Why ‘The Ground Zero Mosque’ Is Not a Mosque at All: Here’s How It Can Be a Site for Free Expression

It’s an amazing place.It has all the hallmarks of a Muslim community center, with an open space for worshippers and an area where students can pray, listen to music, read books, and exercise.It’s a place where students, artists, and others can gather.But in this country, that’s where we are most often reminded of the Islamic faith.When we think of mosques, […]

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Real Madrid manager: I’ll not be sacked

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has confirmed he will not be replaced by a new coach after the club’s disappointing Champions League exit.Speaking to reporters ahead of the clubs Champions League clash with Lyon on Sunday, Perez confirmed he has not made any changes to the squad as he prepares for his first game in charge since winning the Spanish […]

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New York City police officer convicted of beating mentally disabled woman

NEW YORK CITY — A New York police officer was convicted Monday of beating a mentally disabled man and leaving him with serious injuries, prosecutors said.A jury of nine women and five men found William L. McNeil, 30, guilty of aggravated assault and assault by means of a deadly weapon.McNeil, of the Bronx, has been with the NYPD for nine […]

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