Terror

Container Ships

Nuclear Risk In Cargo At Nation’s Ports Could Be Reduced By Gamma Ray Scanning

16,000 nuclear weapons exist in the world, and with millions of shipping containers passing through America’s ports, the demand for better screening of shipments has never been higher. New research into nuclear materials detection could help.

04/24/2015

US President Barack Obama speaks at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 9, 2015. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Removes Cuba From State Sponsor Of Terror List

President Barack Obama will remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced Tuesday, a key step in his bid to normalize relations between the two countries.

04/14/2015

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Ohio Man Arrested For Plot To Attack US Capitol With Bombs, Gun

U.S. officials have arrested an Ohio man in connection with a plan to attack the Capitol building in Washington, D.C, CBS News confirms.

01/14/2015

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Seth Rogen Walks Red Carpet At Castro Theater’s Premiere Of ‘The Interview’ That Angered North Korea

Seth Rogen walked the red carpet at the Castro Theater Tuesday night for the premiere of a movie that has stirred tempers in North Korea.

11/18/2014

Lt. Gen. William C. Mayville Jr. speaks about the bombing campaign in Syria, September 23, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Khorasan Emerges As Newest Terror Group; Al Qaeda Affiliate Deemed ‘Imminent Threat’ To U.S.

News of airstrikes by the U.S. and five Arab countries on Islamic State targets inside Syria also included word of a separate action by the U.S. against a group whose name has not been dominating headlines as has ISIS – the jihadist group known as Khorasan.

09/23/2014

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Tweets From Account Affiliated With ISIS Terror Group Call For Assassination Of Twitter Employees

A Twitter account associated with the terror group ISIS has been shut down by the social network after tweets were posted calling for the assassination of Twitter employees, seemingly in response to Twitter clamping down on accounts associated with the jihadist group.

09/08/2014

Southland Mall in Hayward.

Law Enforcement Agencies Practice Terrorism, Mall Shooting Drills Inside Hayward Shopping Center

People in Hayward may see police running around into the night at Southland Mall as the FBI held a drill.

05/08/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bomb Hoax Suspect Arrested After Scare At United Nations Plaza In San Francisco

A suspect was arrested Wednesday in connection with a bomb hoax at a college near San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza that prompted the evacuation of the school and shut down part of Market Street, police said Thursday.

05/08/2014

A picture of the AirTrain at San Francisco International Airport was featured in an issue of "Inspire," a magazine published by Al Qaeda. (CBS)

San Francisco International Airport Photo In al-Qaida Magazine Raises Terrorism Concerns

A picture of San Francisco International Airport has been prominently placed in a propaganda magazine published by Al Qaeda. Meanwhile, the FBI insists there is no specific threat to the Bay Area.

04/10/2014

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NorCal College Student Indicted On Terrorism Support Charge; Allegedly Tried To Join al-Qaida

A federal grand jury in Sacramento has indicted a Central Valley college student on a single charge of attempting to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization.

03/26/2014

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