| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:02 PM
A correction has been added to this post. See below for details. The X-Men’s 50th anniversary arrives in the inimitable […]...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Russian president Vladimir Putin has an op-ed about Syria in today's New York Times A Plea for Caution From Russia This prompted former world chess champion and chairman of the Human Rights Foundation Garry Kasparov to tweet: I hope Putin......
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:22 PM
When “The X-Men” debuted 50 years ago, it was part of a wave of Marvel Comics spearheaded by writer/editor Stan […]...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:39 PM
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...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:22 AM
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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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....
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:19 PM
A Los Angeles man was convicted and sentenced to jail for making anti-gay slurs during a hate crime attack in which he repeatedly threatened a witness, authorities said Thursday.
Mario Williams, 32, was sentenced to 60 days in jail and three years'...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 7:04 AM
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...
| May 10, 2013
| 4:50 PM
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...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:03 PM
A Tinley Park man was charged with a felony hate crime for allegedly attacking a man who had been hired by a bank to maintain a neighbor’s foreclosed home Sunday.
Joseph Berndt, 47, allegedly shouted racial slurs at the 51-year-old African-American...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Three St. Charles residents have been charged with a hate crime in connection with a violent attack on a group of people while taunting two men in the group for being gay.
Stephan C. Bolt, 31, of the 4N800 block of East Mary Lane; Christopher M. Miner,...