A North Carolina man charged with seeking to join an al-Qaida-linked militant group in the civil war in Syria must stay in custody ahead of his trial, and now a federal judge is deciding how to protect government secrets.
An American hostage abducted in Pakistan by al-Qaida last August says he'll be killed unless President Barack Obama agrees to his captors' demands.
A New York congressman says federal authorities became aware of an al-Qaida propagandist killed last week in Yemen when he contacted other suspected terrorists on Long Island in recent years.
The Charlotte family of the al-Qaida propagandist killed last week in a US airstrike in Yemen says the 25-year-old was a law-abiding US citizen who was assassinated by the American government.
US authorities are scrambling to sort through information that the CIA developed in the past 24 hours indicating that at least three individuals entered the US in August by air with the intent to launch a vehicle-borne attack against Washington, DC, or New York around the anniversary of 9/11, according to intelligence officials.
Al-Qaida has issued its first confirmation of Osama bin Laden's death in an Internet statement posted on militant websites.