For many Muslim Americans, the presence of a Quran is a symbolic moment amid a presidential administration that has seemed to wage an all-out war on the triple whammy of what Tlaib and Omar represent: immigrants, Muslims and women.
New polling is out showing Newt Gingrich is the front-runner in the race to be the Republican presidential nominee, just in time for the 11th debate between the candidates. With his status at front-runner confirmed, it'll most likely be his turn to take the arrows that comes at leading candidates.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted Tuesday to "reaffirm" that In God We Trust is the national motto. The resolution, which passed, was in support of a motto that's actually less than 60 years old.
Thomas Jefferson's home, Monticello, is where the beauty, the promise and the shameful underside of American history come together.
The winning line-up of this year's Pulitzer Prizes for literature was a far more diverse group than in years past. To discuss these winners and their works, The Takeaway is joined by Patrik Henry Bass, literary editor at Essence Magazine.