Amid charges of bias from the right and left, the Texas Board of Education has failed to grant preliminary approval for any of the around 100 new history and social studies textbooks up for use in classrooms statewide.
The next ideological fight over new textbooks for Texas classrooms intensified Wednesday with critics lambasting history lessons that they say exaggerate the influence of Moses in American democracy and negatively portray Muslims.
President Barack Obama says he has authorized the U.S. military to carry out airstrikes in Iraq against Islamic militants if they advance toward the critical city of Irbil. The U.S. has a consulate and a military operations center there.
The Dallas Museum of Art is putting the first item from a rarely-shown Islamic art collection on display. The carved crystal ewer will go on display beginning on Tuesday.
Luxury retail store Roberto Cavalli at NorthPark Center was under fire Friday by Sufi students.
A new exhibit at the Dallas Museum of Art is showcasing 150 rare Islamic works of art and scientific objects that explore the use and meaning of light. It runs through June 29.
Days before his trial for the Fort Hood shooting rampage, Maj. Nidal Hasan released writings about America and Islam, including a note in which he renounces his U.S. citizenship.
Before walking past racks of sequined costumes and cases of ornate jewelry, visitors to Garland’s Little Egypt export store are teased with exotic fragrances, incense and scented oils. But, there’s something else that hangs in the air at Little Egypt: worry.
The Army’s highest legal branch appointed a new judge to preside over the case of the Fort Hood shooting suspect, indicating the court-martial is on track to move forward after lengthy delays.
An appeals court will hear arguments Thursday about an issue that has postponed the murder trial for the suspect in the worst mass shooting on a U.S. military installation: his beard.
CBS News reported Tuesday that YouTube has been blocked in both Bangladesh and Pakistan, in order to prevent further viewing of the 14-minute trailer for “The Innocence of Muslims.”
Pfc. Naser Abdo bought pressure cookers, clocks, wires and bomb-making components at a Dallas-area store, according to surveillance footage and receipts shown to jurors.