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Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes Up 67 Percent, FBI Says
Hate crimes in the United States ticked back up in 2015, after a 20-year low the year before, fueled in part by a 67 percent increase in crimes against Muslims, according to an FBI report released today. Crimes against religious groups overall were up by 23 percent since 2014 and anti-black, white
Father of Slain Army Officer Humayun Khan Hits Trail for Hillary Clinton
Khizr Khan, the father of slain U.S. Army Capt. Humayun Khan, who died while serving in the 2004 Iraq War, hit the campaign trail this afternoon for the first time in support of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton . "He has made us the laughing stock in this world," Khan said of
Daughter of Sandy Hook Victim Among Swift Twitter Reaction to Trump's 2nd Amendment Comment
Donald Trump is under fire on social media after suggesting "nothing" can be done to stop Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton 's Supreme Court picks except "maybe" the " Second Amendment people." "Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish the Second Amendment,” the Republican
Protests Continue in Baton Rouge and St. Paul Following Night of Arrests
Protests continued today in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and St. Paul, Minnesota, following a night in which 200 protesters were arrested by police between the two cities. Thousands of demonstrators have flooded the streets of major U.S. cities throughout the weekend, protesting the recent killings by
Obama Speaks on Trump
The president said the GOP needed to calm violent rhetoric in its field of presidential candidates.
President Obama Says American Voters Expect Leaders to 'Not Trumpet Violence'
President Obama is continuing his calls for Republicans to repudiate violent rhetoric that appears to be accompanying Donald Trump 's rise to the top of the GOP presidential field. In an exclusive interview with ABC News anchor David Muir in Cuba , Obama responded to Trump suggesting that riots
Neighbors React to Weapons in Shooting Suspects' Home
Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik allegedly had enough devices in their rented home for another attack.
How the #ShoutYourAbortion Hashtag Started and Sparked a New Movement
Amelia Bonow is a 30-year-old grad student, a part-time bartender and most recently, an Internet phenomenon. A few weeks ago, Bonow decided to go on Facebook and post about her choice to have an abortion, writing, “having an abortion made me happy in a totally unqualified way. Why shouldn’t I be
Showdown in North Carolina
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TUNE IN TONIGHT: With less than a month to go before Election Day, ABC’s GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS is set to moderate a one-hour U.S. Senate debate tonight in Raleigh, N.C. between Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and her challenger, Republican State...
Arkansas GOP Leader Resigns after Brash Hillary Clinton Comments
A local GOP official in Arkansas recently told a reporter that Hillary Clinton will be shot if she crosses the Arkansas state line (Hillary has a book tour stop in Arkansas on Friday) Johnny Rhoda, now the former chairman of the 2nd District Republican Party,...