Sunday, January 18, 2015
By Lance Luckey
Monday, January 12, 2015
Friday, June 13, 2014
1. America's Legacy in Iraq Begins to Unravel | 2. Bosnia Heads to the World Cup for the First Time Since Independence | 3. A Teen Dad's Struggle to Become a Better Father
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Just hours after militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria took control of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul—Iraq's second largest city—members of the Al Qaeda offshoot advanced to Tikrit, the birthplace of Saddam Hussein.
Today's Takeaways: The GOP's Bruised Ego, Teacher Tenure on Shaky Ground, and Tips to Be a Real World Cup Fan
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
1. Eric Cantor's Loss Strikes Nerve in GOP Leadership | 2. The Beginning of the End of Teacher Tenure? CA Judge Rules Against Teachers Unions | 3. How to Act Like a Real Soccer Fan for The World Cup | 4. The Takeaway Book Club Discussion Number 1: 'To Rise ...
Today's Takeaways: Snowden's Lawyer Speaks Out, New Immigration Challenges Test System, Tea Party Support Slides
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
1. Wave of Immigration Tests Ill-Equipped System | 2. Chaos, Violence Erupt in Pakistan | 3. Tea Party Support Slides Among Republicans | 4. Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the GOP Face Off Against the Tea Party | 5. America's Police Departments See Influx of War Gear | 6. Snowden's ...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
The trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law continues Thursday in Manhattan federal court.
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith surprised the court Wednesday when he took the stand in his own defense. Prosecutors say he conspired to kill Americans and helped al-Qaida. He admits associating with bin Laden after the September 11 attacks ...
Saturday, April 27, 2013
On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the challenges of questioning and prosecuting Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and the handling of terror suspects since 9/11. They also discuss the complexities that confront Colorado as it tries to regulate its new marijuana industry.
Friday, April 26, 2013
By Joseph Capriglione : WNYC/NJPR
A part from one of the commercial airliners used in the September 11th, 2001 attacks has been discovered in Lower Manhattan, police said.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
In the midst of the upheaval at American embassies and consulates, average citizens might ask: “Why is this happening?” or “How can we stop it?” But for architects like Andre Houston, the more pressing question is “Will the building withstand the worst?”
Thursday, January 26, 2012
More than 200 people are now feared to have been killed in a series of bomb attacks and shooting sprees in northern Nigeria. The attacks are believed to be the work of the Islamist group Boko Haram. According to Human Rights Watch, the group has killed nearly 1,000 people over the past three years. Andrew Harding is a reporter with our partner the BBC. He visited the northern cities of Jos and Kano, which have both suffered heavy losses, and sent this report.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Three years ago this week 10 gunmen lay siege to the city of Mumbai. They arrived by boat from Karachi, Pakistan and for for three days, they launched a series of attacks on two 5-star hotels, a train station and a small Jewish hostel. A total of 166 people were killed, and more than 300 were injured. The mastermind behind the attacks, called India's 9/11, was an American citizen named David Headley, who spent more than two years mapping out targets and creating a plan for the attacks.
Monday, November 21, 2011
In a late night press conference Sunday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced New York City police arrested Jose Pimentel, a 27-year-old American citizen, for criminal possession of a weapon as a crime of terrorism, conspiracy and soliciting support for an act of terrorism. Motivated in part by continued U.S. presence in Afghanistan and Iraq as well as the death of Yemeni cleric Anwar Awlaki, police arrested Pimentel as he was allegedly building a bomb. Government workers, returning military personnel, and elected officials were among the targets of his intended attacks, according to authorities.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Since suffering a gunshot wound to the head in January of last year, Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, have largely shunned the spotlight. But now the couple is opening up about her recovery process in the new book "Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope" and an interview with Diana Sawyer on ABC's "20/20."