Police: Detroit-area family target of possible hate crime

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Authorities were investigating as a possible hate crime gunshots and vandalism targeting the home of a Black suburban Detroit family who have a Black Lives Matter sign in their fr...

Mexico VW dealership apologizes over Nazi photos

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A VW dealership in Mexico City apologized Tuesday for a photo hanging in its offices that showed a VW bug at a Nazi rally and the automaker pledged to take unspecified “actions” in ...

Nazi-themed party in Japan draws condemnation

The Los Angeles-based Simon Wiesenthal Center has condemned reports that the owner of one of Tokyo's most famous tourist attractions and hundreds of other businesses in Japan threw a Nazi-themed p...

France condemns vandalism at Nazi massacre memorial

French President Emmanuel Macron has denounced the "unspeakable" defacing of a Nazi massacre memorial, adding that everything would be done to find the people behind the act. The main entra...

Buffalo Soldiers museum vandalized with hateful graffiti

HOUSTON (AP) — A museum in Houston honoring the nation’s Black Buffalo Soldiers was vandalized with graffiti, including with a symbol that appears to be a swastika, according to the facility ...

Former leader of neo-Nazi group pleads guilty to 'swatting'

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A founder and former leader of a neo-Nazi group has pleaded guilty to conspiring to place hoax phone calls targeting an African American church, a Cabinet official, journalists ...

Finnish Air Force Command drops swastika logo as insignia

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland's Air Force Command has discreetly dropped a swastika logo from its unit emblem — after a century — and replaced it with a neutral insignia featuring a golden eagle. ...

Rights activists say Danes unaware of racism in their nation

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Rights activists on Thursday accused Danish officials of being unable to recognize racism after authorities said the killing of a biracial man by two white men was not racia...

Danish authorities: No racial motive in man's slaying

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Danish authorities said Wednesday that the motive behind the slaying of a biracial man on a Baltic Sea island was a personal relationship gone wrong rather than a racially motivated ...

Tattoo artist sees bump in desire to erase hateful skin art

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont tattoo artist who has long offered free removal or covering of hateful skin art like swastikas, SS lightning bolts or the words “white power” says he’s seen an upti...

Brazilian cartoonists defend colleague threatened by probe

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian political cartoonists on Tuesday deployed their pens in defense of a colleague who faces a call by President Jair Bolsonaro’s government for a criminal investigation ov...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 27 The New York Post on Twitter fact-checking President Donald Trump's tw...

Report: Anti-Semitic incidents in US hit record high in 2019

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — American Jews were targets of more anti-Semitic incidents in 2019 than any other year over the past four decades, a surge marked by deadly attacks on a California synagogue, ...

Oklahoma college's graduation hacked with racist images

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City University's virtual graduation ceremony was cut short when someone posted a racial slur and a swastika. Saturday's ceremony, held using the onlin...

Judge: Hanukkah stabbing suspect not fit to stand trial

NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of stabbing five people with a machete at a suburban New York Hanukkah celebration is not mentally fit to stand trial, a judge ruled in a decision made public Monday. ...