Dubbed the "American Taliban," Lindh was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to supporting militants who harbored al-Qaeda as it planned the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. But in a surprise move, Lindh will be released from federal prison on Thursday, three years early.
On Tuesday, the CIA will hold its annual ceremony to recognize the fallen, unveiling new stars on the increasingly crowded wall. But not everyone agrees that Abdelsayed—one of at least 19 CIA deaths in Afghanistan during the longest war in U.S. history—deserved that honor.
President Trump warned Sunday that threats from Iran against the United States would mark that nation's "official end" – taking a sharply more aggressive tone after a rocket landed inside Baghdad's fortified Green Zone near the U.S. Embassy amid increasing tensions in the region.
Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, a Swedish prosecutor said.
A year after a high school mass shooting near Houston that remains one of the deadliest in U.S. history, Texas lawmakers are on the brink of going home without passing any new gun restrictions, or even tougher firearm storage laws that Gov. Greg Abbott backed after the tragedy.
The Trump administration is sending top national security officials to brief Congress on escalating tensions with Iran, agreeing to multiple meetings intended to head off growing frustration with the president and his senior advisers.
The voter registration database of a small county in the Florida panhandle was breached by Russian government hackers in 2016, according to two U.S. officials.
Halting the most recent Ebola outbreak in the DRC – the tenth to date – is being hampered by ongoing civil unrest in eastern DRC.
On Thursday, an editorial in Saudi Arabia’s Arab News demanded: “[T]here has to be deterrent and punitive action in order for Iran to know that no sinister act will go unpunished; that action, in our opinion, should be a calculated surgical strike.”
A fire at a New Haven mosque on the first day of Ramadan is being investigated by several state and federal agencies, including the FBI and Homeland Security, as possible arson.