Airport security measures change in response to every plot, and the Christmas Day terrorist attack is no different. But use of screening technologies hasn't kept up with new terrorist methods.
Congress is gearing up to look into why the security changes made after 9/11 didn't prevent the failed Christmas Day terrorist attack on an airline landing in Detroit.
Federal agents arrested almost 300 people in California Thursday, as part of a new focus on targeting illegal immigrants with criminal records. Most of those arrested had been convicted of serious or violent crimes, officials said.
The FBI had limited time to investigate alleged Ft. Hood shooter Maj. Hasan’s purchase of guns used in the deadly attack. Critics say pro-gun lawmakers have blocked efforts to connect gun purchases with potential terrorists.
Kentucky police said Tuesday that Bill Sparkman, the census worker found hanged with "FED" written on his chest, was trying to make his suicide look like a murder for insurance purposes.
Census worker Bill Sparkman's death in September set off a rush of speculation and commentary about right-wing extremism. On Tuesday, police ruled the death a suicide.
Rudy Giuliani, former New York mayor and a Republican, is said to be weighing a Senate bid. Will his mayoral credentials help or hurt him?
Prosecutors could throw Fort Hood shooter, Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, a lifeline in exchange for intelligence if any links to terrorist groups are confirmed.
Investigators said Monday that they had been tracking Nidal Malik Hasan's correspondence with someone abroad since last year. Reports suggest that person is radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki. But its unclear whether investigators told the Army.