Julia Conley, staff writer
"And that's just the average. It's now equivalent to roughly three to six atomic bombs per second."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"What could be a more fitting response to the terror in Pittsburgh?"
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui
"World leaders should gather in the A-bombed cities, encounter our tragedy, and...


Hate is alive but not quite as well as in the early days of our acclaimed Kenyan Muslim leader, says this year's mixed-bag report from the Southern Poverty Law Center, which makes for fascinating if disconcerting reading. The good news: Activity by hate groups declined from their historic highs, with the biggest drop among so-called patriot groups, followed by neo-Nazis, racist skinheads, white separatists and Ku Klux Klanners. The bad news: Many of the groups have gone further underground, or...