Prosecutors claim Robel Phillipos, a friend and classmate of 20-year-old Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is “a liar who misled terrorism investigators.” Phillipos’ lawyers claim evidence will show he should have never been charged. Authorities said Robel Phillipos faces up
The shocking triple murder of three young Muslims in North Carolina may yet turn out to be a hate crime. However, police say the cause was a dispute with the alleged killer over a parking space. A neighbor has said he was an “equal opportunity” hater. And the alleged killer, an atheist with a progressive political bent, had apparently backed the controversial “Ground Zero mosque” on social media when conservatives had opposed it. So the evidence of a hate crime appears weak, thus far.