China’s legislative body criticized a court ruling overturning a ban on wearing masks, signaling that it was the final arbiter of law in Hong Kong.
Luis Calvillo survived the mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart on Aug. 3. Then came the hard part — the long, painful odyssey of recovery.
Simon Cheng spoke out publicly for the first time since he was detained in early August at the end of a business trip from Hong Kong to mainland China.
The House and Senate both passed the bill with a veto-proof majority. It compels the U.S. to penalize Chinese and Hong Kong officials responsible for abuses.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for an outside monitor after a series of racist incidents that has left Syracuse University besieged.
Kim Gervais was a country music fan, small-business owner and mother of two daughters.
The parents of young people under siege at a university emerged as a call for compromise.
The planned stops on the 52 Places Traveler’s trip around the world included a mainland China ski area, and the vibrant former British colony. Neither was quite as expected.
After a three-day standoff with the police, about 50 protesters remained on the campus of a besieged university.
The police offered protesters one way out of a besieged campus, raining down tear gas and rubber bullets on those who attempted to flee. But some escaped on rope ladders, as anxious parents sobbed near the police cordon.
“Coming to Howard for the first time was seeing the beauty of blackness,” one alumnus said.
Mr. Rajapaksa, a former defense chief and brother of an ex-president, vowed to bring stability to a country still reeling from attacks on Easter Sunday.
As riot police tried storming a campus occupied by activists, they were met by protesters fighting back with Molotov cocktails and bows-and-arrows.
Classrooms may be empty, but universities are bustling with preparation for confrontations with the police.
Don’t count on it.
A bill before Congress would put the United States squarely on the side of the protesters, even as the demonstrations seem to spin out of control.
After finding the strip club next door closed, judges who were in Indianapolis for a conference got into a fight that left two of them hospitalized.