The family of Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old student from Irving, Texas, who was arrested after his homemade clock was mistaken for a hoax bomb, is demanding $15 million in damages and written apologies from two of the city’s leaders.
By Joshua Barajas
More than a month since Ahmed Mohamed was arrested for a homemade clock that was mistaken for a bomb, his family said Tuesday that the 14-year-old will soon leave for Qatar to resume his studies.
By Joshua Barajas
Ahmed Mohamed, the Texas teenager arrested after a homemade clock he brought to school was mistaken for a bomb, capped a whirlwind month with a visit to the White House on Monday.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
When students are being interrogated without representation, when authorities are not believing what their students are telling them without any cause to be suspicious, when students are finally excited to share one of their creations only to be arrested as…
By Janelle Bence
The arrest of Texas teenager Ahmed Mohamed, a student who brought a homemade clock to school, has stirred a global social media frenzy. Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Nihad Awad of the Council on American-Islamic Relations about spreading Mohamed’s story and…
By PBS NewsHour
Thursday on the NewsHour, what the Fed’s decision on interest rates means for the economy. Also: highlights from the second Republican debate, General Motors reaches a settlement over faulty ignition switches, making sense of Pope Francis’ capitalism critique, an American-trained…
By Wendy Thomas Russell
The story of a Texas 9th-grader arrested because he had the gall to make a clock and bring it to school to show his teacher has left Americans understandably reeling. But Ahmed Mohamed’s situation is about more than Islamophobia. It’s…
Fourteen-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was arrested Monday after a teacher mistook a clock he made for a hoax bomb. Outraged Twitter users have responded to his arrest and suspension with #IStandWithAhmed.
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