Islamic State Militants Attack 2 Cities In Northern SyriaAfter weeks of setbacks, militants from the Islamic State group launched swift counteroffensives Thursday on predominantly Kurdish areas of northern Syria, killing and wounding dozens and setting off car bombs, activists and officials said.
Obama: US Government Has Let Down Hostages' Families
Poll: Nearly Three-Quarters Of Americans Approve Of Drone Strikes On TerroristsNearly three-quarters of Americans say it's acceptable for the U.S. to use an unmanned aerial drone to kill an American citizen abroad if that person has joined a terror organization, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
Local Parisians Gather to Honor 12 Killed at French Satirical NewspaperDozens of local Parisians gathered in the freezing temperatures Wednesday night to honor the 12 people that were shot dead by three masked gunmen at a satirical newspaper in Paris.
GOP Rep: 'At Least Ten ISIS Fighters Have Been Caught Coming Across The Mexican Border'Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., says that at least ten fighters for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria have been apprehended while attempting to enter the southern U.S. border.
Palin: 'Waterboarding Is How We Baptize Terrorists' Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin did not mince her words in verbal attacks against “leftist liberals” and other gun control advocates, suggesting several parallels between colonial American patriots and those in attendance at this weekend’s National Rifle Association convention.
Interpol: Passports On Flights Must Be CheckedInterpol knew about stolen passports that two passengers used to board an ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight bound for China, but no country checked the police agency's vast database on stolen documents beforehand, it said Sunday. Interpol said it hopes authorities will "learn from the tragedy."
Obama Reinstates Federal Courthouse As Preferred Venue For Prosecuting Suspected TerroristsFour years after his failed effort to bring the 9/11 mastermind to New York for trial, President Barack Obama has reinstated the federal courthouse as America's preferred venue for prosecuting suspected terrorists.
Syria Says Government Fighting 'Terrorists' Who Eat Human HeartsSyria's foreign minister claimed Monday that his government is fighting a war against al-Qaida-linked militants who eat human hearts and dismember people while they are still alive, then send their limbs to family members.
CBS News: Terrorists Already Have Orders, Could Be In Place For AttacksU.S. intelligence officials are dealing with the most credible terrorist threat in years as 19 diplomatic posts in the Middle East and Africa remain closed through this upcoming Saturday.
Leaked NSA Search: 'Show Me All The Word Documents That Reference Osama Bin Laden'Documents published by the Guardian newspaper are providing new insight into the National Security Agency's surveillance of world data, giving an over-the-shoulder look at the programs and techniques U.S. intelligence analysts use to exploit the hundreds of billions of records they gather each year.
Senior British Official Defends Intel-Sharing Ties With USA senior British official defended the country's intelligence-sharing ties with the United States on Tuesday, as governments in both countries face criticism about snooping on citizens.
Holder: NSA Will Not Prosecute Any Reporter For Doing Their JobAttorney General Eric Holder denied Thursday that the Obama administration is killing suspected terrorists with drone strikes to avoid capturing them and sending them to the Guantanamo prison it wants to close.
British Activists Rallying Around Manning During WikiLeaks TrialIt's rare for an American to generate more sympathy abroad than he or she does at home, but Bradley Manning and his trial are unique in a host of ways.
Putin: Boston Bombing Exposes US's Mistakes On Chechnya, TerrorismRussian President Vladimir Putin says that the Boston bombing should spur closer security cooperation between Moscow and Washington but it also proves that the West was wrong in supporting militants in Chechnya.