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‘Othered’ in America: An Old Story, Still Playing out Daily

CHICAGO — Activist Hoda Katebi rarely takes a break from organizing. As tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalated in recent weeks, she became even busier. On a recent Sunday afternoon, the 25-year-old Iranian American sat in her Chicago apartment shiftin...
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Mourners Pay Tribute to New Zealand Victims, Await Burials

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — Thousands of people paid tribute Sunday at makeshift memorials to the 50 people slain by a gunman at two mosques in Christchurch, while dozens of Muslims stood by to bury the dead when authorities finally release the victims' bodies...
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4 Charged in Plot to Attack US Muslim Community Named Islamberg

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Three men and a high school student were charged with plotting to attack a rural upstate New York Muslim community named Islamberg with explosives, authorities said Tuesday. The Rochester-area residents are accused of plotting to attack th...
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China Says Camps for Muslims Lead Them to ‘Modern Life’

BEIJING — China on Tuesday characterized its mass internment of Muslims as a push to bring into the "modern, civilized" world a destitute people who are easily led astray — a depiction that analysts said bore troubling colonial overtones. "It's become a gen...