The protests began about two weeks ago demanding an end to police brutality. Now, as one activist said, "it has become so many things for so many Nigerians." The government declared a 24-hour curfew.
Thousands of demonstrators gathered in solidarity in French cities on Sunday, as the number of people detained in connection with the history teacher's beheading rose to 11.
The Government Accountability Office, a nonpartisan government watchdog, will review the federal government's use of nonlethal weapons and the tactics it wielded against protesters this summer.
D.C. military confirms to NPR that hours before federal police cleared protesters near the White House on June 1, the District's top military police officer was looking for a "heat ray" system.
Most of the largest civil settlements for police killings were in liberal areas in the year after the Ferguson unrest. Now, lawyers say current protests are hardening political divisions on policing.
One video of the attack shows a dark sedan plowing into a crowd of people standing in front of the vehicle. The car lurches through an intersection, leaving a chorus of screaming people in its wake.
The city has seen nightly protests for about three months. And police have declared riots or unlawful assemblies about half the time. But some argue the meaning of riot is too vague to be useful.
In her new book, writer Vicky Osterweil argues that looting is a powerful tool to bring about real, lasting change in society.
Body camera footage has not been released, but a report details the incident. Savannah's mayor says the incident "horrified" him.
NBA playoff games, Major League Baseball, WNBA and MLS matches scheduled for Wednesday have been postponed, as players with the various professional leagues took part in a boycott sending a powerful message on racial injustices.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said the federal agents sent to Portland acted as "an occupying force & brought violence." Brown says federal officers will leave starting Thursday.
Federal agents fired tear gas after hundreds gathered for the 60th day of demonstrations following the killing of George Floyd. Police said they found Molotov cocktails and loaded rifle magazines.
A man carrying an AK-47 was shot and killed in Austin. Police in Seattle and Portland declared that the gatherings had become riots.
Savannah unveiled details of the new Race Equity And Leadership task force, which will study racial disparities and recommend changes.
In the weeks since protests against police brutality began in Minneapolis, calls to reform, defund or abolish the police have been escalating. Demands...