Idea of transferring Guantánamo detainees to a prison in Illinois has backing of state's top Democrats, but Republican congressmen balk.
Two Chicago men are being charged over a plot to attack a Danish newspaper that published a controversial cartoon of the prophet Muhammed in 2005.
At least 21 plots to launch attacks on American soil have been thwarted. Here's a chronology.
A charming, humorous spin on the classic immigrant story, as a Palestinian mother negotiates small-town America with her teenage son.
Under threat of lengthy jail time, his former chief of staff agreed on Wednesday to be a prosecution witness.
The city is auctioning private assets to the highest bidder. But private ownership of parking meters stirs a backlash.
The Justice Department says a victory by the convicted terrorist would harm national security.