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The Daily Need

Photo: Oakland, occupied

Police in riot gear evicted and dismantled the encampment of Occupy Wall Street protesters from a plaza across the street from City Hall in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday. When the crowd tried to retake the the encampment later in the evening, police fired tear gas at them at least five times, resulting in many injuries and arrests. Today, police are preventing people from returning to the plaza. Photo: AP/Ben Margot

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