| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:45 PM
In a few days, Dan Richards will hit the ground in Sochi to begin final preparations for the Winter Olympics.
As head of a Boston-based crisis management and response company, Richards has been hired to help protect the U.S. ski and snowboard teams...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 1:43 PM
A video threatening attacks on the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and the reported spotting of a suspected "white widow" volunteer for suicide bombing have intensified security concerns for the event and prompted U.S. military plans to evacuate...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:39 PM
NBC executives said Thursday that they feel comfortable with Russian security efforts for next month's Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Fears of a potential terrorist attack have grown since late last month when a bomb blast in the Russian city of Volgograd,...
| Sep 22, 2013
Most of the attention these days is on Syria, but there is also a growing problem in Egypt with global implications. Nine Egyptian policemen were wounded by a bomb in the northern Sinai Peninsula on Monday. The week before, suicide bombers killed nine...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:54 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Somewhere near an eighth of a mile from the 5K finish line, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Erika Brannock stood up from her wheelchair.
Slowly, the 29-year-old Towson preschool teacher walked forward, with her sister and brother-in-...
| Dec 17, 2013
Three years ago Tuesday, the Arab Spring began when 26-year-old vegetable vendor Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire in suicidal protest against the political repression and limited economic opportunity offered in dictator Zine el Abidine ben Ali's...
| Jan 7, 2014
The war in Syria, and the proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia it in part represents, again reared its ugly head in Beirut on Dec. 27 and Jan. 2.
First came the car bomb that killed moderate Lebanese politician Mohamad Chatah and six others. Many...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 5:34 AM
MOSCOW -- The Kremlin understands the scope of the terrorism problem it faces in the run-up to the Sochi Winter Olympics and is taking ample measures to prevent any potential attacks, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview that aired...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:23 PM
MOSCOW – Russian police and security agents were searching Monday for a suspected terrorist in Sochi, the host city of next month's Winter Olympics, a local website reported Monday.
Authorities distributed a photograph and personal details about...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:07 AM
A huge car bomb rocked central Beirut on Friday, killing at least five people including a Sunni politician who was a former ambassador to the United States and a prominent critic of Hezbollah.
More than 70 people were reported injured.
Plumes of black...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:08 PM
WASHINGTON — With Al Qaeda militants surging in the Middle East and North Africa, top U.S. law enforcement officials are increasingly concerned about efforts to recruit and radicalize American citizens by drawing them to the restive region and...