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SALT LAKE CITY — Brigham Young University has banned beards for most students and faculty since the 1960s, but attitudes and enforcement of the...
The Latest: Suspect may have learned bomb-making online

NEW YORK — The Latest on the explosion in a New York City subway passageway (all times local): ...
A look at Egypt-Russia relations as Putin visits Cairo

CAIRO — Relations between Russia and Egypt have rapidly grown over the past three years, with Presidents Vladimir Putin and Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi forging a...
Protesters oppose return of disputed art in Catalonia

LLEIDA, Spain — Spanish police on Monday escorted two trucks loaded with pieces of medieval religious art from a museum in the city of...
Egypt detains 8 anti-Trump protesters after Cairo rally

CAIRO — Egypt has detained eight protesters and accused them of "association with a terrorist organization" after they took part in a small demonstration...
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MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked Congress on Monday to extend the martial law he declared in the country's south by one...
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BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker and other top state politicians are joining representatives of Massachusetts' Jewish community to light an 18-foot menorah in the...
Firm convictions, uneasiness at churches before Senate race

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Alabama's race for U.S. Senate settled into church for worship on Sunday, with the minister at a historic black congregation calling...
Bahrain faith group visits Israel amid Jerusalem tensions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An interfaith group from Bahrain is visiting Israel amid turmoil there over U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize...
Clarification: Sweden-Synagogue-Arson story

HELSINKI — In a story Dec. 10, The Associated Press reported that the fire-bombing of a synagogue in Goteborg was the second anti-Jewish attack...

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