• Community shows support for Colorado Springs synagogue targeted by anti-Semitic vandalism

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Aug 7, 2017

    Two days after a swastika and other anti-Semitic graffiti were found at a Colorado Springs synagogue, several hundred people gathered Sunday to show their support for the Jewish congregation and denounce prejudice. Several religious leaders who attended the 90-minute rally at...

  • FBI investigators seek suspects in Minnesota mosque bombing

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Aug 6, 2017

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — FBI investigators are seeking suspects after an explosive device tore through part of a suburban Minneapolis mosque as people were preparing for morning prayers, damaging a room but not causing any injuries, authorities and witnesses said. The blast happened at...

  • Christians more than twice as likely to blame poverty on lack of effort; political identity a factor

    JULIE ZAUZMER, The Washington Post
    Updated: Fri, Aug 4, 2017

    Which is generally more often to blame if a person is poor: lack of effort on their own part, or difficult circumstances beyond their control? The Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation asked 1,686 American adults to answer that question - and found that religion is a...

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