Pakistani officials have detained members of Faisal Shahzad's family In the wake of what they say was Shahzad's failed attempt to detonate a Times Square car bomb. Intelligence officials in Pakistan say the suspect recently spent about four months in Peshawar, a city on the Afghanistan border close to militant training camps.
That is the next question investigators will be asking now that Faisal Shahzad has been charged in the Times Square bomber plot. Reports suggest arrests in Pakistan have already been made.
Singer Linda Ronstadt has joined a group filing a suit against the Arizona law on immigration. She is one of several entertainers who have voiced their opposition to the new state law.
US Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that he is weighing a challenge of the new Arizona immigration law. The law professor who helped write the bill defends it.
Zarein Ahmedzay, a Queens taxi driver, admitted his role during a hearing in federal court. Najibullah Zazi of Denver earlier pleaded guilty to participating in the alleged plot against the New York subway system. A third defendant, Adis Medunjanin, will stand trial.
The tax day 'tea party' in Washington felt like a party indeed, with protesters almost joyful on a summery day where they accused administration officials of treason and rallied for GOOOH.
US citizen David Headley, who allegedly scouted locations and provided advance support for the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack, agreed to plead guilty for his role in exchange for avoiding the death penalty.
Al Qaeda, once limited to areas surrounding Afghanistan, may be using the Internet to recruit and radicalize, FBI Director Robert Mueller testified Wednesday before a House Appropriations subcommittee.
General Stanley McChrystal said Wednesday that given the opportunity, the US would like to capture Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden alive, appearing to contradict comments made Tuesday by Attorney General Eric Holder.
Attorney General Eric Holder said the possibility of capturing Osama bin Laden alive is 'infinitesimal.' He spoke in response to sharp questioning Tuesday by House Republicans about prospective risks of some day putting the Al Qaeda leader on trial in a US civilian court.