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By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Incendiary rhetoric has seeped into 2016 presidential politics, surfaced in the public debate over accepting Syrian refugees into the U.S. and popped up repeatedly following terror attacks in Paris and San Bernardino.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Barack Obama is opening his Christmas vacation on a somber note: meeting with families of the 14 people who were killed in the San Bernardino shooting.
President Barack Obama plans to meet with families of the victims of this month's mass shooting in San Bernardino, California.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Tami Abdollah, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are working on legislation to ensure a person’s online presence is reviewed as part of the vetting process for a visa to enter the United States. The goal is to close security gaps that didn’t pick up…
By Eric Tucker, Deb Riechmann, Tami Abdollah, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The U.S. government appears not to have picked up on extremist messages exchanged during the online courtship two years ago between the American-born man accused in the California shootings and his then-fiancée in Pakistan, according to lawmakers detailing…
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…
By PBS NewsHour
In the wake of the San Bernardino shootings, the question of how to respond to terror is dominating Congress and the presidential race. The House reviewed the visa waiver program, and Democrats called for greater gun control measures. Meanwhile, lawmakers…
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Amid fear of terrorism, Republican presidential candidates for months have escalated their rhetoric about the place of Muslims in the United States.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Tashfeen Malik, the wife accused in the California shootings, was one of just 519 Pakistanis allowed into the country last year specifically to marry a U.S. citizen.
President Obama set out in an address from the Oval Office on Sunday to reassure Americans about the fight against the Islamic State militant group abroad and protection from terrorism at home. Is the plan enough to keep Americans safe?…
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