Daily Archive: December 31, 2012


    Woman Charged With Murder As Hate Crime In NYC Subway Push Death

    A woman who told police she shoved a man to his death off a subway platform into the path of a train because she hates Muslims and thought he was one was charged Saturday with murder as a hate crime, prosecutors said. Erika Menendez was charged in the death of Sunando Sen, who was crushed by a 7 train in Queens on Thursday night, the …


    Obama Says Sandy Hook Shooting Was Worst Day of His Presidency

    (AP) — Recalling the shooting rampage that killed 20 first graders as the worst day of his presidency, President Barack Obama on Sunday pledged to put his “full weight” behind legislation aimed at preventing gun violence. Obama voiced skepticism about the National Rifle Association’s proposal to put armed guards in schools following the D …