Charges dropped against WV pol in racist sign outburst

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia judge dropped charges Monday against a state lawmaker who became violent over a racist display at the Capitol. Del. Mike Caputo had argued th...

Democrats' competing impulses: Should they fight or unite?

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — A Democratic presidential race that started as a struggle between the activist left and the moderates has become something far less ideological and more emotional as the first ...

League wants partial Espanyol stadium closure for racism

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish league says it will seek a partial stadium closure for Espanyol after an opposition player suffered racist verbal abuse from some of its fans. The league h...

France reports 27% increase in anti-Semitic acts

PARIS (AP) — Anti-Semitic acts increased in France last year by 27%, acts against Muslims inched higher while anti-Christian acts remained stable but highest of all, France’s interior minister said Su...

Georgia inmate who came close to execution in 2017 dies

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia death row inmate whose planned execution was halted in September 2017 by the U.S. Supreme Court after his lawyers argued his death sentence was tainted by a juror's racial bia...

Cardiff fans warned over racism, homophobia in FA Cup

READING, England (AP) — Cardiff fans were warned over alleged racist and homophobic chants in an FA Cup fourth-round game on Saturday. With the score at 1-1 between Reading and Card...

Bilbao’s Williams: 'I suffered racist insults' at Espanyol

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Athletic Bilbao forward Iñaki Williams says that he was a victim of racial abuse from fans while playing at Espanyol in a Spanish league game on Saturday. Wil...

Racist threats rattle students, faculty at university

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Three months after a set of anonymous, threatening, racist, antisemitic and homophobic emails sent a wave of fear through the sociology department at Wake Forest University,...

Store owner says she'll stop selling Nazi, racist items

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A store owner in New Orleans' French Quarter has told a newspaper she will stop selling items such as a Nazi flag and Jim Crow-era items with racist caricatures of black people. The...

Brazil indigenous groups accuse Bolsonaro of racist comment

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Indigenous leaders in Brazil have criticized President Jair Bolsonaro for making what they describe as racist remarks. Bolsonaro said on social media Thursday t...

St. Louis prosecutor, police at odds again over traffic stop

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police internal affairs investigators are looking into a traffic stop involving the city's elected prosecutor, the latest episode of a strained relationship between Circuit ...

Mayor: Mummers Parade 'in jeopardy' for repeated blackface

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney warned residents he will end the city's annual Mummers Parade if organizers don't curtail participants' inappropriate behavior, including blackface. ...

Police investigating racist drawing at WVa high school

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police are investigating what a prosecutor said was a racist drawing that was posted at a southern West Virginia high school and targeted a biracial basketball player from a r...

Key quotes from world leaders at Holocaust forum

JERUSALEM (AP) — The presidents of France and Germany warned of rising anti-Semitism. Israeli and American leaders lashed out at Iran. Russia's president took a swipe at eastern European members of NA...

Norway ex-minister's former partner charged in threats case

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The ex-companion of Norway’s former justice minister whose home was targeted with vandalism and small fires in 2018 and 2019, was Thursday charged in the case. ...