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Lawsuits brought against NYC for forcing arrested Muslim women remove hijabs...

Lawsuits brought against New York City by several Muslim women in the last few months, which claim their constitutional rights were violated when they were forced to remove their hijabs while in police custody, have raised debates about measures to protect religious freedom in public and private institutions.

16 years in prison for man in NYC terror bomb plot

March 25, 2014   An al-Qaida sympathizer who admitted trying to build pipe bombs to carry out a homegrown terror campaign was sentenced Tuesday to 16...

DA: Close court for part of NYC terror-plot trial

January 29, 2014   Prosecutors want to keep testimony by three key witnesses — an undercover police officer and two informants — out of public view...

NYC schools could close to observe Muslim holidays

October 17, 2013   The city's two mayoral candidates both support adding Eid celebrations to list of days schools are closed. After a new mayor takes office...