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Alleged Fort Hood Shooter's Beard Stops Court Hearing

AP | Posted 06.08.2012 | Crime

FORT HOOD, Texas -- A hearing to consider pre-trial motions in the murder case against an Army psychiatrist charged in the Fort Hood shooting rampage ...

AWOL Soldier Guilty In 'Justice'-Seeking Bomb Plot

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

WACO, Texas — Walking around a gun store one day last summer, the young man never took off his sunglasses as he asked questions about items he p...

Fort Hood Bomb Plot Suspect Wears Mask In Court

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 07.21.2012 | Politics

WACO, Texas — A soldier accused of planning to bomb Fort Hood troops in a restaurant last summer wore a mask in court for the first time Monday ...

Suspect In Fort Hood Shooting Rampage Wants Trial Delayed

AP | Posted 06.10.2012 | Crime

FORT HOOD, Texas — A military judge on Tuesday said he would consider postponing until October the trial of the Army psychiatrist charged in the...

Solider Indicted On New Charges In Fort Hood Bomb Plot

AP | Posted 01.08.2012 | Crime

WACO, Texas -- An AWOL soldier planned to detonate bombs in a restaurant filled with Fort Hood troops and then shoot those who survived, federal autho...

On 2-Year Fort Hood Anniversary, Victims Families Help One Another Grieve

AP | By TRACY A. BROWN and ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 01.05.2012 | Impact

By TRACY A. BROWN and ANGELA K. BROWN, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Two grieving families walked through endless rows of headstones at Arlington ...

Cousin Of Accused Fort Hood Shooter Starts Anti-Violence Muslim Charity

AP | By ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 11.02.2011 | Impact

By ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The cousin of the Army psychiatrist accused in a shooting rampage at an Army post in Texas h...

AWOL Soldier Indicted In Fort Hood Bomb Plot

AP | Posted 10.09.2011 | Politics

WACO, Texas — A federal grand jury indicted an AWOL soldier Tuesday on three charges in connection with a plot to bomb Fort Hood soldiers in Tex...

How Businesses Play Critical Role In Thwarting Terror

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 09.29.2011 | Business

KILLEEN, Texas — Ultimately, it was the keen eye of a Texas gun shop clerk that helped authorities find an AWOL soldier who'd stashed bomb-makin...

AWOL Soldier Condemned 2009 Fort Hood Shootings

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics

WACO, Texas — Coolly defiant, Pfc. Naser Abdo shouted "Nidal Hasan Fort Hood 2009!" as he was led out of the courtroom Friday, an apparent homag...

U.S. Soldier Admits To Fort Hood Attack Plan: Army

AP | By JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

KILLEEN, Texas -- An AWOL infantry soldier caught with weapons and a bomb inside a backpack admitted planning what would have been Fort Hood's second ...

Ben Muessig

AWOL Soldier Arrested With Weapons, Explosives, Planned Fort Hood Attack, Authorities Allege

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Muessig | Posted 09.27.2011 | Crime

Less than two years after an Army officer killed 13 people in a shooting attack on Fort Hood, police have arrested an AWOL soldier with weapons and ex...

U.S. Soldier Arrested Near Fort Hood With Possible 'Bomb-Making' Materials

Reuters | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, July 28 (Reuters) - A U.S. Army soldier was arrested after police found him in a motel room near Fort Hood, Texas, with...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Rips Fox News' Religious Hypocrisy

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 09.27.2011 | Comedy

On Wednesday night's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart put aside the debt ceiling debate to focus on the recent terrorist attacks in Norway, or at least how F...

Fort Hood Shooter's First Day In Court

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN and PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 09.19.2011 | Crime

FORT HOOD, Texas — The Army psychiatrist charged in the Fort Hood shooting rampage unexpectedly severed ties with his lead attorney Wednesday, e...

Shooting Suspect To Face Death Penalty

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

FORT WORTH, Texas — The Army psychiatrist charged in the worst mass shooting on a U.S. military installation will be tried in a military court a...

Terrorism Where We Least Expect It

Paul Heroux | Posted 08.31.2011 | World
Paul Heroux

President Bush used to say that terrorists hate freedom. Actually, terrorists use freedom, need freedom and have exploited freedom.

FBI Had Sufficient Information To Discharge Ft. Hood Shooting Suspect Prior To Massacre

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A Senate report on the Fort Hood shooting is sharply critical of the FBI's failure to recognize warning signs that an Army psychiat...

Twenty-Five Years Ago, We Lost More Than a Space Shuttle

Jim Noles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Noles

Today, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the loss of Challenger, it is particularly fitting to pause and remember that the Challenger Seven were more than just names.

CNN Hero's Homebuilding Service For Veterans Showered With More Than $100,000 After Award

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Dan Wallrath, a homebuilder from Texas with 30 years of experience, found his mission in life after he helped renovate the home of a young wounded Mar...

Reading the Tea Leaves of Domestic Terrorism

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kimberly Krautter

I have become keenly aware that deliberately overheated rhetoric and pernicious public speech by our national leaders tacitly grants permission for the weak minded and mentally ill to commit atrocities.

Mandatory U.S. Army Survey Says Non-Believers Unfit to Serve

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

Christianity is being pushed on our service men and women under the guise of "Spiritual Fitness," a clever term concocted by the military to flagrantly violate the Constitution.

Fort Hood Shooting Suspect Undergoing Mental Exam

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

FORT WORTH, Texas — A panel of health professionals is evaluating an Army psychiatrist to determine his mental state during last year's deadly s...

Victims Honored One Year After Fort Hood Shooting

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

FORT HOOD, Texas — Parents, spouses and children reverently approached the 6-foot-tall granite memorial Friday, some kneeling and wiping away te...

Muslim American Loyalty -- 1 Year After Fort Hood

Qasim Rashid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Qasim Rashid

As a Muslim, I am required to be loyal to the American Government. Any behavior to the contrary would not only be un-American, but also un-Islamic.