Entire families answering the call to join the Islamic State

Siddhartha Dhar, who fights with Islamic State, poses with his son.

A London man, his wife and children are among those helping the militants build not just an army but a society.

    New issue of jihadist magazine suggests attacks on U.S.

    Inspire magazine, produced by al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen, calls for assassinations and bombings.

    U.S. pays $3.2 million over contractor freed in Cuba

    U.S. pays $3.2 million over contractor freed in Cuba

    Alan Gross, who was released from a Cuban prison last week, will be paid in a settlement with USAID.

    U.S. prepares to accelerate transfers from Guantanamo

    U.S. prepares to accelerate transfers from Guantanamo

    But President Obama faces congressional opposition to moving or releasing detainees.

    Court: North Korea liable for damages in kidnapping case

    Case of U.S. resident, a missionary who was abducted almost 15 years ago, is sent back to a trial court.

    Immunity and interrogators: A second look

    Those calling for a new federal criminal investigation as a result of a Senate report are forgetting history.

    Army general to decide fate of former prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl

    Army general to decide fate of former prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl

    Army Gen. Mark Milley will determine whether or not to bring charges against a U.S. soldier who went missing in Afghanistan in 2009, Army officials said Monday.

    Drones for Christmas worry the FAA

    Drones for Christmas worry the FAA

    The increasing number of amateur drone operators is raising concerns about safety.

    NSA Secrets

    FILE - This June 6, 213 file photo shows the sign outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. The NSA has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the intelligence agency broad new powers in 2008, The Washington Post reports. In one case, telephone calls from Washington were intercepted when the city's area code was confused with the dialing code for Egypt.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

    Revelations and reaction

    The National Security Agency has been forced to respond to unprecedented disclosures about its surveillance programs. Those programs have been assailed as a violation of privacy rights by critics and defended as critical to U.S. national security by intelligence officials. Explore our coverage.

    Obama to name No. 2 at Justice Dept.

    Obama to name No. 2 at Justice Dept.

    Sally Yates, the U.S. attorney in Atlanta is expected to be Obama’s pick for deputy attorney general.

    Penalty for CIA’s computer search is said to be unlikely

    Penalty for CIA’s computer search is said to be unlikely

    Panel’s decision could upset members of Senate Intelligence Committee, New York Times reports.

    North Korea calls for joint probe with U.S. into Sony hack

    North Korea calls for joint probe with U.S. into Sony hack

    Pyongyang warned of “serious consequences” if the U.S. continued to accuse it of launching the cyberattack on the movie studio. Analysts dismissed North Korea’s plan as typical posturing.

    Four Guantanamo prisoners released to Afghanistan

    Four Guantanamo prisoners released to Afghanistan

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani requested their release. Detainees are described as “low-level, if that.”