WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Paul Gosar is suggesting a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville was instigated by "the left" and backed by billionaire George Soros.
The Arizona congressman, in an interview published Thursday by Vice News, described the rally's organizer as "a person from Occupy Wall Street that was an Obama sympathizer."
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A former Occupy Wall Street protester and volunteer medic who had taken up the cause of the Middle East's Kurds was one of two American volunteers killed while fighting against the Islamic State group in Syria.
A U.S.-allied Kurdish militia said Tuesday that 28-year-old Robert Grodt, of Santa Cruz, California, and 29-year-old Nicholas Alan Warden, of Buffalo, died in battle last week.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police detective who became an internet sensation as the "Hipster Cop" for his fashionable wardrobe during the Occupy Wall Street protests is letting go of something he's been wearing for 25 years — his badge.
Detective Rick Lee's last official day with the New York Police Department before retirement is Friday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the FBI and other federal agencies to turn over any potential evidence they spied on Occupy Philadelphia protesters.
The FBI, CIA and National Security Agency have 60 days to comply with the order from Senior U.S. District Judge Berle M. Schiller. The order follows another right-to-know case that revealed the FBI was monitoring Occupy Wall Street activities in New York and spinoff efforts from Florida to Alaska.
NEW YORK (AP) — For a time, Occupy Wall Street was everywhere with its grass-roots encampments — first in New York City, then globally — and the refrain, "We are the 99 percent!"
And then it was gone. Its most famous camp in lower Manhattan was cleared out in an overnight police raid two months after it started, and other Occupy locations fizzled soon thereafter.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the commemoration of the grassroots Occupy Wall Street movement, which started five years ago at New York City's Zuccotti Park (all times local):
About a dozen people have gathered in Zuccotti Park, the one-time encampment of the Occupy Wall Street grassroots movement known for its refrain "We are the 99 percent."