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  • Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah escapes bomb attack

    Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah escapes bomb attack
    Afghanistan’s presidential front-runner, Abdullah Abdullah, escaped an assassination attempt Friday when twin bombs exploded as his motorcade was traveling through Kabul. At least six people were killed, including one of Abdullah’s bodyguards,...
  • Mental health exam ordered for San Francisco bomb suspect

    Mental health exam ordered for San Francisco bomb suspect
    A federal judge ordered a mental health evaluation Wednesday for a San Francisco man who allegedly kept keeping bomb-making items in his apartment, the Associated Press reported. The public defender for Ryan Chamberlain, 42, requested the evaluation...
  • Friends rally behind San Francisco man accused of having explosives

      Friends of a San Francisco man accused of possessing bomb-making materials rallied to his aid this week, contributing thousands of dollars to a defense fund as court documents shed light on the case against him. “He's facing a really serious...
  • Film Review: 'The Hornet's Nest'

    At once immersive and apolitical, "The Hornet's Nest" offers a vivid up-close look at the carnage and chaos that define the day-to-day life -- and death -- of U.S. military personnel in Afghanistan. This gripping documentary about soldiers in harm's way...
  • Rare suicide bombing in northern Afghanistan kills 12 others

    A suicide car bomber set off his explosives at the entrance to the northern Afghanistan province of Panjshir on Thursday, killing at least 12 other people and injuring more than 20 others, officials said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the...
  • Car bomb attacks in Syria kill 18, including 11 children

    Car bomb attacks in Syria kill 18, including 11 children
    A pair of car bombs in Syria’s central Hama province killed 18 people, including 11 children, state media reported Friday. The bombings were the latest in a series of attacks by both sides in the country's civil war that have caused escalating...
  • Two dead in Egypt violence; more than a dozen injured

    Two dead in Egypt violence; more than a dozen injured
    A soldier and a police officer were killed and more than a dozen people were injured as Egypt was rocked by three explosions Friday, raising fear of an increase in violence before the presidential election this month. Two of the attacks were suicide...
  • Cease-fire accord said to be reached in Syrian city of Homs

    A cease-fire accord has reportedly been struck that would bring the war-battered Old City of Homs back under government control by allowing the evacuation of hundreds of rebels, according to various reports Friday. The deal, if it is implemented,...
  • Chinese police ID Uighur man as suspect in Urumqi bombing

    Chinese police ID Uighur man as suspect in Urumqi bombing
    Chinese police have identified a 39-year-old Uighur man they suspect to be one of the first Chinese suicide bombers and have put out a nationwide alert to identify a second man killed in an attack last week at a train station in Urumqi. The attack...
  • How Syria's civil war threatens Lebanon's fragile peace

    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...
  • La Grange woman returning to Boston marathon with 'complete faith'

    La Grange woman returning to Boston  marathon with 'complete faith'
    Maria Schreiber decided to run in the 2014 Boston Marathon just a few hours after hearing the explosions near the finish line of last year's race and watching gray smoke fill the streets. After calling her husband and texting her father — "bomb...