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  • Sri Lanka president uses his time in U.N. spotlight to lash out

    UNITED NATIONS — From Moammar Kadafi's baffling fantasies to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's room-emptying rants, almost every confab of world leaders at the annual United Nations General Assembly includes speeches that make people squirm in their chairs....
  • Wall Street fat cats like their Democrats, too

     Wall Street fat cats like their Democrats, too
    The basic message of The Sun's editorial is correct regarding the Wall Street executive who compared criticism of executive bonuses to lynchings ("Of banker bonuses and public lynchings," Sept. 25) and I think Robert Benmosche should have been fired...
  • About the Oklahoma killing and outrage

    I have nothing to say about the murder of Christopher Lane. Except this: The killing of this Australian man, allegedly by a group of boys who were bored and could think of nothing better to do, suggests chilling amorality and a sociopathic...
  • L.A. County sees drop in number of hate crimes but a rise in violence

    L.A. County sees drop in number of hate crimes but a rise in violence
    Hate crimes in Los Angeles County hit their second-lowest point in 23 years last year, but violent attacks based on race and sexual orientation rose from 2011, according to a report released Wednesday by the Los Angeles County Commission on Human...
  • Kenya mall attack may be setback for International Criminal Court

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — When the International Criminal Court was born 11 years ago, it may have seemed such an idealistic, noble idea that it could have leapt from the pages of a superhero comic book. It would be a place where the world's...
  • Q&A: 'Valentine Road' Director Marta Cunningham on Her HBO Doc

    On Monday night, HBO premiered the Sundance documentary "Valentine Road," about the brutal murder of 15-year-old Lawrence King from Oxnard, Calif. King, who came out of the closet at the age of 10, started to show up for the eighth grade at E.O. Green...
  • Racial epithet scratched on woman's car, authorities say

    Racial epithet scratched on woman's car, authorities say
    Law enforcement authorities in Riverside County on Monday said they had launched a hate crime investigation after a racial epithet was scratched on a woman's vehicle. The crime was reported Sunday in the 1300 block of Pocono Court in Moreno Valley....
  • Library revamp to offer space for working on creative projects

    A $15 million renovation of the Central Library just got a bit more expensive. The City Council this week approved spending an extra $374,966 to add an incubator space where people can work on creative projects, and a room dedicated to the Armenian...
  • 2 Latinos plead guilty to hate crimes against blacks in Compton

    2 Latinos plead guilty to hate crimes against blacks in Compton
    Two Latino gang members pleaded guilty Thursday to federal hate crime charges stemming from racially motivated attacks on four black youngsters as part of a campaign of terror aimed at forcing African Americans out of west Compton. The guilty pleas from...
  • Former Guatemala dictator Rios Montt found guilty of genocide

    Former Guatemala dictator Rios Montt found guilty of genocide
    MEXICO CITY -- Efrain Rios Montt, the former Guatemalan military dictator who ruled his country during one of the bloodiest phases of its civil war, was found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity Friday for the systematic massacre and...
  • 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...