Sunday, November 29, 2015
Thousands of protesters blocked traffic and barred shoppers from entering stores during the Black Friday sales extravaganza to demand justice for a black teen killed by a Chicago police officer.
Parents of 43 students who disappeared last year camped out Thursday near Mexico's presidential residence demanding a new investigation into their missing children, who investigators say were killed by drug traffickers.
Saturday, November 28, 2015
A court in southern mainland China sentenced a leading activist who organized rallies for media freedom to six years in prison Friday in what his lawyer described as an unfair trial with an extra criminal charge added at the last minute.
U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump denies that he mocked a reporter with a disability in a speech, despite appearing to imitate mannerisms of the "poor guy" and make fun of him.
Canada's Liberal government announced on Thursday a US$75 million (CA$100 million) contribution to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to help fleeing Syrians, fulfilling a campaign promise from its recent federal election.
A Canadian beauty queen lashed out at Beijing Friday, saying she was barred from boarding a flight from Hong Kong to mainland China to compete in a pageant because of her human rights activism.
A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as U.S. President Barack Obama and his family celebrated Thanksgiving.
U.S. President Barack Obama Thursday urged Americans to open their hearts to refugees in his Thanksgiving message to the nation, likening them to the pilgrims the holiday celebrates.