Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance.
By Shehryar Nabi
Protests in Myanmar took a violent turn on Tuesday after police beat students, monks and reporters and detained about 100 people demonstrating against an education law that has been criticized for curtailing academic freedoms.
Dozens of protesters who marched in major cities across the country were arrested Saturday, amid the mostly peaceful demonstrations opposing recent police killings of unarmed black men.
By Associated Press
Protesters plan to converge on the nation's capital on Saturday to help bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police and call for legislative action.
Protesters took to the rainy streets of Ferguson, MO, on Monday after a weekend of protests, calling for more accountability in law enforcement tactics and an end to racial profiling in the wake of recent police-related shootings of black…
Thousands descended on New York City on Sunday in support of People’s Climate March, an event organizers are calling the largest march of its kind in history.
By Elisabeth Ponsot
In the borough of Staten Island in New York City on Saturday, thousands marched to seek justice in the death of an unarmed black man, Eric Garner, who was killed by police on July 17.
What does a 21st century protest song sound like? If you're folk musician Ezra Furman, it echoes of Bob Dylan. If you're legendary songwriter Lauryn Hill, it borrows from Rodgers and Hammerstein. If you're hip hop artist J. Cole, it's…
By Anya van Wagtendonk
More than a dozen Ebola patients are still unaccounted for after a violent attack on a Liberian Ebola treatment center Saturday, authorities say, raising fears that the virus will find a new stronghold in the country’s largest slum.
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