Pasadena: Occupy the Rose Parade plans to descend upon the annual showcase of flowered floats and bands with a undetermined number of protesters. Pasadena police officials have said there could be between 200 and 1,000 protesters. However, Occupy hasn't released any firm numbers to this newspaper. The New York Times reported as many as 40,000 protesters could show for the Rose Parade.
Two men's terrorism indictments for allegedly releasing caged minks and foxes remind us that laws targeting animal rights activism infringe on more than civil liberties.
William Rivers Pitt: The worst Ebola outbreak in recorded history is currently burning through several countries in Africa. It began in Guinea back in February. By the end of May, it spread to a city of some two million people.