Odette Yousef appears in the following:
Monday, November 28, 2022
One individual may be responsible for hundreds of false reports of active shooters across the U.S. The hoaxes have raised awareness of "swatting," and how it may be a national security threat.
Monday, November 21, 2022
Two decades after Congress authorized the creation of the Department of Homeland Security, there's growing concern about whether DHS is doing enough to combat domestic violent extremism.
Wednesday, November 02, 2022
Researchers say the days following the election may pose a greater risk of violence than Election Day itself, particularly in locations where vote counting drags on.
Tuesday, November 01, 2022
An attack on the Speaker of the House's husband. Conspiracy-influenced poll watchers wearing tactical gear and staking out ballot drop boxes. Many experts are worried about the potential for violence.
Saturday, October 29, 2022
Law enforcement officials are warning of potential attacks against election officials, political candidates, religious minorities and others.
Friday, October 28, 2022
A new U.S. government report shows that domestic terrorism investigations and arrests reached new heights in 2021, but it shows a complicated landscape when it comes to threats against the country.
Monday, October 24, 2022
As schools across the U.S. are targeted by false calls about active shooters, NPR has found evidence that a similar scheme took place in the spring.
Saturday, October 08, 2022
There's been a surge in hoax calls about active shooters at schools across the country during the last three weeks. Many of them fit a strange, new pattern.
Friday, October 07, 2022
In September, schools across the country started getting hoax calls that active shooters were on their campuses. But nearly one month in, there are more questions than ever.
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Trials began this week in Idaho for 31 members of a far-right group accused of conspiring to riot at an LGBTQ event. But calls are growing for federal involvement to bring greater accountability.
Monday, September 26, 2022
Jury trials are beginning for some members of a white nationalist group accused of conspiring to riot at a June LGBTQ event. But some experts say these local prosecutions yield little accountability.
Thursday, September 15, 2022
The White House is spotlighting the rise in hate-fueled violence at Thursday's United We Stand summit. It aims to kickstart efforts to help communities prevent, respond to and recover from attacks.
Thursday, September 15, 2022
Many say rising political division and ideological violence threaten democracy but there are risks with Biden addressing it directly. President Biden and Vice President Harris will give remarks.
Monday, September 12, 2022
A recent campaign succeeded in diminishing the reach of a website that is notorious for harassing autistic and transgender people, and which has been linked to at least three suicides.
Friday, September 02, 2022
President Biden's speech honed in on "MAGA Republicans" as an extremist force in politics. But his remarks also left out much of the context that has led to popular support for political violence.
Thursday, August 18, 2022
Experts say the U.S. approach to countering violent extremism has worked well against foreign terrorists. They question whether it will work as well to identify credible domestic threats.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
A recent attempted attack on an FBI office has raised concern about violent far-right rhetoric, but assessing the exact nature of the threat presents new challenges.
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Steve Bannon's conviction for defying a subpoena from the Jan. 6 House panel could result in fines or jail time. That's raised a question of whether the ex-Trump adviser would podcast from prison.
Wednesday, July 06, 2022
The Highland Park shooting suspect doesn't seem to be associated with a ideological or political bent. But extremism researchers say these kinds of acts may actually be part of a troubling new trend.
Tuesday, July 05, 2022
The Highland Park shooting suspect doesn't seem to be associated with a ideological or political bent. Extremism researchers say these kinds of acts may actually be part of a troubling new trend.