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Day After Major Suicide Bombing, Twin Bombings Kill Another 17 In Sadr City

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 12.13.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Two explosions in a Shiite neighborhood of eastern Baghdad killed 17 people and wounded around 50 others Thursday night, Iraqi officia...

Obama To Seek 'Toughest Sanctions' Against Iran

Posted 12.13.2011 | World

Associated Press WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Thursday that the U.S. will make sure that Iranian officials are held accountable for "r...

Gunmen Kidnap Two Doctors Without Borders Workers

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and KATHARINE HOURELD | Posted 10.14.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — Suspected Somali militants entered the world's largest refugee camp Thursday and abducted two Spanish women working with an aid...

Underwear Bomber Pleads Guilty

Posted 12.12.2011 | World

By Ed White -- The Associated Press DETROIT – A Nigerian man pleaded guilty Wednesday to trying to blow up an international flight for al-Qaida w...

Slew Of Attacks Kill At Least 25 In Iraq

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 12.12.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Attacks aimed at Iraqi police, including two in which assailants slammed explosives-packed cars into police stations, killed 25 people...

Iran Rejects U.S. Accusations In D.C. Terror Plot

AP | Posted 12.11.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran on Tuesday rejected U.S. claims that Iran was involved in a plot to assassinate the Saudi Arabian ambassador to Washington. Fore...

Israel Increasingly Concerned Over Sinai

AP | Posted 12.10.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel is allowing Egypt to deploy more armed forces in the Sinai desert, while at the same time telling its citizens to stay away. ...

Suspected Bombs Wound At Least 11 In The Phillipines

AP | Posted 12.09.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines — Suspected homemade bombs exploded in a budget hotel and at a cockfighting arena in the southern Philippines on Sunday, wou...

Day After Suicide Bombing, Militants Vow To Up Attacks

AP | ABDI GULED and MALKHADIR M. MUHUMED | Posted 12.05.2011 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Al-Qaida-linked militants threatened more terror attacks that will "increase day by day" after a suicide bomber killed 72 p...

Officials: U.S.-Born Muslim Cleric Killed In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.30.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — The killings of U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and another American al-Qaida propagandist in a U.S. airstrike Friday wipe out t...

Passenger: I Was Strip-Searched Over My 'Appearance'

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 11.13.2011 | Travel

DETROIT — An Ohio woman said Tuesday that she endured nearly four hours in police custody that included being forced off an airplane in handcuff...

New Yorkers, Washingtonians Undaunted By Talk Of New Terror Threat

AP | KIM DOZIER and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

By KIM DOZIER and EILEEN SULLIVAN, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Undaunted by talk of a new terror threat, New Yorkers and Washingtonians...

NYPD's Anti-Terror Surveillance Not Unfair To Muslims: Bloomberg

Yahoo! News | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York


Mexico Reeling From Deadly Casino Attack


MONTERREY, Mexico — Hundreds of soldiers and federal agents are raiding casinos in this northern city, authorities said Saturday, two days after...

GW Bush Admits 'Fog of War' Experience of 9/11

Turnstyle | Posted 10.26.2011 | Media

Originally published on, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

40 Dead In Attack On Casino Royale

AP | PORFIRIO IBARRA RAMIREZ | Posted 10.25.2011 | World

MONTERREY, Mexico — Two dozen gunmen burst into a casino in northern Mexico on Thursday, doused it with gasoline and started a fire that trapped...

Bogeyman Bachmann

Carolita Johnson | Posted 10.19.2011 | Comedy
Carolita Johnson

This sums it up, I think. ...

New Report Warns Of Terrorist Attacks On Major Utility Facilities

ABC News | BRIAN ROSS | Posted 11.01.2011 | Politics

Sabotage by an insider at a major utility facility, including a chemical or oil refinery, could provide al Qaeda with its best opportunity for the kin...

Brooklyn Man Guilty Of Supporting Overseas Terror

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 09.07.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A Brooklyn-born man was convicted Thursday of terror charges for traveling to the Middle East to avenge abuse of Muslims in a trial t...

Terror Witness Tells Of Friendship, Betrayal

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 09.04.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Betim Kaziu and Sulejah Hadzovic grew up across the street from each other in Brooklyn. Hadzovic says they bonded over video games as...

Business as Usual on Steroids: The Obama Administration Doubles Down on the War on Terror

Karen J. Greenberg | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics
Karen J. Greenberg

Washington seems to be engaged in a wholesale post-bin-Laden ratification of business as usual, this time on steroids. Certainly, the Obama administration has a record of translating potentially propitious moments for change into strategic paralysis.

Mohamed Mamdouh, NYC Terror Plot Suspect, Says He Is Innocent

AP | Posted 07.14.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — One of the two men accused of plotting to bomb a New York City synagogue proclaimed his innocence in a jailhouse interview and blamed...

Terrorism, Or Hate Crimes? FBI And NYPD See It Two Ways

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 07.14.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The latest terrorism arrests in New York were announced with the fanfare of a City Hall news conference, a dramatic photo of a broad ...

Thousands Cheer Bin Laden's Death at White House (PHOTOS)

Jeff Malet | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics
Jeff Malet

The announcement of the death of Osama bin Laden sparked a spontaneous celebration at the north gate of the White House with chants of USA USA and the...

On King and Living a Life Beyond Fear

Ben Jealous | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics
Ben Jealous

There is a reason we still take the threat of politically motivated violence seriously. Today, the NAACP is leading more than 40 actions across the country.