This spring, Donald Trump added a new phrase to the stock of improvised riffs he throws out at his rallies: “I love my protesters.” And if my Twitter mentions are any indication, there are a lot of people who think they know why: disruptions inside or outside Trump’s events just might help elect him president. But the people using my historical work to make this particular argument need to read it less selectively and more attentively.
Donald was asked how he planned on unifying the Republican Party, should a brokered convention prevent him from winning the nomination on the first ballot.
The state of emergency, which gives county police oversight of security in the city of 21,000 people, was declared following a shooting incident at a protest Sunday night.
The state of emergency is lifted off of Baltimore and mayor Rawlings-Blake seeks to ensure the city’s police department does not engage in egregious or criminal behavior.
Following Freddie Gray’s death and the riots it sparked, Loretta Lynch visits Baltimore as one of her first duties as Attorney General.
The MLB experiments with an empty stadium: If there are no fans to watch the Orioles and White Sox play, is truly a game?
Monday’s violent acts followed the distribution of a flier on social media calling for high schoolers to “purge,” a reference to a movie in which all laws are suspended for a day.
The unrest slowly built up steam in the early afternoon, beginning with a few individuals confronting a phalanx of officers then growing to hundreds of people swarming through the area.
By Steve Giegerich, St. Louis Post-Dispatch FERGUSON, Mo. — The perpetrators of violence who have instigated a response that has filled the air with tear gas the past ten days are generally not a presence among the demonstrators protesting the death of Michael Brown. Rather, police and peaceful demonstrators say, the rocks, Molotov cocktails and gunfire directed […]
By Sergei L. Loiko, Los Angeles Times KIEV, Ukraine — At least 20 protesters were killed Thursday morning as gunfire rang out in central Kiev, breaking the shaky truce reached between President Victor Yanukovich and opposition leaders the previous night. Oleh Musiy, chief of the protest camp health service, told the Los Angeles Times that dozens […]