September 22, 2011 The question's so big, let's all talk about it: What role should reports like NPR's "Under Suspicion" play in striking a balance between personal freedoms and national security?
CIA Director David Petraeus (right) and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testifying earlier today (Sept. 13, 2011).
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September 13, 2011 "Al-Qaida and its worldwide network of affiliates and sympathizers" remain dangerous, the CIA director says.
September 8, 2011 And while the "credible" threat is being taken seriously, Mayor Michael Bloomberg urged New Yorkers to go about their business and continue to "refuse to be intimidated." The information involves a possible plot aimed at New York and Washington, D.C.
A fireman walks amongst the rubble and the smoldering wreckage of the World Trade Center in New York in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
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September 2, 2011 People exposed to the cloud of contaminants that engulfed Lower Manhattan after the Sept. 11 attacks were less likely to die than people who weren't exposed, according to a new study. But other research found a small boost in cancer rates among first responders, as well as elevated depression and PTSD.
September 2, 2011 A conversation about Al-Qaida raises questions about what should and shouldn't be said about possible terrorism targets.
August 31, 2011 While they believe "our country is undoubtedly safer and more secure than it was a decade ago," the co-chairman of the 9/11 Commission warn today that some of their panel's most important recommendations remain unfilled.
Fire broke out in Kabul's Inter-Continental Hotel on Tuesday during the attack.
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June 30, 2011 The airstrike that killed him came on the same day the Obama administration unveiled its new "National Strategy for Counterterrorism," which focuses on targeted drone strikes and special operations raids rather than conventional wars.
April 25, 2011 There's a lot to read this morning about the suspected terrorists who have been held at the U.S. detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as well as just where many of al-Qaida's top leaders were on Sept. 11, 2001.
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April 8, 2011 "Suspected terrorists are still being held under hazy circumstances with uncertain rights in secret, military-run jails across Afghanistan," the wire service reports. It's been told this by "U.S. military and other government officials."
March 11, 2011 A federal judge will allow a former inmate in a restrictive prison unit designed for terrorists and other prisoners to travel to Saudi Arabia for up to a month to visit his "ailing and infirm mother," according to a court order released Friday.
An undated file photo provided by U.S. Marshals shows Carlos Eduardo Almonte, left, and Mohamed Mahmood Alessa, right, who were arrested at New York's Kennedy Airport on June 5, 2010.
March 3, 2011 Two young New Jersey men have pleaded guilty to felony conspiracy charges, stemming from their attempt to join a terrorist group in Somalia last year. Mohamed Alessa and Carlos Eduardo Almonte were intercepted at New York's Kennedy International Airport last June.
February 28, 2011 A London jury has convicted a former airline worker linked to U.S.-born radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki of plotting to blow up an airliner. Rajib Karim, 31, who worked as a computer specialist for British Airways, was arrested earlier this month.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testified before the House Committee on Homeland Security today (Feb. 9, 2011).
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February 9, 2011 "We are now operating under the assumption, based on the latest intelligence and recent arrests, that individuals prepared to carry out terrorist attacks and acts of violence might be in the United States," the Homeland Security secretary says.
December 29, 2010 Four people have been arrested in Denmark and a fifth in Sweden for allegedly plotting to bomb the newspaper that printed cartoon images of the Prophet Muhammad.
Rev. Frederico Lombardi shows copies of 'Light of the World: The Pope, the Church and the Signs of the Times' by German journalist Peter Seewald, based on 20 hours of interviews with Pope Benedict XVI.
November 23, 2010 Belgian police question suspects; Pope Benedict says more about condom use; Cambodia crowd stampede kills hundreds; William and Kate set wedding date
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