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Pentagon to get unprecedented 3rd acting chief this year

After months of delay, President Donald Trump is expected to nominate a successor to Jim Mattis as secretary of defense on Monday.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 9:27 p.m.

White nationalist Richard Spencer accused of physically abusing wife throughout their marriage

White nationalist Richard Spencer’s wife, Nina Koupriianova, accused him of physically, emotionally and verbally abusing her over the course of their eight-year marriage, according to documents and exhibits filed in …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 6:58 p.m.

Matt Shea to join Ammon Bundy at far-right gathering in Whitefish, Montana

The “New Code of the West” conference will be a reunion of sorts for the Spokane Valley state legislator and public-lands opponent Ammon Bundy, both of whom rail against what …


Fights break out at Michigan State as groups converge for Spencer speech

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Fights broke out between white supremacists and protesters Monday as anti-fascist activists, students and community members converged in and around Michigan State University to counter a …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 3:42 p.m.

White nationalist might speak on Kent shooting anniversary

The campus tour organizer for white nationalist Richard Spencer is making a bid for him to speak at Kent State University this spring on the anniversary of the shootings during …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 4:41 p.m.

Sandpoint racist flyer suspect identified

For more than a year, Sandpoint has been plagued by racist propaganda, from flyers targeting city leaders to CDs left on cars in a high school parking lot. Police now …


Campus sued over security cost for white nationalist’s visit

White nationalist Richard Spencer’s campus tour organizer is suing the University of Cincinnati’s president, saying the school wouldn’t rent space for Spencer to speak on campus unless a nearly $11,000 …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 11:48 a.m.

Ohio State denies request for white nationalist speaker

Ohio State University has denied a request to rent space for an appearance by white nationalist Richard Spencer, citing risks to public safety.


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 1:44 p.m.

Angela Davis’ GU talk draws critics, but no try at shutdown

College students across the country have staged protests and spoken out against controversial speakers on their campuses, but often those speakers have represented far-right political views. A different kind of …


A year after the ‘Trump wall,’ WSU navigates issues of speech and diversity

WSU President Kirk Schulz said it will take a lot more work to heal the campus after what has been a tiring and tumultuous year.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 6:06 p.m.

Three arrested after shooting following white nationalist speech

The hostile audience drowned out white nationalist Richard Spencer with anti-Nazi chants. They booed him off the stage under the watchful eye of police officers in riot gear.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 3:14 p.m.

Protesters decry ‘Nazi hate’ outside white nationalist talk

Hundreds of people are protesting with signs and anti-Nazi chants outside a University of Florida auditorium where white nationalist Richard Spencer was preparing to speak.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 2:20 p.m.

A Montana rabbi met hate in Whitefish and found community support

In December 2016, the national spotlight fell on a Whitefish resident and influential racist named Richard Spencer. The town became the target of an anti-Semitic “troll storm” in which the …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 8:34 p.m.

White supremacists carrying torches return to Confederate statue in Charlottesville

Richard Spencer, who in August led white nationalists and white supremacists in a torchlight march across the University of Virginia campus that touched off a weekend of deadly clashes, returned …


Judge to rule on white nationalist’s speech at university

A federal judge will decide whether to force Michigan State University to allow campus space to be rented to white nationalist Richard Spencer so he can deliver a speech later …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 10:50 p.m.

Neo-Nazi site’s publisher says he’s got no home on internet

A neo-Nazi website’s publisher said Wednesday that he has “effectively been completely banned from the internet” after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 9:59 a.m.

University of Florida says no to white nationalist event

The University of Florida on Wednesday denied a request by a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer to rent space on the campus for a September event and his …


White nationalist group’s tax-exempt status revoked by IRS

The U.S. government has revoked the tax-exempt status of a group run by prominent white nationalist Richard Spencer for its failure to file tax returns. Internal Revenue Service records show …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 11:39 a.m.

White nationalist leader booted from CPAC

One of America’s most prominent white nationalists, Richard Spencer, was kicked out of the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday after conference organizers gave him credentials to attend and then …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 8:01 p.m.

Alt-right leader assaulted during TV interview

Richard Spencer, who emerged in 2016 as a leader of the pro-white “alt-right” movement, was assaulted three times during interviews after President Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremonies. Spencer, the president of …


Montana governor, legislators condemn plans for white-nationalist march

Montana’s top elected officials in both parties have denounced plans for a white-nationalist march in Whitefish, the town that’s become home to alt-right movement writer and activist Richard Spencer. It’s …


Montana ski town roiled by white supremacist ‘troll army’

The ski resort town of Whitefish, 6,600 people strong in a valley just west of Glacier National Park about 60 miles from the Canadian border, is an unlikely flashpoint between …


Twitter ends ban of notorious white nationalist Richard Spencer

A month after Twitter suspended Richard Spencer’s account, it has given the megaphone back. Spencer, a self-professed founder of the “alt-right” movement advocating for a whites-only state, seems to want …


Trump should forcefully disown supremacists

Rather than quarrel with Broadway performers, Trump should focus on President Washingon’s words about bigotry.


Twitter suspends several alt-right accounts

Twitter has suspended the accounts of several prominent members of the so-called “alt-right” in an apparent purge.