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Barack Obama: Religious diversity keeps us strong

“Generations of Muslim Americans have helped build our country. They’re the teachers who inspire our kids, and the nurses and doctors whom we trust with our health. They’re the champions we cheer for — from Muhammad Ali to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.”


Mike Middleton, University of Missouri System’s interim president, faces a difficult task

The University of Missouri — its students returning a couple of weeks ago after a tumultuous semester — continues to be choke-slammed by every conceivable entity, from a band of activists to, very soon, the Missouri legislature. It faces threats of decreased alumni donations, decreased state funding, decreased enrollment. It’s Mike Middleton’s job to at least begin to fix the mess.

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