{FD} Conservative students at UC Berkeley face everything from insults to threats of violence

While UC-Berkeley does not keep statistics on its students’ political leanings, the school has long been known as one of the country’s centers for liberal and progressive thought and now – following a slew of high profile, violent protests against controversial conservative speakers on campus – Chow and other likeminded students say that life has become more difficult for anyone whose politics lean toward the right.

{FD} Conservatives students at UC Berkeley face everything from insults to threats of violence

While UC-Berkeley does not keep statistics on its students’ political leanings, the school has long been known as one of the country’s centers for liberal and progressive thought and now – following a slew of high profile, violent protests against controversial conservative speakers on campus – Chow and other likeminded students say that life has become more difficult for anyone whose politics lean toward the right.

{FD} Texas Tech shooter was too young to have gun under campus carry law, police say

Signed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in 2015 and going into effect in August 2016, the campus carry law mirrors state policy that stipulates that applicants for a concealed carry permit must be at least 21-years-old and without previous felony convictions.

{FD} Nobel Peace Prize: The odds that Trump, Kim Jung Un, Pope Francis will win coveted prize

From Pope Francis to North Korean despot Kim Jong Un and seemingly everyone in between, bookies have laid out their speculation on who the Norwegian Nobel Committee will choose to take home this year’s prestigious prize.

{FD} Nobel Peace Prize: The odds that Trump, Kim Jong Un, Pope Francis will win coveted prize

From Pope Francis to North Korean despot Kim Jong Un and seemingly everyone in between, bookies have laid out their speculation on who the Norwegian Nobel Committee will choose to take home this year’s prestigious prize.

{FD} Antifa violence forces Berkeley campus police to rethink their tactics

While Berkeley has for decades been a hotbed for activism from all sides of the political spectrum, the recent bomb scares, seemingly daily protests and threats of violence from groups as diverse as Antifa to white nationalists has forced police on this leafy college campus to totally rethink their tactics.

{FD} On tense Berkeley campus, conservative scholar Steven Hayward thrives

Hayward, who is in his second year of a three year stint as a resident scholar at the University of California, Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies, has had a front row seat to the ongoing ideological battle playing out this year on the leafy college campus between a large far left contingent and a smaller, but growingly vocal hard right.

{FD} Berkeley ‘Free Speech Week’ set to begin amid threats of Antifa protests, speaker uncertainty

The four-day long event -- organized by a student group called Berkeley Patriot in conjunction with right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos’ MILO Inc. -- has become a major concern for officials at UC-Berkeley worried about seeing more violent counter-protests, like the ones that have plagued the school this year during speeches by conservative and alt-right speakers.

{FD} Antifa protests mean high security costs for Berkeley Free Speech Week, but who’s paying the bill?

While neither officials at the University of California nor the city of Berkeley have said how much they will spend on security, the number is expected to far surpass the $600,000 spent for Ben Shapiro's speech as the college town has been hit this year by a number of violent – and costly -- protests targeting conservative speakers.

{FD} Harvey scams abound as crooks prey on disaster victims and altruistic Americans

Targeting both Harvey victims and those looking to donate to relief efforts, scam artists are using the storm – and people’s sense of charity – the swindle thousands of dollars from unwitting targets. In order to prevent any more victims, Fox News has compiled a list of some of the more popular scams and how to avoid them

Mexican police trade guns for guitars in hope that mariachi restores public trust

A group of 21 federal police officers, who just happen to also be professional musicians, have formed a mariachi band in order to show the human side of law enforcement and break down widespread mistrust in the force -- a chronic issue in a country plagued by the underreporting of crimes.

After Charlottesville, Baltimore and other cities mull over what to do with removed Confederate statues

This has been one of the biggest questions being asked as cities and towns from Baltimore to Los Angeles hasten their plans to remove the 718 statues, plaques and other homages to the Confederacy amid a nationwide debate over the public display of the 710 Confederate monuments nationwide.

{FD} MS-13 isn’t the only homicidal street gang in town – meet Barrio 18

While authorities can be forgiven for mixing up the two – both have members covered in head-to-toe tattoos, are well known for their murderous tactics and originated in some of the same Los Angeles neighborhoods – MS-13 and Barrio 18 are bitter rivals whose feud is responsible for the deaths of thousands across the U.S., Mexico and Central America.

{FD} Minnesota police shooting: Justine Damond’s family, friends join march

The family of Justine Damond, the Australian woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call, and hundreds of demonstrators gathered Thursday evening near the late meditation teacher's home for a march against police killings.

{FD} Minneapolis Somali community shocked by police killing , worried about backlash

While the killing has rocked the city still grappling with a string of police-related killings over the past couple years, it has also sown concern among some in Minneapolis’ large Somali community that there may be a backlash against them or incidents of Islamophobia.

{FD} North Korea captive Otto Warmbier ‘got exactly what he deserved,’ college prof says

Katherine Dettwyler, an adjunct professor in the University of Delaware’s anthropology department, made her statement about Warmbier on Facebook and in the comments section of an article about the late college student on the website of conservative magazine, the National Review.

{FD} London van attack against Muslims highlights rise in anti-Muslim violence by right-wing extremists

While terror attacks perpetrated by the Islamic State – or those who share the extremist group’s ideology – have received widespread coverage in the media and generated huge amounts of public outcry, the same cannot be said for the violence directed at Muslim communities around the world.

{FD} Pennsylvania coal mine, first in Trump era, praised as lifeline for local economy

Even amid ubiquitous predications of a decline in coal extraction, the mine has been praised locally as an economic lifeline for a region hard hit by the decline in coal-fired power plants and – despite Corsa starting work on the mine last August - been hailed by President Trump as proof that environmental deregulation will bring jobs to the struggling industry.

{FD} Venezuela opposition slams Goldman Sachs for $2.8 billion bond purchase

While Goldman Sachs said in a statement that it acquired the bonds "on the secondary market from a broker and did not interact” with the beleaguered government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, that has done little to assuage the anger that many Venezuelans – both at home and in the U.S. – feel toward the investment bank’s move.