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  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EST

    New peace deal reached for eastern Ukraine; Cease-fire on Sunday but questions remain The peace deal reached Thursday for Ukraine, if it holds, would be a partial win for both Moscow and Kiev: Ukraine retains the separatist eastern regions and regains...
  • Not every hateful crime is a hate crime

    In his Op-Ed piece in the L.A. Times on Wednesday, President Obama referred to the killing last week of three young Muslim Americans in Chapel Hill, N.C. Authorities there say that Deah Shaddy Barakat, his wife, Yusor Abu-Salha, and her sister Razan Abu-...
  • Islamic leader: College killings bear symptoms of hate crime

    The leader of the world's largest bloc of Muslim countries says the slaying of three college students in North Carolina has raised international concerns about "rising anti-Muslim sentiments and Islamophobic acts" in the United States. According to a...
  • Muslim students' slayings investigated as possible hate crime, FBI says

    Muslim students' slayings investigated as possible hate crime, FBI says
    The FBI announced late Thursday that it had opened a preliminary hate-crime investigation into the slayings of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, N.C. "The FBI is continuing to provide assistance to the Chapel Hill Police Department to process...
  • North Carolina triple slaying arouses fear of hate crimes against Muslims

    North Carolina triple slaying arouses fear of hate crimes against Muslims
    They were young newlyweds —- Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, a dental student at the University of North Carolina, and his wife, Yusor Mohammad, 21, soon to enter the same dental program. He sent dental kits to Syrian refugees and helped the homeless....
  • Motive behind alleged arson at Houston Islamic center remains unclear

    While a homeless man has been arrested and charged in connection with a fire that destroyed a building at an Islamic center in Houston, investigators aren't commenting on a possible motive, including whether it may have been a hate crime.   Darryl...
  • Grand jury indicts man accused in Chapel Hill shooting deaths of three Muslims

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. The day after several thousand people marched in Qatar to show solidarity with the families of three Muslims killed last week in Chapel Hill, a Durham County grand jury handed up indictments against the man accused of killing them....
  • Madison police investigate if vandalism spree was hate crime

    Madison police are investigating a vandalism spree that included anti-Semitic and racist graffiti. Police say about 25 homes and vehicles were damaged late Friday or early Saturday. The vandals spray-painted homes and cars with swastikas and references...
  • Mark Wahlberg victim says he shouldn't be pardoned

    A victim of one of Mark Wahlberg's racially motivated attacks as a teenage delinquent in segregated Boston in the 1980s insists he shouldn't be granted a pardon for his crimes. Kristyn Atwood was among a group of mostly black fourth-grade students on...
  • UC Davis tensions on the rise after controversial vote

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. Tensions are rising at the University of California, Davis, after student senators passed a pro-Palestinian resolution seeking divestment from businesses with Israeli ties and the Jewish community suffered two hate crimes in recent...
  • Man held in 'totally random' Covina stabbings, accused of hate crime

    Man held in 'totally random' Covina stabbings, accused of hate crime
    A Latino man was arrested Saturday for allegedly stabbing two black men in the parking lot of a Covina shopping center, said police.   Louis Vasquez, 19, of La Puente was booked on suspicion of attempted murder and a hate crime, police said. Vasquez...