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U.S. Renews Global Terror Alert

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 09.25.2013 | World

NEW YORK -- The State Department is renewing its global terrorism alert for U.S. citizens following the attack by al-Qaida linked extremists on an ups...

Latest Terror Threat: Looking for More Than Just a Headline

Nida Khan | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics
Nida Khan

It's a sad day when our government has to shut down our embassies and diplomatic posts in such vast numbers. But it's an equally sad day when nobody really questions or digs beyond the surface into why such extreme actions must be taken.

Broad U.S. Terror Alert Mystifies Experts

McClatchy | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

U.S. officials insisted Tuesday that extraordinary security measures for nearly two dozen diplomatic posts were to thwart an "immediate, specific thre...

Sotheby's Evacuated Because Of Suspicious Package

Posted 11.19.2011 | New York

UPPER EAST SIDE — Sotheby’s was evacuated and part of York Avenue was shut down Monday morning as authorities investigated a suspicious package th...

UN General Assembly: What It Means For NYC

Posted 11.19.2011 | New York

While President Obama is expected to discuss the ever complicated Palestinian statehood question and Russia headache at this month's United Nations Ge...

U.S. Government: Terrorists Considering Surgically Implanting Bombs In Humans

AP | By EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new worry for air travelers in the heart of the summer vacation season: The government is warning airlines that terrorists are conside...

Conan: U.S. To Adopt Nicolas Cage Terror Alert System

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Ever since Janet Napolitano announced the end of the color-coded terror alert system, there has been a lot of speculation about what exactly will be r...

Color-Coded Terror Alerts Will Be Gone By April

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — By the end of April, terror threats to the U.S. will no longer be described in shades of green, blue, yellow, orange and red, The A...

Penn Students In Europe Face Terror Alert

The Daily Pennsylvanian | By Darina Shtrakhman | Sunday, October 3, 2010 at 11:09 Pm | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The approximately 280 Penn students studying abroad in Europe this semester had cause for concern this weekend. The U.S. Department of State issued...

Stop the Madness: The New Politics of Stunts

Mike Signer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Signer

In dealing with those who would yank our strings, we should reach for resiliency rather than hysteria. Politicians can ask whether terrorism should drive policy, rather than the other way around.

India Hijack Plot: Alert Issued Over Possible Al Qaeda Plane Attack

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — Airline passengers across India went through extra security screenings Friday and sky marshals were placed on flights as the governm...

Police Terror Alert: 'Mumbai Is Coming To London'

The Sunday Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a briefing in the City of London 12 days ago, a senior detective from SO15, the Metropolitan police counter-terrorism command, said: "Mumbai is com...

Jason Linkins

Ridge's Revelations Vindicate "Unserious" Terror Alert Skeptics | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Yesterday's revelation from former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge that he was pressured to raise the terror alert level to assist President ...

Friday Talking Points [90] -- Obama To Switch Parties

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Ted Kennedy is putting both his legacy and his sense of entitlement to his office before the interests of his constituents.