The Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act, a piece of legislation Durbin originally introduced in 2017, would require federal agencies to issue an annual report on domestic terrorism and codify an interagency domestic terrorism task force, according to the draft legislation, details…
By Ali Rogin
Demetrius Pitts, 48, had repeatedly expressed his support for al-Qaida for more than a year and talked about setting off bombs at a July 4 parade and later in his hometown of Philadelphia, according to federal authorities on Monday.
By John Seewer, Associated Press
In his conversations about the planned attack on a local bank with an undercover FBI agent, the man said he followed the ideology of the Three Percenters, one of the nation's largest armed right-wing groups that pledges resistance against the…
By Joshua Barajas
Despite the nation’s focus on Islamic terrorism since 9/11, homegrown, right-wing extremists have also killed dozens of Americans. Peter Bergen, the director of the National Security Studies program for New America, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the toll of homegrown…
By PBS NewsHour
By Catherine Caruso, STAT
According to the Metropolitan Police in London, there were 261 acid attacks in 2015 and 454 in 2016, and the number is on pace to be even higher in 2017.
By Elizabeth Flock
Barak Goodman, director of "Oklahoma City," offers recommendations on what to read and watch to better understand fringe movements on the left and the right.
By Michael D. Regan
Three Kansas men face federal charges after authorities said Friday they uncovered a plot to bomb an apartment complex housing Somali refugees.
By PBS NewsHour
With horror stories of extremist violence dominating headlines around the globe, it’s easy to get worked up over the threat, however improbable, of domestic terrorism. National security analyst and mom Juliette Kayyem says there’s no such thing as perfect safety,…
In our news wrap Thursday, a gunman attacked two military sites in Chattanooga, Tennessee, within minutes. Four U.S. Marines were killed, and the gunman was killed by police. The U.S. attorney for Eastern Tennessee said they are treating the attacks…
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.