Ryan Anderson, a National Guardsman who was sentenced to life in prison in 2004 for trying to aid al-Qaeda, claims his mental disorder prevented him from stopping himself.
This photo essay by Michael Kirby Smith looks at the security measures in public spaces.
The Paris attacks served as a brutal reminder that the areas where we most often congregate are also the most vulnerable to attack.
Craig Anderson was headed home to celebrate his birthday with his partner. Instead, he became the victim of a brutal and violent form of racism that many in Mississippi had thought long gone.
Terrorism prosecutions are rife with signs of entrapment by law enforcement, according to a new study provided to BuzzFeed News. FBI critics say the bureau is trampling civil liberties based on flawed ideas about radicalization.
Violent extremism in the U.S. has many faces — mostly American faces. Many are not jihadis.
How the case of conflicted teenager Mohamed Mohamud — convinced by the FBI he was bombing a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Oregon — could determine whether the American government is allowed to spy wholesale on its citizens.