| May 2, 2011
| 4:09 AM
Pat Shanower of Naperville lost her son on 9/11. Naval Commander Dan F. Shanower, 40, was killed in the Pentagon, and while his mother never gave up believing that Osama bin Laden would be found, she said the importance of the al Qaeda leader’s...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 7:34 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A high profile federal defense attorney who maintains law offices in San Diego will represent the suspect in the shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz., that took the lives of six people and wounded 12 others, including Arizona Rep. Gabrielle...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Three sanitation workers found it along the route of a Martin Luther King Jr. Daymarch: a nest of wires in a backpack.
The homemade bomb was equipped with an unusual remote-controlled trigger and stuffed with more than 100 heavy fishing weights coated in...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 5:31 PM
You want to stop terrorism? Then you had better keep an eye on the Muslims, according to the FBI.
In advanced anti-terrorism training classes, according to Wired.com, FBI recruits were taught that mainstream American Muslims are likely to be terrorist...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 1:00 PM
This fall, cable's Fox News Channel celebrates its 15th anniversary, having launched on Oct. 7, 1996. FNC is known for such opinion commentators as Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity, but most of the broadcast day is taken up with news reporting.
| Nov 3, 2011
| 12:29 PM
The arrest this week of four Georgia men charged with plotting to attack government officials with explosives and a biotoxin raises the question of just how big of a threat are homegrown terrorists in the United States?
While security experts obviously...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 8:55 AM
I write this column basically every two years.
The only difference is that this time, I had perhaps my silliest RedEye column ever (that’s saying something) slated for the issue where the cover memorialized the twelve peopled killed (not to mention...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:24 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Gore Vidal, the eclectic author who faithfully chronicled the major shifts and upheavals in the United States in books, essays and plays, has died. He was 86.
Vidal died at his Los Angeles home Tuesday evening of complications from...
| Apr 22, 2012
Will the final chapters of the Afghan war be written in Chicago? It's possible. At next month's NATO summit here, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and global leaders will discuss an exit strategy for foreign troops fighting the Taliban, a task no doubt...
| May 27, 2010
| 7:16 PM
The Republicans are stacked up seven-deep, trying to boot the outspoken Democrat Alan Grayson out of office.
But you probably don't have time to vet all the candidates yourself.
So on Wednesday night — when the Magic were continuing their comeback...
| Mar 14, 2010
Last year, when President and Mrs. Obama were selecting art for temporary White House display, I felt a twinge of regret that they were limited to work by American artists. At least two pictures by 51-year-old Belgian painter Luc Tuymans would offer a lot...
| Oct 4, 2009
The Clinton Tapes
With the President
Simon & Schuster: 708 pp., $35
Vice President Al Gore had just lost the 2000 presidential election to George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton was hopping mad. During the frenetic last...