The multi-city event, in its third year, attracts crowds defiant against Donald Trump despite internal tensions and shutdown chaos.
The clashes come on the eighth day of demonstrations that began as opposition to fuel taxes but have become a rebuke of President Macron.
The tumultuous four days of Senate hearings for nominee Brett Kavanaugh—marked by rules challenges and protests—signal a new stage in Democrats' hard-line approach to President Trump.
For the second straight year, a group's blockade of railroad tracks to disrupt shipment of "fracking sand" to oil fields in North Dakota was broken up by police.
Officers are accused of mocking and using unnecessary force against demonstrators.
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After arguments between Trump supporters and event protesters became physical, police arrived in riot gear and used pepper spray on the chaotic crowd.
Artists and others are fighting the interim Temer government’s move folding the cultural department into the Ministry of Education as part of an austerity plan. It is “a direct attack on this society,” one said.
Many Americans are fed up with a congressional majority bought and paid for by wealthy special interests. Fifteen protesters were arrested Friday in Washington, D.C., after voicing their disapproval.
Police in riot dress clashed with small groups of protesters in Ferguson, Mo., early Saturday morning, confirming that tensions over the killing of unarmed African-American teenager Michael Brown have not disappeared.