CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Anis Akram was an exchange student who traveled from Pakistan to study in South Dakota in 2003.
Despite dodging questions from classmates about whether he rode a...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Muslim gold star father who spoke out against then-presidential candidate Donald Trump will be the featured speaker at a Virginia college's graduation.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Muslim-American Gold Star father who spoke at the 2016 Democratic National Convention will be one of the authors featured at an upcoming lecture series at the Library of...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill naming a Virginia post office for fallen U.S. Army Captain Humayun Khan, whose father criticized the then-candidate in a 2016 Democratic National Convention speech.
BOSTON (AP) — A Gold Star father who became a national celebrity when he spoke at the 2016 Democratic National Convention is joining a former "Saturday Night Live" star and others for a celebration of immigrants in Boston this weekend.
The event hosted by the John F. Kennedy Foundation's New Frontier Network on Saturday evening is designed to honor immigrants' rich contributions to America.
NEW YORK (AP) — White House Correspondents Association roaster Michelle Wolf joins a club with likes of Kathy Griffin, Khizr Khan, Stormy Daniels and David Hogg — little-known or unknown figures who suddenly became surrogates for the hyper-partisan rhetorical warfare of the Trump era.
COLLINGSWOOD, N.J. (AP) — The Gold Star father who has criticized President Donald Trump campaigned in New Jersey for the Democratic candidate for governor.
Khizr Khan on Thursday rallied in support of Phil Murphy at the Collingswood Community Center and at an event in Princeton.
Khan says New Jersey voters will be setting "the nation's moral compass" on election day.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
ABC's "This Week" — Retired Army Gen. David Petraeus.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia lawmaker is proposing legislation that would rename two post offices for fallen military members from his district.
NEW YORK (AP) — Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who became a national celebrity after speaking at last year's Democratic National Convention, has a book planned for young readers.
Khan's "This Is Our Constitution" comes out Nov. 14, Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers told The Associated Press on Thursday. The book arrives the same day as his memoir "An American Family," announced last fall.
BOSTON (AP) — Gold Star father Khizr Khan will be a featured speaker at the annual Bill of Rights Dinner sponsored by the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts.
The dinner will be held Monday at the Westin Copley Place Hotel in Boston.
The event will focus on what the ACLU sees as new federal threats to civil rights and liberties from the administration of Republican President Donald Trump.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The University of Virginia is honoring a soldier who was killed by a car bomb in Iraq more than a decade ago.
WVIR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2qJve06 ) that the university recently installed a plaque on the front side of the Rotunda honoring Army Capt. Humayun Khan. Khan graduated from the university in 2000.
Khan was killed while serving in Iraq in 2004. He was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Muslim civil rights group is calling on the broader public to join with their Muslim neighbors to help fight bigotry and hate. The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is holding an event Saturday to kick off a campaign to get 10,000 Minnesotans active in challenging bigotry. The event, which features speakers such as Gold Star father Khizr Khan, comes in the same week that two Muslim women reported being followed and harassed in Minnesota. Here are some things to know:
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Donald Trump's boast on the campaign trail that he could shoot somebody and not lose any voters tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2016.
Sound bites from the presidential campaign dominated the 11th annual "Yale Book of Quotations" list from Fred Shapiro, an associate director of the library. He chooses quotes that are famous or revealing of the spirit of the times, and not necessarily eloquent or admirable.
NEW YORK (AP) — Random House says it plans to publish a memoir by Khizr Khan, the immigrant from Pakistan who spoke at the Democratic National Convention about his Army captain son's combat death in Iraq and criticized the anti-Muslim rhetoric of then-Republican nominee Donald Trump.
The company said Wednesday in a news release that the untitled memoir is to be published in the fall of 2017. It also said Khizr Khan's wife, Ghazala Khan, will contribute.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — With the cloud of an FBI investigation lifted, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump struck strikingly different tones as they moved into the final hours of a volatile, nearly two-years long presidential campaign.
After days of full-throated attacks on Trump's qualifications and temperament, Clinton cast herself as the candidate of "healing and reconciliation" — perhaps a surprising position for a woman who's long been one of the most divisive figures in American politics.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Khizr Khan, a Muslim-American whose son was killed in Iraq, held back tears Wednesday as he again took on Donald Trump, saying the Republican presidential nominee is peddling hate and no less than the "future of the earth" is at stake in the Nov. 8 election.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The University of Virginia's Miller Center will host Charlottesville resident Khizr Khan for a public conversation.
Media outlets report the event will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 in Old Cabell Hall.
Khan, whose son U.S. Army Captain Humayun Khan was killed in 2004 while in the line of duty in Iraq, is best known for remarks he made at the Democratic National Convention.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Hillary Clinton ramped up her pressure on Donald Trump in the election's most competitive states Friday with an emotional TV ad targeting his criticism of a Muslim-American family. Trump vowed to go all-out in the final three weeks so he'll have no regrets — even if he loses.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Gov. Paul LePage says the father of a deceased Muslim captain in the U.S. Army is a "con artist" for criticizing Donald Trump.
LePage, a Republican, made the comments on Wednesday during an appearance on a program hosted by Boston radio host Howie Carr.
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The Muslim-American parents of a soldier who criticized Donald Trump at the Democratic National Convention are expected to visit suburban Detroit to get an award from the Arab American Civil Rights League.
Khizr Khan and wife Ghazala Khan will be honored at the group's Fight for Justice gala in Dearborn on Sept. 29.