Topic: New York City Subway
Faisal Shahzad, the would-be Times Square bomber, was sentenced today as French police arrested alleged militants. Policing and intelligence-sharing has improved dramatically since 9/11.
10/05/2010 07:01 pm
A new report says Al Qaeda and its allies still have the capacity to kill many Americans, and that the threat today is more complex and more diverse than at any time since the attacks of 9/11.
09/11/2010 10:12 am
Has post-9/11 fear created a not-so-brave new world of bullies and fools?
08/17/2010 07:05 am
From household robots to bionic hands to CNN holograms, the world is looking more and more like that galaxy far, far away.
08/10/2010 08:00 pm
An Uzbek, a Uighur, and a Kurdish Iraqi were arrested Thursday in a Norway bomb plot described as linked to Al Qaeda – and to planners of foiled attacks in New York and in the UK.
07/08/2010 06:57 pm
Recent arrests of Muslim men in terrorism plots lead some adherents to ask if they need to approach risks of homegrown jihadists with more urgency.
07/07/2010 02:34 pm
Huma Mian has been identified as an American citizen who graduated from Colorado University and is the wife of Faisal Shahzad. She is now in Pakistan, where authorities have detained her father.
05/05/2010 02:53 pm
Like the Christmas Day 'underwear bomber,' the Times Square bomber apparently bungled the job. The 9/11 attacks might have led to a false sense of terrorists' competence.
05/04/2010 07:27 pm
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.
04/23/2010 08:10 pm
Transit systems across Europe and the US increased security Monday following the Moscow subway bombing that killed nearly 40. But experts say long-term measures are what's needed.
03/29/2010 04:12 pm
Global News Blog Moscow subway bombings: a brief global history of terrorist attacks on subways, trains
The Moscow subway bombings that killed at least 37 people Monday follows attacks on London, Madrid, Tokyo, and a recently foiled plot to detonate bombs on the New York City subway.
03/29/2010 02:17 pm
A fight aboard a city bus in Oakland, Calif., is the latest fracas on public transit to be captured on video and disseminated on YouTube. Such images, rightly or wrongly, may heighten concern about the safety of public transportation in the US.
02/17/2010 08:07 pm
New York's federal courts have seen many major terrorist trials since the early 1990s, several involving Al Qaeda-linked operatives.
11/20/2009 12:00 am
The USS New York, a Navy warship named to commemorate the 9/11 attacks, is on its way to be formally commissioned in New York this November. But many New Yorkers have never heard of it.
10/14/2009 01:00 am
Remake of 1974 thriller set in New York's subway bristles with high-tech gimcrackery as John Travolta and Denzel Washington play tense head games.
06/12/2009 01:00 am
Dow's 100-point slide Friday stemmed in part from fears that banks would be nationalized.
02/20/2009 12:00 am
Growing up in the city, I had grown accustomed to dirt found only in bags
07/18/2008 01:00 am
New website seeks to inspire kindness by promoting past good deeds.
07/17/2008 01:00 am
For kids: Did you know that 'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' was written 100 years ago aboard a train?
07/15/2008 01:00 am