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Muslim Ban

Refugee advocacy groups slam 'Muslim Ban' ruling

The US Supreme Court partially reinstates temporary travel restrictions on refugees and six Muslim-majority countries.

Racism

Memorial to slain American Muslim teen set ablaze

Brutal baseball bat attack on 17-year-girl may be related to religion, supporters say, after her memorial is set ablaze.

US & Canada

Muslim girl killed after leaving mosque in Virginia

Man arrested and charged for murder of 17-year-old Nabra, who was last seen near mosque in Sterling near Washington, DC.

Middle East

Israel, Saudi, UAE team up in anti-Qatar lobbying move

US legislation threatening Qatar for Hamas support is tied to donations from UAE, Saudi, and Israel lobbyists.

United States

US politician says 'kill them all' after London attack

Rights groups denounce comments after US congressman called for a war against 'Islamic horror' after deadly attack.

United States

Police violence against Native Americans in Arizona

We explore systemic violence in Arizona where the highest number of Native Americans were killed by police in 2016.

Syria's Civil War

Syrians in Washington call for Bashar al-Assad's ouster

Activists welcome US President Donald Trump's decision to strike Syrian targets after suspected chemical attack.

Afghanistan

Afghan who served US military detained by ICE

Calls for end of three-week detention of 'Abdul' who worked with American forces in Afghanistan and holds a valid visa.

Refugees

Travel ban: US 'not the safe place it once was'

People living in fear of detainment and deportation fleeing across the northern border to Canada at an increased rate.

Human Rights

New Hampshire struggles with sanctuary cities

Two cities stop short of becoming haven for undocumented migrants to avoid losing federal funds after Trump's order.

Democratic Party

Samuel Ronan: Democrats ignored working class for years

Samuel Ronan, who is running for DNC chair, hopes to revive party grappling with a post-election identity crisis.

Human Rights

Protests over detention of immigrants across US

Detentions of undocumented migrants seen as culmination of big shift in the US policy since January 25 executive order.