December 12, 2011 "Occupy" protesters on the West Coast moved Monday to disrupt ports in Los Angeles, San Francisco and elsewhere. The action fizzled in Los Angeles, but gained traction in Portland and Oakland.
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 11, 2011 After a man was shot and killed near the Occupy Oakland encampment, police and local officials are asking protesters to disband.
November 9, 2011 The police department is investigating, a spokesman says. Meanwhile, it has released videos of its own showing protesters threatening officers during recent clashes.
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 Scott Olsen, an Iraq veteran, was in serious condition after being hit in the head by what NPR described as a "non-lethal projectile" fired by police. Reporters and all of us should demand that police tell us what they are firing for crowd control. These 'projectiles' kill.
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 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.