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  • Man charged in hate crime attack

    Man charged in hate crime attack
    A West Side man is accused of being part of a group who beat and robbed two women while attacking their sexual orientation early Sunday in the Austin neighborhood. A judge today set bail at $1 million for Terry Glover, 24, according to the Cook County...
  • War crimes court restores genocide charge against Karadzic

    War crimes court restores genocide charge against Karadzic
    The U.N. war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia reinstated a charge of genocide against wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on Thursday, reversing a trial court’s ruling that prosecutors hadn't made a convincing case that the Serb...
  • LGBT groups say 'Trayvon Martin deserves justice'

    LGBT groups say 'Trayvon Martin deserves justice'
    Days after a jury acquitted George Zimmerman of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, a coalition of LGBT rights groups has issued an open letter declaring "solidarity" with Martin's family and friends....
  • Race No Factor In Fair Zimmerman Verdict

    "No justice, no peace" chants the telegenic mob. In a civilized society, however, where the mob doesn't rule, justice is defined by the verdict that follows a fair trial. It's the best that humans can do. And in the case of George Zimmerman, we have a...
  • Trayvon Martin: Did protesters miss Obama's point?

    Trayvon Martin: Did protesters miss Obama's point?
    UPDATED: President Barack Obama's comments about race and Trayvon Martin continued to reverberate on Sunday morning chat shows.  One point stood out in the discussions. Obama seemed to be lowering expectations about a Department of Justice investigation...
  • San Bernardino police investigate burning swastika on street

    San Bernardino police are investigating a possible hate crime in which a wooden swastika was apparently set on fire. Authorities said residents in the 2800 block of Sepulveda Avenue called police just after midnight Sunday to report a wooden swastika...
  • Martin's 'innocence' a liberal concoction

    Martin's 'innocence' a liberal concoction
    Grafton R. Hersperger's letter to the editor ("Zimmerman was wrong," July 22) expresses views that can be taken seriously only in Liberal World. He states that George Zimmerman "should be held 100 percent responsible" for the incident that resulted in...
  • Battle between attorneys settled

    The lengthy legal battle between the attorneys who won tens of millions of dollars for descendants of Armenian genocide victims has run its course. Mark Geragos and Brian Kabateck, two of the attorneys in class-action lawsuits that descendants of...
  • From lynchings to 'Stand Your Ground' killing

    From lynchings to 'Stand Your Ground' killing
    I am a U.S. Naval Academy graduate, a retired Marine Corps major general and the progeny of veterans of World War I and World War II who proudly served our country, not only so that America might remain strong and free but so that our sons and daughters...
  • The Zimmerman case: A touch of sanity

    The Zimmerman case: A touch of sanity
    WASHINGTON — "No justice, no peace" chants the telegenic mob. In a civilized society, however, where the mob doesn't rule, justice is defined by the verdict that follows a fair trial. It's the best that humans can do. And in the case of George...
  • Swastika graffiti was a hate crime, not a childish prank

    The vandals who painted swastikas and other hateful signs on the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation remind us that such acts are still a part of this society ("Graffiti of swastikas found in Pikesville," July 24). Some contend these acts are isolated...