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Nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of the American public says religion is influence in the U.S. as a divide between the religiously affiliated and those without religion continue to widen.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Poll: 72 Percent of U.S. Says Religion Losing Influence on American Life

Nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of the American public says religion is influence in the U.S. as a divide between the religiously affiliated and those without religion continue to widen.

09/22/2014

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Va. Mosque Vandalized, Hate-Crime Probe Sought

A Muslim rights group is asking the FBI and local police to investigate whether vandalism at a Manassas mosque was a hate crime.

08/13/2014

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D.C. Bus Ads Featuring Hitler Call For End To U.S. Aid To Islamic Countries

An advertisement that will be plastered on the sides of 20 D.C. Metrobuses for the next month feature German dictator Adolf Hitler and call for an end to U.S. aid to Islamic countries.

05/22/2014

Screen capture of poll results offered by the Pew Research Center. (Credit: pewglobal.org)

Poll: 62 Percent Of Palestinian Muslims Say Suicide Bombings Are ‘Often’ Justified

An extensive survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. found that a vast majority of Muslims in communities from the Middle East and Africa are concerned about Islamic extremism in their respective countries of residence. But while many majorities in different countries voices strong opposition to violence carried out in the name of Islam, a reported 62 percent of Palestinian Muslims told Pew that they feel suicide bombings are often – or at least sometimes – justifiable.

09/11/2013

An immigration lawyer sorts through an immigrant's valid and expired passports. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

ACLU: Some Muslims Blacklisted When Applying for U.S. Citizenship

A government program to screen immigrants for national security concerns has blacklisted some Muslims and put their U.S. citizenship applications on hold for years, civil liberties advocates said Wednesday.

08/21/2013

Israel is looking to hire university students to post pro-Israel messages on social media networks — without needing to identify themselves as government-linked, officials said Wednesday. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

Israeli Government Hiring Students To Post Anonymous Pro-Israel Messages On Social Media

Israel is looking to hire university students to post pro-Israel messages on social media networks — without needing to identify themselves as government-linked, officials said Wednesday.

08/14/2013

Zubeidat Tsarnaeva (l), mother of the suspected Boston bombers, brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (Photo credit: SERGEI RASULOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Mother Of Bomb Suspects Insists Sons Are Innocent

The angry and grieving mother of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects insists that her sons are innocent and that she’s no terrorist.

04/29/2013

File photo of runners reacting after the bombings at the Boston Marathon. (credit: Getty Images)

Officials: US Wars Against Muslims Fueled Marathon Suspects

U.S. officials say the surviving suspect in last week’s attack on the Boston Marathon has told investigators he and his brother were angry about U.S. wars in Muslim countries.

04/24/2013

A U.S. District Court is reviewing a case against NYPD that accuses them of "intense" surveillance tactics against Muslims. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Civil Rights Case Accuses NYPD Of Illegal Surveillance Of Muslims

The New York Police Department’s focus on Muslims has renewed the political surveillance of the 1960s and ’70s that was banned under a landmark legal ruling, according to a new court filing by civil rights lawyers.

02/04/2013

A mass majority of the world's population associates themselves with a religion, but a growing worldwide group is the "religiously unaffiliated." (Photo by Andrew Cowie - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Study: ‘No Affiliation’ Is Third-Largest Religious Group Worldwide

A growing trend emerged from a comprehensive 2010 study of worldwide religions: roughly one-in-six (1.1 billion, 16 percent) of the world’s population claims no religious affiliation.

12/18/2012

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