Terror attack

Sept. 11 Memorial set up outside East Palo Alto fire station vandalized on 15th anniversary

A memorial set up outside an East Palo Alto fire station for…

 

A man prays next to flowers and candles that have been placed in front of the main entrance of the Olympia-Einkaufszentrum in Munich, Germany, on Monday. (Peter Kneffel/dpa via AP)

IS attacker: Germans ‘won’t be able to sleep peacefully’

ANSBACH, Germany — A Syrian man who tried unsuccessfully to claim asylum…

 

A truck, used by some leaders of a protest march, is damaged after a deadly explosion that struck a protest march by ethnic Hazaras, in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday. (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini)

Afghanistan marks day of national mourning after huge attack

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan marked a national day of mourning on Sunday,…

 

A paper reading "Sieu Nissa, 'I am Nice' in local dialect, the reed bends but does not break" is laid with a french flag and candles placed in tribute of one of the victims at the scene of a deadly attack on the famed Boulevard des Anglais in Nice, southern France, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

UC Berkeley student among the 84 people dead in France attack

LOS ANGELES — An American student from UC Berkeley was identified Sunday…

A paper reading "Sieu Nissa, 'I am Nice' in local dialect, the reed bends but does not break" is laid with a french flag and candles placed in tribute of one of the victims at the scene of a deadly attack on the famed Boulevard des Anglais in Nice, southern France, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
An unidentified woman reacts as she brings flowers to pay respect to the people who died at Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka's Gulshan area, Bangladesh, on Sunday. (AP Photo)

Bangladesh hunts hostage crisis clues, investigates IS claim

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Security officials searched on Sunday for evidence and the…

An unidentified woman reacts as she brings flowers to pay respect to the people who died at Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka's Gulshan area, Bangladesh, on Sunday. (AP Photo)
In this June 16, 2016 file photo, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., left, accompanied by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

A divided Senate answers Orlando with gridlock on gun curbs

WASHINGTON — A divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns…

In this June 16, 2016 file photo, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., left, accompanied by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
This frame grab provided by C-SPAN shows Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn. speaking on the floor of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington on  Wednesday, where he launched a filibuster demanding a vote on gun control measures. (Senate Television via AP)

Dem senator frustrated by inaction on guns wages filibuster

WASHINGTON — A Democratic senator waged a filibuster into the night Wednesday,…

This frame grab provided by C-SPAN shows Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn. speaking on the floor of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington on  Wednesday, where he launched a filibuster demanding a vote on gun control measures. (Senate Television via AP)
An armed police officer stands guard outside the Stonewall Inn, in New York on Sunday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Gay clubs: Patrons treasure a place to feel safe, be oneself

NEW YORK — Like many gay men across America, Jamie Brown has…

An armed police officer stands guard outside the Stonewall Inn, in New York on Sunday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Brett Crowe, right, sits with friend Myron McCullough on Monday, down the street from the scene of the fatal shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Orlando killer appears to have been ‘homegrown extremist’

ORLANDO, Fla. — The gunman whose attack on a gay nightclub left…

Brett Crowe, right, sits with friend Myron McCullough on Monday, down the street from the scene of the fatal shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Israeli police officers examine the scene of a shooting attack in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Palestinian gunmen kill 3 Israelis in Tel Aviv, 5 wounded

JERUSALEM — Two Palestinian gunmen opened fire near a popular open-air market…

Israeli police officers examine the scene of a shooting attack in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
An Egyptian journalist holds a candle and a poster supporting EgyptAir during a candlelight vigil for the victims of EgyptAir flight 804 in front of the Journalists' Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Forensic expert suggests explosion downed EgyptAir jet

CAIRO — Body parts recovered from the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804…

An Egyptian journalist holds a candle and a poster supporting EgyptAir during a candlelight vigil for the victims of EgyptAir flight 804 in front of the Journalists' Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
In this Belgian Federal Police hand out picture made available Thursday April 7, 2016  the third suspect, of the  recent  attack on Brussels airport is shown, indicated in box, during his escape from the airport after the blasts.  (Belgian Federal Police via AP)

Paris-Brussels attacks network a ‘supercell’ of extremism

PARIS — The number of people linked to the Islamic State network…

In this Belgian Federal Police hand out picture made available Thursday April 7, 2016  the third suspect, of the  recent  attack on Brussels airport is shown, indicated in box, during his escape from the airport after the blasts.  (Belgian Federal Police via AP)
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif talks to an injured victim of Sunday's suicide bombing during his visit to a local hospital in Lahore, Pakistan, on Monday. (AP Photo/Press Information Department via AP)

As Pakistan mourns, prime minister vows to defeat militants

LAHORE, Pakistan — In an emotional televised address, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif…

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif talks to an injured victim of Sunday's suicide bombing during his visit to a local hospital in Lahore, Pakistan, on Monday. (AP Photo/Press Information Department via AP)
Riot police attend a memorial site during a protest by right wing demonstrators at the Place de la Bourse in Brussels, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Valentin Bianchi)

Riot at Brussels attacks shrine; 13 anti-terror raids made

BRUSSELS — Belgian riot police clashed Sunday with hundreds of right-wing hooligans…

Riot police attend a memorial site during a protest by right wing demonstrators at the Place de la Bourse in Brussels, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Valentin Bianchi)
Passengers exit the BART station at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. San Francisco metro and airport security heightened their presence in response to attacks in Brussels, Belgium. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco travelers left uneasy following Brussels attack

Passengers flying out of the San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday faced…

Passengers exit the BART station at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. San Francisco metro and airport security heightened their presence in response to attacks in Brussels, Belgium. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A TSA K9 unit inspects luggage at San Francisco International Airport in San Francsico, Calif. Tuesday, March 22, 2016. San Francisco metro and airport security heightened their presense as a response to the recent terrorist attacks on Brussels, Belgium. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Police increase patrols at SFO, transit areas in response to terrorist attacks

San Francisco police were increasing patrols at San Francisco International Airport and…

A TSA K9 unit inspects luggage at San Francisco International Airport in San Francsico, Calif. Tuesday, March 22, 2016. San Francisco metro and airport security heightened their presense as a response to the recent terrorist attacks on Brussels, Belgium. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A schism has emerged among family members of victims and survivors of the San Bernardino, California terrorist attack, with at least a couple supporting Apple Inc. in its battle against a federal court order to help the FBI hack into a shooter's locked iPhone.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

NY judge: US cannot make Apple provide iPhone data

NEW YORK — The U.S. Justice Department cannot force Apple to provide…

A schism has emerged among family members of victims and survivors of the San Bernardino, California terrorist attack, with at least a couple supporting Apple Inc. in its battle against a federal court order to help the FBI hack into a shooter's locked iPhone.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
A victim of Saturday's gun attack at the Splendid Hotel receives treatment at a hospital in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Sunday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

Burkina Faso begins 3 days of mourning after al-Qaida attack

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Burkina Faso began three days of national mourning…

A victim of Saturday's gun attack at the Splendid Hotel receives treatment at a hospital in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Sunday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
Forensic workers in protective clothing and Burkina Faso soldiers examine the Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Sunday. The overnight seizure of a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso's capital by al-Qaida-linked extremists ended Saturday when Burkina Faso and French security forces killed four jihadist attackers and freed more than 126 people, the West African nation's president said. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

Survivors recall narrow escape from Burkina Faso attack

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — As al-Qaida fighters attacked the cafe where he…

Forensic workers in protective clothing and Burkina Faso soldiers examine the Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Sunday. The overnight seizure of a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso's capital by al-Qaida-linked extremists ended Saturday when Burkina Faso and French security forces killed four jihadist attackers and freed more than 126 people, the West African nation's president said. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
Bodies are seen as a police officer walks near a police post damaged by an explosion in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Witness says 3 suicide bombers explode in Jakarta Starbucks

JAKARTA, Indonesia — At least three suicide bombers exploded themselves in a…

Bodies are seen as a police officer walks near a police post damaged by an explosion in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)