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One's Antifa. One's In A Militia. How An Ancestry Match Led To An Unlikely Bond

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Two distant cousins connect online, only to learn that one is a militant leftist and the other is in a right-wing militia. Their story shows the complexities of a timely question: Who's an extremist?


Ancestry Brought A Militia Member And Black Lives Matter-Supporter Together As Cousins

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

In the fight against violent extremism, there's a hot debate: Who's an extremist? Two cousins, one a far-right militia member and the other aligned with Antifa, bring that debate to life.


What Happens When Extremism Becomes Mainstream

Friday, February 26, 2021

This week in both House and Senate hearings, police officials testified on the Jan. 6 insurrection. The rise of right-wing extremism might make preventing the next violent outbreak more challenging.


Examining Domestic Extremist Threats To Americans And U.S. Government

Tuesday, February 02, 2021

The Department of Homeland Security recently issued a bulletin warning of violence by domestic extremists. How is the government dealing with these threats?


No Large Protests In D.C. As President Biden Is Inaugurated

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Some 25,000 National Guard members are in the city where insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol just two weeks ago.


With U.S. In Turmoil, Experts Unsure What Kind Of Extreme Right May Emerge Soon

Thursday, January 14, 2021

As thousands of security forces deploy nationwide in anticipation of unrest ahead of the inauguration, there has been a national reckoning over how seriously to take the right-wing extremist threat.


Trump Is Leaving Office, But His Supporters Are Here To Stay

Sunday, January 10, 2021

Many of President Trump's extremist followers expressed white supremacist views when they attacked the U.S. Capitol last week. What will come of them when Trump leaves office in ten days?


Did Minimizing Far-Right's Threat Lead To The Breach Of U.S. Capitol?

Friday, January 08, 2021

Five people died following the storming of the Capitol building, including a police officer. The attack renewed criticism over how officials are addressing the growing threat of far-right extremism.


Pro-Trump Crowd Turns Into Violent Mob, Breaches U.S. Capitol

Thursday, January 07, 2021

One of the most shocking parts of Wednesday's pro-Trump mob attack on the U.S. Capitol was just how quickly it all unfolded. We examine the historic, and troubling day.


Trump Supporters Storm U.S. Capitol, Clash With Police

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

After the president addressed the crowd gathered to protest President-elect Joe Biden's win, Trump supporters pushed past barriers onto the Capitol grounds.


Trump Supporters Gather For 3rd Rally In D.C. Since November's Election

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

As thousands of supporters of President Trump converge again on Washington, D.C., to reject election results based on debunked claims of fraud, Congress is expected to certify the results.


How Conspiracy And Disinformation Are Affecting U.S. Politics

Monday, January 04, 2021

From President Trump's phone call to Georgia officials demanding to "find" more votes to Trump supporters heading to D.C. to reject the election results — disinformation is playing a key role.


Police Were Warned About Nashville Christmas Bomber Building Explosives A Year Ago

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Police in Nashville, Tenn., were warned in 2019 that Anthony Warner was building explosive devices. Authorities had previously said Warner, who detonated a bomb on Christmas Day, was unknown to them.


Nashville Bombing Revives Debate Over Which Acts Get Terrorism Label

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

The many unknowns in the Christmas Day bombing in Nashville, Tenn., have raised questions about whether the incident should be classified as a terrorist act.


Right-Wing Embrace Of Conspiracy Is 'Mass Radicalization,' Experts Warn

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Terrorism analysts warn that the country's polarization isn't just damaging to U.S. politics — it's a national security threat.


Ex-National Security Officials Warn Of Mass Radicalization

Monday, December 14, 2020

A group of bipartisan, former national security officials are warning that the ever deepening political divisions in the U.S. are a true national security threat.


Protests Grow Violent After Trump Supporters Gather Again In D.C.

Sunday, December 13, 2020

The latest national rallies to protest the 2020 election results drew crowds of President Trump's most ardent supporters to Washington, D.C., and several state capitols.


Kyle Rittenhouse, Accused in Kenosha, Wis., Shooting Deaths, Is Released On Bail

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager charged in the shooting deaths of protesters in August, is free on $2 million bail. The money was raised mostly by right-wing donors, who portray him as a hero.


FBI Report: Bias-Motivated Killings At Record High Amid Nationwide Rise In Hate Crime

Monday, November 16, 2020

The data for 2019 show a slight overall increase but offenses were more violent than in previous years. About half of the 51 bias-motivated homicides stemmed from the Walmart mass shooting in Texas.


A March Without Millions Is Still A Worrying Sign Of A Nation Divided

Sunday, November 15, 2020

The Million MAGA March drew a mix of conservative Republicans, far-right extremists and conspiracy theorists. Extremism analysts say their cooperation is a troubling sign.