Some opposition to the so-called Ground Zero mosque reflects concerns for those who lost family in the 9/11 attacks. But many opponents appear uncomfortable with the very idea of Islam. If their opposition succeeds, the chances of what they fear most -- more militant American Muslims -- could increase, critics say.
The debate over the so-called Ground Zero mosque planned for lower Manhattan is bringing to the fore a debate over the meaning of America's growing Muslim population.
The Ground Zero mosque is only one of several mosques that are being strongly opposed by local residents from California to Tennessee. Opposition to mosques is on the rise, observers say.
Bed bugs temporarily shuttered a Victoria’s Secret and an Abercrombie and Fitch in New York this month – the latest sign of bed bugs' comeback after being nearly eradicated in the 1950s.
Rand Paul, the 'tea party' favorite, holds a double-digit lead in the Republican primary for Kentucky's Senate seat. The Democratic race is closer, but polls show either candidate would be more competitive against Paul than against his GOP opponent, Trey Grayson.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (c.) visits a cholera treatment center run by the Rev. Franklin Graham's relief organization, Samaritan's Purse, in Cabaret, Haiti, on Dec. 11. Ms. Palin arrived in Haiti as part of a brief humanitarian mission in the impoverished nation struggling to overcome postelection violence and a cholera epidemic.
In a case overshadowed by the 'Jihad Jane' media buzz, five Americans arrested in Pakistan pleaded 'not guilty' Wednesday to terrorism charges.
The five American Muslims arrested came from middle-class homes and were educated and assimilated – unlike other Americans arrested on terrorist-related charges.
Vegetables such as peppers, lettuce, beets, eggplant, and sweet potatoes can all be used for outdoor decoration.
Anita Dunn and others have called Fox News a wing of the Republican Party and boycotted the network. Critics say Fox News is changing its ways.