World Nov 3, 2019

Dresden declares 'Nazi emergency'

The eastern German city of Dresden has declared a "Nazi emergency" as officials warned of a rise in far-right support and violence. The city is the birthplace of the Islamophobic Pegida movement, which holds weekly rallies here, while the anti-immigration Alternative fuer Deutschland (AfD) party ...

Activists angered at light punishment for Bulgarian soccer racism

Soccer Oct 30, 2019

Activists angered at light punishment for Bulgarian soccer racism

Bulgaria was punished Tuesday for the Nazi salutes and racist chanting of its soccer fans with an order to play a European Championship qualifying game in an empty stadium, although the team avoided expulsion from the competition. The punishment was criticized by anti-discrimination groups, who ...

1946 mob lynching puts court focus on grand jury secrecy

World / Crime & Legal Oct 23, 2019

1946 mob lynching puts court focus on grand jury secrecy

A historian's quest for the truth about a gruesome lynching of two black couples has a U.S. appeals court considering whether federal judges can order grand jury records unsealed in decades-old cases with historical significance. The young black sharecroppers were traveling a rural road in ...