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A demonstrator throws back a tear gas canister as they clash with riot police during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019.

Chinese investors are sinking cash into Hong Kong’s stock market as protests escalate

The Chinese buyers are enticed by cheap prices, as months-long protests pull Hong Kong into an economic recession and drag on its stock market.
Protesters were out in force in Hong Kong on Saturday despite a police ban.

US universities are suspending their Hong Kong study abroad programs amid escalating protests, and students are trying to find a way out

Students taking study abroad classes with Georgetown University and Syracuse University have had classes suspended and are trying to find flights home.
Protesters at the Hoyt–Schermerhorn Street stop in Brooklyn, New York.

NYC protesters jumped subway turnstiles and rallied against police over a fare crackdown that’s sparked viral videos and outrage

Demonstrators in Brookly flooded the streets Friday evening to protest a recent city initiative that has increased the number of police in the subway.
U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) speaks to members of the media outside the hearing Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump, testifies at before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform at Rayburn House Office Building February 27, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

House Republicans stormed a closed-door impeachment hearing and refused to leave — and Trump approved of it

About 30 House Republicans, headed by Rep. Matt Gaetz, forced their way into an impeachment inquiry hearing on Wednesday.

12 photos that show how Hong Kong protesters are wearing Winnie the Pooh, Guy Fawkes, and LeBron James masks to defy authority

The protests began mostly peaceful, but have since become violent after police said they began using live bullets for self-defense.
A protester outside Google's offices in Kings Cross.

Google’s cleaners in London are threatening to go on strike over working conditions

Google's two-tier workforce is coming under fresh scrutiny as low-paid contract cleaners in the UK raise complaints.

Climate-change protesters pour fake blood on Wall Street bull statue as part of ‘die-in’ demonstration

The protesting group's website notes it "will peacefully occupy the centers of power and shut them down" until governments address climate change.
A screenshot from a video by Channel News Asia shows Indonesian journalist Veby Indah after she was hit in the eye by a projectile.

A reporter was permanently blinded after being shot in the face with a rubber bullet during Hong Kong protests, lawyer says

Lawyers for Indonesian journalist Veby Indah say her right pupil ruptured after being hit by a rubber bullet.
A pro-democracy protester throws a tree branch at a burning barricade outside of the Mongkok Police Station as a bus drives in front of it on September 22, 2019.

Hong Kong protesters say they’re prepared to fight for democracy ‘until we win or we die’

"We'd rather die in the fight than slowly suffocate to death after we lose the fight," one protester told Business Insider.
A composite image of a Hong Kong protester snuffing out tear gas, and another being subdued by riot police, in the city's Diamond Hill district on October 1, 2019.

Barricades, human chains, and battling tear gas: We followed Hong Kong activists through the city’s most turbulent protests yet

October 1, 2019, marked one of the most violent days of the Hong Kong protests against mainland Chinese rule, which has raged into its 17th week.