- Lawmaker: Military better prepared for Benghazi-like attack Updated: Dec-01-15 2:26 pm
WASHINGTON - The U.S. military is better prepared now for an attack in Africa than it was when a U.S. diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya, came under a deadly siege in 2012, a member of the House Benghazi committee said Tuesday.
- Lower Manhattan: carousel, shopping, French food, light show Updated: Dec-01-15 2:25 pm
NEW YORK - On a dark December night, a canopy of lights glitters across Lower Manhattan, and not just from One World Trade and the other downtown skyscrapers. The neighborhood sparkles with new attractions, from the otherworldly glow of the SeaGlass carousel in Battery Park to a colorful, choreographed light show called Luminaries at the Winter Garden.
- NY regulators propose new steps against terrorism financing Updated: Dec-01-15 12:54 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York regulators have proposed requiring banks to annually certify having sufficient programs to deter terrorism financing and money laundering.
- Kenya police investigate university drill in which 1 died Updated: Dec-01-15 12:51 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - A leading Kenyan university should have sought authorization from the "highest security office in the country" for a practice exercise to test terrorism preparedness that led to a stampede in which one person died, a police spokesman said Tuesday.
- The Latest: Negotiators take heart at Obama comments Updated: Dec-01-15 12:13 pm
LE BOURGET, France - The latest news from the U.N. climate conference in Paris, which runs through Dec. 11. All times local:
- The Latest: French police detain man in Paris attacks probe Updated: Dec-01-15 9:23 am
BRUSSELS - The latest developments in the Nov. 13 Paris attacks. All times local:
- Police in Italy, Kosovo detain 4 men in terror plot Updated: Dec-01-15 7:28 am
MILAN - Police in Italy and Kosovo detained four Kosovars with Islamic State contacts Tuesday for making threats against the pope and a U.S. diplomat. Authorities said the men were armed and prepared to act.
- Detroit police chief: Armed citizens curb terrorism risk Updated: Dec-01-15 5:52 am
DETROIT - Detroit's police chief says he believes that fear that armed citizens would shoot back serves as a deterrent for a potential terrorist attack in the city.
- From Homeland to hair: Clinton emails peek into the personal Updated: Nov-30-15 7:37 pm
WASHINGTON - The latest release of Hillary Clinton's private emails show her, as secretary of state, dealing with the complicated politics of the Arab Spring, fending off questions about her role in the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks and attempting to navigate an intensifying conflict between Israel and Palestine.
- House may move quickly to overhaul visa waiver program Updated: Nov-30-15 5:13 pm
WASHINGTON - Congress may move quickly to overhaul a program that allows travel to the U.S. with no visa, something that has come under criticism following the Paris terror attacks.
- Obama's first stop in Paris is saddest of destinations Updated: Nov-29-15 8:16 pm
PARIS - At another time, it would have been a glorious tour of Paris by night. But for the saddest of destinations.
- Iran's top leader calls Paris attacks 'blind terrorism' Updated: Nov-29-15 1:36 pm
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's official news agency is quoting the country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, as calling the recent Paris attacks "blind terrorism."
- AP Interview: Iraqi envoy: Paris attack marks new global war Updated: Nov-29-15 11:23 am
PARIS - The wave of suicide bombers and gunmen who terrorized Paris marked a new stage in the war against extremism that will leave no country in the world untouched, Iraq's foreign minister said Sunday.
- Twin suicide bombings kill at least 5 in north Cameroon Updated: Nov-28-15 6:12 pm
YAOUNDE, Cameroon - A military official says two female suicide bombers have staged attacks in north Cameroon, killing at least five people.
- Kenya police: 2 Kenyans arrested for spying for Iran Updated: Nov-28-15 12:33 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Two Kenyans in police custody have admitted assisting Iranian state intelligence to plot attacks on western targets in Kenya, Kenya's police chief said Saturday.
- After Paris, US political shift on privacy vs. security Updated: Nov-28-15 8:42 am
WASHINGTON - The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government's post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubio an opening against Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential race.
- Hungary: 2 suspects hoped to 'execute' government members Updated: Nov-27-15 3:14 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Hungarian officials said Friday that two suspects detained last week after weapons were found in their car sought to "execute" members of the government.
- New normal: US police respond to harsh reality of extremism Updated: Nov-27-15 2:53 pm
NEW YORK - After the Columbine High School massacre in 1999 and the Mumbai attack in 2008, police departments across the United States adopted a new mindset on how to deal with what they call "active shooter" incidents in which people are trapped in restaurants, theaters or other soft targets.
- Tunisia, targeted anew, faces intelligence challenge Updated: Nov-27-15 1:47 pm
TUNIS, Tunisia - An attack by Islamic State militants on Tunisia's presidential guard has left this North African country, its economy and its democracy even more vulnerable just days before four Tunisians head to collect the Nobel Peace Prize.
- Gunmen mercilessly mowed down guests in Mali hotel siege Updated: Nov-27-15 12:30 pm
BAMAKO, Mali - The early breakfast crowd sipped coffee and picked at croissants in the Radisson Blu's dining room, swiping through emails and the morning headlines on their smartphones.
- Strikes on IS city, focus of international campaign, kill 8 Updated: Nov-27-15 11:30 am
BEIRUT - A new wave of airstrikes targeting the Syrian city of Raqqa, the headquarters of the extremist Islamic State group and the focus of an international military campaign, killed at least eight people, including five children, Syrian opposition groups said Friday.
- Lebanon arrests Syrian 'terrorist' trying to flee country Updated: Nov-27-15 10:52 am
BEIRUT - The Lebanese army says it has arrested a man belonging to a "terrorist" organization as he was trying to flee Lebanon on a fake passport.
- Russia, France agree to tighten cooperation against IS Updated: Nov-27-15 12:58 am
MOSCOW - The presidents of France and Russia agreed Thursday to tighten cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group, although they remained at odds over their approach toward Syrian President Bashar Assad.
- Security steps in Paris, Brussels, may be spreading anxiety Updated: Nov-26-15 1:11 pm
BRUSSELS - At a Paris train station, the zap of a pigeon getting electrocuted on the tracks is enough to send some jittery people scurrying for cover.
- Russia strikes back at Turkey with economic sanctions Updated: Nov-26-15 11:59 am
MOSCOW - Russia plans to retaliate against Turkey for the downing of a warplane by imposing sanctions, cutting economic ties and scrapping major investment projects.