| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:59 PM
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,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:53 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Two leaders of the Al Qaeda-linked Somali militant group Shabab, including the coordinator of its suicide attacks, were killed Monday in a drone attack, according to witnesses and a spokesman for the fighters.
A senior U.S....
| Nov 10, 2013
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:19 AM
MANAMA, Nov 10 (Reuters) - A Bahraini court sentenced two
men to life in prison and two others to 15 years for a car bomb
attack outside a mosque in July, state news agency BNA said on
Bahrain, a Western ally which hosts the U.S. Fifth Fleet,
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:26 AM
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...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:30 AM
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...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 12:38 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A roadside bomb in Afghanistan’s eastern Ghazni province killed 18 people and wounded five on their way to a wedding when the minivan they were riding in Sunday triggered the explosion, officials said.
In a statement, the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:19 AM
BEIJING -- In one of the most sophisticated bombing attacks in China in recent years, seven improvised explosive devices detonated almost simultaneously during the Wednesday morning rush hour at the Communist Party headquarters in the provincial city of...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:52 AM
BEIRUT — A bomb exploded Wednesday in a busy square in central Damascus, killing eight people and wounding at least 50, Syria's state-run media reported.
The attack occurred in Hijaz Square in front of the historic Hijaz railway station, a crowded...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:13 PM
BEIJING - In one of the most sophisticated bombing attacks in China in recent years, seven improvised explosive devices detonated almost simultaneously Wednesday near the Communist Party headquarters in the provincial city of Taiyuan.
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:00 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Abdul Wali Fadaei is proud of his family history.
His father died when he drove an explosives-laden car into the capital's upscale Hotel Inter-Continental in 2011, a brazen attack that killed 18 people, including seven...