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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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
November 10, 2010 If the device headed for an Oct. 29 flight had been activated, the blast "could have occurred over the eastern seaboard of the U.S.," London police say.
October 29, 2010 A U.S. official says that two military fighter jets are escorting an airliner from the Canadian border to New York, according to the AP. The plane, reportedly United Arab Emirates flight 201 from Dubai, is bound for New York City's JFK Airport.