Aviation history is littered with civilian planes that were shot from the sky, intentionally or not, by military weapons. Malaysia Flight 17 was cruising at 33,000 feet, more than half a mile higher than Mt. Everest, when a missile hit it July 17. And the missile’s range is believed to be more than twice that high.
Files provided by Edward Snowden show the extent ordinary Web users get caught in the net of surveillance.
Ahmed Abu Khattala is an alleged ringleader in the 2012 attacks in Libya that left four Americans dead.
An Afghan spy chief, whom the Taliban tried at least twice to kill, has surfaced after years of being off the radar.
Little-known alliance allowed bureau agents to participate in hundreds of raids in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has spanned three weeks with more than two dozen countries assisting in the mission.
A state trooper administered a field sobriety test after detecting a “slight odor” of alcohol on the driver’s breath.
Here’s a list of former Afghan detainees who have returned to fight for the Taliban
The man, accused of training at al-Qaeda camps in Afghanistan, was never charged by a military commission.
Criminal homicide by gunfire claimed 91 children under the age of 10 last year. Taken together, the deaths reflect the nation’s most unyielding problems.