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Rep. Keith Ellison Wonders Why 'People Care' About His Muslim Faith

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How One Woman's Faith Stopped A School Shooting

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The sauvignon blanc 2010 (left) is from the Ella Valley Vineyards in Israel and has a fresh, vibrant and fruity flavor. The Herzog 2007 Special Reserve cabernet sauvignon (right) is from the Alexander Valley of California. It's a mevushal bottle that remains kosher even if served by a non-Jew. Amy Ta/NPR hide caption

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Members of the Circle of Protection gather before meeting with President Obama, Wednesday July 20, 2011. Courtesy of Bread for the World hide caption

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Bishop Harry R. Jackson Jr., left, prays with Jonathan Paul Ganucheau and Denise Buckbinder Ganucheau before performing a religious wedding ceremony that was part of a protest against the District of Columbia city council's approval of legislation recognizing same sex marriages performed in other states, in Washington, on Tuesday, May 5, 2009. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Former megachurch pastor Ted Haggard, who fell from grace amid a sex scandal, talks about the new church that he is starting up during a news conference in Colorado Springs, Colo. With him is his wife, Gayle. Ed Andrieski/AP hide caption

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