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Gunmen shot dead an American teacher as he was jogging Thursday in Benghazi, the city in eastern Libya where the U.S. ambassador was slain last year.
American jihadist Adam Yahiye Gadahn appears in a new al Qaeda video urging Syrian rebels to reject Western help and turn their insurgency into a global jihad, like the one in Iraq against the U.S. occupation.
The latest edition of al Qaeda's English-language online magazine Inspire urges readers to become "lone wolf" jihadists focused on assassinating current and former leaders of Western countries.
In letters from his last hideout, Osama bin Laden fretted about dysfunction in his terrorist network and crumbling trust from Muslims he wished to incite against their government and the West.
Letters from Osama bin Laden's last hideaway, released by U.S. officials intent on discrediting his terror organization, portray a network weak, inept and under siege — and its leader seemingly near wit's end about the passing of his global jihad's glory days.
It's politics heartland style, and there's bacon involved: Republican president hopefuls Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum may battle mano a mano for the attention of Illinois voters before the state primary Tuesday. But the pair is not battling calorie a calorie.
A rising number of Muslim-Americans are embracing home-schooling, shaking off the stigma that taking their children out of the public school system would increase the community's isolation and cultural distance from the American mainstream.
The killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, a key spokesman for al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, removes one of the global jihadist movement's most effective English-speaking recruiters from the scene.
The commanding officer of Fort Hood has recommended that the Army major accused of an on-base massacre in 2009 be court-martialed and face a possible death sentence.
Osama bin Laden's longtime top deputy, Ayman al-Zawahri, has assumed command of al Qaeda, and a website associated with the terrorist group is calling on "lone wolf" agents to target and kill 40 prominent Americans at their homes in the U.S.
The fourth issue of Inspire, al Qaeda's online English-language magazine, appears to be running out of ideas to provoke mayhem among the heathen nations and the Muslims who do their bidding.
A call by al Qaeda American spokesman Adam Gadahn for Muslim extremists living in the West to launch attacks highlights the way U.S. officials are struggling to define and meet the growing threat of homegrown terrorism and domestic radicalization.
No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, which came five days after American al Qaeda spokesman Adam Gadahn called on Libyans to attack U.S. interests to revenge U.S. special forces nabbing an al Qaeda terrorist in Tripoli in October.