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Medical Marijuana: It's Kosher

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Some women in France say they feel conflicted by a growing presence of Islamic fashion, including the "burkini," a full-body swimsuit. These two are marketed by Marks & Spencer. Courtesy of Marks and Spencer hide caption

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'Islamic Fashion' Causes A Stir In France

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Handout picture dated 1997 and released in 2012 by the UN shows ancient manuscripts displayed at the library in the city of Timbuktu. Al-Qaeda has destroyed ancient texts it considers idolatrous. Evan Schneider/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Timbuktu's 'Badass Librarians': Checking Out Books Under Al-Qaida's Nose

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When a megastar like Prince dies, collective mourning ensues. But if you didn't grow up hooked on the music — whether out of taste, or even because you weren't allowed — these moments can be somewhat isolating. Todd Davidson/Flickr Creative Commons hide caption

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A Passover Seder table. During Passover, Jews avoid leavened bread. But whether legumes, corn and rice are OK has long been a point of contention among Jews of European and Middle Eastern ancestry. Now, rabbis have weighed in. Reza/Getty Images hide caption

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Beans And Rice For Passover? A Divisive Question Gets The Rabbis' OK

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Mathew "Skippy" Mauldin holds a flag during a rally outside the Missouri State Capitol, on March 31, in Jefferson City. He was protesting a proposed state constitutional amendment to protect some businesses citing religious objections while denying goods or services related to same-sex weddings. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Missouri's Proposed Religious Freedom Amendment Sets Old Allies At Odds

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The Passage of the Red Sea, illustration by William Hole (1846-1917). Exodus 14:16: "but lift thou up thy rod, and stretch out thine hand over the sea, and divide it: and the children of Israel shall go on dry ground through the midst of the sea." Corbis Images hide caption

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Manischewitz is closely associated with Jewish tradition, but it was once a huge crossover success. Sammy Davis Jr. was its spokesman in TV advertising. At one point, the typical drinker was described as an urban African-American man. Morgan McCloy/NPR hide caption

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Khairuldeen Makhzoomi (left) came to the U.S. as an Iraqi refugee and says he was recently unfairly removed from a flight. Haven Daley/AP hide caption

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'Flying While Muslim': Profiling Fears After Arabic Speaker Removed From Plane

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Pope Francis (right) embraces Patriarch Bartholomew I, spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians, during their joint visit to a center for migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos on Saturday. Both called on Europe to show greater compassion in dealing with migrants. Petros Giannakouris/AP hide caption

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Pope Francis Meets Migrants In Lesbos, Returns To Rome With 12 On His Plane

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