U.S. Muslims feel backlash after attacks in Paris and California

Rabia Chaudry kept her 7-year-old daughter home from her private Islamic school in Maryland on Thursday, fearing anti-Muslim backlash from Wednesday's massacre nearly 3,000 miles away in San Bernardino, California. "I think we are all feeling exhausted and very vulnerable," said Chaudry, a lawyer and national security fellow at the New America Foundation. "I'm angry [...]

2015-12-04T01:44:38-04:00 News|

FBI investigates Southern California attack as act of terror

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The FBI announced Friday that it is investigating the mass shooting at a Southern California office party as an act of terrorism, but the agency’s director said there is no indication the husband and wife who killed 14 people were part of a larger plot or members of a terror [...]

2015-12-04T01:40:35-04:00 News|

San Bernardino shooting: At vigils, night engulfs a day of sorrow

SAN BERNARDINO — In the chilly dawn air, a long line of doctors and nurses stretched beyond the edge of the emergency bay at Arrowhead Regional Memorial Hospital in Colton, Calif. The hospital had been on lockdown for much of the previous 24 hours, and even badged employees now needed to be screened before entering for work Thursday. Keeping [...]

2015-12-04T01:33:18-04:00 News|

Muslims Gather at Mosque to Denounce San Bernardino Shooting

(SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.) — Muslims gathering at one of Southern California’s largest mosques have denounced Wednesday’s massacre, which occurred only about two dozen miles away. About 200 people met at the mosque in Chino on Thursday night for a prayer vigil and to send a message that Ahsan Khan described as “love for all, hatred [...]

2015-12-04T01:30:59-04:00 News|