Local Interfaith Leaders Denounce ISIS As 'Non-Islam'With Friday's indiscriminate and heartless violence so very raw, Minnesota's faith leaders are speaking with a simple clarity. Religious leaders are quick to point out that the violence that the terror group ISIS engages in has no foundation in the Islamic faith.
Activists Want More Transparency In Counterterrorism EffortsMuslim groups and civil rights activists across the nation are calling for greater transparency in an Obama administration program aimed at countering homegrown terrorism.
Businessman Convicted Of Fraud Over Halal Beef ExportsAn Iowa businessman was found guilty Monday of exporting beef products to Malaysia and Indonesia that didn't meet those countries' strict religious-based slaughter standards.
Some Muslim Groups Concerned About Terror Prevention ProgramAbout 40 mosques and Muslim organizations in Minnesota are raising concerns about a federal program designed to fight terror recruiting.
Local Cartoonist, Ex-Pat React To Paris MassacreThe door outside the Alliance Française in Minneapolis Thursday held a sign that read, "Je Suis Charlie," echoing support seen around the world for the victims of the shooting at the headquarters of Charlie Hebdo magazine. Inside, there was a moment of silence for the victims. "Geography makes this loss even harder to accept," Alliance Française Director Christina Bouzouina said. "So that's why it's so important we're here today."
Ex-Manager Cooperated In US Inquiry Of Halal Beef SupplierA manager who was fired from a halal beef supplier charged with deceiving Muslim customers has been cooperating with prosecutors under a plea deal that may keep him out of prison, court records show.
Good Question: Who Makes Up Our Congress?On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden swore in 71 new members to the 114th Congress, including the first Black Republican woman elected to the U.S. House from Utah. This group of 535 people is now the most diverse in U.S. history.
Suit: United Discriminated Against Muslim CoupleA Muslim couple is suing United Airlines for alleged racial discrimination after they were asked to leave a Minnesota-bound flight in 2011.
Esme's Blog: The Filmmaker Behind the Anti-Muslim MovieDetails are emerging about the California man who made the YouTube video that is being blamed for inciting anti-American protests around the world.
Should The US Government Be Able To Remove Web Videos?Should the US government be able to remove web videos?
Minnesotans Of Faith Come Together To Combat Voter ID AmendmentDozens of Minnesota clergy and religious leaders gathered Thursday to voice their opposition to Minnesota's Voter ID amendment.
Court Nixes Most Contempt Counts In MN Terror CaseA federal appeals court has thrown out 19 of the 20 contempt-of-court citations against a Rochester woman convicted of funneling money to a terrorist group in Somalia.
MN Muslims Protest Senate Bill, Claim DiscriminationThe 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.
Rep. Ellison: Burning Korans Not Against Islamic LawThe only Muslim member of Congress is offering a unique perspective on an issue that's led to deadly protests in Afghanistan.
St. Cloud Electrolux Workers File EEOC ComplaintFor the second consecutive year, the Electrolux plant in St. Cloud is the target of complaints the freezer maker is not accommodating Muslim employees during the Ramadan fast.