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“Muslim”

Oct 3, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Bill Maher’s sweeping generalizations abut Islam aren't the first time someone publicly stereotyped an entire religion. Why do we do it?
Jul 23, 2014 11:58 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Pets were on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that crashed last week, but why did the manifest list include 4 live pigeons? Continue reading →
Jul 16, 2014 09:30 AM ET
The terms "Sunni" and "Shiite" get tossed around often in the news coverage of Middle East violence. What's the story behind the two groups, and why are they at odds?
Jul 16, 2014 09:22 AM ET
While the term "Jihad" in contemporary culture is often used within the context of terrorism, the word, to non-militant Muslims, means something vastly different. Tara explains.
Apr 23, 2014 11:14 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The 2,000-year-old stonemason's chisel may have been used in the construction of the holy site for both Muslims and Jews. Continue reading →
Sep 2, 2010 10:15 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
New psychological research helps explain why many people believe misinformation about people-- including why Obama is believed to be Muslim.