More than a dozen children and several adults with a youth climate-change advocacy group meet with the senator to ask her to vote yes on the Green New Deal. The California Democrat argues that the policy is unworkable and says she doesn’t agree with it.
Capitol Police said 23-year-old Patrick Talamantes of Sacramento, California, was charged with vandalism and littering after he tossed a container of red dye in a Capitol fountain.
Activists gathered in D.C. this Presidents Day to show their disagreement with President Donald Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency along the southern border. See the video.
Paris police said Sunday that 133 people had been injured and 412 had been arrested as protesters trashed the streets of the capital during France’s worst urban riot in years.
The French government is considering “all options” to control protests against rising fuel prices that have turned violent in Paris over the last three weeks, a spokesman said Sunday.
Authorities have arrested a protester who strapped himself to construction equipment at a Mountain Valley Pipeline site in West Virginia.
“Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling is the exactly the same sort of symbolic protest as the black power salute from the 1968 Olympics,” said Leland Ware, the Louis L. Redding Chair for the study of law and public policy at the University of Delaware.
Republican Corey Stewart, who is running for U.S. Senate in Virginia, organized the rally in support of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which also drew protesters Tuesday night.
On the heels of a United Nations report this week sounding warnings about the impact of global climate change, the Mother Earth Project will bring its Parachutes for the Planet display to Georgetown this weekend.
On the local level, the more than 30 protesters gathered demanded for the resignation of the Archdiocese of Washington ‘s Cardinal Donald Wuerl; their broader demands include structural changes for the church as a whole.
Chanting “the people united will never be defeated,” hundreds rallied at the University of Virginia on Saturday, with hopes of demanding justice “for those who have suffered at the hands of white supremacy.”
University of Virginia students have come together to rally ahead of the 1-year anniversary of the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Watch the livestream.
After police fielded criticism for failing to contain violence last year, D.C. authorities are prioritizing communication and outreach in an effort to keep the peace amid tensions over “Unite the Right 2” rallies. Meanwhile, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will be on her way to El Salvador for a prior commitment.
The event, which was organized by the group Sanctuary DMV and promoted on Facebook, began at the Columbia Heights Civic Plaza at 14th Street and Park Road before morphing into a march.
A man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was shot multiple times as he ran away, spun around and reached toward his waist, according to footage released Sunday from an officer’s body-worn camera.
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