President Trump said "there's blame on both sides" of the violent Charlottesville protests. Video and photos from the scene show protesters and counter-demonstrators fighting, but the white supremacist side was more prepared for unrest.
by Maggie Haberman, Glenn Thrush | The New York Times
President Trump buoyed the white nationalist movement on Tuesday as no president has done in generations — equating activists protesting racism with the neo-Nazis and white supremacists who rampaged in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend.
U.S. allies including Saudi Arabia and Bahrain did not uphold principles of religious freedom in 2016, while Islamic State has carried out "genocide" against religious minorities, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday.
Three federal judges have ordered Texas to redraw congressional district boundary lines after ruling the Republican-led state legislature intended to discriminate against minority voters in crafting the original boundaries.
Evangelical conservative Roy Moore placed first in a special Senate GOP primary in Alabama on Tuesday, outpolling Sen. Luther Strange despite support for the incumbent from President Donald Trump and the party establishment in Washington.
On Monday President Trump called the KKK, neo-Nazis and white supremacists "repugnant." On Saturday, he initially failed to specifically denounce the groups in the wake of the Charlottesville, Va., violence.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is vowing an aggressive federal investigation into the deadly violence in Charlottesville over the weekend, but as he all but promised a federal prosecution, he also broke with his long-standing position that civil rights and hate crimes cases are generally best left to local authorities.
by Carol Leonnig, Tom Hamburger, Rosalind Helderman | The Washington Post
Three days after Donald Trump named his campaign foreign policy team in March 2016, the youngest of the new advisers sent an email to seven campaign officials with the subject line: “Meeting with Russian Leadership - Including Putin.”