While they are taking seriously Al Shabab's video threatening attacks on malls in the US, Canada, and Britain, officials say the group does not have capacity to follow through, and that its threats add little on top of the danger posed by 'lone wolves.'
After the Snowden leaks, many wannabe Republican senators made NSA reform a campaign platform. Now that they're in the Senate, privacy advocates hope they'll stay true to their commitment for curbing surveillance and add momentum to a reform bill.
The Turkish military crossed into war-torn Syria to secure a 13th century tomb. Why was this site so important to the Turks?
The director of Birdman hid a piece of Mexico City in New York's Times Square during the filming.
Strawberries are among the produce items that Israel no longer imports from Gaza, to the dismay of growers keen to revive a once vibrant trade.
The families of three London girls believed to be traveling to join the Islamic State have issued desperate pleas for their children to return. The flight of the missing teens, who left for Turkey Tuesday, have heightened concerns about young Europeans leaving to join radical causes.
Nigerian forces report that they have recaptured Baga, the site of one of Boko Haram's deadliest attacks. Is Boko Haram on the run or getting ready to strike back?
Dubai Torch tower fire: Witnesses said that the quick actions of the city’s civil defense and police departments led to a safe, orderly evacuation of residents.
The right-wing complaint that Obama isn't emphasizing the 'Islamic' part of the 'Islamic State' enough isn't only misguided, it's dangerous.
Israel’s security cabinet this week approved a sweeping new cyberdefense authority, aimed at curbing attacks that cost the country an estimated $2 billion per year.
In New York and across the country, adults are forming spontaneous groups to make sure students see the movie 'Selma,' which chronicles the civil rights protests that led to the Voting Rights Act of 1965.