Dealmakers didn't anticipate the protests, hostile public hearings and disparaging tweets over what many saw as "massive corporate welfare."
The global walkouts, set for March 15, have been inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg.
A victory in the case could restore voting rights to tens of thousands of Mississippians, not just the handful who sued.
The environmental group Greenpeace and indigenous activists who protested the pipeline in 2016 were targeted in the lawsuit.
A Portland councilwoman says reported friendly exchanges between a lieutenant and Patriot Prayer leader points to "broken policing system."
A state senator credits the community "that was going to be profoundly affected by" the project and who "started asking questions.”
The union said the strike will begin Monday after it failed to negotiate with the school district over issues including teacher pay.
Demonstrators drop thousands of white slips that look like OxyContin prescriptions to highlight the Sackler family's role in the opioid epidemic.
An injured protester loses four fingers as police swoop in to stop protesters from breaching the French National Assembly's exterior.
Truthdig reports from Stone Mountain Park, Georgia, where a planned white nationalist rally gave way to an anti-racist counterprotest.