Two New York men pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to providing material support to al Qaeda, according to a statement from Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.
Police say 3 terror suspects at NATO summit were plotting to hit Obama's campaign headquarters, Mayor Emanuel's home.
A former supervisory FBI agent has been arrested and jailed on child pornography charges.
CNN's Brian Todd reports on a plot to destroy a bridge near Cleveland that was foiled by authorities.
Monday's arrest of five men accused of aiming to bomb an Ohio bridge raises disturbing questions about the attraction to violence of some contemporary anarchists. But it also offers critical lessons to Americans about the nature of the domestic terrorist threat they face?a threat more diverse in its ideological origins than commonly appreciated.
An Agnes Poirier op-ed links the Toulouse shootings with French policies.
Re-election to the Elysée Palace was looking like mission impossible for President Nicolas Sarkozy: Trailing far behind the socialist candidate François Hollande in the polls for months, Sarkozy had only just recently narrowed his rival's lead, but only at the price of a pugnacious and robust few weeks of campaigning, exploiting the extreme right's favorite themes, immigration and halal meat.
A Michigan militia leader and his son pleaded guilty Thursday to federal gun charges two days after a federal judge in Detroit dropped the more serious charges of sedition and conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction against the government.
The trial against members of the so-called Hutaree militia resumes Thursday as the Michigan-based group's leader David Stone Sr. and his son, Joshua, face weapons charges.
Three men received sentences Friday ranging from 15 to 45 years for their roles in a homegrown terrorism ring based in North Carolina.
A joint task force Saturday was investigating a string of 35 fires across several Southern California communities, and one mayor called them a "new form of domestic terrorism."
On Wednesday, the Senate and House homeland security committees held their first-ever joint hearing, on the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, to address what has become a familiar theme for both committees -- the threat from "homegrown" terrorists.
Pakistan needs to do more to implement safeguards that would control a fertilizer that is being used in explosive devices in Afghanistan, according to an American lawmaker who recently visited the country.
In 1996, Larry King interviewed Andy Rooney about his "60 Minutes" segment and accepting criticism.
Legendary and curmudgeonly TV commentator Andy Rooney offered his final remarks Sunday on the news show "60 Minutes," capping a career that has spanned more than six decades.
The credible but as yet unconfirmed reports that three men directed by al Qaeda have plans for an attack on the United States to coincide with the 10th anniversary of September 11 reminds us of the persistence of the threat from Islamist terrorists.
The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, were unprecedented, not only in their intensity and devastation, but in the way Washington responded.
The Obama administration is proposing rules to govern the sale and transfer of ammonium nitrate, a potentially explosive substance that was used in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing and reportedly was a component in the July bomb attack on a government building in Oslo, Norway.
Al-Shabaab, the al Qaeda-affiliated militant group in Somalia, has recruited more than 40 Muslim-Americans and 20 Canadians, U.S. Rep. Peter King said Wednesday as he opened a third congressional hearing on Muslim-American radicalization.
Norwegian shooter Anders Behring Breivik may have left an additional murderous legacy.
Norwegian massacre suspect Anders Behring Breivik's purported 1,500-page manifesto paints a picture of a deliberative, driven killer -- not a rambling crazy person, criminologists said Tuesday.
Oslo, Norway, is learning how to cope after a homegrown terrorist attacked the city.
The threat of domestic terrorist attacks in the United States similar to last week's fatal bombing and assault in Norway is significant and growing, analysts said Monday.
A clean-cut young man buys tons of fertilizer, which he uses to create a huge bomb. He puts it into a box truck, brings it into the middle of the city, and then sets off a massive, and deadly, blast.
CNN's Diana Magnay talks to survivors of a shooting spree that left dozens dead at a political camp for youth in Norway.
The National Counterterrorism Center based in Virginia was created to better integrate and analyze intelligence in hopes of preventing another 9/11. For Michael Leiter, who steps down as the center's director on Friday after 4½ years at the helm, there has been a very personal aspect to the job.
Two men suspected of planning an attack on a Manhattan synagogue with guns and a grenade were arrested Wednesday, marking the end of a seven-month undercover operation by New York police officers.
The United States has adopted numerous measures to make itself safer since al Qaeda slammed planes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001.
CNN's Patrick Oppmann looks into the investigation of a backpack bomb found along an MLK Day parade route.
A superseding indictment in the attempted bombing of a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Washington state accuses the suspect of a hate crime, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday.
Mid-April marks the anniversaries of several horrendous attacks in recent U.S. history:
The FBI tries to convince Branch Davidian leader David Koresh to release the children from his Waco compound.
In the aftermath of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, the FBI received a tip from an ABC journalist the FBI viewed as a potential informant, according to a law enforcement official.
When Sen. Richard Durbin called a hearing on anti-Muslim bigotry, his office insisted it was not a response to a controversial House hearing that recently examined the threat of home-grown terrorism.
A suspect in the attempted bombing of a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Washington state pleaded not guilty to the crime in U.S. Magistrate Court Wednesday, according to a federal law enforcement official.
If a presidential candidate running for office in 2012, or for that matter in years past (say, 2004 or 2008), said "there is no radical Muslim threat in America," it would immediately disqualify that candidate. It would be a worse gaffe than President Gerald Ford saying, "There is no Soviet dominance of Eastern Europe."
Rep. Peter King says al Qaeda's tactics have changed and "radicalization" hearings are crucial to keep America safe.
Rep. Peter King's goal is to thwart Muslim radicalization, but some people fear his hearings could have exactly the opposite effect.
Leading American Muslims on Wednesday strongly criticized this week's planned congressional hearing into the alleged radicalization of members of their community, calling it an unfair attack on loyal citizens and a dangerous break from the traditional U.S. embrace of tolerance and pluralism.
In 2004, Rep. Peter King stated that 80% to 85% of mosques in America were controlled by Islamic fundamentalists and amounted to "an enemy living amongst us." In 2007 he said, "Unfortunately we have too many mosques in this country" and called for FBI surveillance and infiltration of mosques because that's where terrorists were being "homegrown."
A conservative activist who served in George W. Bush's White House, Suhail Khan has lately found himself at odds with certain figures who should be allies, like fellow activists on the right and some leading lights of the Republican Party.
Members of an anti-government movement that doesn't believe banks can own property are increasingly moving into foreclosed homes in the Atlanta area, according to the FBI.
Veteran director Barry Levinson has been tapped to direct a "political thriller" based on the 1995 bombing of a federal courthouse in Oklahoma City.
I was appalled when I learned that House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King planned to hold hearings on the threat of homegrown Islamic terrorism. (The hearings are scheduled for next week.)
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano defended her department's proposed fiscal year 2012 budget Wednesday, saying cuts proposed by House Republicans would hurt the nation's security.
The bomb-carrying backpack found along a Martin Luther King Day parade route in Spokane, Washington, is being investigated "as an act of domestic terrorism," the FBI said Wednesday.
When the news first broke that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had been shot at a political event, all Americans were united in our response of shock and outrage.
CNN's Kate Bolduan looks at what tone President Obama will take during his speech at a memorial for shooting victims.
President Obama on Wednesday will assume the delicate role of comforting a nation still in shock in the aftermath of the Arizona shootings while also transcending the tragedy to move a grieving nation forward.
Communications director for Rep. Giffords, C.J. Karamargin, talks about how this event could the national tone.
Following the shootings at Fort Hood, Texas, in November 2009, the attempted car bomb in Times Square in May and a number of other domestic cases, including the recent arrest of a Somali-American teenager in Portland, Oregon, U.S. security agencies are sharply focused on the potential "radicalization" of American-Muslims and how to prevent it.
CNN's Howard Kurtz talks to Jeff Jarvis, Rick Stengel and Mark Mazetti about the the media reaction to WikiLeaks.
"Terrorist funding emanating from Saudi Arabia remains a serious concern." So states a cable prepared for the visit of U.S. Special Envoy Richard Holbrooke to the kingdom earlier this year.
National Public Radio's chief executive apologized to the network's employees Sunday for the way she handled the firing of news analyst Juan Williams.
Fired NPR news analyst Juan Williams slammed his former employer Sunday, saying it had engaged in "character assassination" against him and calling comments from the company's president about him "despicable."
The uproar surrounding National Public Radio's decision to terminate Juan Williams' contract is partly a reflection of changing standards in journalism and an evolving understanding of the line between news analysis and commentary, according to one former media insider.
NPR's president and CEO defended Thursday the network's decision to terminate the contract of Juan Williams after the news analyst made remarks elsewhere that she said veered from analysis into opinion, adding that it was not the first time.
Four men were found guilty Monday of planning to bomb a synagogue and Jewish center in New York and plotting to shoot military planes with missiles.
The military opened a hearing Tuesday for Maj. Nidal Hasan, the U.S. Army psychiatrist accused of last year's Fort Hood shootings, then adjourned it almost immediately.
CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks to Fareed Zakaria and Peter Bergen about the threat of terrorism and the U.S. response.
Nearly nine years after the September 11, 2001, terror attacks, Americans still face a serious threat from al Qaeda, but the nature of the threat has changed, according to a new report from a panel of top national security experts.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said authorities Friday took a fourth person into custody in their ongoing investigation into domestic terrorism.
Canadian officials say terrorists planned to construct and use IEDs as part of terror plot in Ottawa.
Britain is facing an increasing threat from lone home-grown terrorists, especially among radicalized Muslims in the prison system, a report from a security think tank said Friday.
Do you know where Leo Burt is? If you do, you could earn $150,000, the FBI says.
An Alaskan man who is a follower of a radical Muslim cleric pleaded guilty this week to lying to federal agents who were conducting a terrorism investigation, federal authorities said.
A 20-year-old U.S. citizen was arrested Wednesday, accused of attempting to travel to Somalia to join the designated terrorist group Al-Shabaab.
The director of the National Counterterrorism Center says the U.S. government believes that U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki had "a direct operational role" in the attempt to bring down an airliner bound for Detroit, Michigan, on Christmas Day.
Police in Indonesia captured a man believed to be one of the most wanted terrorists in the country on Wednesday, authorities said.
President Obama must angle his address to the nation on the Gulf oil disaster as more of a "warlike update" than the kind of addresses given by past presidents on national tragedies, a top presidential historian said.
CNN's John Roberts talks to White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on what to expect from President Obama tonight.
Vowing to continue to "underwrite global security" -- but not alone -- the Obama administration Thursday released its first National Security Strategy, a 52-page outline of the president's strategic approach and priorities.
When the Obama administration unveils its National Security Strategy Thursday, it will be the first time a president explicitly recognizes the threat posed to the country by radicalized individuals at home.
Nearly a decade ago, a group of Saudis and other men from the Middle East came to the United States to carry out the worst terrorist attack on the U.S.
CNN's Nic Robertson talks about how a young American from Long Island, New York, became an al-Qaeda terrorist.
Times Square bombing suspect Faisal Shahzad may have headed to the airport on the night of his arrest after hearing media reports, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Tuesday.
Friends and family members mourn the 15th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombings.
Fifteen years ago, a bomb ripped through a federal building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in the worst homegrown terrorist attack on U.S. soil.
Oklahoma state Rep. Charles Key never bought the official version of what happened 15 years ago Monday at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.
After being sentenced to life in prison for murder, Scott Roeder shouted "The blood of babies is on your hands!"
The man convicted of killing Kansas abortion provider Dr. George Tiller last year was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole eligibility for 50 years.
At least 10 death threats have been leveled against members of Congress since the health care vote. Windows at four district offices or county party headquarters have been shattered with bricks.
Within the last month, our country has witnessed two senseless, high-profile acts of criminal violence that would have been labeled terrorism if brown-skinned Arab Muslim men with foreign-sounding names had committed them.
The widow of an Internal Revenue Service employee killed when a disgruntled taxpayer flew his plane into a seven-story building in Austin, Texas, last week is suing the pilot's wife, according to court documents.
Students will examine the historical significance of the September 11 attacks.
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