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  • Roadside bomb in Afghanistan kills eight civilians

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on Friday killed eight civilians, including three women and three children, according to a provincial police chief. The vehicle in which they were riding was destroyed and its driver killed...
  • Boston Marathon bombing victim Brannock walks again

    Erika Brannock slides to the edge of her wheelchair. She looks down at a pair of carefully selected gray New Balance athletic shoes. And stands. Her thigh slides deeper into a flexible plastic socket as she shifts her weight from her right leg to a...
  • Pakistani Taliban's choice of leader signals an ominous turn

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The appointment of Mullah Fazlullah as head of the Pakistani Taliban signals a significant shift for the militant organization into a potentially more uncompromising, violent group based increasingly on ideology rather than...
  • 'Enemies Within' sheds light on NYPD's secret spying campaign

    What with taking off our shoes and belts at airports, discovering the feds are hoovering up all our phone records, and watching drone strikes and SEAL raids around the globe, it's sometimes easy to forget that America has escaped the horror of another...
  • Bomb threat evacuates gym at Harper College

    Bomb threat evacuates gym at Harper College
    Officials evacuated the Harper College gym building today after a note found in the men's locker room indicated a bomb would detonate, school officials said. The Palatine building was cleared by the Cook County bomb squad hours later, said Kim Pohl,...
  • Feds: Woman hid terror conviction to get citizenship

    Feds: Woman hid terror conviction to get citizenship
    Over the past decade, Rasmieh Yousef Odeh has made a name for herself in Chicago's Palestinian community as a peaceful social activist and staunch defender of women's rights, supporters say. But federal authorities allege the diminutive 66-year-old...
  • Afghanistan suicide bombing leaves six dead

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide bomber detonated a Toyota sedan Saturday next to an Afghan army vehicle protecting the site of an upcoming national assembly expected to consider a security pact with the United States. At least six people were killed and...
  • Blast in Beirut neighborhood reportedly kills at least three people

    Blast in Beirut neighborhood reportedly kills at least three people
    CAIRO -- An explosion Thursday tore through a residential neighborhood in Beirut’s southern suburbs, less than a week after a huge car bomb hit the city’s commercial center. Early reports on Thursday's blast indicated that at least three...
  • Toronto mayor: Bad boy Rob Ford puts Canada in global spotlight

    Toronto mayor: Bad boy Rob Ford puts Canada in global spotlight
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford may be a national embarrassment, but his scandalous behavior -- smoking crack cocaine, threatening murder and making lewd remarks on live television -- is the biggest international news story out of Canada this century, Canadian...
  • Rachel Marsden: U.S., Russia can go for Olympic gold in war on terror

    Well, that was fast. In an early-September column about the Syrian conflict and the new world order, I wrote that Russia and the West could team up against the forces of radical Islam. It looks set to happen sooner than expected, given the current wave of...
  • Lebanon blast in Hezbollah-controlled area kills at least four

    Lebanon blast in Hezbollah-controlled area kills at least four
    AMMAN, Jordan -- Lebanon's capital was rocked again Thursday by what appeared to be a sectarian car bombing that tore through a stronghold of the Shiite Muslim group Hezbollah, killing at least four people. More than 70  were wounded. The explosion ...