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  • 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...
  • 'American Dervish': A Muslim boy grows up in the Midwest

    'American Dervish': A Muslim boy grows up in the Midwest
    After countless years spent memorizing the Koran and subscribing to most anything that might make him more Muslim, Pakistani American college student Hayat Shah finally finds enlightenment — in the form of a pork bratwurst. "I lifted the sausage...
  • ElBaradei drops out of Egypt's presidential race

     
    REPORTING FROM CAIRO -- Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mohamed ElBaradei has dropped out of the race for the Egyptian presidency in protest over the slow pace by the nation’s military rulers to allow democracy to take hold after a year of revolution and...
  • Bombing kills scores of pilgrims in southern Iraq

     
    A suicide bomber killed at least 55 Shiite Muslim pilgrims Saturday in southern Iraq in the latest violence that has shaken the nation since U.S. forces withdrew in December....
  • Turkey slams Rick Perry's terrorism comment

     
    Rick Perry says Turkey is ruled by “what many would perceive to be Islamic terrorists.” Turkey criticizes Perry comments....
  • Mubarak is patriot, victim of 'malicious talk,' trial defense says

     
    Toppled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was portrayed by his lawyer Tuesday as an uncorrupted patriot who has been "mauled by malicious talk" in connection with charges that he was complicit in the deaths of hundreds of anti-government protesters....
  • Rushdie's invitation to Indian literary festival stirs controversy

     
    Salman Rushdie to be their keynote speaker. They may have gotten more than they bargained for. Salman Rushdie's plans to attend this weekend's Jaipur Literature Festival in India has brought pressure down on organizers, with state officials urging them to...