Terrorism and Tension for Sochi, Not Sports and Joy – New York Times

New York TimesA view of Olympic Park in Sochi, and the Caucasus Mountains, where outdoor events will be held. David Goldman/Associated Press. Sports of The Times. By JULIET MACUR. SOCHI,…

Russia identifies suicide bombers, arrests suspected accomplices – PBS

PBSSTRINGER/AFP/Getty Images Russian authorities identified the two bombers Thursday who killed 34 in attacks in the city of Volgograd in December and arrested two suspected accomplices. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images. The Russian…

Excluded Iran Says Its Role At Syria Talks Will Be Missed – New York Times

New York TimesTEHRAN — After Iran was invited to and then disinvited from a coming peace conference on Syria within the space of 24 hours, Iranian officials and commentators said…

High stakes, low expectations for Syria peace talks – CNN International

CNN International(CNN) — A new peace conference aimed at ending Syria’s civil war convenes Wednesday in Switzerland, where the international community hopes to apply a tourniquet to the Middle East’s…

Why ‘Jihad Jane’ could be free in four years (+video) – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorAn American-born woman who called herself “Jihad Jane” was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Monday for plotting with an Al Qaeda-linked terrorism cell to kill a…

Olympics chief Thomas Bach: Terrorism must never triumph – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOlympics chief Thomas Bach says terrorism “must never triumph” and believes Russia will deliver “safe and secure” Winter Olympics despite two recent deadly attacks in Volgograd. In his New…

President Obama Shakes Raul Castro’s Hand, Twitter Trend Erupts

President Obama shook the hand of Raul Castro at the funeral for Nelson Mandela, and really, in the sprit of Mandela himself, and yet, many on Twitter, who are either…

President Obama Continues National Emergency On Terrorists

In the wake of the Washington Navy Yard shooting by Aaron Alexis, today, the White House issued a press release announcing that President Obama will continue the National Emergency on…

Boston Bombing: Boston Marathon The Scene Of Terrorism

Boston experienced tragedy yesterday as two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon leaving three dead and 170 wounded. As of yet no individual or group has…

Mass Shooting At Sikh Temple In Oak Creek, Wisconsin – Seven Dead

“Mass Shooting At Sikh Temple In Oak Creek, Wisconsin” – and just after The Colorado Shooting at the midnight premier of The Dark Night Rises two weeks ago. A gunman…

The Dark Knight Rises Trailer: Dark Knight Meets Occupy Wall St

The second trailer for the Legendary Pictures, Syncopy Films, DC Comics film distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures The Dark Knight Rises, the hotly anticipated third and final installment in the…