| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Three white students at San Jose State University have been charged with misdemeanor hate crimes after allegedly hanging a Confederate flag in a shared dormitory suite and calling a black roommate "three-fifths," among other derogatory names.
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Three San Jose State students were suspended after being charged with an alleged hate crime and battery against an African American student, school officials said Thursday afternoon.
The three white students are accused of various actions, incluidng...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
WASHINGTON — In a new twist to efforts to call attention to the Armenian genocide, a group of lawmakers has accused the Obama administration of blocking a Smithsonian display of a rug woven by orphans of the mass killings about a century ago....
| May 10, 2013
| 4:50 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Efrain Rios Montt, the former Guatemalan military dictator who ruled his country during one of the bloodiest phases of its civil war, was found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity Friday for the systematic massacre and...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:47 PM
"No justice, no peace" chants the telegenic mob. In a civilized society, however, where the mob doesn't rule, justice is defined by the verdict that follows a fair trial. It's the best that humans can do.
And in the case of George Zimmerman, we have a...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:02 PM
The word "nigger" keeps dancing on the high wire of the circus of race in America.
Paula Deen, Rachel Jeantel, Riley Cooper have sparked all matter of debate this summer about who can and cannot say the word and whether it is ever right, regardless....
| Jul 21, 2013
| 7:04 AM
UPDATED: President Barack Obama's comments about race and Trayvon Martin continued to reverberate on Sunday morning chat shows.
One point stood out in the discussions. Obama seemed to be lowering expectations about a Department of Justice investigation...
| Sep 12, 2013
"These images are difficult to watch."
"Perhaps the most upsetting."
So went the warnings issued by CNN correspondent Jake Tapper on Sunday as he narrated the video clips showing the aftermath of the Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Three St. Charles residents have been charged with a hate crime in connection with a violent attack on a group of people while taunting two men in the group for being gay.
Stephan C. Bolt, 31, of the 4N800 block of East Mary Lane; Christopher M. Miner,...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Caught in a twilight realm among historical drama, melodrama and magic realism, playwright Reginald Edmund's “Southbridge” doesn't quite provide a structure sturdy enough to hold all its narrative weightiness. But the world-premiere staging by...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Samantha Power will be nominated as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations by President Obama on Wednesday afternoon, officials said. Power would fill the chair vacated by Susan Rice, who is moving on to become Obama's...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 12:01 PM
The U.N. war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia reinstated a charge of genocide against wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on Thursday, reversing a trial court’s ruling that prosecutors hadn't made a convincing case that the Serb...