Benghazi suspect lawyer cites ‘lack of evidence’

'What's been filed has shown, quite frankly, an utter lack of evidence'

Benghazi suspect lawyer cites ‘lack of evidence’

A lawyer for a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks said Wednesday that she had seen no evidence tying her client to the violence, but a judge nonetheless directed Ahmed Abu Khattala to remain in custody as the Justice Department builds its case against him. The lawyer, Michelle Peterson, conceded that Abu Khattala […]

Teenager sought to kill family, bomb schools

He was acting alone and would have carried out the attack in the next few weeks

Teenager sought to kill family, bomb schools

Authorities said Thursday that they prevented an “unimaginable tragedy” by foiling a teenager’s elaborate plot to kill his family and bomb the junior and senior high school in the southern Minnesota city of Waseca. Police arrested the 17-year-old suspect Tuesday and charged him in juvenile court Thursday with four counts of attempted first-degree murder, six […]

Little government response to Boston Marathon bombing

The formal response has been limited to a series of investigations and reports

Little government response to Boston Marathon bombing

A year after homemade bombs ripped through the Boston Marathon, state and federal officials have enacted virtually no policy changes in response to the attack, a dramatic departure from previous acts of terrorism that prompted waves of government action. “There was a great deal of concern right after this happened,” said Rep. William Keating, a […]