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  • Maryland prisoner pleads guilty in fatal stabbing of inmate leader

    A state prisoner pleaded guilty Thursday in the 2006 fatal attack on a popular Sunni Muslim inmate leader at the now-closed Maryland House of Correction. William James Taylor, 42, pleaded guilty in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court to second-degree...
  • Maryland uncles of Boston marathon bombing suspects speak out

    Maryland uncles of Boston marathon bombing suspects speak out
    An uncle of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings said his nephews had brought shame to his family and ethnicity, while their father insisted they were innocent and had been framed. The uncle, Ruslan Tsarni, said Friday from his front lawn in...
  • Howard County Democrat balances faith, politics

    Anwer Hasan got involved in politics after the 2001 terrorist attacks, a time of tension for many Muslim Americans. "The rhetoric that was coming out against Muslims at that time, that was the reason for us to get organized and start working to tell...
  • UM researchers mine data to uncover terrorist threats

    UM researchers mine data to uncover terrorist threats
    U.S. counterterrorism efforts monitor and sort vast databases of information for clues on potential plots. Now a team of University of Maryland researchers have used data-mining techniques employed by online giants like Google and Amazon.com to aid in the...
  • On Libya attacks, Romney has a point

    On Libya attacks, Romney has a point
    The attack on the American consulate in Libya that left four dead, including our ambassador to that country, Chris Stevens, is outrageous and deplorable. The senseless loss of life there should be a cause of mourning for Americans, not a flash point in...
  • Leadership vacuum, not locusts, is Egypt's greatest plague

    Leadership vacuum, not locusts, is Egypt's greatest plague
    A plague of locusts swept through Egypt a few weeks ago, an estimated 30 million of the critters. Egyptian officials tried to downplay the phenomenon, hoping to quash any biblical analogies. They noted that locust swarms show up in the spring every...
  • Muslim leaders in Maryland condemn attacks

    Events such as the attacks on the U.S. diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt that left four Americans dead make Hasan Jalisi's work more difficult. As president of the Maryland Muslim Council, the Baltimore County surgeon works with Christian, Jewish...
  • Fox News says it will not cover burning of Koran

    Fox News says it will not cover burning of Koran
    From the Z on TV blog: In a bold move that is likely to be much discussed in coming days, Fox News said today that it will not cover the burning of the Koran on Saturday if Pastor Terry Jones follows through on his plan to burn copies of Islam's sacred...
  • Colbert rips media for blaming Norway terrorism on Muslims

    Colbert rips media for blaming Norway terrorism on Muslims
    The knee-jerk, anti-Muslim theorizing in the immediate aftermath of Friday's terrorist attacks in Norway was not the American media's finest moment. In fact, it was a moment perfect for mockery, as Stephen Colbert deftly demonstrated on "The Colbert...
  • Herman Cain's ever-shifting Muslim position

    Herman Cain's ever-shifting Muslim position
    When GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain is talking about the economy, he usually makes sense. Unfortunately for Cain, he prefers to talk about Muslims — and then he makes no sense at all.  Cain, this weekend, reprised this favorite topic of his...
  • Colbert takes on Rand Paul over profiling comments

    Colbert takes on Rand Paul over profiling comments
    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) earned a lot of respect from civil libertarians several weeks ago when he emerged as this country's foremost Fourth Amendment advocate. Rand tried single-handedly to stop some of the more authoritarian aspects of the Patriot...
  • Bill O'Reilly vs. Lupe Fiasco: Who won the debate?

    Bill O'Reilly vs. Lupe Fiasco: Who won the debate?
    Fox News' Bill O'Reilly last night continued his hip hop-themed debate series -- this time against Lupe Fiasco, the influential Chicago rapper who recently called President Barack Obama the country's "biggest terrorist."  After losing (in my estimation)...