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Helen Thomas Dead: Pioneering White House Reporter Dies At 92

Helen Thomas, the trailblazing reporter and columnist who was known as the “Dean of the White House Press Corps,” has died at 92.

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July 25, 2013

Take Action! Tell the President NOT to Nominate Raymond Kelly!

Take Action! Tell the President NOT to Nominate Raymond Kelly!

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July 25, 2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Faces Accusers

There was “pin-drop silence” in the courtroom as the surviving Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took the stand during his first pre-trial hearing

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July 18, 2013

What Happened This Year?

The Moon Sighting Controversy By Adil James, TMO This year we learned that the death of the moon sighting controversy had been proclaimed too early.  For several years those who insist on physical sighting and those who use the calculations of the Fiqh Council of North America had begun and ended Ramadan largely simultaneously.  This […]

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July 18, 2013

Hospital Investors Agree With US Health Reform

Shares of U.S. hospital operators have been on a tear this year, on average posting triple the gains of the broader stock market, as investors tallied up the benefits of President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform.

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June 20, 2013

Good Times Roll At E3, For Now

Few first-time participants at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles this week would have realized that the $66 billion videogames industry is in steep decline.

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June 20, 2013

American Muslims Discovering Politics (OC Register)

The meeting, said Al-Dabbagh, was visible proof that California’s Muslim community, a political sleeping giant, is beginning to awaken.

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June 13, 2013

529 College Savings Plans Explained

Section 529 plans have become a popular way to save and invest for your child’s college education.

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June 6, 2013

Stealth Torture: America’s New, Discreet Method

The crude behavior towards the detainees in the Abu Ghraib prisons in Iraq, at the hands of the American army, created a vast international outcry…

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June 6, 2013

Nadeem Khan Honored with Teaching Award

Dr. Nadeem Khan, Davis & Elkins College professor of economics and finance, was honored during the college’s annual Academic Awards and Recognition Convocation ceremony with the 2013 Lois Latham Award for Teaching Excellence. The award is presented annually to an outstanding D&E educator who is characterized by a distinguished intellectual career; enthusiasm for scholarship and […]

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June 4, 2013

Sami Ahmed is a finalist in National Merit program

Cibola High School senior Sami Ahmed, 17, is a finalist in the National Achievement Scholarship Program, the Yuma Sun reported. After being named a semifinalist in September, it was recently announced that Ahmed will be awarded $2,500 for his achievement and that he was one of 800 African-American high school seniors to receive the honor […]

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May 23, 2013

Malcolm X’s Grandson Gone at 28

By Karin Friedemann, TMO 28 year old Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson and only male descendant of Malcolm X, who reportedly embraced Shia Islam recently and was becoming known as a political activist engaged with and serving to unite many different causes and communities, was murdered in Mexico on May 9, 2013. “As the son of […]

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May 16, 2013

Senator Dianne Feinstein Responds to Question from TMO Reporter Geoffrey Cook

Dear  Dr. Cook : Thank you for contacting me to express your concerns regarding the potential for U.S. military action against Iran.  I appreciate the time you took to write, and I welcome the opportunity to address your concerns. I strongly believe that Iran should not be allowed to possess nuclear weapons.  As such, I […]

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May 16, 2013

Moon Khan Open Letter

Thank you for your generous and thoughtful contributions, gifts and everything you did for my campaign of hope.

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May 16, 2013

Death of Malcolm Shabazz

Grandson of El-Hajj El-Shabazz (Malcolm X) Confirmed by Family

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May 13, 2013

Assata Shakur Returns to Headlines

Civil Rights activist Assata Shakur, formerly known as Joanne Byron-Chesimard, has re-appeared in the headlines after years of exile in Cuba

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May 9, 2013

ISNA President Meets with Vice President Biden on Gun Violence Prevention

(May 7, 2013) Yesterday ISNA President Imam Mohamed Magid met with Vice President Joseph R. Biden and other religious leaders for over two hours to discuss the critical issue of gun violence prevention

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May 9, 2013

Blackwater Operated as CIA Extension, Founder Erik Prince Admits

A picture taken on July 5, 2005 shows contractors of the US private security firm Blackwater securing the site of a roadside bomb attack near the Iranian embassy in central Baghdad. (AFP Photo / Ahmad Al-Rubaye) In an interview published Thursday by the Daily Beast, Prince revealed how deeply connected Blackwater was to the Central […]

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May 9, 2013

94% Terrorism by Non-Muslims

An FBI report shows that only a small percentage of terrorist attacks carried out on U.S. soil between 1980 and 2005 were perpetrated by Muslims.

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May 9, 2013

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