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Obama Briefed on Photos of Soldiers Posing with Dead Suicide Bombers

Obama Briefed on Photos of Soldiers Posing with Dead Suicide Bombers

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — White House press secretary Jay Carney said President Obama was briefed on photos published Wednesday in the Los Angeles Times depicting U.S. military personnel posing with the dismembered bodies …

Secret Service Now Being Investigated for Drug Use

Secret Service Now Being Investigated for Drug Use

US Government(NEW YORK) — Secret Service agents who were allegedly hiring prostitutes while on a presidential visit to Colombia are now under investigation for possible drug use. ABC News has learned that Secret Service investigators are probing repor…

TSA Rolls Out New Technology for Verifying Travel Documents

TSA Rolls Out New Technology for Verifying Travel Documents

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Transportation Security Administration has begun a test program to electronically verify travel documents at security checkpoints. The roll out began last week at Washington Dulles International Airport.Travele…

Trial Begins for Man Accused In NYC Terror Plot

Trial Begins for Man Accused In NYC Terror Plot

iStockphotos/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Trial is underway in a New York City courtroom for a man accused in what has been called one of the most serious terror plots since the 9/11 attacks. Before plotting to bomb the New York subway system, prosecutors s…

JetBlue Pilot Accused of In-Flight Meltdown Indicted

JetBlue Pilot Accused of In-Flight Meltdown Indicted

Courtesy: Randall County Sheriff’s Office(LUBBOCK, Texas) — Clayton Osbon, the JetBlue Airways pilot accused of having a mid-flight meltdown last month, has been indicted on one count of interfering with a flight crew.Osbon had to be tackled by …

World Financial Center Evacuated in Bomb Scare

World Financial Center Evacuated in Bomb Scare

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Part of New York’s 2 World Financial Center was briefly evacuated Thursday after an inert novelty hand grenade was discovered in the mailroom, law enforcement officials said. The World War II-era grenade was mounted …

9/11 Mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Charged Again

9/11 Mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Charged Again

FBI/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Terrorism charges were referred Wednesday against 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others, restarting the process to have them tried before a military tribunal.The terrorist known among intelligence offici…

FBI, NYPD Investigating Image that Promises Al Qaeda Return to New York

FBI, NYPD Investigating Image that Promises Al Qaeda Return to New York

ABC News(NEW YORK) — While many al Qaeda websites are still shut down by an unexplained week-long blackout, a glitzy graphic promising that al Qaeda would be “coming soon again” to New York City appeared on other jihadi online forums.Set a…

ICE Arrests 3,168 Criminal Aliens in Sweep

ICE Arrests 3,168 Criminal Aliens in Sweep

Paul Caffrey/ICE(WASHINGTON) — Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Monday it arrested 3,168 criminal aliens and fugitives in a six-day nationwide sweep in every state including Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia.The operation dubbed “…

Bales to Wife: ‘Something Terrible’ Has Happened

Bales to Wife: ‘Something Terrible’ Has Happened

US Army(WASHINGTON) — Just moments after allegedly murdering more than a dozen Afghan civilians in an apparent unprovoked attack, American staff sergeant Robert Bales called his wife and told her “something terrible” had happened, the wife…

Yawning Could Indicate a Terror Threat?

Yawning Could Indicate a Terror Threat?

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Better get plenty of rest before heading to the airport, because, according to the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, a person who yawns frequently and fidgets may be a terrorist.  The D…

Bradley Manning Defense Seeks Dismissal of Charges

Bradley Manning Defense Seeks Dismissal of Charges

Denis Doyle/Getty Images(FORT MEADE, Md.) — The defense in Bradley Manning’s court-martial case Thursday submitted a motion for dismissal of the charges with prejudice, meaning the soldier could not be retried on charges he leaked government sec…

Car Blows Up After Border Patrol Chase

Car Blows Up After Border Patrol Chase

File photo. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)(SAN DIEGO) — The driver has died and a Border Patrol agent has been airlifted to the hospital after a car that was being chased by the Border Patrol near the Mexican border exploded when it was forced to stop. At…

FBI Warns of Homegrown Violence After Afghan Massacre

FBI Warns of Homegrown Violence After Afghan Massacre

Mamoon Durrani/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Federal authorities have issued a warning there could be “acts of violence” in the United States sparked by the recent massacre of 16 civilians in Afghanistan allegedly by an American soldier.”The FBI and …

Poll: Concern About Broader War Dampens Support for Iran Attack

Poll: Concern About Broader War Dampens Support for Iran Attack

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Broad concern about wider war in the Middle East is dampening public support for U.S. or Israeli military strikes against Iran’s nuclear development sites, with Americans by wide margins preferring diplomatic e…

TSA Modifies Screening Procedures for Elderly

TSA Modifies Screening Procedures for Elderly

John Moore/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Transportation Security Administration is hoping to give travelers over the age of 75 a more hands-off experience as they pass through airport security.As part of a pilot program, passengers over age 75 will b…

Bill Clinton on Bin Laden Raid: ‘I Hope That’s the Call I Would Have Made’

Bill Clinton on Bin Laden Raid: ‘I Hope That’s the Call I Would Have Made’

Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former President Bill Clinton says in a forthcoming Obama campaign documentary that he hopes he would have made the same decision as President Obama to authorize the daring raid that killed Osama bin Laden…

FBI: Budget Cuts Could Hamper Bomb Tracking

FBI: Budget Cuts Could Hamper Bomb Tracking

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — FBI Director Robert S. Mueller warned lawmakers Wednesday that a possible budget cut could delay his agency’s efforts to find terrorists and bombmakers.The FBI’s Terrorist Explosive Device Analyti…

LulzSec ‘Leader’ Turns on Fellow Hacktivists, Feds

LulzSec ‘Leader’ Turns on Fellow Hacktivists, Feds

JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Six members of the suspected computer hacking groups affiliated with Anonymous were charged — including the suspected ring leader, who directed the entire operation from a Manhattan apartment complex…

Holder to Speak on Targeted Killings of Americans

Holder to Speak on Targeted Killings of Americans

Official White House photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — To kill or not to kill? Under what conditions can or should the United States government target and kill — without trial — a U.S. citizen suspected of plotting terrorism?On Monday, Attorney Gene…

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