Trump disavows ‘send her back’ rally chant, many Republicans alarmed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters’ chants of “send her back” at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S. Representative Ilhan... Read more »

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, who has made religious freedom a centerpiece of his foreign policy, met on Wednesday with victims of religious persecution from countries including... Read more »

Hawaiian protesters seek to block telescope project but state vows to proceed

(Reuters) – Protesters led by a group of native Hawaiian elders delayed the start of construction on Wednesday for a giant new telescope atop Hawaii’s tallest mountain, but state... Read more »

Man sentenced for threatening to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students

BOSTON (Reuters) – An Arizona man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students at... Read more »

Factbox: Forty Republicans criticize Trump’s inflammatory tweets

(Reuters) – Forty of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress as of Wednesday afternoon have criticized Republican President Donald Trump over his attacks, widely condemned as racist,... Read more »

House condemns Trump over ‘racist comments’ tweeted at congresswomen

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for “racist comments” against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic measure aimed at... Read more »

House condemns Trump over ‘racist comments’ tweeted at congresswomen

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for “racist comments” against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic measure aimed at... Read more »

Trump faces House condemnation after his tweets on minority congresswomen

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump pressured fellow Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday to support him and vote against a symbolic measure condemning his racially... Read more »

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his ‘racist’ attacks on four congresswomen

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump doubled down on his attacks against four minority U.S. congresswomen on Monday and dismissed concerns that his comments were racist, prompting outrage from... Read more »

Louisiana police investigate slaying of civil rights activist-historian

(Reuters) – Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the... Read more »