| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Schools, businesses and services were shuttered Wednesday in Fureidis the day after the Arab town became the latest community in Israel to be vandalized in a rash of hate crimes.
Worshipers arriving at a mosque early Tuesday found its outer walls marred...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:59 AM
WASHINGTON — Hate crimes are an affront to the nation, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said Thursday at a memorial service for the three victims of the shootings outside two Jewish centers near Kansas City, Mo.
Holder, playing a role often filled by...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:21 PM
Police say a 59-year-old man made repeated racial comments as he assaulted a man of the same age in the Rogers Park neighborhood Wednesday shortly before the latter man collapsed and died.
Authorities have charged the alleged attacker in the beating,...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:52 PM
SAN DIEGO — An Iraqi immigrant was convicted Thursday of murdering his wife in their El Cajon home because she wanted a divorce.
The March 2012 killing gained attention because a note left near the body suggested the attack was an anti-immigrant...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:08 AM
AURORA, Mo. — The killings of three people on the eve of Passover outside two Jewish facilities in a Kansas City suburb are being treated as hate crimes, law enforcement officials said Monday.
Overland Park Police Chief John Douglass and others...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:27 AM
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Prosecutors announced murder charges Tuesday against the Missouri white supremacist suspected in the fatal shootings of three people outside a Jewish Community Center and retirement home in this Kansas City suburb.
| Oct 6, 2013
Under Nazi ideology, German women were supposed to be prodigies of child-bearing and domesticity, leaving the wider world of work — not to mention violence and mass murder — to men.
This piece first ran in Printers...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
From the start, Fox Searchlight was confident that "12 Years a Slave" would win critical acclaim and be an awards contender.
Getting people to see it? The film's distributor feared that would be a different story.
The new movie depicts the evils of...
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:10 PM
A middle school student has been charged as a juvenile with aggravated battery and a hate crime following a fight at a northwest suburban school that left a student with broken collarbones, police said.
The student at Hannah Beardsley Middle School in...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 8:21 PM
Aaron Miller was surprised and saddened by reports that a black freshman had faced weeks of racial harassment by some of his white roommates in a San Jose State University dorm.
The alleged abuse was poles apart from Miller's own experience as a black...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:50 PM
The president of San Jose State, where four white students allegedly taunted a black student with racial slurs and other abuse, said Thursday he was creating a task force to investigate the incident.
Misdemeanor hate crime and battery charges were filed...