Anwar al-Awlaki

Yemeni soldiers inspect a car at a checkpoint on a street leading to the U.S. and British embassies in Sanaa, Yemen. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)

Terrorists turn to online chat rooms to evade US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Al-Qaida fighters have been using secretive chat rooms and encrypted Internet message boards for planning and coordinating attacks — including the threatened if vague plot that U.S. officials say closed 19 diplomatic […]

08/14/2013

This court room sketch shows Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan during his court-martial Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in Forth Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/Brigitte Woosley)

Fort Hood gunman meticulously planned attack

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan fired the last of 146 bullets in his assault on Fort Hood, then walked outside where he met two civilians who asked about the commotion and […]

08/06/2013

US President Barack Obama

Obama: Congress briefed on every drone strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says his administration informs Congress about every drone strike America orders. In a national security speech Thursday, Obama said the administration has briefed the appropriate congressional committees about all […]

05/23/2013

Drone

Memo gives basis for drone strikes vs US citizens

NBC News National Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff spoke about the Justice Department’s legal defense over drone warfare with Penny Griego and Phil Hulett this morning. Click here to hear a replay of the interview.

02/05/2013

FBI: 4 Calif. men charged in alleged terror plot

UPLAND, Calif. (AP) – A neighbor in one Southern California community says it looked like something out of a movie when FBI agents raided the home of one of four men charged with plotting to […]

11/20/2012