People Power

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Hong Kong chief executive C.Y. Leung. (Photo: europeanbusinesssumit/flickr/cc)
As talks between Hong Kong protesters and the Chinese government began on Tuesday, the region’s current chief executive C.Y. Leung spoke out against free elections on the grounds that it would empower the poor. In his first interview with foreign media since the pro-democracy movement began, Leung said that if the public were allowed to nominate...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Keene, New Hampshire's annual pumpkin festival turned riotous this weekend. (Photo: Twitter)
"These are no angels," Twitter user Isaiah A. Taylor said of the photograph...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Twenty Hong Kong protesters were reportedly injured early Sunday as a result of...

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Fed up with Open Carry Texas freaks hauling assault rifles in with them to buy lunch, about 500 Texas musicians held the first Open Carry Guitar Rally, marching while packing a giddy array of instruments and singing a repertoire from Steve Earle to Outkast to Star-Spangled Banner. Part of a broader Guitars For Guns campaign - shades of Woody Guthrie - the event was perfect for Texas, one sage explained, where "a bizarre phallic obsession is just part of your DNA...The guitar obsessives are the...