BOSTON — Police said they arrested 27 people Saturday in a day of protests in Boston, Massachusetts, where an estimated 40,000 people gathered, a week after a march by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, resulted in three deaths. Police Commissioner William Evans said the 27 people were arrested for charges that included assault and battery on […]
CHICAGO—The tiny white bulbs lit up the black boards and spelled out their cause. L-A-Q-U-A-N. The signs were in memory of Laquan McDonald. The 17-year-old was shot last year by a Chicago police officer – 16 times within 30 seconds. The six people holding the letters were among hundreds of protesters in the Midwest U.S. […]
WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama has announced efforts to normalize relations with Cuba after an embargo of more than 50 years. But some opponents say Obama is overreaching his authority and that Congress can overrule him. Several legislative obstacles may stand in the way of normal relations with Cuba. Hope fills the streets of Cuba’s capital as […]
WASHINGTON â€” Tuesday's election results from two U.S. gubernatorial races are being seen by some observers as an indication of how Americans may vote in next year's Congressional elections.