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What Makes Westerners Join The Fight In Syria?

Douglas McAuthur McCain, an American killed in Syria while fighting alongside the Islamic State, was part of a growing number of foreign fighters recruited to fight alongside terror groups.

08/27/2014

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Feds Sue St. Anthony Over Rejection Of Islamic Center

The federal government announced its plans to sue the city of St. Anthony for rejecting a proposed Islamic center a couple of years ago. U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger formally announced the civil rights lawsuit at a news conference Wednesday afternoon.

08/27/2014

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Reality Check: Why TV Stations Are Running Grisly Political Ads

Many of you let us know you didn’t like the political ads you saw from an obscure Democratic Congressional candidate named Gary Boisclair.

08/08/2012

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MN Muslims Protest Senate Bill, Claim Discrimination

The Minnesota Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, along with interfaith leaders, are standing together against a Senate bill they say discriminates against them.

03/05/2012

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Rep. Ellison: Burning Korans Not Against Islamic Law

The only Muslim member of Congress is offering a unique perspective on an issue that’s led to deadly protests in Afghanistan.

02/28/2012

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Bachmann Exaggerates Directive In Her Criticism

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says the Obama administration is striking all references to Islam from Justice Department training manuals, an exaggeration of a directive from federal officials to evaluate procedures for religious and cultural sensitivity.

10/28/2011

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Local Muslims Work To Shed Image From 9-11 Attackers

We’re getting ready to mark 10 years since the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and America.

09/07/2011

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Man Accused Of Killing Stepdaughter To Get Mental Review

A Minnesota man who police say killed his 20-year-old stepdaughter in Michigan because she left home and wasn’t following Islam will get a mental evaluation.

05/13/2011

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Minn. Man Accused Of Killing Stepdaughter In Mich.

Authorities say a Minnesota man killed his 20-year-old stepdaughter in Michigan because she left home and wasn’t following Islam.

05/03/2011

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DeBlog: Sound Off On U.S. Attitudes Towards Islam

I knew last night’s Good Question would generate some reaction, as we looked at whether American attitudes towards Muslims were fair.

03/11/2011

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Good Question: Are Americans Unfairly Anti-Muslim?

When Rep. Peter King of New York called a hearing called “Radicalization in the American Muslim Community,” it brought into focus the dramatic and polarized emotions many Americans have towards Muslims.

03/10/2011

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Local Muslims Respond To Congressional Hearings

Emotions were high during Congressional hearings on terrorism. Members from several Muslim and Somali American groups gathered to watch the hearings.

03/10/2011

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Minn. Muslims, Somalis Watch Terrorism Hearing

A congressional panel investigating homegrown terrorism in America displayed sharp divisions Thursday over how to frame the discussion, reflecting a country still struggling with how best to combat terrorism nearly a decade after the Sept. 11 attacks.

03/10/2011

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Testimony Doesn’t Match Furor Over Terror Hearing

The Republican congressman who has organized controversial hearings into radical Islam called Muslims “part of the mosaic” of America Wednesday and said they shouldn’t feel threatened or intimidated by his inquiry.

03/09/2011

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White House Promotes Muslim Help Against Terrorism

The White House is pushing a message of religious tolerance ahead of this week’s congressional hearing on Islamic radicalism, which has sparked protests on grounds it unfairly singles out Muslims.

03/07/2011

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