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Jim Urquhart

Rival groups square off at Kentucky Derby, Rochester police use tear gas

Sep 06 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. Armed police supporters and anti-racism demonstrators clashed in Louisville on Saturday before the Kentucky Derby horse race, while Rochester police used tear gas to disperse protesters, as discord in cities across the United States continued to simmer.

White nationalism upsurge in U.S. echoes historical pattern, say scholars

Sep 04 2020

WASHINGTON The first Black woman is on a major party presidential ticket, Americans of all races are showing their support for the Black Lives Matter movement and at the same time white nationalists are ramping up recruiting efforts and public activism.

El Paso massacre upends white nationalists' normalization strategy

Aug 08 2019

RUSSELLVILLE, ARK. Two years ago, America’s white nationalist movement stunned the country. Neo-Nazi demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, had turned deadly when a far-right protester drove a car through a crowd, killing one and injuring dozens. Some movement leaders regrouped. Instead of stoking outrage, they set out to build support with another tack: Looking normal.

FBI takes custody of teacher accused of kidnapping Tennessee girl

Apr 21 2017

YREKA, Calif. A former schoolteacher, who is accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old Tennessee teenager and taking her on a month-long odyssey that ended with his arrest in California, will appear in federal court in Sacramento on Monday, authorities said Friday.

Former Tennessee teacher in kidnapping case captured, girl safe

Apr 21 2017

YREKA, Calif. A former high school teacher and a 15-year-old student he is accused of abducting last month in Tennessee were traced to a cabin in northern California, where police on Thursday arrested him and took the girl into protective custody, authorities said. | Video

A year inside America's militia

Nov 03 2016

Some call them militia. They call themselves patriots.

U.S. gay gun group's membership surges after Orlando killings

Jul 12 2016

SALT LAKE CITY At a local shooting range, the 23-year-old president of the Salt Lake City chapter of Pink Pistols, a national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender gun club, helps a tattooed member improve his marksmanship.

Oregon officials want federal govt, occupiers to pay for costly standoff

Feb 17 2016

BURNS, Ore. The cost of the six-week standoff in rural Oregon that ended peacefully on Thursday will likely cost millions of dollars, with local and state agencies looking to the federal government - and the arrested occupiers - to shoulder the bulk of the bills.

Oregon occupation leader rejects sheriff's bid to end standoff

Jan 08 2016

MALHEUR NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, Ore. The leader of a group of armed protesters occupying the headquarters of a federal wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon met briefly with a local sheriff on Thursday but rejected the lawman's offer of safe passage out of the state to end the standoff.

Oregon occupation leader rejects sheriff's bid to end standoff

Jan 07 2016

MALHEUR NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, Ore. The leader of a group of armed protesters occupying the headquarters of a federal wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon met briefly with a local sheriff on Thursday but rejected the lawman's offer of safe passage out of the state to end the standoff. | Video

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