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Closing arguments offer different portrayals of alleged subway bomb plotterupdated: Fri Apr 27 2012 05:29:00

A third man accused in a plot to bomb the New York subway system was committed to carrying out a suicide attack on U.S. soil, federal prosecutors said.

Subway terror plot trial nears closing arguments updated: Thu Apr 26 2012 05:39:00

Closing arguments could begin Thursday in the trial of a man accused of trying to to detonate a bomb in the New York subway system.

NYC bomb plotter said he hoped bombs killed manyupdated: Thu Apr 19 2012 09:05:00

A confessed terror plotter calmly told a jury how he acquired the ingredients to make the bombs that he and his co-conspirators planned to detonate on New York subway trains during rush hour, killing many.

Confessed bomb plotter takes stand in NYC subway terror trialupdated: Tue Apr 17 2012 18:40:00

A would-be terrorist, who previously confessed to planning a subway suicide bomb attack, described in court on Tuesday how he and two high school friends planned to wreak havoc in New York City.

Trial begins for man accused in New York subway terror plotupdated: Tue Apr 17 2012 01:17:00

A federal prosecutor on Monday described a Bosnian immigrant accused of plotting to bomb New York's subway system as an "al Qaeda terrorist," an assertion the defense said was "just wrong."

Father of would-be NYC subway bomber sentencedupdated: Fri Feb 10 2012 17:06:00

The father of the convicted would-be suicide bomber who planned to detonate explosives in New York City subways was sentenced Friday to four and half years in prison on charges that he obstructed a terrorism investigation and intentionally misled authorities.

Pros, cons of U.S. aid to Israel argued in New York subway postersupdated: Fri Sep 16 2011 22:37:00

As the United Nations General Assembly prepares to address the bid of Palestinian statehood next week, American supporters and critics of Israel are taking their war of words underground -- to the New York subway system.

New York terrorist Najibullah Zazi's father pleads not guilty to fraudupdated: Thu Sep 15 2011 17:46:00

The father of a convicted would-be suicide bomber in New York pleaded not guilty Wednesday to visa-fraud charges following previous convictions of obstructing a terrorist investigation and intentionally misleading police, according to attorneys.

New York's last train downtownupdated: Mon Aug 29 2011 06:50:00

CNN's Nick Parker tours the New York subway as it closes down ahead of Hurricane Irene.

Father of NYC bomb plotter found guilty of misleading FBIupdated: Fri Jul 22 2011 14:55:00

A former New York cab driver from Afghanistan was found guilty by a federal jury Friday of obstructing a terrorist investigation and intentionally misleading police probing his son's admitted plot to bomb the city's subway system, prosecutors said.

Trial begins for father of NYC bomb plotter accused of misleading FBIupdated: Tue Jul 19 2011 01:47:00

Jurors began hearing testimony Monday as to whether a former New York cab driver from Afghanistan intentionally misled police probing his son's admitted plot to bomb the city's subway system.

Feds: Admitted bomb plotter claimed he was making 'fertility medicine'updated: Thu Apr 21 2011 19:24:00

A man who admitted a plot to blow up New York City subway stations with bombs planted in backpacks told his uncle that chemicals and other apparent bomb-making elements were "to manufacture a fertility medicine," according to court papers.

Man plays subway to save music genreupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 09:08:00

In an effort to save classical music, Dale Henderson, plays Bach in the bowels of the NYC subway system.

He's playing to save the musicupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 09:08:00

It is fear that drives Dale Henderson down into the subways, lugging his large case.

5 charged as al Qaeda plotters in US and UKupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 14:39:00

The Justice Department announced charges Wednesday against five people who prosecutors say are members of an al Qaeda plot to stage attacks in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Feds to announce al Qaeda indictment in New York terror plotupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 11:26:00

Federal prosecutors are expected to announce Wednesday a grand jury indictment against a key al Qaeda operative, Adnan Shukrijumah, according to two federal law enforcement officials.

Taxi driver pleads guilty in New York subway terror plotupdated: Fri Apr 23 2010 22:54:00

A New York taxi driver pleaded guilty Friday to involvement in a plot to blow up crowded subway trains.

Source: Terror plot targeted Times Square, Grand Central stationsupdated: Mon Apr 12 2010 14:25:00

The three men accused of plotting to bomb the New York City subway last year planned to attack trains at Times Square and Grand Central stations, a federal law enforcement source said Monday.

2 plead not guilty to more charges in alleged plot to bomb NYC subwayupdated: Thu Feb 25 2010 15:19:00

Two suspects in an alleged plot to bomb New York's subway system pleaded not guilty Thursday to additional charges in the case, as prosecutors announced there would potentially be more arrests in the investigation.

Terror suspect pleads guiltyupdated: Thu Feb 25 2010 15:19:00

Najibullah Zazi enters a guilty plea for plotting to attack the New York subway. CNN's Jeanne Meserve reports.

Cyber Challenge tests nation's top hackersupdated: Mon Dec 21 2009 10:56:00

With the coolness of a card shark at the final table of the World Series of Poker, Matt Bergin pulls the hood of his brown sweatshirt over his head and concentrates on the task at hand.

Couple's slaying disrupts tiny Maine townupdated: Thu Dec 03 2009 13:22:00

Webster Plantation is among the smallest communities in Maine, if not the country. With a population of about 80, the two-road town has fewer residents than a New York subway car during rush hour. 13-Year-Old Lost in NYC Subway for 11 Daysupdated: Thu Nov 26 2009 12:50:00

The runaway boy lived off food from newsstands before being reunited with his family

Teen spends 11 days on subwayupdated: Wed Nov 25 2009 10:24:00

A 13-year-old boy who has Asperger's syndrome survived 11 days on the New York City subway. CNN's Mary Snow reports.

Atheist ads to adorn New York subway stationsupdated: Wed Oct 21 2009 09:58:00

Some New Yorkers may want to reconsider exclaiming "Thank God" when arriving at their destination subway station beginning Monday. POLL: Which Woman Wowed at the VMAs?updated: Mon Sep 14 2009 09:08:00

With performances by Janet Jackson, Pink and other female stars, Sunday’s show was the ultimate ladies' night

Review: 'Pelham 123' doesn't measure upupdated: Fri Jun 12 2009 09:33:00

In the new "The Taking of Pelham 123," a minor '70s classic gets a big-ticket upgrade in Tony Scott's subway thriller. John Travolta Thanks Movie Colleagues for Helping Him Healupdated: Tue Jun 09 2009 07:27:00

The actor, who didn't promote The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, is taking time to "reconcile our loss" of son Jett

Travolta, mourning son's death, bypasses publicity for filmupdated: Mon Jun 08 2009 13:51:00

John Travolta, still in mourning over the death of his teenage son earlier this year, issued a rare public statement urging fans to see his latest movie, "The Taking of Pelham 123," which he filmed last year. CSI's Gerald McCullouch Attacked on a Subwayupdated: Mon Jan 26 2009 12:38:00

The actor, a boxer in his spare time, says he fought off his knife-wielding attacker

Catch a ride on the 'Nostalgia Train'updated: Wed Dec 17 2008 17:14:00

The Great Depression is in full swing. Gangster Al Capone is sentenced to 11 years behind bars for tax evasion. Dick Tracy debuts in the comics. The George Washington Bridge opens. Roy Blount, Jr.updated: Fri Oct 10 2008 13:00:00

TIME talks to the American humorist about the most literary band in America, why he advises investing $20,000 in mass transit and what Sarah Palin might mean for the future of politics

Long-distance drivers feeling the pain of costly commuteupdated: Tue Sep 02 2008 17:56:00

Soaring gas prices, nearing a national average of $4 per gallon, are causing long-distance commuters to burn holes in their wallets along with the fuel in their gas tanks.

Autistic Kid Masters NY Subwayupdated: Wed Apr 02 2008 21:36:00

Dylan Jackaway, 5, helps CNN's Randi Kaye navigate the New York City subway system.

Autistic children linked to same sperm donorupdated: Wed Apr 02 2008 21:36:00

He's only 5½ years old, and yet he's practically memorized the entire New York subway grid.

Tiny headphones bring the sound -- but cost updated: Thu Mar 27 2008 15:34:00

Companies such as Shure and Etymotic have found success with high-end earbuds, and now Klipsch--best known for its loudspeakers--is taking a stab at the market with its line of supercompact Image in-ear headphones.

Suspect disputes Hanukkah greeting prompted subway rowupdated: Fri Dec 14 2007 21:10:00

One of the 10 people accused of an anti-Semitic attack on a New York subway train disputes it began after a passenger said "Happy Hanukkah," the suspect's lawyer said Friday.

Hate crime on subway?updated: Fri Dec 14 2007 21:10:00

A Muslim man was the only one that helped a group beaten for saying 'Happy Hanukkah.' Affiliate WABC reports.

Muslim helps Jews attacked on New York subwayupdated: Wed Dec 12 2007 16:10:00

A Muslim man jumped to the aid of three Jewish subway riders after they were attacked by a group of young people who objected to one of the Jews saying "Happy Hanukkah," a spokeswoman for the three said Wednesday.

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