Apr 30, 2014 3:42pm

State: 17,800-Plus People Killed Globally in Terrorist Attacks in 2013

Nearly 18,000 people lost their lives in 2013 as a result of terrorist attacks, the first jump in fatalities after a steady decline over the past five years, much due to a sharp uptick in violence in Iraq, according to statistics released today by the… Read More »

Apr 29, 2014 12:25pm

US Offers $5M for Info on Alleged Chinese Weapons Supplier

The U.S. government has put up a $5 million reward for information leading to the capture of a Chinese man it accuses of having been a principle weapons supplier to Iran’s missile program and a multi-million dollar money launderer. Li Fangwei, also known as Karl… Read More »

By ABC News

Apr 28, 2014 6:11pm

Paul Fronczak: Stolen Baby Mystery Unsolved After 50 Years

By ANGELA M. HILL On the 50th anniversary of an unsolved mystery that continues to draw attention and leads from around the world, Paul Fronczak is still hoping to uncover his true identity and find the baby that was stolen a half century ago from… Read More »

Apr 23, 2014 3:54pm

Yemen to Pay Families of Civilians Killed in Airstrikes

The Yemeni government plans to make a cash payment to the families of the three civilians killed in a string of airstrikes over the weekend, a spokesperson for the Yemeni Embassy in Washington, D.C. said today. Dozens of alleged militants with the al Qaeda affiliate… Read More »

Apr 18, 2014 4:25pm

After Secret Conviction, Marine Vet Sends Letter From Iranian Prison

A former U.S. Marine accused by Iran of being a CIA spy pleaded his case to the Iranian leadership in a letter written from detention, a few days after he was sentenced in a secret court to 10 years in prison. Arizona-born Amir Hekmati, who… Read More »

By ABC News

Apr 16, 2014 11:51am

Accused Boston Bomber Can See Autopsy Photos of Victims

By MICHELE McPHEE A federal judge in Boston ruled today that accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be allowed to view the autopsy photos of his alleged victims, a move that the prosecution had argued would “re-victimize” the families of the dead. Tsarnaev was… Read More »

Apr 16, 2014 8:53am

Al Qaeda Affiliate Leader Praised in ‘Atypical’ Terror Gathering

The leader of al Qaeda’s most dangerous affiliate is the star of a propaganda video showing an unusually large gathering of apparent militants. Nasir al-Wahishi, believed to be the leader of al Qaeda’s Yemen affiliate al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), appears in good… Read More »

Apr 14, 2014 4:32pm

Top US Spy: Intel Cooperation With Pakistan ‘On the Upswing’

The strained spy relationship between Pakistan and the U.S. is “of late… on the upswing,” according to America’s top intelligence official. “I have to be careful what I say here,” Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told students at the University of Georgia today. “First… Read More »

Apr 10, 2014 12:39pm

Boston Marathon Bombing: Homeland Security’s ‘Lessons Learned’

The Department of Homeland Security today revealed what it has learned in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, just a week shy of the deadly attack’s first anniversary. In a 19-page report, written in response to a “hot wash” review ordered by then-DHS Secretary… Read More »

Apr 7, 2014 7:39pm

Navy’s Future on Video: Fly Choppers With Tablets, Blast Enemies With Rail Guns

Think of it as reality catching up with science fiction as Navy researchers have unveiled three technological advancements that could not only change the battlefield of tomorrow but also have impacts in the civilian world. First off, Navy researchers have combined the smart pad technology… Read More »