Capitol Police ordered not to adopt most aggressive riot response says report

D.C. 04/14/21, 02:05

Extreme protesters easily seized Capitol Hill because law enforcement officers were prohibited from using the necessary force to neutralize them, an independent investigator found. Michael A. Bolton delivered a scathing 104-page report on how police responded to the Capitol siege. The inspector general blamed top brass for allowing the situation to escalate ...

Facebook, Google face House hearing on white nationalism

Business 04/09/19, 09:16

Executives from Google and Facebook are facing Congress Tuesday to answer questions about their role in the spread of hate crimes and the rise of white nationalism in the U.S. Neil Potts, Facebook's director of public policy and Alexandria Walden, counsel for free expression and human rights at Google, will speak ...

Days after synagogue massacre, online hate is thriving

U.S. 11/01/18, 10:21

A website popular with racists that was used by the man charged in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre was shut down within hours of the slaughter, but it hardly mattered: Anti-Semites and racists who hang out in such havens just moved to other online forums. On Wednesday, four days after 11 people ...

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