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 Deb Riechmann and Eric Tucker, Associated Press
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.
By P. J. Tobia
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.
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
Peter Bergen studied how homegrown and self-radicalized terrorism develops in the U.S. for his new book "United States of Jihad: Investigating America's Homegrown Terrorists."…
By artsdesk and Peggy Robinson
By Deb Riechmann and Richard Lardner, Associated Press
Leaders of the Islamic State are determined to strike targets in the United States this year, senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday, telling lawmakers that a small group of violent extremists will attempt to overcome the logistical challenges of mounting…
By PBS NewsHour
The federal government has launched an initiative to counter violent extremism among potential homegrown terrorists. Part of the effort enlists college students to develop an online campaign and social media strategy against ISIS propaganda. NewsHour's Christopher Booker reports.
"Mein Kampf" will go on sale in Germany next week after its copyright expires on Friday, marking the first time in 70 years the book will be legally reprinted in the country.
By Eric Tucker and Asif Shahzad, Associated Press
The two San Bernardino shooters were radicalized at least two years ago — a year before one of them came to the U.S. on a fiancée visa — and discussed jihad and martyrdom as early as 2013, FBI Director James…
In Morocco, a school that trains imams to lead prayers in the country's many mosques is at the center of a government program to provide "spiritual security." Here, female students are studying to become spiritual guides, on a mission to…
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