| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:14 AM
SANA, Yemen -- In the latest attack by suspected Al Qaeda militants in a former stronghold, an explosives-laden vehicle blew up inside a military base in southern Yemen on Friday, killing an estimated 12 soldiers and injuring more than a dozen others,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:15 PM
A Brentwood, N.Y., man was arrested on Friday in his Long Island home and charged with wanting to join Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and wage holy war against the foes of Islam, officials said.
Marcos Alonso Zea, also known as Ali Zea, was charged...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON — Dominik Neubauer stared into the camera, the steel barrel of an assault rifle pointed at his head.
A Yemeni "tribe" had taken him hostage, the 26-year-old Austrian student said in English, a tear rolling down his left cheek. If they...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Those who tuned in to President Obama's speech last month on counterterrorism and national security heard some pretty remarkable things: The commander in chief defending his decision to sanction the killing of a fellow citizen without due process, even...
| Jun 5, 2013
Who exactly is the enemy in the continuing U.S. war against terrorism?
In some cases, the answer is: It's a secret.
When the United States began its war against Al Qaeda after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the identity of the enemy was clear: Osama...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Rising expectations of newlyweds living in their own homes and broader use of family planning in certain parts of the Arab world have drastically changed population dynamics in the region, with women marrying later and having few children, the...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 2:50 PM
ASPEN, Colo. -- A sophisticated Al Qaeda bomb built to take down passenger planes was designed to avoid detection by trained dogs and bomb detection machines at airport security checkpoints, according to John Pistole, chief of the Transportation...
| Jan 14, 2013
Here are a few things I learned from watching last night's Golden Globes ceremony (many of them were things I didn't know that I didn't know, which is always a bonus): 1) Jodie Foster is retiring! UPDATE: She's not retiring 2) Jodie Foster had...
| Feb 19, 2013
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: At least four people are dead after a shooting spree stretching from Ladera Ranch into Tustin and Orange in Orange County; Yemeni soldiers and firefighters work to extinguish fire at the site of a military plane crash in...
| Feb 15, 2013
Critic's Notebook: Yes, unrelenting carnage is a problem in video games — but not in the way most people might think. ......
| Aug 9, 2013
The New York City Department of Education says that only 26 percent of the city's students passed the English portion on a recent standardized test. But on the bright side, they're too bad at math to realize how bad that......