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  • Fourth San Jose State student suspended in hate-crime case

    Fourth San Jose State student suspended in hate-crime case
    A fourth San Jose State University student has been suspended in connection with an incident in which three others have been charged with a hate crime for allegedly bullying a black roommate, locking a bicycle chain around his neck and using racial...
  • San Jose State students charged with hate crimes against roommate

    Three white students at San Jose State University have been charged with misdemeanor hate crimes after allegedly hanging a Confederate flag in a shared dormitory suite and calling a black roommate "three-fifths," among other derogatory names. The...
  • 3 San Jose State students suspended after alleged hate crime

    Three San Jose State students were suspended after being charged with an alleged hate crime and battery against an African American student, school officials said Thursday afternoon. The three white students are accused of various actions, incluidng...
  • White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide

    White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide
    WASHINGTON — In a new twist to efforts to call attention to the Armenian genocide, a group of lawmakers has accused the Obama administration of blocking a Smithsonian display of a rug woven by orphans of the mass killings about a century ago....
  • San Jose approves wild boar killings, not 'pig genocide'

    San Jose approves wild boar killings, not 'pig genocide'
    San Jose has a big pig problem, as in 200-pound wild boars tearing up and eating their way through ritzy neighborhoods. So the city council this week came up with a solution: a three-month open hunting season within city limits. State-permitted shooting...
  • Petition wants White House to display rug made by Armenian refugee orphans

    Petition wants White House to display rug made by Armenian refugee orphans
    A petition on Whitehouse.gov is urging President Barack Obama to display a rug woven by Armenian orphans at a refugee camp in 1920. The tapestry was donated to President Calvin Coolidge in 1925, as a gift to thank Americans for their humanitarian...
  • Film Review: 'Sweet Dreams'

    The road to reconciliation is paved with vanilla beans in "Sweet Dreams," which follows a group of Rwandan women as they endeavor to open the first ice-cream shop in a country where the frozen dessert is something more rumored than known. In documenting...
  • Man accused of hate crime after threatening mail carrier

    Man accused of hate crime after threatening mail carrier
    A Northwest Side man is accused of calling a mail carrier a racial slur and ordering his dog to attack him outside a laundromat, authorities said. Cosovic Ahmmed, 27, of the 5000 block of North Keeler Avenue, is charged with felony hate crime, felony...
  • Rwandan genocide discussion to aid charity

    A Newport Beach-based nonprofit is holding a fundraiser Sunday to benefit an East African refugee recovery program. Living Ubuntu's goal is to focus on mind-body issues, including the effects of stress and trauma. "Eyewitness to Genocide: The Journey of...
  • Cummings calls for AIG's Benmosche to step down over comments

    Cummings calls for AIG's Benmosche to step down over comments
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, called for the head of AIG to resign over comments he made comparing outrage over executive bonuses to lynchings that took place...
  • Of banker bonuses and public lynchings

    Of banker bonuses and public lynchings
    One can scarcely blame an appropriately-outraged Rep. Elijah E. Cummings for calling on AIG's Robert Benmosche to step down after the CEO compared the public criticism of the generous bonuses given top finance industry executives to lynchings in the...