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How Muslim Players Bring their Faith to the Field

The Takeaway speaks with with Roger Bennett, from “Men in Blazers” and “American Fiasco,” about the World Cup. We continued our look at soccer with a discussion of religion and how Muslim players, who will be competing as Ramadan ends, bring their faith to the field. Plus, we have a conversation with Gurbir Grewal, the first Sikh in US history to hold the position of statewide AG; the Yemen Crisis; and our new bi-weekly culture roundup, where we’ll be discussing notable or surprising moments of the week in TV, film, music and more.

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How Muslim Players Bring their Faith to the Field
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Bioethics in Islam

Abortion. Right to die. Stem cell research. Modern bioethical issues confront an ancient religion.
Bioethics in Islam
Rumana Ahmed at the White House during the last year of the Obama administration.

SHORT: Rumana Ahmed lasted eight days in Trump's White House

Caught between wanting to service, and frustration. Rumana Ahmed shares her story with Rupa.
SHORT: Rumana Ahmed lasted eight days in Trump's White House

Trump's Immigration Ban, Security Council Shakeup, NATO Reckons With Russia

Coming up on today's show:

President Trump's executive order banning Syrian refugees and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim nations sparked confusion and outrage this weekend, as travelers were left stranded at airports, protesters took to the streets and a federal judge ruling prompted the White House to roll back part of the order. Attorney and former immigration judge Eliza Klein examines the order and where it stands now.

In a restructuring of the National Security Council, Director of National Intelligence and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will face diminished roles while Trump’s Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon will join the national security group. Matthew Waxman, co-chair of the Cybersecurity Center at the Columbia Data Science Institute explains what this means for security.

In the wake of Trump's refugee ban, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomed refugees into his country "regardless of faith."  As Trump continues to pursue warming relations with Putin, NATO warns that elevating the Russian president to global superpower status could have negative consequences for the organization. Former deputy commander of NATO Sir Richard Shirreff explains.

Timothy Tyson chronicles the life and death of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old boy from Chicago, whose murder launched the civil rights movement. The new book, "The Blood of Emmett Till," comes out tomorrow.

Trump's Immigration Ban, Security Council Shakeup, NATO Reckons With Russia

White Nationalism in The White House, Muslims for Trump, The Paris Attacks One Year Later

November 14, 2016:

1. 'Sanctuary Cities' Get Ready for a Siege (7 min)

2. Trump Selects White Nationalist Figure As Chief Strategist (5 min)

3. Trump: Chief Global Disrupter? (5 min)

4. The Paris Attacks, One Year Later (3 min)

5. One Muslim Woman Explains Why She Voted for Donald Trump (16 min)

White Nationalism in The White House, Muslims for Trump, The Paris Attacks One Year Later