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Father: Capitol Bomb Plot Suspect ‘At Peace With Myself’

Christopher Lee Cornell recently converted to Islam and went by the name Raheel Mahrus Ubaydah, say his parents.


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Law Enforcers: Bomb-Making Materials Could Have Caused Extensive Damage

Law enforcement officials from Anne Arundel County and the federal government say extensive damage would have resulted if homemade bombs found in a Glen Burnie home had detonated.


A police officer walks with protesters, some affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement, as they demonstrate in downtown Chicago on the eve of the NATO summit on May 19, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Aunt: Nephew Charged In NATO Plot Was ‘Harmless,’ with Occupy Movement

The aunt of one of the three men charged with planning to attack Chicago landmarks during the NATO summit says she doubts her nephew was knowingly involved in such a plot.


TSA Officer Beatriz Thompson processes airline passengers luggage thru an X-Ray machine at Dulles Airport in Virginia on Aug. 11, 2006. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials: No Need To Change Airport Security Procedures Despite Bomb Plot

Despite the discovery of a sophisticated new al-Qaeda airline bomb plot, congressional and security officials suggested no immediate need Tuesday to change airport security procedures, which already subject shoeless passengers to intrusive pat-downs and body scans.