A worldwide travel alert has been issued by the State Department because of a terrorist threat from al-Qaida.
Some call it wishful thinking, but President Barack Obama has all but declared an end to the global war on terror.
House Republicans insist the Obama administration is covering up information about last year’s deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, rejecting administration assurances to the contrary and stoking a controversy with implications for the 2016 presidential race.
The angry and grieving mother of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects insists that her sons are innocent and that she’s no terrorist.
The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says he believes the Boston Marathon bombing suspects had some training in carrying out their attack.
The Boston Marathon bombings could provide an opportunity for the U.S. and Russia to find some common ground for cooperation as authorities investigate the two ethnic Chechens accused of carrying out the attack.
The governor of Massachusetts says he has no idea what motivated the terrorists who exploded two bombs near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Secretary of State John Kerry says “we are part of the way there” in finding those responsible for the Boston bombing and bringing them to justice.
The word is almost a cold comfort in post-9/11 America — a way to describe the inconceivable, to somehow explain the twisted urge to commit mass murder. So when the bombs exploded in Boston, the word quickly became inescapable: “terrorism.”
The U.S. proclaims itself as the mightiest nation on Earth, but as the Boston Marathon bombings illustrate, the reality is that, from sea to shining sea, this is a nation of ‘soft targets.’