In our news wrap Tuesday, a U.S.-led military strike in Somalia killed at least 60 members of al-Shabab, a militant organization seeking to establish an extremist Islamic state in the country. Also, in Afghanistan, officials say dozens of police officers…
The Islamic State is targeting Western recruits with videos suggesting they, too, can be heroes like Bruce Willis' character in "Die Hard."…
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
After a deadly truck attack killed eight in Manhattan on Tuesday, multiple news networks have identified the driver as Sayfullo Saipov of Tampa, Florida. John Yang speaks with Lorenzo Vidino of George Washington University about how the latest incident may…
By PBS NewsHour
The internet and interconnectedness of the world has aided the spread of extremist ideologies like white supremacy. But researchers are seeking ways to turn social media into a megaphone for facts and alternative narratives as a way to turn people…
By Travis Daub
By PBS NewsHour
Hari Sreenivasan takes a deep look at the nation’s divide following Saturday’s deadly incident during a white nationalist rally held in Charlottesville, Virginia, as well as what the Trump administration needs to do with Vanita Gupta of the Leadership Conference…
By Deb Riechmann and Eric Tucker, Associated Press
An Associated Press series is examining issues at stake in the presidential election and how they affect people. This one focuses on homegrown extremism.
By P. J. Tobia
Federal prosecutors once regarded Jesse Curtis Morton as a threat to national security. Now, he is a terrorism analyst at a George Washington University-based think tank.
Relatives of fighters who joined the Islamic State militants and other groups came together at an anti-radicalization conference in Paris with hopes of reaching a turning point in the fight against extremism. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
Bono brought his star power to Capitol Hill Tuesday as he called on members of Congress to take swift action on the refugee crisis and violent extremism.
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