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Osama Bin Laden Dead, Obama To Reportedly Announce

President Obama addressed the nation late Sunday night with the announcement that Osama Bin Laden is dead.

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San Francisco Prosecutor Disciplined Over 'Misguided Attempt at Humor'

A veteran prosecutor with the District Attorney’s Office has been disciplined after imitating Middle Easterners in an effort to demonstrate search procedures.

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Obama Signs 9/11 Health Bill

Almost four years after the death of James Zadroga, President Barack Obama signed a health bill in the police officer’s name Sunday.

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Demise of the Dream Act

Supporters of the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act suffered a major setback Saturday when the DREAM Act fell five votes short from moving forward.

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Arizona Immigration Law Mostly Unconstitutional, Judge Says

A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the most controversial parts of SB 1070, Arizona’s controversial immigration law, from going into effect -- a ruling that temporarily ''squashed'' a state policy that sparked a heated national debate.

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Pakistani Man Arrested for DC Terrorist Plot

Arrested Wednesday for aiding in what he thought was a plot to bomb and kill commuters in Washington, DC, Farooque Ahmed, a Pakistani-born resident of Virginia, is being tried in a US district court today in Alexandria.

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Fury Arises as NPR Combats Bigotry

The controversial comments made by Juan Williams on The O'Reilly Factor last Monday and the subsequent termination of his position as news analyst from the National Public Radio (NPR) have resulted in a fury of debates and voicing of opinions on NPR’s decision.

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FBI Tracking Device Found on Another Arab American

After last week’s discovery that the FBI had placed a tracking device on an Arab-American 20 year old college student, Yasir Afifi, news has come out to suggest that Afifi is not alone.

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FBI: GPS Tracking and Invasion of Privacy

Last week, a 20-year-old California college student discovered a GPS tracking unit on his vehicle, planted by the FBI as part of a terrorism investigation.

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Call for an End to Discrimination

Arabs, Muslims, Central and South Asians from throughout the San Francisco Bay Area say they are fed up with being discriminated against because of their religion or appearance.