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An Apple iPhone is pictured next to the logo of Apple in Bordeaux, southwestern France, February 26, 2016. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

FBI, DoJ Cracked The iPhone Without Apple’s Help

The Department of Justice announced on Monday that the iPhone of the San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook has been cracked, ending the two-month struggle between the federal government and Apple over encryption in the age of terrorism attacks.

March 28, 2016

Apple Lawyer, FBI Director Face Off In Congress On iPhone Encryption

FBI Director admits to Congress: Effort to force cooperation from Apple in iPhone data “potentially precedential” in other cases.

March 1, 2016

Exclusive: San Bernardino Victims To Oppose Apple On iPhone Encryption

Group of victims will file legal brief in support of the government’s position to force Apple to unlock terrorist’s phone.

February 21, 2016

Late Night Roundup: The Donald Vs. The Pontiff

Colbert: Mr. Trump, Mr. Pope — I believe that’s his formal name — is it possible that you guys are fighting because you have so much in common?”

February 19, 2016
An undated photograph of a man described as Abdelhamid Abaaoud

Islamic State Magazine Praises Couple Behind San Bernardino Terrorist Attack

By Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times (TNS) An Islamic State propaganda magazine praised the couple responsible for the San Bernardino terrorist attack as martyrs for killing 14 people, and suggested that the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil since 9/11 was inspired — but not directed — by the organization. An essay that opens the […]

January 21, 2016
Weapons confiscated from last Wednesday's attack in San Bernardino, California

Officials Envision Probation Program For People Facing Terror Charges

Federal authorities in Minnesota are looking at ways to steer some terrorism offenders away from radical ideologies and safely back into society.

January 19, 2016
A memorial still remains outside as workers return to work for the first time at the Inland Regional Center (IRC) in San Bernardino

Family Of San Bernardino Shooting Victim Voices Concerns To Lawmakers On Both Sides Of Gun Issue

The U.S. shouldn’t put the Second Amendment above all others.

January 19, 2016
Enrique Marquez, accused in the San Bernardino attack, is shown appearing for his arraignment in federal court in this sketch from Riverside, California January 6, 2016. REUTERS/Mona Edwards

Neighbor Of San Bernardino Gunman Pleads Innocent To Terrorism Charge

Enrique Marquez has been indicted on charges he conspired with Syed Rizwan Farook, in 2011 and 2012 to provide material support to terrorists – weapons, explosives and personnel – for attacks that were never carried out.

January 6, 2016

San Bernardino Shooter Malik Said She Was Pregnant When She Sought U.S. Green Card

A note scrawled in red ink on a page in Malik’s application reads: “applicant is pregnant due on 05-21-15,” a congressional official who has reviewed her immigration record said Monday.

December 30, 2015

A Freeway Terrorist Attack Is The ‘Nightmare We Worry About’

Officials said they had never uncovered an alleged terrorist plot involving freeways until the San Bernardino killer and his childhood friend talked about one.

December 23, 2015

In Disrupting Radical Group’s 2012 Plans, FBI May Have Foiled Farook’s Earlier Plot

Syed Rizwan Farook, the man who mowed down dozens of his co-workers on Dec. 2 in San Bernardino, was planning a deadly attack in 2012 with an accomplice, Enrique Marquez.

December 22, 2015

California Shooters’ Ex-Neighbor Charged With Supporting Terrorists

Prosecutors: Marquez told investigators he agreed to purchase the weapons because “his appearance was Caucasian,” while Syed Farook “looked Middle Eastern.”

December 18, 2015

Obama Says No ‘Credible’ Info Of Pending Attack On U.S.

Obama: “We’ve prevailed over much greater threats than this. We will prevail again.”

December 17, 2015

No Evidence California Attackers Were Part Of Terrorist Cell: FBI Head

FBI chief: San Bernardino killers expressed support for “jihad and martyrdom” in private communications, but they never did so publicly on social media.

December 16, 2015

After The San Bernardino Tragedy, Elected Leaders Were Notably Absent

San Bernardino was the biggest explosion of international terrorism on American soil since 9/11, so the thin representation of elected officials was notable.

December 15, 2015
FBI agents executed a search warrant at this home on Tomlinson Avenue on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, where resident Enrique Marquez is suspected of purchasing the guns used by the couple in the San Bernardino shooting rampage. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

The Man Who Bought The Rifles: Who Is Enrique Marquez?

The man lived next door to the San Bernardino terrorists.

December 9, 2015

San Bernardino Attacker Was ‘Normal Guy’ While Practicing At Shooting Range

Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik had been radicalized “for quite some time” and practiced shooting at a gun range days before they opened fire on a San Bernardino holiday party, authorities said Monday.

December 8, 2015

Shooting Victim’s Widow Says Husband Was Targeted Over Beliefs

The widow of a man killed in last week’s rampage in San Bernardino said Monday that she believed the two shooters targeted her husband. “I know my husband discussed religion and Israel with a lot of people, including” one of the shooters, his wife said.

December 8, 2015

Analysis: San Bernardino Attack Defies Parties’ Solutions

As President Barack Obama spoke from the Oval Office to the nation on Sunday, and as the candidates seeking to replace him sought to recalibrate their positions, all sides faced a central problem: The nature of the attack defies the solutions that either party has been offering.

December 8, 2015

Analysis: For Obama, Bigger Stage, Bolder Words, Same Policy

Much of Obama’s failure to drive the conversation his way — that his strategy against the Islamic State is working however slowly — stems from his own rhetoric, particularly his reluctance to speak in anger or alarm about terrorism.

December 8, 2015

Lone Wolf Terrorists Continue To Confound Law Enforcement

The San Bernardino massacre, which killed 14 people, has focused new attention on “lone wolf” terrorists who plan attacks away from traditional high-profile targets without directly coordinating with others.

December 8, 2015

Did Shooters’ Dynamic As A Couple Unleash A Terror They Couldn’t Have Done Alone?

Syed Farook was Chicago-born, with Pakistani roots. He didn’t drink or smoke. He avoided TV and movies, preferring instead to tinker with old cars, work out and memorize the Quran. He had a $49,000-a-year government job as a health inspector and wanted a young wife who shared his Sunni Muslim faith.

December 8, 2015