IS says it has taken Tora Bora, bin Laden's Afghan hideout
The Islamic State group says it has captured Tora Bora, a mountain hideout in Afghanistan once used by Osama bin Laden, but the Taliban have dismissed the claim, saying they are still in control of the cave complex
Massive mudslide pours into Tajikistan valley
A massive landslide rolled through a valley in Tajikistan near the border to Kyrgyzstan today, partly blocking a road to the neighboring country.
Chelsea Handler: 'This Is Me Happy. OK, Everybody, Suck It Up'
Handler appears on "Popcorn With Peter Travers" to talk about the making of her new talk show and how she says it will be different from anything she has done before.
6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Afghanistan
A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck Afghanistan today near the boarders of Tajikistan and Pakistan, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake’s epicenter was 176 miles from Kabul. The shaking was felt in Islamabad, Pakistan and New Delhi, India. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was 203.5 km
Iraq War Vet Who Got Free Wedding Allegedly Lied About Combat Injuries
Wedding venue owner Tara Nealy says she feels “completely violated” after learning William Colvard allegedly lied about getting injured by a roadside bomb in 2008.
China Paid Tourists $80 to Travel to Plagued Province
How much would someone have to pay you to visit an area under siege? Chinese officials recently offered 500 yuan -- or approximately $80 -- to anyone who traveled to its beleaguered Xinjiang province, the site of recent terrorist attacks by Uighar activists. Bordering Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan,
Who is Prince Karim Al Husseini Aga Khan?
He is one of the world’s richest men with an estimated net worth of $800 million as well as a revered religious figure. Recognized worldwide for his charity work, Prince Karim Al Husseini Aga Khan is believed to be a direct descendant of Islam’s revered Prophet Mohammed. Who is he and what’s his
The Secret Battles Between U.S. Forces and Chechen Terrorists
Militants Fighting For Taliban and Al Qaeda Shared Kinship With Extremists Who Threaten Sochi Olympics
Read an Excerpt of Ali Soufan's Book 'The Black Banners'
Excerpted from The Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against al-Qaeda by Ali H. Soufan with Daniel Freedman. Copyright © 2011 by Ali H. Soufan. With permission of the publisher, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. Prologue So it is said that...