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In the above screenshot from Facebook, Washington University students are seen posing in their Halloween outfits.

Washington University Responds to Bin Laden Costume Controversy

The students, members of a WU fraternity, dressed as Seal Team 6 soldiers and Osama bin Laden. When the photo circulated on Facebook, many took offense.

11/07/2013

Faizan Syed, executive director Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)  (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Study: Muslim-Americans Being Treated Better, But Much Discrimination Remains

“We graph Islamophobia on a ten-point scale,” says Faizan Syed of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. “We have seen a drop to 5.9 from 6.4 since 2010.”

11/07/2013

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Pew Study Examines Attitudes of World’s Muslims

The survey of 38,000 Muslims in 39 countries finds most believe their faith should shape not only their personal lives but society and politics as well.

05/01/2013

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Midwesterners, Nation Becoming Less Religious

In the Midwest, the number of the religiously unaffiliated has grown from 15 percent in 2007 to 19 percent today.

10/10/2012

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New Billboards Aim To Educate People About Islam

One billboard is on Manchester Road near the Mason Road intersection. The other is located off I-70 and Fifth Street in St. Charles, facing west.

10/08/2012

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback gives a speech supporting Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry at the Hotel Pattee on Jan. 2, 2012 in Perry, Iowa. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kansas Governor Signs Bill Banning Islamic Law

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a law aimed at keeping the state’s courts or government agencies from basing decisions on Islamic or other foreign legal codes, and a national Muslim group’s spokesman said Friday that a court challenge is likely.

05/26/2012