands of gun-rights activists rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol on Monday under a heavy police presence,
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 11/10 — A surge in violent police clashes has left a trail of bodies across New York City,
KELVIN CHAN, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) 10/23 — Hong Kong authorities on Wednesday withdrew an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of chaotic protests that have since morphed into a campaign for greater democratic change.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, MICHAEL R. SISAK, COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYS, Associated Press,
NEW YORK (AP) 07/16 — After years of silence, federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won’t bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner,
By SOPHIA TAREEN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 07/14 — As a nationwide immigration crackdown loomed, religious leaders across the country used their pulpits Sunday to quell concerns in immigrant communities and spring into action to help those potentially threatened by the operation.
By DAKE KANG and KATIE TAM, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) 07/14 — Police in Hong Kong fought with protesters on Sunday as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s chief executive and an investigation into complaints of police violence.
By ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) 06/13 — Armed officers and an angry crowd faced off after a black man was fatally shot in a confrontation with U.S.
By THOMAS ADAMSON and ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 03/17 — Paris cleaned up one of the world’s most glamorous avenues Sunday after rioting by an ultraviolent core in the dwindling yellow vest protest movement angry at President Emmanuel Macron.
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 03/03 — Two Sacramento police officers won’t face criminal charges for the fatal shooting of a black man following a chase that ended in his grandparents’
By SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 02/02 — France’s yellow vest protesters were back on the streets Saturday to keep up the pressure on French President Emmanuel Macron’s government and to decry the number of people being injured by police during the anti-government demonstrations.
PARIS (AP) 12/24 — France’s prime minister met Monday with police officers targeted by violent yellow vest protesters, in a show of support amid growing concerns about growing brutality from both sides.Read more »
By ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 12/23 — French authorities on Sunday defended aggressive police actions to contain violence at yellow vest protests after a policeman was seen briefly brandishing a gun at a surging crowd in Paris.
PARIS (AP) 12/09 — The Latest on the unrest in France (all times local): 10 a.m. France’s Interior Ministry says 1,220 people were taken into custody around France during the latest yellow vest protests — a roundup the scale of which the country hasn’t seen in years.Read more »
By ELAINE GANLEY and JOHN LEICESTER, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 12/08 — The rumble of armored police trucks and the hiss of tear gas filled central Paris on Saturday,
By JOHN LEICESTER, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 12/08 — Late Friday night, the air on the Champs-Elysees was thick with perfume: heady blends of lavender,
By SAMUEL PETREQUIN, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 12/04 — The French government’s decision to suspend fuel tax and utility hikes Tuesday did little to appease protesters,
By SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 12/02 — French President Emmanuel Macron asked for an evaluation of possible protest security measures Sunday, a day after a Paris demonstration against increased taxes and living costs devolved into France’s worst urban riot in a decade.
PARIS (AP) 12/01 — The Latest on French protests against rising taxes (all times local): 10:15 p.m.
France’s prime minister has cancelled a planned trip to a major environmental conference in Poland on Sunday in the wake of his country’s worst urban violence in more than a decade.