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By Erica Werner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- Driven by the Paris terror attacks, the House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to tighten controls on travel to the U.S. and require visas for anyone who's been in Iraq or Syria in the previous five years.
By PBS NewsHour
Officials are describing their case on the shooting rampage by Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez on members of the U.S. military as a terror investigation. Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Michael Leiter, former director of the National Counterterrorism Center, about what we know…
By Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
Barring a last-minute deal in Congress, three post-Sept. 11 surveillance laws used against spies and terrorists are set to expire as Sunday turns into Monday…
By Ken Dilanian, Emily Swanson, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Nearly three-quarters of Americans say it’s acceptable for the U.S. to use an unmanned aerial drone to kill an American citizen abroad if that person has joined a terror organization, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
The National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before leaker Edward Snowden revealed the practice, current and former intelligence officials say, because some officials believed the costs outweighed the…
By Julie Pace, Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Once hailed by President Barack Obama as a model for fighting extremism, the U.S. counterterrorism strategy in Yemen has all but collapsed as the country descends into chaos, according to U.S. and Yemeni officials.
By Associated Press
President Barack Obama says the political vacuum in Yemen hasn't affected U.S. counterterrorism operations inside the Middle Eastern country.
By Larisa Epatko
The Islamic State militants have murdered, raped and choked off whole communities to the brink of starvation. So why don’t the inhabitants of the areas they control in Iraq and Syria rise up against them?…
President Obama will address the nation at 9 p.m. EDT Wednesday to outline the U.S. response to Islamic State militants who have taken over parts of Syria and Iraq.
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Islamic State group doesn’t pose an immediate threat of an attack in the United States, senior U.S. officials testified Wednesday, but warned that the danger from the militants is spreading beyond the Middle East to Europe and…
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