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The national flag flutters as Libyan security gather in the capital Tripoli on September 21, 2013, to prepare to secure neighborhoods and the headquarters of government departments following a decision by the National Congress to clamp down on crime and criminal groups around the capital. AFP PHOTO/MAHMUD TURKIA (credit: MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Forces Nab Al-Qaida Leader In Libya

A U.S. official says American forces have captured an al-Qaida leader in Libya who’s linked to the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings in east Africa.

10/05/2013

An image grab taken from AFP TV shows a Kenyan woman coming out of an air vent where she was hiding during an attack by masked gunmen at a shopping mall in Nairobi on September 21, 2013. Masked attackers stormed the packed upmarket shopping mall in Nairobi, spraying gunfire and killing at least 30 people and wounding dozens more before holing themselves up in the complex. (credit: Nichole Sobecki/AFP/Getty Images)

Kenyan Forces Rescue Hostages From Mall Attack

A Kenyan military assault on the Somali-based, al-Qaida-linked group al-Shabab who were holding hostages at a shopping mall in Nairobi may have broken the standoff.

09/22/2013

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Students Question UT Evacuation Process

Thousands of people streamed off University of Texas at Austin’s campus Friday after a bomb threat prompted officials to issue evacuation orders.

09/14/2012

The seal of the FBI hangs at the bureau's headquaters. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Dallas FBI Chief Retires After Six Year Tenure

As the head of the Dallas FBI prepares to retire on Monday he looks back at his career and predicts a future trend in crime for North Texas.

04/29/2012

From Texas Private School Student To al-Qaida Agent

Moeed Abdul Salam didn’t descend into radical Islam for lack of other options. He grew up in a well-off Texas household, attended a pricey boarding school and graduated from one of the state’s most respected universities.

01/18/2012