The revelation that militants were operating in a western district of Kabul follows a recent series of attacks that have killed nearly 200 people and wounded hundreds more.
The report from Canadian scientists confirms things the Pentagon had long sought to deny: that RDX contamination, once present in soil, moves easily into water supplies.
Until our society recognizes that death comes from a gun, the list of place names that recently added Colorado Springs and San Bernardino will have no end.
Civilian deaths due to improvised explosive devices have increased by 70 percent over the past three years, with more than 53,000 people killed or injured globally between 2011 and 2013.
The Department of Homeland Security monitors fertilizer plants with at least 400 pounds of potentially explosive ammonium nitrate. But apparently, it wasn't even aware that the West, Texas, plant that exploded Wednesday, killing at least 14 people and obliterating a small town in the process, even existed.
A Massachusetts man was arrested by federal authorities Wednesday on suspicion of planning an attack on the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol with remote-controlled airplanes loaded with explosives. (more)
Three recent news headlines illustrate how shameless some American officials have become when it comes to breaking the rules or messing up and pretending that everything is still OK. They also prove that in modern America, it’s possible for screwups to continue their lives and careers with hardly a blip.Three recent news headlines illustrate how, in modern America, it's possible for some well-placed screwups with the right connections to continue their lives and careers with hardly a blip.
What's wrong with a $60,000 wand that can detect explosives and truffles from up to a kilometer away? Nothing, if it works The US military, technicians, journalists and people with eyes have been trying to get Iraqi officials to see reason, but that doesn't bother one Gen Jabiri, who says (Continued).
While the rest of us have been struggling to survive air travel without our precious liquids and gels, federal investigators managed to sneak liquid explosives and detonators through airport security, according to a Government Accountability Office report issued Wednesday.
Our collection of favorite videos this week includes Sen. Chuck Schumer nailing the Bush administration on the firing of U.S. attorneys, the Discovery Channel drooling over a weapon that kills Americans, and "The Simpsons" dressing down Fox News.