November 16, 2011 After yesterday's dramatic move by New York authorities to clear the park of Occupy Wall Street protesters, things are much calmer. But protesters vow to continue their movement.
November 15, 2011 As police across the country have moved to disband protests, questions about the First Amendment and its limits have arisen.
November 15, 2011 The judge issued a temporary restraining order allowing protesters to return to New York City's Zuccotti Park ahead of a hearing later this morning. Mayor Michael Bloomberg had said in a statement that protesters would be allowed to return once the park was cleaned — but that they would not be permitted to set up a camp.
November 14, 2011 In Portland, Ore., meanwhile, protesters are looking for a way to regroup after being cleared from two parks. More than 50 were arrested there on Sunday.
November 7, 2011 Last week's column elicited varying responses on how the media should identify projectiles used by police in crowd control situations. Here are staff and police responses, and some of the more thoughtful comments from readers.
November 3, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, helping criminals stay out of jail, and Occupy Wall Street protests adapt in Oakland. In the second hour, the best American sports writing for 2011, and the way forward in Afghanistan.
November 3, 2011 While largely peaceful most of the day, the Occupy Oakland general strike turned violent overnight when protesters took over a vacant building and police responded with tear gas and flashbang grenades. Protesters managed to force Oakland's busy port to shut down its operations.
October 27, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the financial crisis in Europe, and new recommendations for the HPV vaccine. In the second hour, a Q&a about Medicare, and an update on the Occupy Wall Street protests.
October 26, 2011 With some humor, Jennings, who spent six months as Jeopardy! champ, explains his support for Occupy Wall Street.
October 26, 2011 Police broke up the protesters' camps early Tuesday. Later in the day, there were some clashes. Protesters say they'll try to set up again later today.