| Jun 5, 2011
| 12:02 AM
A U.S. drone strike killed a senior al Qaeda figure in northwest Pakistan after a tipoff from local intelligence, Pakistani intelligence officials said on Saturday.
But a U.S. National Security official in Washington said he could not confirm the...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 6:52 PM
The defense for Chicago businessman Tahawwur Rana, accused of aiding his longtime friend in the preparation for the deadly 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack, rested its case on Monday after putting two witnesses on the stand.
Rana did not take the stand,...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 2:23 PM
Tahawwur Rana was the victim of a cunning con man who used him to ease his travel abroad as he worked with terrorists on planning the deadly 2008 attack in Mumbai.
"Nothing is simple when it comes to David Headley," Rana's attorney, Patrick Blegen,...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 2:48 PM
The federal jury in the trial ofTahawwur Rana, a Chicago businessman accused of helping his childhood friend scout for a Pakistani terrorist group that carried out the deadly 2008 assault in Mumbai, has completed its first day of deliberations without...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 4:01 PM
A Chicago businessman was found guilty today of supporting a terrorist plot to storm a Danish newspaper and behead the staff in retaliation for publishing unflattering cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
The federal jury also convicted Tahawwur Rana, 50,...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 10:35 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- The nine militants who targeted a Kabul hotel in a brazen attack killed nine other people, officials said Wednesday.
All the militants, who were prepared to be suicide bombers, died as well, officials said. Six detonated their...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 10:26 AM
A federal judge today ordered the release of more than two dozen sealed documents following the conviction last month of a Chicago businessman on charges he aided in a plot to storm a Danish newspaper that had printed cartoons that angered many in the...
| May 3, 2011
| 2:16 PM
In evaluating Osama bin Laden's dubious legacy, it is important to note that there was nothing new about religiously inspired terrorism when this rich Saudi exile convened a small group of jihadists in his Peshawar, Pakistan, home in 1988 to found al-...
| May 6, 2011
| 7:55 AM
Al Qaeda wanted to bomb passenger trains and the subway system on the 10th anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks.
That's what information from computer files seized from Osama bin Laden reveals. It's led to a security alert for public...
| Oct 3, 2010
| 11:43 AM
The U.S. State Department has issued a travel alert for U.S. citizens in Europe, based on information that suggests that al Qaeda and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks.
Americans are warned to be aware of their surroundings...
| Jul 25, 2011
Emily Liebert , the author of the book Facebook Fairytales: Modern-Day Miracles to Inspire the Human Spirit, stopped by to discuss her book and other weird uses for Facebook.
Once upon a time there was an online social network called Facebook, and it...