Political Battles Over Veils Arouse Italians

Two bills regarding the Islamic veil pending in the Italian parliament are a symbol of the country’s increasing focus on the assimilation of immigrants. Stories of fundamentalism are spurring public debate over the condition of Muslim women.

Teacher Learns Heart-to-Heart at a Mosque

Every summer school teachers around the nation take CPR classes as part of emergency readiness training. An instructor learns that much more than the lesson is shared while she teaches an all-female group at a mosque in California.