Assaults on Muslim women force some to rethink hijab

American women and hijabs: Assaults or intimidation of Muslims had been steadily rising well before the election but they became more common during the divisive campaign of President-elect Donald Trump, who called for a ban on Muslim immigrants and proposed a registry for U.S. Muslims. Now some imams across the country are saying it’s OK to take the hijab off, at least temporarily.

'Sanctuary churches' vow to shield immigrants from Trump crackdown

Philadelphia: In the wake of the elections, there's been an "outpouring of inquiries and support" from U.S. congregations that want to sign on as sanctuary sites.

Muslim Americans reassure their children and prepare for a new day

Muslim-Americans: Trump, who proposed banning Muslims from entering the United States, monitoring mosques and torturing terrorism suspects is now the president-elect.

‘Earth Sabbath’ helps activists tend spiritual side of environmentalism

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Rev. Steve Halsted lit a candle, led a breathing meditation on the four elements (earth, fire, water and air), and passed around a conch shell, inviting participants to listen for a message inside.

One woman said the sound of a rushing ocean encouraged her to “keep going on.”

Another lowered the shell from her ear and said she’d heard: “We’re not there yet.”