President Trump defended the timing and content of his initial statements on the violence in Charlottesville at an impromptu news conference Tuesday -- seeming to backtrack on remarks he made Monday -- after reportedly being frustrated at the coverage of…
By PBS NewsHour
The violent events in Charlottesville, where white supremacist groups came out of the shadows, seem to have brought rising American tensions over race and racism to a head. Hari Sreenivasan gets perspectives from Leonard Pitts Jr. of The Miami Herald,…
By PBS NewsHour
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his campaign are expressing ideas similar to those espoused by white supremacists, legal, media and civil rights experts say.
By Paul Holston, Associated Press
Donald Trump's tweet that featured Hillary Clinton and a six-pointed star atop a pile of money has also appeared on a white supremacist website.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — This year's political campaigns are discouraging and risk alienating people from government and dimming their hopes for the future, House Speaker Paul Ryan says in a speech aiming to describe "what politics can be."…
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday anyone who wants to be the Republican presidential nominee must reject any racist group or individual, a tacit swipe at GOP front-runner Donald Trump.
By Associated Press
Donald Trump is stepping back from comments he made over the weekend when he claimed to know nothing about former Klu Klux Klan leader David Duke, saying that he couldn't hear the questions clearly.
After more than 90 minutes of debate, the University of Mississippi student senators voted Tuesday night to remove the state flag, whose design incorporates the Confederate battle flag, from campus grounds, the Clarion-Ledger reported.
A federal law enforcement authority said Wednesday that a fire that destroyed a black church in Greeleyville, South Carolina, was not arson.
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