iOS app Android app More
January 29, 2015

Senators Question Federal Court Terror Trials While Effective Prosecutions Continue Apace in NYC

As Republicans questioned U.S. Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch at her confirmation hearing in Washington on Wednesday for supporting trials of suspected terrorists in federal court, the trial of alleged al-Qaeda leader Khalid al-Fawwaz proceeded apace in New York City, with an FBI informant providing critical evidence linking the defendant to the al-Qaeda conspiracy. It's hard to believe some senators are still complaining about these cases, claiming the government should instead send them to military commissions at Guantanamo Bay. Meanwhile, due in large part to those complaints, the five alleged September 11 co-conspirators remain stuck in lengthy pretrial hearings at Guantanamo. More than 13 years after the attacks and despite more than a decade in U.S. custody, they are still nowhere near being brought to justice.


OLIVER WEIKEN via Getty Images

More Politics
Cruz's Obama Praise.. Perry Moving Along.. GOP Marriage Q.. Palin vs. O'Reilly.. DOJ Challenge Hit

Richard Glossip Reacts To News That He Won't Be Executed This Week

Janelle Stecklein / CNHI

More Crime
'Warning Shot' Lady.. More Executions.. 'Drunk' Cop.. Deadly Car Deal.. Stolen Puppies.. Pot Store

Loretta Lynch: I Do Not Support The Legalization Of Marijuana


WATCH: Teen Girl Shot Dead At Texas Police Station Allegedly Had Knife

Teen Shot Video

Aide: Dead Argentine Prosecutor Didn't Trust Police Protecting Him...

Argentina Prosecutor
ALEJANDRO PAGNI via Getty Images

... Feared For His Daughters' Safety

St. Louis City Hall Meeting On Policing Reportedly Interrupted By Brawl

St Louis City Hall Fight

Alleged ISIS Message Threatens Execution Unless Prisoner Swapped

Kenji Goto
Militant Media via AP

MORE: This Is The Female Prisoner ISIS Wants Released

Andrew Sullivan Quits Blogging

Andrew Sullivan
T.J. Kirkpatrick via Getty Images

More Media
Blizzard Bloopers.. Shep Blasts Don Lemon.. WashPo Trial.. Front Pages Freak Out.. CNN Snap

McDonald's CEO OUT

Mcdonalds Ceo

More Business
Bill Gates Revelation.. Sexist Map.. Major Bacon Update.. Gold Gone?!.. 'Insane' Tesla.. iPhone Record

NFL Actually Considering Fining Marshawn Lynch Because Of This Cap

Marshawn Conference

Supreme Court Issues Stay For 3 Inmates' Scheduled Executions

Supreme Court Building Washington Dc
Mark Wilson via Getty Images

John Boehner Explains Why He's Suing Obama... Again

John Boehner
Tom Williams via Getty Images

FAA: Don't Even Think About Bringing Your Drone To The Super Bowl

Faa Drones

Richard Sherman: Roger Goodell Should Have To Face The Press, Too

Richard Sherman

Hezbollah Launches Deadliest Attack On Israel Since '06


2 Soldiers Dead... Retaliation For Airstrike... Bibi: Israel Will Respond 'Forcefully'...

Snapchat As You Knew It Is Gone

Snapchat Discover

Despite Kobani's Liberation From ISIS, Many Syrians See Little To Celebrate

Kobane Air Strike
Kutluhan Cucel via Getty Images

Cause Of Deadly Mansion Fire Discovered

Mansion Fire

Arkansas To Keep Celebration Of Robert E. Lee And MLK On Same Day

Arkansas State Capitol
Ramesh Lalwani via Getty Images

Sydney Siege Hostage Was Killed By Police Bullet

Sydney Katrina Dawson
Fairfax Media via Getty Images

That Theory About The Patriots And Fumbles Is Mostly Junk

Patriots Tom Brady Footballs
Maddie Meyer via Getty Images

More Sports
NFL 'Hypocrisy'.. Former Champs: Rethink Pot.. The 'Deflategate' Culprit.. Damning Study Of Pat's Past

Kobe's Season Is Toast

Kobe Bryant
Stacy Revere via Getty Images

Storms Could Dump More Snow As New England Digs Out After Blizzard

Massachusetts Snow

More Green
Warmer Oceans.. Diesel Spill.. New York Snow.. Low Oil Prices.. Exxon Penalty.. Pit Bull Law.. BP Spill

Dead Baby Found At Recycling Plant Is A 'Sick Story' That's 'Become Sicker'

Handcuffs Woman
Zhenikeyev via Getty Images

Stupendous Ring System Discovered Around Distant Planet

Saturn Planet
Ron Miller

More Science
Bill Nye On Deflategate.. Circumcision-Autism Link?.. Cervantes' Bones.. Moon Evolution.. 'Living Fossil'

Cop Who Shot Sleeping 7-Year-Old Girl Will No Longer Face Charges


VALENTI: Chait Has Double Standard On Free Speech

Jonathan Chait
Bryan Bedder via Getty Images

Fed Strikes Upbeat Tone On Economy

Janet Yellen
ERIC PIERMONT via Getty Images

Details Emerge About CBS Sports Analyst's Prostitution Arrest

Greg Anthony Cbs
Lee Celano via Getty Images

Lynch Defends Obama's Immigration Actions

Loretta Lynch Immigration

Girls Are Academically Outperforming Boys All Around The World

Muslim Girl In School
Patrick Lane via Getty Images

Republicans Take Aim At Land Conservation In Keystone XL Bill

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
UniversalImagesGroup via Getty Images

GOP Senator: Why Is Gay Marriage OK, But Polygamy Isn't?

Lindsey Graham
NICHOLAS KAMM via Getty Images

More Trouble At The Top Of Anti-Islam Organization


Facebook Is Now Bigger Than The Largest Country On Earth


Dem Donors Plot Battle Against Koch Behemoth

Koch Brothers 2016

11 Striking Photos From Kobani After Kurdish Forces Claim Victory Over ISIS

BULENT KILIC via Getty Images

Not All Gay Mormons Are Happy With The Church's New LGBT Stance

Jeffrey R Holland Mormon
George Frey via Getty Images

More Religion
Saudi King's Religion.. Spiritual LIstening.. Least Bible Cities.. Moderates vs Extremists.. Art As Spirit


    1. HuffPost
    1. HuffPost
    1. HuffPost
    2. View all RSS feeds

Texas Elementary Students Forced To Undergo 'Poop Inspections'

Eliza Medina

More Weird
Turtle Sex Shocks Child.. Suicidal Mannequin.. Home Bulldozing Surprise.. Bronies.. Whale Poop Storm

Jonathan Chait Defends Controversial Essay

Jonathan Chait
HuffPost Live

More HuffPost Live
Grindr's Threat To Privacy.. Most Stressful Jobs.. 'Ace Of Cakes'.. 'Beetlejuice' Sequel Is Coming

Tiny Chihuahua And Giant Mastiff Are BFFs At First Sight

RSPCA/John Charlwood

More Good News
90-Year-Old Goes To School.. Epic Dance.. Incredible Middle-Earth Sketch.. Dying Dog's Bucket List

Watch Ava DuVernay's Perfect Response To Her 'Selma' Oscar Snub

Ava Duvernay
Robin Marchant via Getty Images

More Entertainment
Sundance Buzz.. Cosby Allegation.. blink-182 Troubles.. 'Lion King' Secret.. 'Fantastic' Trailer..

Riff Raff Is Completely Unrecognizable After Bulking Up

Riff Raff
Chris McKay via Getty Images

The Common Cooking Mistake That Ruins Everything

Roasting Vegetables
Lio22 via Getty Images

More Taste
Juicy Fruit Starburst.. New England Food.. Seattle's Best Cuisine.. Taco-Truck Inspired Chips

Here's A Video Of A Porcupine Predicting The Super Bowl Winner


Even Further Proof That Amal Clooney Is A BOSS

Amal Clooney
Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

More Style
Dress Barn Makeover.. The Next 'It' Bag.. 11 Habits Of Insanely Fashionable People.. How To Tie A Tie

Some Awesome People Shoveled Boston Marathon Finish Line During Blizzard

Boston Finish Line

More Good News
90-Year-Old Goes To School.. Epic Dance.. Incredible Middle-Earth Sketch.. Dying Dog's Bucket List

Principal Parodies 'Let It Go' In Epic Snow Day Announcement

Moses Brown Let It Go

More Teen
Meghan Trainor Covers 1D.. YouTuber Talks Mental Illness.. Why 'American Sniper' Is Important

'Selma' Actor Defends Benedict Cumberbatch After 'Colored' Comment

David Oyelowo Benedict Cumberbatch
Dimitrios Kambouris via Getty Images

Courtney Love Admits To Using Heroin While Pregnant With Frances Bean

Courtney Love Heroin
Paul Marotta via Getty Images

More Celebrity
Cameron & Benji Pic.. Julianne Moore's Real Name.. Riff Raff.. OHHHHH, Farrah.. 'OTH' Star In Maxim

Budweiser's Super Bowl Ad Is Honestly Pretty Cute


8 Brutally Honest Lessons I Learned About Love From My Therapist

Woman With Therapist
Ed Lallo via Getty Images

More Divorce
Stepmom Love Letter.. Wish You Could Tell Ex.. James Caan Divorcing.. Cheated On Stages.. Recipe

Yes, People Over 70 Are Having Sex. And A Lot Of It.

Elderly Couple Holding Hands
Sam Edwards via Getty Images

More Fifty
Travel To Cuba.. Advice For Parents Of Young Kids.. Judi Dench Tattoo?.. Cosby Update.. 25 Life Hacks

Even Vegetarians Will Love These Buffalo 'Wings'

Cauliflower Buffalo Wings
Courtesy of Megan Roosevelt

More OWN
Winter Workout Mistakes.. What Nutritionists Eat.. Key To Making Love Last.. Buffalo 'Wings' That Wow

WATCH: This Is What Real Women Look Like When They Work Out


More Women
'Bachelor' Lessons.. I Earn More Than My Husband.. Female Athletes Talk Periods.. For 'Nice Girls'

9 Warning Signs You Are In An Abusive Relationship

gmast3r via Getty Images

More Dr. Phil
Curb Emotional Eating.. Missing Teens.. Prevent Bullying.. In-Law Tips.. What Great Husbands Ask

Johnny Depp: 'I Was Attacked By A Chupacabra'

Johnny Depp

This Genius Home Accessory Is Better Than A Roommate


More HuffPost Home
Best Projects To DIY.. Coziest Cities.. Sofas For Different Lifestyles.. Hook Hacks.. Buying Art

22 Food Reasons Why Seattle Is Winning At Life

More Taste
Juicy Fruit Starburst.. New England Food.. Seattle's Best Cuisine.. Taco-Truck Inspired Chips

This Is The World's Busiest Airport

Dubai International Airport

More Travel
Greek Beaches.. Best US Hotels.. Paris' Secret Gardens.. Adults-Only Resorts.. Surprising Northeast US

Neil deGrasse Tyson Was Wrong, And He's Not Afraid To Admit It

Neil Degrasse
Cindy Ord via Getty Images

The Miss Twin Peaks Pageant Is Where David Lynch Meets Burlesque (NSFW)

Log Lady

More Arts
Outsider Art Fair.. Dazzling Snowflake Photos.. Winter Illustrations. The Secret World Of Colors.. Street Art

'Cabaret' Star Comes Out At Age 82

Joel Grey Comes Out
Donald Traill/Invision/AP

More Gay Voices
Fundamentalist Cake Nazis.. 'Drag Race' Announces A HUGE Change.. The Time My Boss Outed Me

What To Do When You Want Sex And Your Partner Doesn't

Mature Couple Bed Angry
Wavebreakmedia Ltd via Getty Images

5 Questions You Should Never Ask About Other People's Bodies

George Marks

More Healthy Living
Almond Recipes.. Dwelling On Problems.. Never Be Late.. Eradicating Disease.. Shovel Workout