A military appeals court halted the murder case against Maj. Nidal Hasan indefinitely on Friday to sort out issues surrounding a judge's threat to shave the beard the Army psychiatrist grew while awaiting trial in the 2009 Fort Hood killings.
A military appeals court halted the murder case against Maj. Nidal Hasan on Wednesday over a judge's threat to shave the beard the Army psychiatrist grew while awaiting trial in the 2009 Fort Hood killings.
An FBI counterterrorism official said Wednesday that the FBI should have interviewed accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan when it learned Hasan was communicating via e-mail with Islamic cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen.
A report made public Thursday on events surrounding the deadly shooting spree at Fort Hood, Texas, in 2009 provides new details on the failure of anti-terrorism officials to act on e-mail traffic between Maj. Nidal Hasan and major terrorist figure Anwar al-Awlaki.
U.S. Forces return home after a 10 month deployment.
A military judge on Friday postponed a hearing on whether the government should pay for an expert neurologist for Maj. Nidal Hasan, the military psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people at Fort Hood.
A judge will consider another delay in the court-martial of Maj. Nidal Hasan, the military psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas, in 2009.
A military judge ruled Thursday that Nidal Hasan, the Army major accused in a 2009 mass shooting at Fort Hood in Texas, will go on trial in June, after his attorneys requested the delay.
A federal watchdog took a bite out of military hospitals this month, warning it is impossible to tell if some doctors are licensed, properly trained and evaluated in their specialties.
Al Qaeda posted a video on jihadist forums Tuesday focusing on Yemeni-American cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who was killed in a U.S. drone strike in September.
More than one and a half years have passed since a boyish-looking 22-year-old Army private was arrested, suspected to be behind the biggest intelligence leak in U.S. history.
Victims and families of those killed in the Fort Hood massacre are asking compensation totaling $750 million from the government for failing to stop the attack.
U.S. officials warn the threat posed by a lone gunman or a group with small arms is a serious concern to law enforcement.
Fort Hood shooting suspect Maj. Nidal Hasan has replaced his lead defense attorney, John Galligan, it was revealed Wednesday.
A U.S. Army general Wednesday approved a possible death penalty in the future military trial of Maj. Nidal Hasan, the American Muslim accused of killing 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas, in 2009.
Many people were killed in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood. CNN's Ed Lavendera reports in 2009.
The Army could be close to announcing a court martial for Maj. Nidal Hasan, accused of the 2009 Fort Hood shootings, after his lawyer made one last attempt Thursday to keep the death penalty out of the trial.
The secretary of the U.S. Army has disciplined nine officers for failing to warn of problems with Maj. Nidal Hasan -- accused of committing the 2009 Fort Hood, Texas, shootings -- before he was assigned to Fort Hood.
The Army moved another step closer Friday to a military trial and potential death penalty for Maj. Nidal Hasan, the psychiatrist charged with killing 13 people at Fort Hood in 2009.
Fifteen months after the Fort Hood shootings, the Army is poised to report to the secretary of defense on how the suspect, Maj. Nidal Hasan, rose through the ranks without raising any alarms.
A new report blasts the FBI and Dept. of Defense for failing to thoroughly investigate Ft. Hood shooter Nidal Hasan.
FBI and Army officials repeatedly ignored multiple warning signs that could have prevented the November 2009 massacre at Fort Hood, Texas, according to a long-awaited report released Thursday by two U.S. senators.
Accused Fort Hood gunman Nidal Hasan had inconsistent behavior with the beliefs of Islam. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
Fourteen months after the Fort Hood, Texas, massacre, a Senate panel is still consulting with the FBI over the public release of what the government knew in advance about the accused gunman.
A mental health evaluation of the Fort Hood shooting suspect has been completed -- the next to final step in determining whether Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan is fit to stand trial, according to a Fort Hood spokesman.
The mental evaluation of Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan, accused of killing 13 perople at Fort Hood, Texas, last November, is set to continue for a third day on Thursday.
A mental evaluation of Maj. Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas, in 2009, has begun, his attorney said Tuesday.
The investigating officer in the case of the accused Fort Hood, Texas, shooter has recommended that the military pursue the death penalty against Maj. Nidal Hasan.
In the end, all he said was "no."
The lawyer for accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan says he expects to learn the investigating officer's recommendation on how to proceed in the case on Wednesday.
The investigating officer in the case against accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan has sent his recommendation on how to proceed, according to a statement issued Tuesday.
Army Maj. Nidal Hasan, accused of the Fort Hood massacre last November, on Monday maintained the mystery about his thoughts, keeping silent when he and his lawyer had their chance to outline their case.
The lawyer for the man accused in the Fort Hood massacre last November says he will not be presenting evidence when the military hearing resumes Monday.
The Army must transform how it protects its soldiers, collects information about internal threats and communicates with the FBI and terrorism experts in an effort to prevent another incident like last year's shootings at Fort Hood in Texas, a report by the Army and the Department of Defense says.
A year after a lone gunman went on a deadly shooting rampage inside a soldier processing center at Fort Hood, friends, colleagues and family members of the 13 victims gathered Friday at the U.S. Army base in Texas to pay tribute to their loved ones.
Witnesses at a military hearing Thursday said the suspect in last year's Fort Hood shooting rampage told a gun shop he wanted the most technologically advanced handgun available and one with large-capacity ammunition magazines.
The army psychiatrist who allegedly opened fire on fellow soldiers at Fort Hood will appear in military court.
An Army officer testifying at a military hearing Wednesday that he first thought the rapid rate of gunfire suggested there was more than one shooter in last November's Fort Hood massacre.
Victims give testimony on the first day of hearings of the Ft. Hood shooting case. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports.
The distant rumble of big guns on Fort Hood's artillery range rattles the ceiling tiles in the small military courtroom.
The shooting at Fort Hood was captured on video by a soldier using his cell phone camera as he hid from the shooter, but he was ordered to erase it, the soldier said Friday.
The Army psychiatrist accused of last year's deadly shootings at Fort Hood faced the most severely injured victim Thursday in a small military courtroom.
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.
The former Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas, refused to participate in a psychiatric evaluation of himself Thursday, his attorney said.
The officer overseeing the criminal case against the former Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people at Fort Hood is now asking for a sanity review for the defendant "without further delay," according to a memo obtained by CNN Tuesday.
While no formal decision to seek the death penalty has been made by the U.S. Army, the civilian attorney representing the soldier accused of killing 13 people in a shooting spree at Fort Hood is focusing much of his energy on saving Maj. Nidal Hasan from execution.
One young soldier is a veteran of battle both home and abroad. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
Four soldiers from Fort Hood, Texas died over the week. In all four cases, it appears the soldiers, all decorated veterans from the wars in Iraq or Afghanistan, took their own lives, according to Christopher Haug, a Fort Hood spokesman.
CNN's Barbara Starr talks about the alarming number of Army suicides at Ft. Hood.
A military judge has denied a request to close an upcoming hearing for the man accused of killing 13 people at Fort Hood to media and the public, his attorney said Thursday.
A judge on Tuesday granted a defense request to delay the Article 32 hearing of Maj. Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people in a November shooting spree at Fort Hood, Texas, until October.
Some troops say that religious hostility has been amplified since the Ft. Hood shooting. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports.
In the hours following the Times Square car-bombing attempt, some in the media -- as well as some public officials -- insisted we shouldn't rush to judgment about the identity or motives of the person responsible for the failed attack. He could be, they insisted, just a homegrown nut job.
The Army officers responsible for prosecuting the Fort Hood shooting suspect will be seeking the death penalty, the suspect's attorney told CNN.
A U.S.-born Muslim cleric has appeared in a video released by al Qaeda. CNN's Paula Newton reports.
An American-born Muslim cleric has appeared in a video released by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
The Army is a big step closer to moving Fort Hood shooting suspect Maj. Nidal Hasan to a jail just 19 miles from the scene of the November massacre that left 13 people dead.
American-born cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki's audio message calls for jihad against the U.S. CNN's Paula Newton reports.
Adam Gadahn: Conflicting reports emerged Sunday about whether the U.S.-born spokesman for al Qaeda has been arrested in Pakistan. The reports came hours after Gadahn, in a newly released videotape, praised Nidal Malik Hasan, the U.S. Army psychiatrist who allegedly killed 13 people and wounded 30 others at the Fort Hood military base in Texas in November. Gadahn, also known as Azzam the American, called in the video for other Muslims to follow Hasan's example.
Nic Robertson has more on Adam Gadahn, the American spokesman for al Qaeda.
A hearing in November's 13 deaths at the Fort Hood, Texas, military base is tentatively scheduled to begin March 1, the Army said Monday.
The father of an al Qaeda suspect wrote to President Obama on Tuesday, urging him to reconsider an alleged order to capture or kill his son.
Members of Congress focused on the Army's soldier-performance review and promotion process Wednesday, questioning the chief investigators behind a Pentagon report examining November's shootings at Fort Hood, Texas.
The U.S. military has inadequate and outdated defenses against internal threats, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Friday after reviewing a Pentagon report examining the Fort Hood shooting last year.
An upcoming military review of the Fort Hood, Texas, shootings finds that the alleged shooter, Maj. Nidal Hasan, was promoted despite supervisors' concerns about his extremist views on Islam and odd behavior.
Dr. Nasser al-Awlaki, father Anwar al-Awlaki, says his son is not a member of al Qaeda. CNN's Paula Newton reports.
His anguish apparent, the father of Anwar al-Awlaki told CNN that his son is not a member of al Qaeda and is not hiding out with terrorists in southern Yemen.
Terror suspect Umar Farouk AbdulMutallab appears to have had direct contacts with radical Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S. counterterrorism official told CNN Thursday.
CNN's Rosemary Church shows the route the alleged Christmas terror suspect took to enter the U.S.
Yemeni jets launched an aerial assault Thursday against suspected senior al Qaeda operatives meeting in a remote location, and about 30 militants were killed, according to the Yemen news agency SABA.
An Army psychiatrist accused of fatally shooting 13 at the Fort Hood, Texas, military base had asked for a Muslim cleric's advice about killing U.S. troops, according to a new interview.
The man accused of killing 13 people and wounding dozens more in a shooting at Fort Hood Army Post last month has been released from intensive care, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Former FBI and CIA Director William Webster will lead an outside investigation of the FBI's "policies, practices and actions" before the November massacre at Fort Hood, the bureau announced Tuesday.
Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the alleged shooter in the Fort Hood massacre, will face 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder, Army officials said Wednesday.
Military brass at Fort Hood, Texas, on Tuesday announced tightened security procedures and the availability of a range of mental health services in the wake of the November 5 shooting spree that killed 13 people on the post.
Prosecutors have requested a pretrial confinement hearing for accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan in his hospital room on Saturday, Hasan's attorney said on Friday.
A majority of Americans think that authorities could have prevented the deadly attack at Fort Hood, Texas, according to a new national poll.
Brian Todd reports on efforts in Congress to gather information on the Fort Hood massacre.
A key congressional committee opened its investigation Thursday into the November 5 Fort Hood shootings with a pledge to find out if authorities failed to "connect the dots" and could have prevented the attack.
Just hours after the first reports of the tragedy at Fort Hood surfaced, a divisive dialogue was developing on the talk shows and in the Internet blogosphere.
NPR's Daniel Zwerdling obtained a memo that criticizes Maj. Nidal Hasan's performance at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
A memo reportedly written two years ago by Maj. Nidal Hasan's supervisor at Walter Reed Army Medical Center says the accused Fort Hood shooter demonstrated "a pattern of poor judgment and a lack of professionalism" during his residency at the hospital.
A Washington-based imam told CNN on Monday that alleged Fort Hood shooter Nidal Malik Hasan approached him for help finding a wife.
Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee have sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi calling for an immediate Congressional investigation into circumstances surrounding the Fort Hood shooting.
Military victims of the Fort Hood massacre will be eligible to receive the Purple Heart if Congress passes a bill introduced Tuesday.
Bagpipers sounded "Amazing Grace" on a snowy day at a Utah cemetery as military pallbearers marched to rest the casket of Pfc. Aaron Thomas Nemelka, one of 13 people gunned down last week in Ford Hood, Texas.
Private Joseph Foster, who was one of the soldiers injured in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, describes what happened.
Pvt. Joseph Foster was filling out routine paperwork for his upcoming deployment to Afghanistan on Thursday when he heard a shout quickly followed by a burst of gunfire from just a few feet away.
Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the accused Fort Hood gunman, is paralyzed from the waist down, his lawyer said Friday.
As a clearer picture develops about the Fort Hood massacre, a picture of two heroes emerges. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.
The military psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people at Fort Hood was part of a medical psychiatrist corps stretched to its limits, raising questions about whether the Army kept him on to meet personnel goals.
Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the chief suspect in last week's shootings at Fort Hood, is formally charged with premeditated murder.
CNN's Blogger Bunch discusses when troops can duck military service.
Those who knew Nidal Malik Hasan before he was a major in the Army -- and the suspect in last week's mass killing at Fort Hood -- say he was long known for militant Islamist views.
Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan has been charged with 13 preliminary counts of premeditated murder stemming from last week's shooting at Fort Hood Army Post, an Army investigator said Thursday.
State Department's Ambassador at large for counterterrorism says attack had no linkage to any outside group.
People who knew and studied Maj. Nidal Hasan say he was a loner who had no luck finding a wife, and a criminal profiler said the Fort Hood shooting suspect fits the profile of a mass murderer better than that of a terrorist.
CNN's Drew Griffin looks at how Maj. Nidal Hasan's behavior compares with terrorists and what it means.
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