ST. LOUIS - An atheist is suing to force the administrators of a towering cross in southern Illinois to return a $20,000 state grant toward its restoration, saying Thursday it was "blatantly unconstitutional" to spend taxpayer money on a Christian symbol.
CHICAGO - A controversial Muslim group has canceled its annual U.S.
CHICAGO - Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan has written the leaders of more than a dozen major U.S.
CHICAGO - Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan has written Jewish organizations nationwide accusing Jews of hurting blacks and seeking what he calls "repair of my people from the damage." Farrakhan has long floated conspiracy theories and made accusations about Jews but the June 24 letter directly addressing Jewish groups is rare for the leader of the Chicago-based movement.
HAVANA - The president of the U.S.