Omar Etman is an intern at PBS NewsHour Weekend.
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Nation Jun 17Thousands protest acquittal of officer who killed Philando Castile
Thousands of protesters filled the streets of St. Paul on Friday night and 18 were arrested after a jury acquitted the police officer who shot Philando Castile.
Politics Jun 11Puerto Ricans vote for statehood amid economic turmoil
A majority of Puerto Ricans voted in support of statehood in a nonbinding referendum on Sunday, according to early polling results.
Nation Aug 21After imam shooting, a Bangladeshi community re-evaluates its relationship with police
After an imam shooting in Ozone Park, some residents believe the need for more robust policing is greater than ever, while others feel it is time for a change.
World Aug 14Four American swimmers robbed at gunpoint in Rio, U.S. Olympic Committee says
Twelve-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte and three teammates were robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Olympic Committee.
World Aug 14Olympic highlights from Day 8: U.S. wins 1,000th gold medal
The U.S. earned its 1000th Olympic gold medal Saturday night after the American women’s team won the 4x100 meter medley relay.
Nation Aug 14Imam and his associate shot dead in New York
An imam and his associate were shot dead on Saturday afternoon in Queens, New York, officials said.
World Aug 13Olympic highlights from Day 7: Katie Ledecky beats 800m record
Katie Ledecky beat the second-place finisher, Jazz Carlin from Great Britain, by 11.38 seconds.
Nation Aug 13For Black Muslim students, a two-pronged fight for solidarity
In conversations with a dozen Black Muslim students across the country, I heard story after story of exclusion -- and the search for allies within their own Muslim communities.
Nation Aug 07Muslim veterans lead NYC parade of immigrants celebrating their ‘hyphen’
New Yorkers from more than 80 countries marched through downtown Brooklyn on Sunday in solidarity with Muslim-American veterans.
Nation Jul 31Mother of army captain, Muslim leaders respond to Trump
Ghazala Khan, who was criticized by Donald Trump for her silence, has responded.