Five months after the CIA sought out and killed an American-born cleric and al Qaeda operative in Yemen, Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to explain how the U.S. can legally kill U.S. citizens on foreign soil.
U.S. military and intelligence agencies can legally kill American citizens overseas if they are al Qaeda leaders who pose an imminent threat to the United States and cannot be captured, U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said Monday.
A federal judge ordered life in prison Thursday for a Nigerian Muslim who turned away from a privileged life and tried to blow up a packed international flight with a bomb concealed in his underwear.
A senior al Qaeda leader in Yemen was killed in a family feud Thursday, and an ensuing gunbattle between his followers and opponents left 16 other militants dead, a security official and tribal elders said.
A Nigerian who pleaded guilty to trying to blow up a Detroit-bound plane began his path to terrorism with a text message from a top al-Qaida figure in Yemen, the U.S. government said Friday in a court filing that discloses new details about their relationship.
A Muslim convert from Brooklyn pleaded guilty Thursday to using a website he founded to post online threats against the creators of the "South Park" television show and others he deemed enemies of Islam.
House Republicans are proposing to make federal employees pay more toward their pensions while reducing benefits in order to pay for highway programs.
Four British men fueled by the words of a U.S.-born Muslim cleric pleaded guilty Wednesday to involvement in an al-Qaeda-inspired plot to spread terror and cause economic damage by bombing the London Stock Exchange at Christmastime.
From Occupy Wall Street to the Joplin tornado, the debt-ceiling battle and the killing of Osama bin Laden, 2011 will not soon be forgotten.