University honors black players dismissed from team in 1969

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Fifty years after 14 black football players were kicked off the University of Wyoming football team for seeking to wear armbands to protest racism, eight of them returned to the L...

Hong Kong tells US to stay out; students form protest chains

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of students formed human chains outside schools across Hong Kong on Monday to show solidarity to push for democratic reforms after violent weekend clashes in the semia...

Hong Kong tells US to stay out; students form protest chains

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of students formed human chains outside schools across Hong Kong on Monday to show solidarity to push for democratic reforms after violent weekend clashes in the semiautonom...

Details of Hong Kong protester arrests emerge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The arrest of eight high-profile activists and politicians by Hong Kong police on Friday (Aug. 30) is being widely viewed as an effort to deter organizers behind a large r...

Sieren's China: In Hong Kong, it's time for compromise

Two months in, protests in Hong Kong continue unabated. Last weekend, a shot rang out in one of the increasingly violent clashes, but nobody was hurt. A police officer who felt threatened by the prote...

Hong Kong: Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong detained by police

[Last update: Aug. 30 at 10:10 a.m.] Another Demosisto member, Agnes Chow (周庭), was arrested on Friday morning, according to the party’s latest statement. Chow was arrested at her home and...

Hong Kong protesters form human chains to call for democracy

Supporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement lined the streets and part of the city's harbor front Friday, inspired by a human chain in a historic Baltic states protest against Soviet cont...

Twitter shuts Chinese accounts targeting Hong Kong protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kon...

Hong Kong bakery’s mooncakes carry protest movement slogans

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong bakery is doing its part to support the city's pro-democracy protest movement by making mooncakes with a message. At Wah Yee Tang, the traditional Chinese har...

Protests in Europe highlight divide between China, Hong Kong

PARIS, BERLIN, LONDON (CNA) -- Hong Kongers rallied Saturday in Berlin, Paris and London in protest against what they said was police violence in their homeland, while Chinese nationals staged counter...

Hong Kong protester organizer hopes for peace at Sunday rally

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people streamed into a park in central Hong Kong on Sunday for what organizers hope will be a peaceful demonstration for democracy in the semi-autonomous Chinese te...

Hong Kong’s divide: Protests for democracy, rally for China

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters marched on one side of Hong Kong’s famous harbor on Saturday to demand the government heed their demands. Across the water, a pro-government rally...

Hong Kong teachers’ rally starts another weekend of protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of schoolteachers in Hong Kong marched to the official residence of the city’s leader on Saturday as another weekend of protests got underway in the Chinese terr...

Hong Kong police tear skirt, underwear off female protester, sparking public wrath

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong police tore the skirt and underwear off a young female protester in Tin Shui Wai on Sunday (Aug. 4) at midnight while arresting her, enraging residents who then ...

Chief apologizes over hiring of officer who shot black man

A Louisiana police chief apologized Thursday to his city and to the family of a black man shot and killed by a former police officer in 2016, saying the officer never should have been hired, at the sa...