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As U.S. Attitudes Change, Some Evangelicals Dig In; Others Adapt

America's culture war is being fought inside evangelical Christian circles. Some are resisting secular society's trends that conflict with biblical teaching. Others have found a way to live with them.
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Watch Live: PBS Presents, 'Armed In America'

PBS explores gun violence in the United States during its two-night Armed In America special, which will include town hall discussions moderated by All Things Considered weekend host Michel Martin.
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What Is 'Natural' Food? A Riddle Wrapped In Notions Of Good And Evil

Time is almost up for consumers to tell the FDA what "natural" food means. It's an ancient philosophical question with no easy answers.
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'Little Mosque' Creator Zarqa Nawaz On Mixing Comedy And Religion

The writer/filmmaker uses humor to help people understand Islam, but it took years for some mosque members to come around to her jokes. Nawaz's new memoir is called Laughing All The Way to the Mosque.
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London Elects First Muslim Mayor, Sadiq Khan Of The Labour Party

The former human rights lawyer beat Conservative Party candidate Zac Goldsmith. Khan's religion was a flashpoint throughout the campaign; he accused Goldsmith of trying to scare and divide voters.
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New Yorkers Remember Anti-War Activist Father Daniel Berrigan

Father Daniel Berrigan was 94 when he died last Saturday. The Jesuit priest came to prominence in 1968 when he and eight others burned hundreds of draft files in protest of the Vietnam War. Berrigan served a prison term for the action and went on to lead countless other demonstrations and acts of civil disobedience.
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A Long, Complicated Battle Over 9,000-Year-Old Bones Is Finally Over

The 1996 discovery of Kennewick Man, one of the oldest North American human skeletons ever found, erupted in an unprecedented fight between scientists and Native American beliefs.
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Londoners Could Elect City's First Muslim Mayor

London may elect it's first Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, on Thursday. NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Pippa Crerar, city hall editor of the London Evening Standard, about the career and prospects of Khan.
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After Terror Attacks In Europe, Muslims Still Face Intense Scrutiny

Since the attacks in Paris and Brussels, there have been efforts to reduce isolation of Muslim communities. But critics say a far-right party and mixed government messages are fueling opposition.
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Remembering Jesuit Priest And Anti-War Activist Daniel Berrigan

Berrigan, who died Sunday, was a leading figure in the Catholic left. He and his brother Philip served prison time for burning draft cards to protest the Vietnam War. Originally broadcast in 1988.

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