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Deadly Shooting At S.C. Black Church Leaves Many Unanswered Questions

A 21-year-old white man, Dylann Roof, has been charged with nine murders and is being held in jail. We have a timeline of what is known so far in the investigation.
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Emanuel AME Church Reopens, Charleston Worshippers Pay Their Respects

The historic church, known as Mother Emanuel, was open for the first time since a gunman killed nine people there Wednesday night — in what authorities describe as a racially-motivated attack.
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Forgiveness, Tolerance: Sunday Themes After Deadly Church Shooting

The nation's churches on Sunday paid tribute to the 9 people who were killed last week at a historically black church in Charleston, S.C. It was the first Sunday service since the shooting.
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Emotional Service Held At Charleston Church Days After Shootings

The Sunday gathering is the first since the killing of nine members of a Bible study group last week at the church.
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Churches Try To Stay Safe — And Keep Their Open-Door Policies

After a shooter walked into a prayer meeting and killed nine people this week, faith leaders struggle to balance security and community. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Rev. Charles Watkins in Charleston.
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The Long History Of Brutality Against Blacks At Worship

The murders of parishioners at an AME church in Charleston are the most recent example of violence visited upon an African-American church — but it's not the only instance.
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Prophet Muhammad Cartoons To Be Broadcast On Dutch TV

A far-right politician who gave a speech at a Dallas area event attacked last month for featuring a Muhammad drawing contest, said the images will be aired on Wednesday.
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In Ramadan, Saudi Families Break Bread And Watch TV Dramas

Across the Arab world, Ramadan is prime time for soap operas. This year a Saudi program takes a look at young people and the tensions and issues they face in the kingdom.
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Charleston, S.C., Residents Gather Outside Church To Mourn Victims

Charleston, S.C., is reeling in the aftermath of Wednesday night's mass shooting at a historic black church. At the church Friday, residents are coming to pay their respects.
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Confederate Flag 'Has To Come Down' In S.C., NAACP Leader Says

Calling Wednesday's killing of nine black church members in Charleston, S.C., a hate crime, the head of the NAACP says it's not appropriate for South Carolina to keep flying the Confederate flag.

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