Briton Paul Chambers says he was only venting when he wrote on Twitter that he might blow an airport "sky-high." He's the first person arrested in Britain for a tweet, and he's banned for life from his local airport.
01/22/2010 09:22 am
The Nigerian who allegedly tried to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner reportedly trained in Yemen with Al Qaeda, but the regional offshoot of Al Qaeda appears to have no ties with rebels and secessionists challenging Yemen’s central government.
01/20/2010 03:04 pm
In President Obama’s discussion of the thwarted attack on Flight 253, ‘systemic’ makes headlines.
01/19/2010 05:57 pm
Miep Gies, the office secretary who defied Nazi occupiers to hide Anne Frank and her family for two years, and who saved the teenager’s diary, died Tuesday. After the Anne Frank's diary was published, Gies tirelessly promoted tolerance.
01/12/2010 11:06 am
The Christmas Day airliner bombing attempt consumed his attention for two weeks. On Friday, Obama moved to address the economy, announcing $2.3 billion in tax credits to help create clean-energy jobs.
01/08/2010 05:18 pm
At a hearing in Detroit, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab pleaded not guilty to charges that he tried to blow up a plane on Christmas Day. US authorities will undoubtedly want to examine every step of his journey before proceeding with a trial.
01/08/2010 04:23 pm
Obama on Thursday took responsibility for the intelligence failures that led to the Christmas Day bombing attempt, saying 'the buck stops with me.' He promised reforms to help 'connect the dots.'
01/07/2010 06:17 pm
The Christmas Day attack suspect was on a terrorist watchlist but still managed to board a US-bound flight. The reason lies in the three-tier system of US watchlists.
01/07/2010 02:02 pm
Belgium, Spain are skeptical that there's a need for more full-body airport scanning machines. France and Germany are uncommitted as European Union members meet today to discuss airport security measures.
01/07/2010 08:50 am
The six-count grand jury indictment against Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the alleged bomber in the failed Christmas Day terror attempt, carries the possibility of life in prison.
01/06/2010 05:55 pm