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Trump’s diversity training order faces lawsuit

New York (AP) — Three civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging President Donald Trump's executive order that prohibits federal agencies, contractors and...

Charlie Hebdo: Proud to provoke Islamists, despite violence

PARIS (AP) — It’s been targeted again and again, threatened and firebombed and struck in an attack that killed a dozen staff members, but...

White supremacists accused of intimidating Michigan family

DETROIT (AP) — Two members of a white supremacist group were arrested Thursday and accused of intimidating a Michigan family, authorities said. ...

In Florida’s Old South, a new political battleground emerges

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The farther north you go in Florida, the saying goes, the deeper South you'll get. For generations, the Old South...

Ahead of the election, a landslide of documentaries

NEW YORK (AP) — The election has unleashed an avalanche of documentaries like no season before it. ...

Voters could remove racist phrases from Alabama Constitution

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama voters once again have the chance to remove the racist language of Jim Crow from the state's constitution, which...

Hitler speeches sell at Munich auction despite objections

BERLIN (AP) — Handwritten speech notes by Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler sold at auction in Munich on Friday despite concerns from Jewish groups they...

Facebook, Twitter CEOs ordered to testify by GOP senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP push against Facebook and Twitter accelerated Thursday after Republican senators threatened the CEOs of the social media companies with...

Viewers’ Guide: After chaotic debate, Trump, Biden try again

After meeting last month in perhaps the most chaotic debate in modern history, President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, will take...

Jewish group condemns auction of Hitler speeches in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — A prominent European Jewish organization slammed a Munich auction house's decision to sell several of Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler's handwritten speech...

California’s Issa, once Obama’s foil, wants back in Congress

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Republican Darrell Issa, once the richest member of Congress, retired in 2018 before Democrats flipped his district along with six...

21 members of white supremacist orgs charged for guns, drugs

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Twenty-one members and associates of white supremacy organizations in Utah are facing charges over gun and drug distribution. ...

The Latest: Trump tries to explain lower fundraising numbers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): ...

Man who attacked Virginia protesters avoids federal prison

A California man who pleaded guilty to attacking anti-racism protesters at a white nationalist rally and at a torch-lit march through the through the...

Trump, Biden go at it — from a distance — in town halls

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden squared off, in a way, Thursday night in dueling televised town halls that showcased...

The Latest: Trump raises $247.8M in Sept., far behind Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): ...

Ex-white supremacist will plead guilty to lying about past

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Southern California member of two white supremacist groups agreed Wednesday to plead guilty to lying about his past...

Greek Extreme-right party leadership sentenced to 13 years

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek court sentenced the leadership of the extreme-right Golden Dawn party to 13 years in prison Wednesday, imposing the...

Slovakia’s far-right leader sentenced to 4 years in prison

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The leader of a far-right party with seats in the Slovak parliament was convicted of illegal use of neo-Nazi symbols...

Whitmer plot could affect fight for battleground Michigan

Gretchen Whitmer knew she’d have the spotlight Thursday. And she decided not to waste it. ...

Michigan governor: `Domestic terrorists’ targeted her

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Friday that governors from both major political parties have reached out to share stories of...

Michigan governor says Trump’s words inspire extremists

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Hours after police foiled an alleged plot to kidnap her, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer argued in a speech Thursday that...

13 charged in plots against Michigan governor, police

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Agents foiled a stunning plot to kidnap Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, authorities said Thursday in announcing charges in an...

Greek court adjourns sentencing in Golden Dawn case

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek court on Thursday adjourned the sentencing procedure for 18 former lawmakers of the extreme right-wing Golden Dawn party...

Greek court rules that Golden Dawn party is a criminal group

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek court ruled Wednesday that the far-right Golden Dawn party was operating as a criminal organization, delivering landmark guilty...

Viewer’s Guide: Virus response on stage with Pence, Harris

Mike Pence and Kamala Harris do not have a tough act to follow. ...

Greece: Extreme right group faces verdict at criminal trial

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police officials said Tuesday they are planning to deploy about 2,000 officers around Athens as the leadership of the...

One month out, battered Trump campaign faces big challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s long-hidden tax returns leaked out. His first debate performance ignited a firestorm over white supremacy. He was hospitalized...

One month out, battered Trump campaign faces big challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s long-hidden tax returns leaked out. His first debate performance ignited a firestorm over white supremacy. He was hospitalized...

German foreign minister condemns Berlin synagogue vandalism

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign minister on Friday condemned the apparent neo-Nazi defacement of a religious symbol outside a synagogue in Berlin. ...

Trump debate comment pushing Black Americans, others to vote

DETROIT (AP) — When President Donald Trump refused to outright condemn white nationalists in this week's presidential debate and urged his supporters to monitor...

Senate panel moves to compel 3 social media CEOs to testify

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel voted Thursday to compel testimony from the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter as lawmakers opened a new...

Trump Proud Boys remark echoes Charlottesville

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday tried to walk back his refusal to outright condemn a far right fascist group during his...

Biden, Trump snipe from road and rails after debate chaos

PITTSBURGH (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden kept up their debate-stage sniping from the road and the rails, fighting for working-class...

‘I was sad. It was sad’: Voters bemoan nasty debate

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Donald Trump and Joe Biden debated. Americans cringed. ...

Biden, Trump snipe from road and rails after debate chaos

PITTSBURGH (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden kept up their debate-stage sniping from the road and the rails on Wednesday, fighting...

Portland asks US to rescind deputization of city police

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mayor of Portland has asked U.S. officials to end the federal deputation of dozens of police officers in Oregon's...

Trump to far-right extremists: ‘Stand back and stand by’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday didn’t condemn white supremacist groups and their role in violence in some American cities this summer, branding it solely...

James Meredith film weighs ‘complicated’ civil rights figure

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A new documentary is diving into the complicated, and sometimes contradictory life of James Meredith, a Black civil rights...

Chaotic first debate: Taunts overpower Trump, Biden visions

CLEVELAND (AP) — The first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden deteriorated into bitter taunts and near chaos Tuesday night...

Chaotic first debate: Taunts overpower Trump, Biden visions

CLEVELAND (AP) — The first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden deteriorated into bitter taunts and near chaos Tuesday night...

The Latest: Trump casts election doubts, Biden urges voting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential election (all times local): ...

Dems to Facebook: Get serious about misinformation, hate

Two influential Democrats on Capitol Hill have urged Facebook to take stronger action against misinformation, voter suppression and incitements to violence ahead of the...

Germany pays tribute to victims of 1980 Oktoberfest bombing

BERLIN (AP) — Senior officials and survivors paid tribute Saturday to the victims of a deadly neo-Nazi attack on Munich’s Oktoberfest 40 years ago,...

Police: California white supremacist was making illegal guns

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — A white supremacist gang member was likely trying to get to a rifle in his car — or...

White supremacist killed after shooting California deputy

PASO ROBLES, Calif. (AP) — A man killed by sheriff's deputies after he shot and wounded a deputy in a central California cemetery on...

Lawyers eye neo-Nazi website founder’s assets for $14M award

Attorneys for a Montana real estate agent are eyeing the assets of a neo-Nazi website operator to collect a $14 million court judgment against...

Lawsuit asks court to force Facebook to ban militia posts

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Facebook can't be trusted to enforce its ban on violent rhetoric in the run-up to the November elections, as is...

Trump, social media, right-wing news stir up antifa scares

LEITCHFIELD, Ky. (AP) — The group gathered around the town square, waiting for the arrival of what has become a new American boogeyman: antifa. ...

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar plans new government

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said Wednesday he has secured a majority in Parliament to form a new government,...

Assaults, arson, slurs: Report finds anti-Semitism in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — Small square brass plates set in the pavement remember Jewish residents of Berlin's Lichtenberg district who were torn from their homes...

Douglas statue comes down, but Lincoln had racist views, too

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — With the nation racing to come to grips with centuries of racial sins, officials plan to remove the Capitol lawn...

Homeland Security whistleblower not yet ready to testify

WASHINGTON (AP) — A whistleblower from the Department of Homeland Security who says he was pressured to suppress facts in intelligence reports says he...

FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not an organization

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Thursday that antifa is an ideology, not an organization, delivering testimony that puts him at...

29 German police suspended over far-right chat groups

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in western Germany have suspended 29 police officers suspected of sharing far-right propaganda in WhatsApp groups, at least two of...

Confirmation gets trickier for Trump Homeland Security pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — A whistleblower's complaint and a tight timeline are making it increasingly unlikely that the Senate will confirm Chad Wolf as secretary...

Official claims pressure to alter Homeland Security intel

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Department of Homeland Security official said in a whistleblower complaint that he was pressured by more senior officials to suppress...

Neo-Nazi pleads guilty over threats to journalists

SEATTLE (AP) — A Neo-Nazi has pleaded guilty in federal court in Seattle to a charge that he conspired to threaten journalists. ...

Rapper Genesis Be’s long battle versus the Confederate flag

NEW YORK (AP) — The path that brought rapper and activist Genesis Be to a New York City stage, her body draped in a...

BLM rallies, memorial for man killed in Portland shooting

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — People gathered for Black Lives Matter rallies Saturday evening in Portland, Oregon, and a memorial was held for the man...

Portland killing suspect and victim had guns, documents say

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — ‎Both the suspect in the slaying of the right-wing protester in Portland, Oregon last weekend and the victim had handguns...

Utah police frustrated with anti-law enforcement sentiment

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — After months of protests around the nation over racial injustice in policing, police groups in Utah say they have...

Patriot Prayer no stranger to protests in Northwest

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) —...

Far-right extremists try to enter German parliament

BERLIN (AP) — Far-right...

New Zealand mosque shooter sentenced to life without parole

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP)...

New Zealand mosque shooter won’t speak at court sentencing

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP)...

Floyd’s death sparks new activism among communities of color

When Washington, D.C.’s NFL...

New Zealand survivor to mosque gunman: ‘You are the loser’

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP)...

Court finds parts of anti-riot law violate free speech

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) —...

Civil rights group pushes back at GOP condemnation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican...

Families confront New Zealand mosque shooter at sentencing

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP)...

The bully pulpit: Trump pushes Washington, but virus resists

WASHINGTON (AP) — His...

Takeaways from the final night of the Democratic convention

A convention without a...

Takeaways from the final night of the Democratic convention

A convention without a...

Trump praises QAnon conspiracists, appreciates support

WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

Black Portland reflects on role of white allies in movement

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) —...

Right-wing group, counter-protesters clash in Michigan

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) —...

Georgia park with Confederate sculpture shuts gates to rally

ATLANTA (AP) — Suburban...

Georgia House member loses post over John Lewis criticism

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's...

Hate crime victim arrested at protest won’t be prosecuted

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) —...

Twitter permanently bans former KKK leader David Duke

Former Ku Klux Klan...

House votes to remove Confederate statues from Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

AP says it will capitalize Black but not white

NEW YORK (AP) —...

White supremacist on California death row attacks guard

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —...

New Zealand mosque gunman to represent himself at sentencing

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP)...

AP Explains: Confederate flags draw differing responses

Public pressure amid protests...

Germany sees rise in number of right-wing extremists

BERLIN (AP) — Germany...

Facebook takes down accounts tied to Roger Stone

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) —...

Five takeaways from Facebook’s civil rights audit

A two-year audit of...

Civil rights groups denounce Facebook over hate speech

Facebook keeps telling critics...

The Latest: Trump to establish ‘National Garden’ of heroes

MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL,...

As monuments fall, Confederate carving has size on its side

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP)...

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