Former FBI official tells CBS News passenger trains are at risk from a single attacker who may have sympathies for terror groups.
Three American and a Briton who subdued a gunman on a Paris-bound train were awarded the French Legion of Honor for their actions.
A research group finds that twice as many people have died in attacks by right-wing groups in America than have died in attacks by Muslim extremists since 9/11.
Nigeria’s Boko Haram extremists are offering to free more than 200 young women and girls kidnapped from a boarding school in the town of Chibok in exchange for the release of militant leaders held by the government, a human rights activist has told The Associated Press.
Syrian Kurdish fighters closed in on the outskirts of a strategic Islamic State-held town on the Turkish border Sunday, Kurdish officials and an activist group said, potentially cutting off a key supply line for the extremists’ nearby de facto capital.
An American fighting with Kurdish forces against the Islamic State group in Syria has been killed in battle, authorities said Wednesday.
The U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State is doubling down on its strategy to fight the extremists, insisting on staying the course it set last year despite the radical group’s recent conquests on both sides of the border between Iraq and Syria.
The present and first female vice-chancellor of Oxford University said the US “overreacted” to the horrific aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.
President Obama says he expects the Senate to take action swiftly to extend key Patriot Act provisions before it expires Sunday at midnight.
The Islamic State group’s takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the “will to fight,” Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a TV interview that aired Sunday.