| 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,...
| 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...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 10:15 AM
He arrived in Chicago just days before the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history, a tough, uncompromising New York prosecutor already steeped in fighting the new international threat.
His outsider status and appointment to an already high-profile...
| Dec 8, 2009
Dave Eggers doesn't look like a newspaper baron. At 39, wearing a baseball cap and hiking boots, the author -- whose most recent project is the screenplay for "Where the Wild Things Are" -- appears more an older brother to the interns who work...
| Dec 10, 2008
On Nov. 3, the day before Americans elected Barack Obama president, drug cartel henchmen murdered 58 people in Mexico. It was the highest number killed in one day since President Felipe Calderon took office in December 2006. By comparison, on average 26...
| Dec 16, 2008
Perhaps the most irksome characteristic of the Bush administration has been the Rio Grande-wide gap between rhetoric and action.
The president has consistently talked a good game when it comes to democracy promotion, stopping weapons proliferation and...
| Dec 11, 2008
Today's question: The Bush administration has chosen to make Pakistan -- a nuclear country with a history of sharing its secrets and an enemy of our friends in India -- a key ally in the war against terror. What is the future of our relationship with...
| Dec 2, 2008
The world is justifiably outraged over the bloodletting in Mumbai, and Indians are right to demand a reckoning from their government for its failure to protect innocents as well as justice for murderers allegedly linked to an Islamic extremist group based...
| Mar 21, 2009
Politics is never dull in Pakistan. This week, it was inspirational too.
On Monday, I watched people flock to the home of Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry. A tense standoff between the government and a coalition of opposition groups over Chaudhry's...
| Dec 5, 2008
Are there lessons for Los Angeles in Mumbai's tragedy? Times editorial writer Marjorie Miller asked Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton and his counter-terrorism commander, Deputy Chief Michael Downing, to discuss the potential for terrorism in...
| Dec 5, 2008
Those who live in Tel Aviv, New York or London need not fear a Mumbai episode. If 10 infantry-trained terrorists were to attack those cities, local police with their own hostage-rescue teams would quickly deal with them.
But in India, the reality is...