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The Bay Area is incredibly diverse and the national divide exposed by the presidential election is hitting home.

There have been at least two reported hate crime incidents on local college campuses. One student said Monday she does not plan to stop wearing her head scarf but she also says she's taking precautions to make sure she's more aware of her surroundings.

UC Berkeley Junior Asma Ahmed says since Donald Trump was elected president she walks around campus with only one...

At least two more churches have been vandalized with what appears to be pro-Donald Trump racist graffiti, according to the houses of worship.

One of the churches, St. David's Episcopal, in Beanblossom, Ind., was targeted sometime Saturday, a Facebook post from the church says.

"Three tags were painted on the outside of the church," the post says, including "Heil Trump" and a swastika.

"We are disappointed that our safe haven has been vandalized but will not let the...

Senior officials in West Virginia have become embroiled in a race row after a county employee published a Facebook post likening Michelle Obama to an “ape in heels”.

Clay County Development Corporation director Pamela Ramsey Taylor published the post to celebrate Donald Trump’s election victory, commenting it would be “refreshing” to have a “classy, beautiful, dignified First Lady back in the White House."

She continued to say: “I'm tired of seeing a Ape in heels”, in the...

The Prosecutor of the International criminal court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, has published an annual report stating that the U.S. armed forces and the Central intelligence Agency (CIA) committed war crimes in Afghanistan, including torture, ill-treatment, abuse of human dignity and violence.
In a report published on the website of the ICC, noted that the alleged war crimes U.S. forces have committed during the period 1 may 2003 to 31 December 2014 and their victims were at least 61 people...

A predominantly African-American church here was badly burned on Tuesday evening, with the words “Vote Trump” spray-painted on the side of the building, an episode that comes amid rising concerns over possible violence in the final days of a polarizing and racially charged presidential race.

Mayor Errick D. Simmons of Greenville said that firefighters, responding to a call around 9:15 p.m., discovered the Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church “engulfed in flames.” Fire Chief Ruben Brown...

A protest by a neo-Nazi organization has taken place outside government buildings in the US state of Pennsylvania, which was met by a larger counter-rally.

Dozens of members of the Nationalist Socialist Movement (NSM), an American neo-Nazi group, chanted slogans in support of white supremacy and against racial diversity in the US.

The neo-Nazis repeatedly raised their right arms in 'Heil Hitler' salutes and shouted "white power."

The protests took place on Saturday in...

Local Muslim community leaders are calling for a hate crime investigation into vandalism at the University of Minnesota. This isn't the first incident this week, either.

The University of Minnesota is calling this the second hate based incident on campus in the last 48 hours.

Someone spray painted "ISIS" on the Muslim Student Association sign. It was found Thursday morning on the Washington Avenue Walking Bridge. The spray paint has since been covered up with white paint. Many...

The North Dakota state capitol is reportedly under a lockdown order while more than a dozen people were arrested for protesting against the Dakota Access pipeline. According to witness accounts shared on Twitter, dozens of people gathered on a lawn outside the state capitol building in solidarity with protesters against the $3.8 billion pipeline, which is being constructed by Energy Transfer Partners.

There have reportedly been at least 14 people detained, including members of clergy...

KKK, neo-Nazis and militias plan to monitor urban polling places and suppress the black vote.

Neo-Nazi leader Andrew Anglin plans to muster thousands of poll-watchers across all 50 states. His partners at the alt-right website “the Right Stuff” are touting plans to set up hidden cameras at polling places in Philadelphia and hand out liquor and marijuana in the city’s “ghetto” on Election Day to induce residents to stay home. The National Socialist Movement, various factions of the Ku...

A Saudi student attending the University of Wisconsin-Stout has died after being attacked over the weekend.

No arrests have been made connection with the death of 24-year-old Hussain Saeed Alnahdi, who was left bloodied in the street.

Investigators are treating the incident as a homicide, the Menomonie Police Department said in a statement issued Monday. Detectives were still searching for the motive.

The assault occurred outside of a pizza restaurant in downtown...

The head of Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) has branded Angela Merkel Europe's most dangerous politician and says her migrant policy has paved the way for a possible civil war.

The comments came from Heinz-Christian Strache, in a speech delivered for the Austrian National Day that takes place on Wednesday 26th October.

Strache was speaking in front of hundreds of listeners in the Epstein Palace in Vienna where he not only spoke out against the red-black "stagnation...

Today, the ACLU and the ACLU of Arizona filed letters of complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Education to make clear that enough is enough. Any anti-Muslim discrimination is detestable, but it is especially pernicious when it targets students in our public schools, which should be safe havens for students of all faiths, and those of none.
As alleged in the letters of complaint, the Academy of Excellence, a public charter school in Phoenix, Arizona, is...

Near Standing Rock, North Dakota on Oct. 22, armed police corralled and arrested more than 140 people seeking to protect themselves, their cultural heritage and the health of the planet on the site where contractors bulldozed the peoples’ ancestral burial ground to make way for the construction of an oil pipeline.

Jihan Hafiz, a journalist for The Intercept who was among the arrested, filmed the clip above, which is among the most compelling eye-level footage of the months-long...

A Los Angeles man found with multiple weapons and hundreds of pounds of ammunition in his home was charged with making terrorist threats to the Islamic Center of Southern California, authorities announced Tuesday.

Mark Lucian Feigin was arrested last week on the charge, which has been designated as a hate crime, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Feigin, 40, has been released on bail. A message left at a number listed under his name was not returned Tuesday and it...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection wants to start collecting “information associated with your online presence” from travelers from countries eligible for a visa waiver, including much of Europe and a handful of other countries. Earlier this summer, the agency proposed including a field on certain customs forms for “provider/platform” and “social media identifier,” making headlines in the international press. If approved by the Office of Management and Budget, the change could take effect as...