| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:27 AM
MILAN (Reuters) - An Italian court has ruled in favor of the expulsion of ex-Ku Klux Klan leader and former Louisiana politician David Duke from Italy, where he had been living for a year and a half, local police said on Thursday.
Duke, 63, moved to...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:44 PM
A sentence I never thought I'd type: Bob Dylan is under investigation in France for inciting racial hatred because of comments he made about Croatians.
The comments in question came a year ago in an interview with Rolling Stone, in which the legendary...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 7:52 PM
If John Egerton liked you — and he liked nearly everyone he met — he might have hauled out an antique contraption called a biscuit brake, whipped up a batch of special unleavened dough and cajoled you into cranking the device while he...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 12:05 AM
WASHINGTON Who killed JFK?
Fifty years after the slaying of the nation's 35th president, that's still a provocative question for many.
Conspiracy theories began swirling almost immediately after President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas on...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Catholics can generally be divided into three groups: the "devout," the "I doubt," and the "I'm out."
I fall into that middle category, not exactly down with everything the church teaches but absolutely convinced that none of the alternatives are as...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Was that kid in a Ku Klux Klan outfit at Halloween racist or not racist? What about that Washington Post column by Richard Cohen talking about people with "conventional views" suppressing the urge to vomit when they see New York Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Here's some post-Halloween fun. A new video has emerged online of a creepy "Twilight" doll that was intended to be the half-vampire, half-human spawn of Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward (Robert Pattinson).
The "Twilight Forever: The Complete Saga,"...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:16 PM
The Alan Grayson spin machine had been running full speed.
The storyline — promoted by Grayson's handlers and the media — was that Central Florida's firebrand liberal congressman was no longer a bomb-thrower.
No more calling female...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 11:38 AM
It was the most rancorous period in America since the Civil War.
It was a time in which Americans were afraid to speak their minds, afraid of the self-righteous paladins of McCarthyism and the House Un-American Activities Committee, which was one of...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:54 PM
"Bridesmaids" had a lot of wild wedding moments, but even that raucous comedy didn't go where one British bride just did: She enlisted her horse to be one of her two bridesmaids.
Wearing a purple bridle to match groom Graham Sales' tie, 17-year-old...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:15 PM
A Virginia mother whose son dressed as a member of the Ku Klux Klan for Halloween said she sees nothing wrong with the costume. In fact, it's something of a family tradition.
Jessica Black is defending her 7-year-old son's costume, telling local...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:53 AM
A Virginia mother has told several media outlets that there was nothing wrong with her decision to dress her 7-year-old son as a Ku Klux Klan member for Halloween since it's a tradition in her family.
This is just another story in a long line of...