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Rules Eased on Beards, Turbans for Muslim, Sikh Troops in U.S. Army

An approved religious accommodation will continue throughout the soldier's career and may not be revoked or modified without approval of the Army secretary.

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Yasmin Seweid’s Arrest Highlights Pressures on Some Muslim Teenage Girls

Seweid faces two misdemeanor charges after admitting to lying about a hate crime.

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Tech Employees Defy Trump's Call to Monitor Muslims, Deport Immigrants

"We are choosing to stand in solidarity with Muslim Americans, immigrants, and all people whose lives and livelihoods are threatened by the incoming administration."

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'I'm Muslim, Not a Terrorist, Would You Hug Me?' Inside a YouTuber's Message of Love That Went Viral

Danish YouTuber Arian Kashef's experimental video has attracted 58 million views in seven days.

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FBI Reports Highest Number of Hate Crimes Against Muslims Since 2001

According to the bureau, incidents have increased 67 percent in one year.

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Do Muslims Easily Assimilate Into American Society?

Muslim Americans are markedly more liberal than Muslims elsewhere.

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Why Trump’s Muslim Ban Won’t Stop Terrorists

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed told interrogators that after 9/11 he knew we would be on the lookout for Arab men. So he recruited Southeast Asians.

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After the Orlando Shooting, Confusion and Isolation for Some Gay American Muslims

The Orlando attack was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history and the worst assault in America on the LGBT community.

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Quora: Trump's War on Muslims is 'Shameful,' Clinton Says

Demonizing Muslims alienates partners and undermines moderates we need around the world in the fight against ISIS.

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Muslim Student Kicked Off Southwest Airlines Flight for Speaking Arabic

Khairuldeen Makhzoomi came to the U.S. as an Iraqi refugee.

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Arts Projects Aim to ‘Build Bridges’ Between Muslims, Non-Muslims in U.S.

The Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art funds projects that use arts and culture to foster relationships and reduce bias.

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Feds to Muslim Immigrants: Spy for Us or Be Deported

Immigration officials drag feet on green cards, and then the FBI browbeats people into becoming informants.

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Ibtihaj Muhammad Will Be America’s First Hijab-Wearing Olympian

Muhammad failed to qualify for the 2012 Olympics after injuring her hand.

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Three-Quarters of Muslim Voters Say They’ll Participate in Primaries: CAIR

Historically, voter turnout for primary elections is woefully low.

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U.S. Muslim Group Launches Campaign to Reclaim the Meaning of ‘True Islam’ From Extremists

The campaign says Islam rejects all forms of terrorism and supports women's equality.

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Republicans in Undercard Debate Split on Muslims in America

The candidates disagreed with Donald Trump's "Muslim ban" but had some controversial ideas of their own.

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American Muslim Organizations Condemn San Bernardino Shooting

The shooting in Southern California killed 14 people and injured 17 on Wednesday.