Domestic Terrorism

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

2 Men Found Guilty Of Conspiring To Kidnap Michigan Gov. Whitmer

Adam Fox and Barry Croft Jr. were convicted Tuesday of conspiring to obtain a weapon of mass destruction and kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

 | By Associated Press and Newsy Staff

U.S. President Joe Biden.

Biden To Host Unity Summit Against Hate-Fueled Violence

Biden will deliver a keynote speech at the event, which the White House says will include civil rights groups and victims of extremist violence.

 | By Associated Press

A firefighter places his hand on name engravings to commemorate the lives lost during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001

Families Of 9/11 Victims React To Death Of Al-Qaeda Leader Al-Zawahri

National chair of 9/11 Families United, Terry Strada, spoke with Newsy's "Morning Rush" about how family members are reacting to al-Zawahri's death.

 | By Newsy Staff

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri

President Biden Announces U.S. Killing Of Al-Qaeda Leader Al-Zawahri

President Biden says the mission was carefully planned to minimize the risk of harm to al-Zawahri's family members and other civilians.

 | By Kellan Howell

A U.S. airstrike has killed al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri in Afghanistan, according to a person familiar with the matter.

U.S. Strike Kills Al-Qaeda Leader Al-Zawahri

A U.S. airstrike has killed Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri in Afghanistan, according to a person familiar with the matter.

 | By Associated Press

U.S. backed Syrian Democratic Forces soldiers

Pentagon: U.S. Kills Islamic State Group Leader In Syria Drone Strike

The U.S. killed IS leader Maher al-Agal Tuesday, according to the Pentagon.

 | By Associated Press

President Joe Biden

Is Biden's Strategy For Preventing Domestic Terrorism Working?

President Biden launched an ambitious four-pillar plan last year to deter and combat domestic terrorism. But what progress has been made one year in?

 | By Kellan Howell

Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Texas

Gideon Falter Discusses Texas Synagogue Hostage Event

Gideon Falter, CEO of the Campaign Against Antisemitism, discusses the hostage situation that took place in Texas Saturday, Jan. 15.

 | By Newsy Staff

Assistant Attorney General Matthew Olsen

U.S. Justice Department Establishes Domestic Terrorism Unit

Assistant Attorney General Matthew Olsen announced the new unit to address a spike in domestic terrorism investigations.

 | By Associated Press

U.S. soliders seen standing in front of a cell door inside a detention center in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.

Ex-Maryland Man Who Joined Al-Qaida Sentenced To 26 Years

A former Maryland man who admitted to joining al-Qaida was sentenced to 26 years but could be released as soon as next year under a plea deal.

 | By Associated Press

Newsy National Security Reporter Sasha Ingber interviews CIA Museum Deputy Director Janelle Neises.

The Little Museum Where CIA Officers Remember 9/11

A look inside the fortified headquarters the public cannot visit.

 | By Sasha Ingber

Rescue crews during 9/11

First Rescue Crews To Arrive To Ground Zero Reflect On 9/11

The first responders say they still remember the "terrifying" days after the 9/11 attacks.

 | By MATF

Man honors 9/11 victims

Former Flight Attendant Reflects On 9/11

Paul Veneto shares how he overcame addiction after losing coworkers during the 9/11 attacks.

 | By Scripps

People sit on motorcycles

WEWS: Motorcade Travels Across The U.S. To Honor 9/11 First Responders

The motorcade is traveling to all three national 9/11 memorials and bringing dozens of American flags with them.

 | By WEWS

Matthew Heimbach voices his displeasure at the media after a court hearing for James Alex Fields Jr.

Extremist Heimbach To Relaunch Hate Group, Says He Supports Violence

An expert who tracks neo-Nazis and extremists calls Heimbach's return and his latest rhetoric 'very dangerous.'

 | By Mark Greenblatt and Lauren Knapp

TWA 800 Wreckage

The Haunting Wreckage Of TWA 800 Being Destroyed 25 Years After Crash

The reconstruction of TWA Flight 800's wreckage helped dispel conspiracies and make planes safer. But 25 years later, it's being taken apart.

 | By James Packard

Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the annual Hillsborough County NH GOP Lincoln-Reagan Dinner.

Pence Says Idea of Overturning Election Is Un-American

Forrmer Vice President Mike Pence called the idea of overturning the 2020 election "un-American."

 | By Simon Kaufman and Associated Press

Attorney General Merrick Garland.

White House Unveils Strategy To Counter Domestic Terrorism

The national plan focuses on finding ways to address the root causes of violence and how to prevent it.

 | By Newsy Staff

The suspect in a terror plot is named by an extremist fascist group as a leader

TX Sheriff: FBI Takes Over Case In Alleged Wal-Mart Mass Shooting Plot

Authorities in Texas seized guns, ammunition and flags from fascist groups from Russia and Spain at the home of a suspect in a terror plot.

 | By Mark Greenblatt and Lauren Knapp

Chuck Schumer speaks during the signing ceremony for legislation intended to curtail hate crimes against Asian Americans.

Schumer Aims To Have January 6 Commission Vote

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer tells Newsy he wants to bring up a Senate vote on the January 6 commission bill this week.

 | By Simon Kaufman

Rioters try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington.

Alleged Rioters Say Jan. 6 Wasn't Their Fault, Blame 'Mob Mentality'

At lease a dozen insurrection defendants say they didn't mean to get caught up in Jan. 6 riot, with some blaming then-President Trump.

 | By Alex Arger

Insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump try to open a door of the U.S. Capitol as they riot in Washington

Capitol Police Head Pushes For Shift In Thinking

Bolton says more time needs to be spent on training, planning and intelligence.

 | By Eliana Moreno

The Homeland Security Department headquarters in northwest Washington.

DHS Launches Warning System For Social Media Posts

The system would detect posts that could become domestic terrorism threats.

 | By Robin Dich

A sign is seen at the Logan Square Monument in Chicago, Saturday, March 20, 2021.

2 Asian American Women Stabbed In San Francisco

The victims were taken to hospital, are in stable condition.

 | By Simon Kaufman

Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks at the Department of Justice in Washington.

Attorney General Garland: Terrorism Keeps Me Up At Night

The attorney general is seeking an additional $85 million to investigate and prosecute domestic terrorism cases.

 | By Lauren Stephenson

Officer William Evans lies in honor

Capitol Officer Lies In Honor: 'He Became A Martyr For Our Democracy'

He's only the fourth Capitol Police officer to receive this honor.

 | By Alexandra Miller

Capitol rioters

Capitol Rioters Could Face Sedition Charges

As things in the Capitol are starting to return to normal, the acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia reveals possible charges for rioters.

 | By Newsy Staff

A meeting of Generation Identity members

The Viral Global Movement Giving U.S. White Nationalists A Boost

Identitarianism is linked to at least six mass shootings. It became popular in Europe a decade ago and is on the rise in the U.S. today.

 | By Mark Greenblatt and Lauren Knapp

Senate hearing on Capitol Hill about the January 6th attack.

Law Enforcement Missed Warnings In Days Leading Up To Capitol Attack

The FBI warned law enforcement there was potential for violence in the days leading up to the attack.

 | By Alexandra Miller

Members of the Proud Boys and other right-wing demonstrators rally on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Portland, Ore.

U.S. Lists 71 Foreign Terrorist Groups — But No White Supremacists

Critics say U.S. failing by not putting any White supremacist groups on State Dept.'s 'foreign terrorist organizations' list.

 | By Mark Greenblatt and Lauren Knapp