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Judge Could Delay Fort Hood Trial

AP | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

ASSOCIATED PRESS FORT HOOD, Texas -- A military judge is considering whether to delay the trial of the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly Fort...

AWOL Soldier Gets Harsh Punishment For Serious Plot

AP | SARAH KUTA | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

WACO, Texas — Naser Jason Abdo sat alone in court with his hands shackled and a white cloth secured over his mouth and neck. The soldier who wen...

Sentencing Delayed In Major Bomb Plot Trial

AP | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

WACO, Texas — Sentencing has been delayed for an AWOL soldier convicted of planning to blow up a restaurant full of Fort Hood troops. Prosecuto...

Judge To Sentence Soldier For Plotting Major Attack

AP | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WACO, Texas -- An AWOL soldier convicted of planning a massive attack on a restaurant full of Fort Hood soldiers as part of...

FBI Backed Off Investigating Suspected Fort Hood Shooter Despite Warning Signs: Report

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 09.18.2012 | Crime

WASHINGTON — The nearly 20 often-rambling emails that an Army psychiatrist sent to Yemeni terror leader Anwar al-Awlaki painted a confusing pict...

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 | 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...