Hate crimes reach 16-year high according to FBI report

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Hate crimes reached a 16-year high in 2018, according to the FBI's annual report.

By the numbers: Of 4,571 reported attacks the bureau tracked, aggravated assaults were up 4%, simple assaults up 15% and intimidation up 13%. The report also shows that assaults targeting Muslims, Arab Americans and African Americans have gone down, while violence against Latinos has risen.

Group says Stephen Miller shared story ideas on race, immigration with Breitbart

White House Adviser Stephen Miller
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Emails leaked to Hatewatch, a branch of the Southern Poverty Law Center, show that White House adviser Stephen Miller shared white nationalist content with right-wing news website Breitbart and sought to guide its editorial coverage before he joined the Trump administration.

Why it matters: Miller plays a direct role in shaping the Trump administration's immigration policy.