Terrorism

Usaama Rahim was fatally shot by police near Boston on June 2, 2015. (CBS)

Oakland Imam Seeks Answers After Brother Investigated For Threats Was Killed By Boston-Area Police

On Tuesday, Usaama Rahim was fatally shot by authorities near Boston. Sources told CBS News that officials has been tracking Rahim for the past 2-3 weeks.

06/02/2015

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Travelers Can Find Out If, Why They Are On No-Fly List

The Obama administration said it will start telling some travelers if and why they are on a list of tens of thousands of people banned from flying to, from or within the United States.

04/14/2015

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) speaks to reporters after finishing a speechabout th CIA on the Senate floor, on March 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. Sen. Dianne Feinstein Feinstein (D-CA) who is Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee has accused the CIA of secretly removing documents from computers used by the Senate Intelligence. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sen. Feinstein Wants DIY Bomb-Making Guide ‘Anarchist’s Cookbook’ Off The Internet

Do-it-yourself manuals for making explosives are caught in the latest salvo between First Amendment rights and the war on terrorism.

04/03/2015

A sign outside of a Google office in Mountain View, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

French Minister Visits Twitter, Google, Facebook; Asks For Help Removing Terrorist Propaganda

The French interior minister said he asked Google, Facebook and Twitter to work directly with French officials during investigations and to immediately remove terrorist propaganda when authorities alert them to it.

02/21/2015

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Recent Bomb Threats To Airlines Via Twitter Prompts Federal Investigation

If you saw a Twitter conversation-turned-threat between your airline and a user with ISIS referenced in their name hours before your flight, would you reconsider your travel plans?

01/26/2015

A member of the Ku Klux Klan salutes during American Nazi Party rally at Valley Forge National Park September 25, 2004 in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Did Duke University Cave On Religious Inclusion Over Political Pressure Or Security Threat?

Before it unraveled, a plan to use Duke University’s chapel tower in a call to prayer for the school’s Muslim community was meant to promote religious unity, but things changed course after mounting criticism and the threats against security.

01/16/2015

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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

A collection of cartoons from Charlie Hebdo published in 2006 (Jack Guez/AFP VIA Getty Images)

Commentary: Where Do We Draw Line On Free Speech After Paris Massacre?

The Paris massacre forces us all to confront an uncomfortable truth: Western society has a serious conflict when it comes to matters of free expression.

01/08/2015

A crowd lit candles and placed flowers in front of the French Consulate in San Francisco on January 7, 2015. The crowd gathered in response to the massacre of 12 people at the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris. (Jules Bernstein / Bay City News Service)

Hundreds Gather At French Consulate In San Francisco To Remember Victims Of Charlie Hebdo Attack

Hundreds gathered at the French Consulate in San Francisco Wednesday evening in honor of the 12 people murdered Wednesday in a terrorist attack at the offices of French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo.

01/07/2015

Men hold placards stating "We are all Charlie" and " I am Charlie" during a gathering at the Place de la Republique (Republic square) in support of the victims after the terrorist attack earlier today on January 7, 2015 in Paris, France. Twelve people were killed including two police officers as two gunmen opened fire at the offices of the French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo. (Photo by Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images)

Cartoonists Worldwide Draw In Response After Colleagues Assassinated In France Terror Attack

As news spread of the murders of 12 people at the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday morning, prominent cartoonists around the world expressed their grief with powerful drawings.

01/07/2015

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