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The Mother Mosque of America was built in 1934, making it the oldest standing mosque in the country. Now a historic landmark, these days it serves primarily as a cultural center and museum. Claudine Ebeid/NPR hide caption

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In Iowa, Campaign Season Finds Muslims Caught In A Harsh Spotlight

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Carolina "Maria" Hurtado in the now abandoned maternity ward of the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, where she was sterilized four decades ago. Renee Tajima-Peña hide caption

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Film Portrays A 'Perfect Storm' That Led To Unwanted Sterilizations For Many Latinas

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With Polls Showing Tight Races, Candidates Make Final Push In Iowa

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Economists use the phrase "full employment" to mean the number of people seeking jobs is roughly in balance with the number of openings. heshphoto/Getty Images/Image Source hide caption

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Why Some Still Can't Find Jobs As The Economy Nears 'Full Employment'

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On Friday, Terry Work stands outside a store that accepts food stamps in Bon Aqua, Tenn. Work's 27-year-old deaf son recently was denied disability payments, meaning he is considered able-bodied. Now he stands to lose his food stamps, even though he has trouble keeping a job because of his deafness, she says. Work requirements began kicking in this month for a million SNAP benefit recipients. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz speaks during the 2015 Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition presidential forum. He's made religion a central tenet of his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Republican presidential candidates, from left to right, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas participate in the sixth GOP debate on Jan. 14 in North Charleston, S.C. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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What Young Republicans Have To Say About Their Party's Candidates

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To Rebuild 'The Collapse Of Parenting,' It's Going To Be A Challenge

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In the 1960s, posters gave advice to the public on the risk of a pregnant mother transmitting rubella to the fetus. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hide caption

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Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms stand next to the outbuilding located near the Randy Weaver home near Naples, Idaho, in September 1992. Gary Stewart/AP hide caption

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The Federal Response To Oregon Occupation May Have Roots In Ruby Ridge

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