Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsIt's almost the weekend, so let's get planning. It's the first weekend in May, and you can celebrate with a couple of parades and superheroes.
May Day Activists Cheer State Immigration LawsAs Congress debates the first national immigration overhaul in decades, a state-level push advancing rights for people in the U.S. illegally has picked up momentum across the country.
Winter Weather Returns For Yet Another Curtain CallLike the inevitable sequel to a long-running horror movie franchise, snow is making yet another return to the forecast. Only this time, the flakes are predicted to fly not in April, but in May.
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Some May Day Protests Peaceful, Others Less SoThousands of protesters in New York demanded an end to income inequality and housing foreclosures. Police fired tear gas to disperse marchers in Oakland, Calif. And black-clad demonstrators smashed windows in Seattle and occupied a building owned by the Catholic archdiocese in San Francisco.
Immigrant, Labor, Occupy Groups Join For ProtestsThe most visible organizing effort by anti-Wall Street groups since Occupy encampments were dismantled last fall are being planned for May Day, a change from recent years when protests on the international workers' holiday focused on immigrant rights.