- U.S. Navy to start giving gay couples marriage benefits in Japan
- Sen. Harry Reid goes to hospital as a precaution
- Fla.’s Trey Radel exits rehab, ‘excited’ to resume congressional role
- U.S. nuclear general boozed it up, chased ‘hot women’ in Russia: report
- 45 Calif. students at one school test positive for tuberculosis exposure
- Rob Ford on women: Give them cash ‘and they are happy’
- Ku Klux Klan group holds recruitment meeting in Maryland
- Airport assassination: Mayor, 3 others killed at Manila airport
- Tea party-type lawmakers take mysterious, off-books trip to Mideast
- North Korea warns South: We’ll attack ‘without warning’
Latest Occupy D.C. Items
A group of conservative activists is borrowing from the protest playbook of the Occupy movement, encouraging demonstrators to camp out within sight of the White House in Lafayette Square next week as part of an ongoing movement demanding the resignation of President Obama and other high-level federal government officials.
Members of Occupy D.C. once again took to the streets Monday with voices angry about economic inequality and colorful flags demanding accountability as they stepped off for their first substantial march in eight months.
Eight months have gone by since chants about corporate greed and government accountability echoed off the office buildings in downtown Washington, but on Monday, protesters plan to take up their flags and megaphones once again as part of the one-year anniversary of Occupy D.C.
About 50 Occupy D.C. members and Metro workers protested the upcoming fare increase and ongoing union negotiations outside the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority Board meeting on Thursday.
Eleven members of the Occupy D.C. movement on Thursday were found guilty for varying charges related to a day-long standoff in early December over a wooden structure built in a park.
The wooden structure that prompted a nine-hour standoff between police and Occupy D.C. members was safe and strong enough to withstand wind, snow and the weight of at least six grown men, an architect said Monday in defense of protesters on trial for disobeying officers.
A member of Occupy D.C. on Thursday was acquitted of a charge of disobeying a police officer during an emergency because the officer could not prove she was at the scene of the crime.
At least one U.S. marshal and a member of Occupy D.C. were treated for injuries Tuesday when protesters clashed with officers at a foreclosed home on Capitol Hill.
A federal judge on Thursday denied a request by members of the Occupy D.C. protest for an injunction that would prevent police from seizing their tents and evicting them from camps they have established in city parks.