In our news wrap Friday, former President Jimmy Carter said he thinks President Trump would have lost the 2016 election if not for Russian interference. He was responding to historian Jon Meacham’s question about whether Trump’s presidency is “illegitimate.” Also,…
An avowed white supremacist who drove his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia has been sentenced to life in prison on hate crime charges.
By Denise Lavoie, Associated Press
Rep. Ilhan Omar says she's faced increased death threats since President Donald Trump spread around a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks. "This is endangering lives," she said, accusing Trump of fomenting right-wing…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Violent hate crimes are on the rise in the U.S. and across the globe. As a result, the ways in which hate groups use social media to threaten, galvanize and radicalize are drawing new scrutiny, including from Congress on Tuesday.
By Gretchen Frazee
During a House committee hearing on hate crimes, lawmakers expressed fundamental differences about what poses the biggest threat, who is to blame -- and what to do about it.
The Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act, a piece of legislation Durbin originally introduced in 2017, would require federal agencies to issue an annual report on domestic terrorism and codify an interagency domestic terrorism task force, according to the draft legislation, details…
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said in an interview with the PBS NewsHour on Tuesday that he has not seen evidence that white supremacists groups reflect a growing threat.
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
President Trump expressed sympathy for the victims who died at "places of worship turned into scenes of evil killing." But he declined to join expressions of mounting concern about white nationalism.
After a long history of controversial statements by Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, House Republicans stripped the 16-year congressman of his committee membership on Monday night. He recently wondered in The New York Times how terms like "white nationalist" and "white…
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