Controversial N.Y. Mosque Loses Another Leader

(RNS) The proposed Park51 Islamic community center and mosque project near Ground Zero is again looking for a top imam after Sheik Abdallah Adhami resigned the post less than one month into the job. Adhami, 44, said in a statement he was leaving to devote more time to...

New York Councilmen Try to Ban Toy Guns

The recent shooting of a 17-year-old who was brandishing a realistic-looking toy gun has rekindled the fire of two New York City councilmen to ban all toy guns. But in New York City, toy guns are nothing to play around with. Sometimes they even get people killed. The...