| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:43 PM
An Army psychiatrist charged with the 2009 shooting rampage at Ft. Hood, Texas, that left 13 dead and 32 injured questioned potential jurors about Islam on Wednesday.
Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, 42, an American-born Muslim, is acting as his own attorney,...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The death two weeks ago of a 450-pound inmate who had said he was too fat to be executed has done little to temper an escalating debate in Ohio over capital punishment.
Ronald Post was 53 when he died in a prison hospital in Columbus on July 26. He...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Major Nidal Malik Hasan, an Army psychiatrist from Arlington, Va., is accused of gunning down 13 people and wounding 32 others during a Nov. 5, 2009, attack at the Soldier Readiness Center at Ft. Hood in central Texas. Hasan, 42, an American-born Muslim,...
| May 5, 2011
Al Qaeda is having a very bad year. And from the terrorists' standpoint, the death of Osama bin Laden isn't even the worst of it. The biggest potential blow is the spread of democratic politics in the Arab world. If it succeeds, Al Qaeda will be...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 2:21 PM
All of the commentators to the Feb. 19 In Theory question, “Should the military test spirituality?” — even those who correctly pointed out that such testing makes a travesty of our Constitution’s separation of church and state...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 6:48 PM
The killing of Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen on Friday by a U.S. drone strike is the culmination of two years of extensive U.S. efforts to track down the American-born member of al Qaeda and put him out of action.
Awlaki, identified by U.S. intelligence as...
| Sep 30, 2011
Anwar Awlaki's killing in Yemen on Friday has reignited two debates that are sure to dominate this weekend's conversation. While many Americans cheer the blow to Al Qaeda, civil libertarians, including Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, are...
| Oct 24, 2010
| 2:23 PM
Congressman Anthony Weiner (D - Queens and Brooklyn) sent a letter Sunday to YouTube CEO Chad Hurley imploring him to take down the videos being posted by the 'bin-Laden' of the Internet, Anwar al-Awlaki.
Al-Awlaki's videos promote violent acts against...
| Nov 1, 2010
| 4:08 AM
He is suspected of packing explosives into the underwear of a Nigerian accused of trying to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner last Christmas and sent his own brother on a suicide mission against a top Saudi official.
Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri, considered...
| Nov 5, 2009
| 6:36 PM
The following are Internet comments reportedly made by Fort Hood gunman Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, which caught the eye of authorities and raised concerns as early as six months ago:
"There was a grenade thrown amongs [sic] a group of American...
| Nov 6, 2009
| 2:34 AM
Reporting from Ft. Hood, Texas, Washington and Los Angeles -- An Army psychiatrist who was about to be deployed to Iraq allegedly armed himself with two guns and opened fire Thursday afternoon on the grounds of Ft. Hood, the country's largest military...