| May 5, 2011
| 8:21 PM
The crime scene is thousands of miles away, but the details of the plot will soon unfold in a courtroom here when a Chicago businessman stands trial on charges he aided in the bloody terrorist attack in Mumbai, India.
Tahawwur Hussain Rana, who is...
| May 6, 2011
| 7:55 AM
Al Qaeda wanted to bomb passenger trains and the subway system on the 10th anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks.
That's what information from computer files seized from Osama bin Laden reveals. It's led to a security alert for public...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 10:35 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- The nine militants who targeted a Kabul hotel in a brazen attack killed nine other people, officials said Wednesday.
All the militants, who were prepared to be suicide bombers, died as well, officials said. Six detonated their...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 10:26 AM
A federal judge today ordered the release of more than two dozen sealed documents following the conviction last month of a Chicago businessman on charges he aided in a plot to storm a Danish newspaper that had printed cartoons that angered many in the...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 4:10 PM
I would like to congratulate the young man who traveled to India on a mission to evangelize and on his passion for his faith. I wish him all the best wherever his faith takes him.
After reading the article in the Daily American on Aug. 14, I...
| May 15, 2011
When National Book Award-winning novelist William T. Vollmann went to Japan this spring to report on the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant from inside the contamination zone, he did what any journalist would do. He bought a dosimeter to chart the...
| May 14, 2011
| 6:35 PM
The imam of a Florida mosque and his two sons, one also a Muslim spiritual leader, were arrested on Saturday on charges of financing and supporting the Pakistani Taliban, U.S. officials said.
The three Pakistan-born U.S. citizens were among six charged...
| May 24, 2011
| 7:19 PM
After spending two years scouting out targets for Pakistani terrorists who unleashed the deadly Mumbai attacks in November 2008, David Coleman Headley watched the carnage unfold from about 1,000 miles away on his television in Lahore.
| Jun 5, 2011
| 12:02 AM
A U.S. drone strike killed a senior al Qaeda figure in northwest Pakistan after a tipoff from local intelligence, Pakistani intelligence officials said on Saturday.
But a U.S. National Security official in Washington said he could not confirm the...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 6:52 PM
The defense for Chicago businessman Tahawwur Rana, accused of aiding his longtime friend in the preparation for the deadly 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack, rested its case on Monday after putting two witnesses on the stand.
Rana did not take the stand,...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 2:23 PM
Tahawwur Rana was the victim of a cunning con man who used him to ease his travel abroad as he worked with terrorists on planning the deadly 2008 attack in Mumbai.
"Nothing is simple when it comes to David Headley," Rana's attorney, Patrick Blegen,...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 2:48 PM
The federal jury in the trial ofTahawwur Rana, a Chicago businessman accused of helping his childhood friend scout for a Pakistani terrorist group that carried out the deadly 2008 assault in Mumbai, has completed its first day of deliberations without...