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  • Veil backlash

     
    From a Reuters story in today's Tribune: People in the southern Swiss canton of Ticino voted to impose the country's first ban on face-covering veils on Sunday, following in the footsteps of French and Belgian restrictions that rights groups say......
  • The Week in Pictures | December 9 – 15, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week the world paid homage to Nelson Mandela, the ant-apartheid icon who was jailed for 27 years by a white-minority government as a terrorist and walked free as a septuagenarian to lead...
  • City Beat: A crash course on Indian weddings

     
    City Beat: A crash course on Indian weddings...
  • New Ms. Marvel isn’t the first Muslim — or religious — superhero

     
    Marvel has announced that the heroine in a new “Ms. Marvel” series will be a 16-year-old Muslim girl from New […]...
  • 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,...