Or are digital vigilantes just hindering government efforts to pursue and disrupt the militant group?
In the US, crimes motivated by race, religion, gender, and sexual orientation fell slightly in 2014, a new FBI report has found.
Anonymous intensified its months-long fight against the Islamic State group, one of the most political cyber wars yet from a group better known for antagonizing governments than aiding them.
Although Islamic terrorism dominates media attention, homegrown extremism, especially by white supremacists, has undergone a revival during the Obama years.
Jordanian officials haven't commented on the likely motives of the gunman who turned on his trainers at a police facility on Monday. Six people died in the attack, including the Jordanian attacker.
Federal prosecutors say four suspects, including two former Ohio State University students, collaborated to send money and other support to former Al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki.
Protesters took to the streets of Dhaka, accusing the government of an insufficient response to the murders of secular writers and publishers.
Aamer will join his family in Britain as a free man after being held at the notorious detention center for 14 years while never being charged with a crime.
What the calculations are behind the nuclear pact and where it could lead.
The White House has revised existing plans to withdraw the majority of troops from Afghanistan by the end of the Obama administration.