The threat of attacks at home can drive divisive and dangerous rhetoric. How do we keep our fear in check? Gwen Ifill explores that question with Ronald Brownstein of The Atlantic, Dalia Mogahed of the Institute for Social Policy and…
By PBS NewsHour
In the wake of the San Bernardino shootings, the question of how to respond to terror is dominating Congress and the presidential race. The House reviewed the visa waiver program, and Democrats called for greater gun control measures. Meanwhile, lawmakers…
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Amid fear of terrorism, Republican presidential candidates for months have escalated their rhetoric about the place of Muslims in the United States.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
NEWARK, N.J. -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called Monday for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States."…
By Larisa Epatko
At the tail end of a six-day trip to Africa, Pope Francis spent roughly 24 hours in the turbulent Central African Republic. His visit didn’t last long, but humanitarian organizations are hoping it has a lasting impact.
By Associated Press
Donald Trump says he wants a database, watch lists and unspecified other "checks and balances" to track Muslims in the U.S.
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Islamic State led a campaign of attacks last year by militant extremist groups on religious freedom in large swaths of the world, the State Department said in a report Wednesday, pointing to increasing threats to religious minorities…
In Hungary, the constant flow of images of refugees on the news -- with some media reports playing it up for the scariest possible impact -- have caused many to worry about the arrival of newcomers from the Middle East.
By Madeline Gressel, Zoe Lake, Siyi Chen, Kelsey Doyle and Khadija Boukharfane
For many people, Judaism in the Middle East conjures images of discord. But the Islamic nation of Morocco is an exception -- it’s a place where Jews are embraced. So why are they leaving?…
By Cathy Zhao
The three-day celebration of Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, a holy fasting month.
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