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As Commonwealth Games Approach: Travelers' Odds Are Still Good

Molly Hunter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Molly Hunter

Avoiding political protests and religious sites on holidays are easy ways to dodge the threat of terrorism, but how can travelers ensure their safety without compromising their adventures?

Times Square Bomb Accessory: Authorities Look For Suspected Money Courier Who May Have Funded Car Bomb Attempt

AP | VERENA DOBNIK and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Police cleared the streets around Times Square on Friday and called in the bomb squad to dismantle what turned out to be a cooler ful...

Faisal Shahzad Discusses Pakistan Taliban Contacts, Official Tells NYT

New York Times | Mark Mazetti And Scott Shane | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON -- American officials said Wednesday that it was very likely that a radical group once thought unable to attack the United States had playe...

Faisal Shahzad Resume, CV Boasts That Terror Suspect Is 'Good Team Player'

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Faisal Shahzad's resume has been posted online by NBC News. The Times Square car bomb suspect's three-page resume includes detailed descriptions of h...

Street Vendors Often First Line Of Defense: 'If Something Is Amiss, They Know It'

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Ask a street vendor, and you'll hear that it's no surprise that it was guys hawking their wares who noticed a car in Times Square par...

Glenn Beck Gets It Right

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Scheer

While some Republican politicians attempted to turn the Shahzad chase and investigation into an occasion for attacking civil liberties, it is clear that it moved forward in an extremely effective and expeditious manner.

Faisal Shahzad Got Past Federal Officials Trailing Him: Arrest Was Planned At Terror Suspect's Home

Associated Press / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP / Huffington Post)-- Two people familiar with the Times Square bomb probe say federal officials lost track of suspect Faisal Shahzad (FY'...

Man On Video Sought In Failed Times Square Car Bomb

AP | By TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP)-- The car bomb was a crude concoction of ordinary items -- fireworks, fuel and fertilizer -- that authorities suspect was meant to cause...

Times Square Bombing Attempt: Was There A South Park Connection? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Investigators are looking into the possibility that Saturday's...

America the Absurd

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

We have to be numb. Otherwise, the largest energy program in our history would be underway to get rid of the 1/3 of the oil we pump ourselves and replace it with wind, solar, geothermal, tidal energy and more.

Faisal Shahzad, Times Square Car Bomb Suspect, Pleads Guilty: Excerpts From The Hearing

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Excerpts of statements made by Times Square bombing suspect Faisal Shahzad, according to a court transcript. "I want to plead guilty and I'm going to...

Faisal Shahzad, Times Square Car Bomb Suspect, Pleads Guilty

AP / Huffington Post | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Calling himself a Muslim soldier, a defiant Pakistan-born U.S. citizen pleaded guilty Monday to carrying out the failed Times Square car b...

Jihadi Website Encourages Fake Bombs To Exhaust NYPD | By Alison Gendar | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

They want to kill us, but in the meantime, terrorists may just mess with our heads. A well-known jihadi Web site called on supporters to plant fake b...

Times Square Car Bomb: an American Muslim View

Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

I hope we can remember the Muslim Senegalese man who raised the alarm about the smoking car, as well as the criminal who put it there. Muslims, like people of all religions, do good things and bad things.

Salman Ashraf Khan, VP Of Catering Company To U.S. Embassy In Pakistan, Arrested In Times Square Bomb Plot

AP | ASIF SHAHZAD and KATHY GANNON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — The co-owner of a catering company that organized events for the U.S. Embassy is among six men detained by Pakistan for allegedly he...

The F Word: Kabul, I Think We Have A Problem

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

At least 18 are dead including six NATO officials, five of them Americans, after a suicide attack by the Taliban. That news could sound like another r...

Times Square Terror Suspect Got Cash At Long Island Donut Shop

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A U.S. law enforcement official says Times Square bomb suspect Faisal Shahzad (FY'-sul shah-ZAHD') told investigators he received cas...

Pakistan Arrests Man Calling Himself "Accomplice" To Faisal Shahzad, Times Square Terror Suspect

Washington Post | Greg Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Pakistani government has arrested a suspect with connections to a Pakistani militant group who said he acted as an accomplice to the man accused o...

Politics With My Cappuccino

Vicky Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Vicky Collins

My youngish, handsome barista who drives a sporty car (he says he married well) is wildly conservative. Not what you'd expect.

Twin blasts kill 40 Shiite pilgrims in Iraq

AP | CHELSEA J. CARTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A car bomb ripped through a crowd of Shiite pilgrims outside the holy city of Karbala Friday, sending many fleeing into the path of a ...

Baghdad Crime Lab Rocked By Suicide Car Bomb

AP | BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Militant groups are finding new ways to foil Iraqi security – hiding explosives in the chassis of vehicles or tucking them into ...

Baghdad Bomb Blasts Kill At Least 118

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) BAGHDAD � A series of coordinated attacks struck Baghdad Tuesday, including two suicide car bombers and another vehicle that blew up near gover...

Baghdad Bombed Again, Multiple Explosions Outside Green Zone

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A barrage of bombings killed nine people in two of Iraq's largest cities Tuesday, stoking Iraqis' anger that insurgents continue to sl...

New Haven Police Find Pipe Bombs, Explosives In Man's Car

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Two Connecticut men face charges of bomb making and other offenses after police say they found them in a Mercedes with explos...

Kabul Suicide Bombing Kills At Least Eight

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — A suicide car bomber struck Tuesday near the home of a former Afghan vice president and a hotel frequented by Westerners, killing at lea...