A Catholic school in Kentucky condemned a group of its students, many of whom wore "Make America Great Again" hats, after they were recorded harassing a Native American Vietnam veteran in a video that went viral on Saturday.
By Gary Robertson
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Reuters) – Prosecutors in the murder trial of a white nationalist said on Thursday the defendant was motivated by hatred when he drove his car into crowd of counterprotesters last year, while the defense argued that he was fearfully reacting to a violent environment.
A white man from Kentucky suspected of killing a black man and woman in a racially motivated shooting attack at a supermarket last month has been charged with federal hate crimes and firearm charges, according to federal officials.
Hate crimes in the United States jumped 17 percent in 2017, with a huge 37 percent spike in anti-Semitic attacks, marking the third year in a row that such attacks have increased, according to FBI data released on Tuesday.
By Brendan Pierson
NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York federal prosecutors on Friday brought new charges against Cesar Sayoc, the Florida man accused of mailing bombs to prominent Democrats and other critics of U.S. President Donald Trump.
In her letter, Madeline Sayoc urged Trump, a Republican, and other leaders to tone down rhetoric that could seen as inciting violence.
"Our political leaders, like our President Donald Trump, need to recognize that there are many sick people in this country who take their rhetoric and words of 'War with the Media' and 'War with the Democrats' to heart," she wrote.
Fourteen staff at an Idaho primary school who dressed up as a border wall and as Mexicans for Halloween were put on administrative leave on Saturday for the "insensitive" and "inappropriate" costumes, a school superintendent said.
I went to the Tree of Life Synagogue on Friday to follow up on the horrific slaughter of eleven innocent Jewish and I was surprised by what I felt and found.
The first thing I found was love.
A white man from Kentucky pleaded not guilty to charges that he had killed a black man and woman in a shooting at a supermarket that is under investigation as a possible hate crime, prosecutors said on Friday. A white man from Kentucky pleaded not guilty to charges that he had killed a black man and woman in a shooting at a supermarket that is under investigation as a possible hate crime, prosecutors said on Friday.
The FBI on Friday said it had recovered a suspicious package addressed to California billionaire Tom Steyer, a Democrat known for his ads calling for the impeachment of Republican President Donald Trump, exactly one week after federal authorities arrested Cesar Sayoc for mailing pipe bombs to Trump critics.
The man charged with opening fire in a Pittsburgh synagogue and killing 11 worshipers pleaded not guilty on Thursday in federal court to all 44 counts against him, including hate crimes and firearms offenses.
Days after the worst anti-Semitic attack in our history, Trump is defunding domestic terrorism and diverting resources to a non-threatening caravan.
The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee is pursuing a wide-ranging investigation into former White House adviser Steve Bannon's activities during the 2016 presidential campaign, three sources familiar with the inquiry told Reuters.
By Jessica Resnick-Ault and Chriss Swaney
PITTSBURGH (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors added more charges, including religious hate crimes, against the man accused of killing 11 Jews in a Pittsburgh synagogue, according to an indictment filed on Wednesday, as the city held funerals for three more victims.
Behind the deli counter at a Jewish market in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, AJay Herskowitz provides brisket and comfort to a community shaken by tragedy.
By Jessica Resnick-Ault
PITTSBURGH (Reuters) – Grieving families and friends gathered on Tuesday for the first funerals for victims of a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, as protesters prepared for a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump amid accusations his rhetoric had encouraged anti-Semitic extremists.
Just hours after the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, without proper permission, President Trump played Pharrell Williams' song "Happy" at a rally. The singer is not impressed.
Pittsburgh's Jewish community was gathering on Tuesday to bury the first victims of the deadliest attack on the U.S. Jewish community as critics prepared to protest President Donald Trump's visit to the city.
Jewish leaders in Pittsburgh on Monday called on President Donald Trump to condemn white nationalism unequivocally after he said he will visit the synagogue where a gunman killed 11 worshipers over the weekend.
Congressional Democrats on Monday called on U.S. law enforcement authorities to do more to track and prosecute far-right extremists after a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue and the mailing of bombs to critics of President Donald Trump.