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Emily Leslie

Articles by Emily Leslie

Ann Coulter is being vilified on social media after she accused GOP presidential candidates of pandering to "f---ing Jews" during Thursday night's CNN debate.

Ann Coulter: Illegal immigrant ‘losers’ push U.S. to Third World

"The rest of the world is laughing at us. They're dumping their losers on us," conservative pundit Ann Coulter said at the National Conservative Student Conference this weekend about the influx of immigrants to the United States. "Our country isn't a battered women's shelter." Published August 4, 2015

Hate crimes, wildlife poaching exhibits at D.C. Crime and Punishment Museum

Criminals keep finding different ways to break the laws, and the District of Columbia's Crime and Punishment Museum continues to find ways to educate the public about it. Accordingly, the museum in Northwest Washington is offering two exhibits that draw attention to a range of issues including the nation's hate crimes and the continued battle against wildlife poachers abroad. Published July 29, 2015

Turkish kadayif, a pastry dish similar to baklava, is offered as the dessert course of a traditional Muslim iftar, a fast-breaking meal served after sundown during the holy month of Ramadan, alongside cay, a tea drink. (By Emily Leslie/The Washington Times)

Ramadan meal iftar helps Muslims break religious, cultural barriers with guests

"May God accept your fasting," Turkish-American host Fuat Aksoy said as each member of his family bit into a date palm -- together breaking their Ramadan fast. Conversation flowed between Muslim and non-Muslim guests alike. Selma, Mr. Aksoy's wife and mother of three, presented lentil soup and bread to each guest at the iftar, or the "break fast" meal Muslims eat after sunset during Ramadan. Published June 25, 2015

Riders participate in the the annual Rolling Thunder 'Ride for Freedom' motorcycle rally, with the Lincoln Memorial in the background, in Washington, Sunday, May 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

Rolling Thunder rides with pride into D.C.

Rolling Thunder has much more to offer than motorcycles on Memorial Day: The nonprofit group provides year-round aid to veterans and their families to help pay for meals, mortgages and other bills to prevent homelessness. Published May 21, 2015