• Pennsylvania Sep 12, 2019

    Americans Mark 18th Anniversary of 9/11 Terror Attacks

    Americans around the country mark 18 years since the 9/11 terror attacks, when hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

  • Donald Trump Sep 12, 2019

    ‘Never Forget': New York, Nation Mark 18 Years Since the 9/11 Terror Attacks With Somber Ceremonies

    People who were too young on 9/11 to even remember their lost loved ones, and others for whom the grief is still raw, paid tribute with wreath-layings and the solemn roll call of the dead Wednesday as America marked the 18th anniversary of the worst terror attack on U.S. soil.

  • spokesman Sep 2, 2019

    US Envoy Meets Afghanistan's President Over US-Taliban Talks

    A U.S. envoy has met with the Afghan president in the capital, Kabul, to brief him on the latest round of talks with the Taliban as a deal nears on ending America’s longest war, an official said Monday. President Ashraf Ghani’s spokesman, Sediq Sediqqi, confirmed Sunday night’s meeting at the presidential palace shortly after envoy Zalmay Khalilzad arrived from Qatar,...

  • facebook Aug 17, 2019

    Hundreds Come to Honor El Paso Victim After Public Invited

    When Jordan Ballard read that one of the victims of the El Paso massacre had few relatives and the public was invited to her funeral, the Los Angeles resident bought a plane ticket and flew to Texas to honor a woman she had never met. She was one of hundreds of strangers who braved 100-degree (38 Celsius) heat to pay...

  • Donald Trump Jul 27, 2019

    Taliban Vows Future Afghanistan Won't Be Terrorists' Hotbed

    The United States began bombing Afghanistan after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, to root out al-Qaida fighters harbored by the Taliban. Now, more than 18 years later, preventing Afghanistan from being a launching pad for more attacks on America is at the heart of ongoing U.S. talks with the Taliban. President Donald Trump’s envoy at the negotiating table says...

  • Donald Trump Jul 27, 2019

    Taliban Vows Future Afghanistan Won't Be Terrorists' Hotbed

    America’s longest war has come full circle. The United States began bombing Afghanistan after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, to root out al-Qaida fighters harbored by the Taliban. Now, more than 18 years later, preventing Afghanistan from being a launching pad for more attacks on America is at the heart of ongoing U.S. talks with the Taliban. President Donald...

  • Florida Jun 12, 2019

    Victims Remembered 3 Years After Pulse Club Shooting

    Three years since the mass shooting in Pulse nightclub took the lives of 49 people, the city of Orlando is remembering the victims and all of those affected as a result of the massacre.

  • judge May 21, 2019

    Accused New Zealand Mosque Shooter Charged With Terrorism

    New Zealand police on Tuesday filed a terrorism charge against the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques. Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, was already facing murder and attempted murder charges from the March 15 shootings. The new charge comes with a maximum penalty of life imprisonment upon conviction and will be a test case for New...

  • Asher Klein Mar 22, 2019

    New Zealand Prays Together 1 Week After Mosque Attacks

    New Zealand joined together in prayer one week after an attack on two mosques killed 50 people and injured dozens more.

  • Donald Trump Dec 21, 2018

    Emanuel Aims to End Food Deserts

    The Pentagon is developing plans to withdraw up to half of the 14,000 American troops serving in Afghanistan, U.S. officials said Thursday, marking a sharp change in the Trump administration’s policy aimed at forcing the Taliban to the peace table after more than 17 years of war. One official said the troops could be out by summer, but no final...

  • Donald Trump Dec 21, 2018

    Pentagon Weighing Troop Pullout From Afghanistan: Officials

    The Pentagon is developing plans to withdraw up to half of the 14,000 American troops serving in Afghanistan, U.S. officials said Thursday, marking a sharp change in the Trump administration’s policy aimed at forcing the Taliban to the peace table after more than 17 years of war. One official said the troops could be out by summer, but no final...

  • Donald Trump Sep 18, 2018

    Former FBI Official Andrew McCabe Has Book Deal

    Just months after the publication of James Comey’s “A Higher Loyalty,” another former FBI official will take on President Donald Trump. Andrew McCabe, the former FBI deputy director ousted this year amid repeated attacks from Trump and a critical Justice Department report, has a book deal. St. Martin’s Press announced Tuesday that “The Threat: How the FBI Protects America in...

  • United States Sep 11, 2017

    Faces of the Fallen: FDNY Honors 32 More Heroes Who Died of 9/11-Related Illnesses

    The attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, were the deadliest acts of terror in U.S. history. More than 2,600 people lost their lives when two hijackers crashed passenger jets into the Twin Towers. Hundreds of first responders died that day. But many more, exposed to toxic dust and other hazards, have succumbed to illnesses related to their rescue and recovery efforts…

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Jul 14, 2017

    Hawaii Soldier Held Without Bail on Terrorism Charges

    A U.S. soldier accused of wanting to commit a mass shooting after pledging loyalty to the Islamic State group believed the moon landing was faked, questioned the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and thought the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks were an inside job coordinated by the U.S. government, according to a former Army bunkmate....
    Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang...

  • President Jun 29, 2017

    Democrat Wins Panel Vote to Debate New Authorization for War

    A GOP-controlled House committee unexpectedly agreed Thursday to a proposal by a strongly anti-war Democrat to force a debate on a new war authorization....
    The proposal would cut off the sweeping 2001 authorization to use military force against terrorism. The move by California Democrat Barbara Lee unexpectedly won voice vote approval by the House Appropriations Committee as it debated a Pentagon...

  • Donald Trump May 25, 2017

    Trump Demands NATO Allies Pay More at Brussels Summit

    President Donald Trump scolded allies for “not paying their fair share” at a speech at the new NATO headquarters in Brussels on Thursday.

  • Donald Trump May 26, 2017

    Trump Chastises NATO, Vows Crackdown on Leaks

    With long-standing European alliances facing new strain, President Donald Trump chastised NATO member nations for not paying their fair share to protect the long-standing pact and declined to explicitly endorse its mutual defense agreement. That unprecedented one-two punch from a president in his first major speech in Europe further rattled a continent anxious about Trump’s commitment to their bonds and...

  • Congress Apr 8, 2017

    Judge Drops 2 Non-Capital Charges in 9/11 Case at Guantanamo

    A military judge on Friday dismissed two relatively minor charges against the five prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention center who have been accused of orchestrating the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks....
    Army Col. James Pohl accepted a defense argument that the five-year statute of limitations had run out on two non-capital charges: attacking civilian objects and destruction of property. The men...

  • United States Dec 5, 2016

    Oakland Building Fire Among US's Deadliest in 50 Years

    Dozens of people were killed Friday when an Oakland warehouse that was used as an unsanctioned residence and event space went up in flames. The death toll at “The Ghost Ship,” as the warehouse was called, is the seventh highest of any building fire in the last 50 years, NBC News reported. Thirty-six bodies have been recovered, with more expected...

  • mayor Jul 11, 2016

    Dallas Police Chief: ‘We Are Asking Cops to Do Too Much'

    Dallas Police Chief David Brown talks to reporters following a deadly night in which a dozen police and transit officers were shot, five of them killed.

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