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  • Jonah Goldbeg: Taking feminism overseas

    Jonah Goldbeg: Taking feminism overseas
    Feminism as a "movement" in America is largely played out. The work here is mostly done. At a time when education matters more than ever, more American women attend college than men. More women graduate, with better grades and get more advanced degrees....
  • Jane Harman: Out of the fray

    Jane Harman: Out of the fray
    Jane Harman has a new address -- on Pennsylvania Avenue. No, not that address. She's the new honcho at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Starting in 1992, she won nine elections in Southern California's coastal 36th Congressional...
  • Libya's only a part of Mideast equation

    The eyes of the world are on the battle for Libya. It's undeniably a compelling drama: Spirited but untrained rebels, plus NATO airstrikes, pitted against an eccentric dictator with a cinematic wardrobe. But it's the wrong drama to worry about. The...
  • Obama: Bin Laden was 'mass murderer of Muslims'

    Obama: Bin Laden was 'mass murderer of Muslims'
    President Barack Obama just spoke to the American people about the U.S. operation that killed terrorist leader Osama bin Laden.  Some key points from the president's brief speech:  • Obama praised the "tireless and heroic work" of the military. ...
  • Text of Obama's remarks on bin Laden

    President Barack Obama’s remarks in the White House East Room at 10:35 p.m. Chicago time Sunday: Good evening. Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin...
  • Transcript: Obama's remarks on bin Laden's death

    Transcript: Obama's remarks on bin Laden's death
    THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release May 1, 2011 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON OSAMA BIN LADEN East Room 11:35 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Good evening. Tonight,...
  • Chicago-area security stepped up

    Chicago-area security stepped up
    Guarding against reprisals in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death, Chicago-area security personnel stepped up their vigilance today at high-profile spots: the Daley Center, religious centers and the United Center, among others. On foot, by camera,...
  • Mendenhall sounds ridiculous (again)

    Mendenhall sounds ridiculous (again)
    Reading Rashard Mendenhall’s Twitter feed sounds like a guy who has taken a dangerous number of hits to the head. You might recall the way Mendenhall tweeted support of the moronic stylings of Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson a while back, even...
  • Two South Florida imams arrested in Pakistani Taliban case

  • Movie review: 'Just Like Us'

    Movie review: 'Just Like Us'
    Egyptian American comedian Ahmed Ahmed documents his journey across the Middle East performing stand-up for Arab and Muslim laugh-seekers in the jaunty, if slim, documentary "Just Like Us." The ebullient Ahmed, who traveled and shared the marquee with...
  • Jonathan Gold quiz: Test your knowledge of food and Islam

    Jonathan Gold quiz: Test your knowledge of food and Islam
    In the spirit of disclosure, it must be confessed that the author of this quiz has occasionally been unkind on the subject of dietary restrictions, perhaps as a result of exposure to more than his share of Tofurkey sausage pizza and gluten-free bakery...