Terrorism

President Joe Biden delivered last year’s State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol on Feb. 7, 2023. Ahead of this year’s address, Americans are focused the economy, immigration and conflicts abroad. (Win McNamee/Getty Images) President Joe Biden will deliver his third State of the Union address on […]

The Issue There has been a significant rise in the number of domestic terrorist attacks and plots at demonstrations in the United States, according to new CSIS data. The result is escalating violence in U.S. cities between extremists from opposing sides, a major break from historical trends. In 2021, over half of all domestic terrorist […]

The Biden administration plans to designate Yemen’s Houthi militia as a terrorist organization, partly reimposing penalties it lifted nearly three years ago on the Iran-backed group whose attacks on Red Sea shipping traffic have drawn a U.S. military response. Beginning in mid-February, the United States will consider the Houthis a “specially designated global terrorist” group, […]

Comment on this storyCommentAdd to your saved storiesSave The history of slavery in the United States justifies reparations for African Americans, argues a recent report by a U.N.-affiliated group based in Geneva.

Sources say two people were killed in a vehicle explosion Wednesday afternoon at Rainbow Bridge, a U.S.-Canada border crossing near Niagara Falls, in western New York. Officials said four U.S.-Canada border crossings in the region were closed as investigators responded to the situation.  The three other crossings reopened Wednesday, while the Rainbow Bridge crossing itself […]

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — A vehicle speeding toward a U.S.-Canada bridge from the American side crashed and exploded at a checkpoint in Niagara Falls on Wednesday, killing two people and prompting the closing of multiple border crossings for hours. Authorities weren’t sure what spurred the wreck but said there were no signs it was a […]

There’s no indication that a vehicle crash and explosion Wednesday that killed two people on the American side of the Rainbow Bridge — which connects Ontario and New York — is linked to terrorism, says New York Gov. Kathy Hochul. “Based on what we know at this moment, there is no sign of terrorist activity in this crash,” Hochul said at a […]

The FBI is investigating a vehicle explosion at the Canadian border where an “airborne” car crashed into a checkpoint at the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls on Wednesday, officials said. The two people in the vehicle are both dead and so far there are no immediate signs this was a terrorist attack, New York Gov. Kathy […]

Political leaders in the U.S. are vowing to support Israel after a surprise early-morning attack by Hamas militants.  The attack has killed at least 200 people in Israel so far, and hundreds more are reportedly injured. The multi-front attack began with rocket fire, and then expanded as Hamas members invaded Israel from Gaza. In a televised […]

May 18 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday refused to clear a path for victims of attacks by militant organizations to hold social media companies liable under a federal anti-terrorism law for failing to prevent the groups from using their platforms, handing a victory to Twitter Inc. The justices, in a unanimous decision, […]


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