After a van plowed through a crowd of pedestrians in Barcelona on Thursday, killing at least 13 people and wounding scores more, President Donald Trump tweeted a reference to a discredited story about Gen. John...
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 02:49 PM CDT
Tech Companies Banishing Extremists After Charlottesville
It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence.
In the wake of...
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 02:23 PM CDT
Maine Gov: Removing Confederate Statues Like Losing 9/11 Memorial
Taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to victims of the 9/11 attacks, Gov. Paul LePage said Thursday, adding that the white nationalist and far-left protesters in...
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 11:11 AM CDT
Settlement Reached in ACLU Lawsuit Against CIA Interrogation
A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union against two psychologists involved in designing the CIA's harsh interrogation program used in the war on terror.
Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 05:51 AM CDT
Confederate Monuments Removed or Vandalized Across US
Confederate monuments are being removed around the country under pressure from those who say they honor a regime that enslaved African-Americans. The pace has increased, however, in the wake of last weekend's...
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 10:56 AM CDT
Fact Check: Viral Photo Doesn't Show 'Antifa' Beating Cop
A widely spread photo that appears to show an anti-fascist activist beating a police officer is a doctored image.
The image showing a man wielding a club and wearing an "antifa" jacket while standing over a...
During a combative press conference Tuesday, President Donald Trump dubbed the anti-racist protest groups the "alt-left" and blamed "both sides" for the violent clashes that resulted one death, and injured more...
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 04:11 PM CDT
Anti-Hate Groups Seize on Virginia as Teachable Moment
Anti-hate groups in the United States are giving guidance on what individuals can do to combat hate-inspired violence in the wake of a deadly attack at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 11:41 AM CDT
Ben Carson Talks About Vandalism of Home, Charlottesville
The only African-American member of President Donald Trump's cabinet says his home in Northern Virginia was recently the target of anti-Trump vandals.
Ben Carson, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing...
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 02:51 PM CDT
More GOP Fallout After Trump Decries Monument Removals
President Donald Trump bitingly decried the rising movement to pull down monuments to Confederate icons Thursday, declaring the nation is seeing "the history and culture of our great country being ripped...