Jared Lee Loughner is refusing to tell investigators anything about a motive for the Tucson, Arizona, shooting, but he appears to be a familiar character in American life: a disturbed outsider with a gun.
Gabrielle Giffords tragedy – and that of 19 others killed or wounded during a mass shooting Saturday – puts special demands on President Obama and new House Speaker John Boehner.
Gabrielle Giffords still in critical condition. The motive of the suspect, Jared Lee Loughner, is still a mystery in the shooting of Giffords, a Democrat who supported the health-care bill.
An Arizona shooting critically injured US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) and left an aide, a 9-year-old child, a federal judge, and at least two others dead, law-enforcement officials say.
Janet Napolitano, the Homeland Security secretary, was reportedly the intended recipient of an incendiary package, which followed two such parcels in Maryland. Here’s a look at how the investigation into all three packages is developing.
Iran state media reported Thursday that an American in Iran was detained for having espionage equipment in her mouth. For Americans – be they hikers or businessmen – Iran can be a forbidding destination if the visitors are perceived as potential spies.
The indictment of former CIA agent Jeffrey Sterling says he gave secrets to a reporter after becoming angry about the agency's unwillingness to send him on undercover assignments abroad.
Two packages mailed to Maryland government buildings ignited Thursday, producing smoke and odor and singing the fingers of two workers. Police suspect the two events, coming 15 minutes apart, are connected.
The number of officers killed in the line of duty can fluctuate from year to year. But the group releasing the new police officer figures offers several reasons for the climb this year.
During the busiest travel season of the year, travelers carrying thermoses or beverage cups – which could be used to conceal explosive materials – may be subject to extra scrutiny.