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The scene of a shooting and oil spill at a San Jose PG&E substation on April 16, 2013. (CBS)

Ex-Federal Official Says San Jose PG&E Substation Attack Was Terrorism

The former head of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission believes the attack on a PG&E substation in South San Jose last spring was not an act of vandalism, but instead a terrorist attack.

02/05/2014

In a picture posted on Twitter, UC Berkeley graduate Elaine Dang is seen recovering from a terrorist attack at a mall in Nairobi, Kenya on September 22, 2013. (Twitter / CBS)

UC Berkeley Grad Recovers From Terrorist Attack In Kenya

A University of California at Berkeley graduate was one of about 175 people injured in a deadly terrorist attack at a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya over the weekend.

09/24/2013

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New Poll Out On 9/11 Anniversary Finds Fewer Americans Fear Terror Attacks

Fewer Americans fear their families could become victims of a terror attack, according to a new poll.

09/11/2013

Surveillance Camera (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Public Doubts Rise About Surveillance, Privacy On 12th Anniversary Of 9/11

A majority of Americans believe the U.S. government is doing a poor job of protecting privacy rights, according to a new poll…

09/10/2013

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Bay Area Travelers Going Abroad Warned About Terrorist Threat

Travelers and U.S. citizens living abroad were warned Friday that terrorist attacks are being planned this month against U.S. and Western targets, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa.

08/02/2013

Multiple People Injured After Explosions Near Finish Line at Boston Marathon

San Francisco, Other U.S. Cities Seek Street Surveillance In Wake Of Boston Bombing

Police and politicians across the United States are pointing to the use of video surveillance that helped identify the Boston Marathon bombing suspects as a reason to get more electronic eyes on their streets.

05/02/2013

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Boston Bomb Victims Commemorated At London Marathon

On a glorious spring day in the British capital, thousands of runners offered tributes to those killed and injured in Boston last Monday.

04/21/2013

A woman is loaded into an ambulance after he was injured by one of two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon near Copley Square on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Boston Marathon Bombs Believed To Be Pressure Cookers Filled With Shrapnel

Federal agents zeroed in Tuesday on how the Boston Marathon bombing was carried out – with kitchen pressure cookers packed with explosives, nails and other lethal shrapnel – but said they still didn’t know who did it and why.

04/16/2013

A Bank Of America building in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Bank Bomb Plot Suspect May Get Mental Health Evaluation

A Bay Area man arrested in an FBI terrorism sting after he allegedly tried to blow up an Oakland bank with an inoperative bomb may need a mental health evaluation, his defense lawyer said Thursday.

02/14/2013

A Bank Of America building in Oakland. (CBS)

FBI Thwarts San Jose Man’s Alleged Terror Plot To Blow Up Oakland Bank

A San Jose man who purportedly wanted to spark a civil war in the U.S. was arrested by federal agents Friday after he allegedly attempted to detonate a car bomb at a bank in Oakland, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.

02/08/2013

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