| May 20, 2014
| 3:51 PM
More than 100 people were killed Tuesday in a pair of bombings at a bus terminal and adjacent market in the busy central Nigerian town of Jos, the latest in a series of attacks that has the country reeling.
The detonation of two vehicle bombs within...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Some people are just not cut out for a life of crime. Danielle Shea appears to be one of them.
Ms. Shea is the 22-year-old woman who is charged with phoning in bomb threats in an attempt to cancel Quinnipiac University's graduation ceremony last week so...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:36 PM
They had each lost slabs of muscle to bomb blasts or other physical traumas, then struggled to regain even partial function of their mangled legs. Some even considered amputation.
After exhausting all conventional treatments, the five men volunteered...
| May 23, 2014
| 6:33 AM
Five suspects were among the 31 people killed in a terrorist bombing in Urumqi, the capital of China’s northwestern region, Xinjiang, state-run media reported Friday.
The official China Daily newspaper said “it was confirmed” that...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:09 PM
In the teeming Nigerian market, a group of final-year medical laboratory students ambled home after their lectures. Blessing Gushi, a 30-year-old pharmacist, stopped to buy food for her family.
Elizabeth Musa, 50, a trader, was selling sweets, drinks...
| Apr 1, 2014
Three years into the Syrian civil war, neighboring Lebanon is fraying at the seams. Over the last year, as Lebanese Sunni Muslim jihadis and their counterparts in the Shiite militia Hezbollah fought each other in Syria, at least 16 car bombs detonated...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
BEIRUT — Authorities said roads across Lebanon were reopened Wednesday following a tense evening of road-closing protests linked to the war in neighboring Syria.
Clashes erupted late Tuesday between demonstrators and security forces as...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where the casket of Los Angeles police Officer Nicholas Lee, killed last week in a traffic accident, is carried into the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, where he was eulogized as a devoted family...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:26 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Suicide bombers attacked a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan early Thursday, triggering a gun battle that left 10 officers and one civilian dead, officials said.
Taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for the attack...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:30 AM
In a slum where soccer balls skitter and poverty is deep, coaxing voices lead young men and boys to terror. Talk of God turns to incantations on holy war and the youths, who have been promised martyrdom and paradise, slip on backpacks of crude...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 12:13 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Suicide bombers dressed as women broke into a private home on Saturday and began firing rocket-propelled grenades at their target next door: the headquarters of Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission, the latest...