Americans are conflicted over Islam as the FBI investigates a growing list of anti-Islamic incidents. Still, Muslims and their mosques are being welcomed in some communities.
The Islamic terrorist threat to America is shifting to smaller, homegrown plots, US officials told the Senate this week. And that means the public has a greater role to play, as this writer realized.
Calvin Trillin serves up a novel "as deightful as finding a free spot in Time Square."
Contrary to popular belief, it's not unheard of to have a tornado in Queens, Brooklyn, or Manhattan. Skyscrapers do little to disrupt major storms, say meteorologists.
The target of the drone attack was the Haqqani network, a Pakistani militant group based near the Afghanistan border that has been blamed for attacks on NATO troops.
Controversy over the New York and other mosques underlines the struggle to balance values of religious tolerance with fears, real and imagined, in an age of terrorism.
Listing the Pakistani Taliban as a terrorist group lets the US expand its campaign against the organization, which said it trained the attempted Times Square bomber and has vowed more attacks in the US.
The US government has linked Anwar al-Awlaki, a US citizen in Yemen, to the Fort Hood shootings and the Christmas Day bombing. But the ACLU filed a lawsuit Monday to stop an alleged plan to assassinate him.
Senegal is a critical junction for US dialogue with the Muslim world. Reaction there to the NYC mosque debate has potentially far-reaching implications for the battle against Al Qaeda.
Pop-Tarts Sushi, T-shirts, and customization abound at Pop-Tarts World, a store with more than 3,000 square feet dedicated to toaster pastries.