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  • Police kill armed 15-year-old at Texas school

     
    Police shot and killed an armed student at about 8 a.m. at Cummings Middle School, say authorities in Brownsville, Texas....
  • N.Y. man faces hate crime, arson counts in firebomb attacks

     
    New York firebombings: A New York man has been charged in the New Year's Day firebombings. He now faces a hate crime charge in addition to arson-related charges....
  • Mt. Rainier to reopen Saturday; gunman’s motive still a mystery

     
    Mount Rainier National Park is scheduled to reopen Saturday, nearly a week after a gunman killed a popular park ranger there. Still, no one knows why the Iraq war veteran opened fire....
  • Overturned conviction frees Texas man who served 31 years in rape

     
    A 56-year old Texas man was released from prison Wednesday after serving 31 years for rape after prosecutors on the case withheld evidence that would have helped clear him of the crime....
  • Monster Mash: Ai Weiwei's wife detained; Klan robes in museum

     
    Margie Petersen, a philanthropist and co-founder of the Petersen Automotive Museum in L.A., has died at age 76. The National Museum of African American History and Culture has accepted a gift of two authentic robes of the Ku Klux Klan....
  • Art review: 'Now Dig This!' at the UCLA Hammer Museum

     
    Christopher Knight reviews "Now Dig This! Art & Black Los Angeles 1960-1980, a Pacific Standard Time show at the UCLA Hammer Museum...
  • Being Muslim in America after 9/11 [The conversation]

     
    One could also call this post-9/11 era "the decade of intolerance." Here's a sampling of essays from across the Web reflecting on the unfair anti-Muslim sentiment that's permeated our country....
  • TV preview: 'Prohibition'

    TV preview: 'Prohibition'
    On the last day of July, Ken Burns had his first drink of the year. Sitting in Trader Vic's at the Beverly Hilton hotel and talking about his upcoming documentary "Prohibition," the filmmaker bypassed the bar's traditional mai tai and instead went for...
  • Teaching students about 9/11 presents challenges

    Teaching students about 9/11 presents challenges
    It's third period at Lawrence Middle School in Chatsworth, and social studies teacher Brent Smiley has exactly 50 minutes to cover 9/11. He asks for memories; few of the eighth-graders have any since they were just 2 or 3 years old when the terrorists...
  • Stetson Kennedy dies at 94; writer exposed the KKK

    Stetson Kennedy dies at 94; writer exposed the KKK
    Author and folklorist Stetson Kennedy, who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan six decades ago and exposed its secrets but decades later was criticized for appearing to exaggerate his exploits, died Saturday at a medical center near St. Augustine, Fla. He was...
  • Gabrielle Giffords' not the first sickbed-to-Capitol Hill vote

     
    It was high drama on Capitol Hill –- and I don’t mean about the debt-ceiling debate, for which "low" is a more apt adjective. I mean the startling appearance in the House of Representatives of one of its honorable members,......