Security Concerns Prompt Extended U.S. Troop Presence In AfghanistanThe president said the security situation in Afghanistan is fragile and more U.S. forces need to remain in the country.
War Veteran From New Jersey Credits Zumba For Survival After CombatAngelica Jimenez knows how to survive, whether teaching her Zumba class in Emerson, New Jersey or at war.
Saudi Man Convicted Of Conspiracy In '98 US Embassy BombingsA New York City federal jury returned the verdict Thursday in the case against Khaled al-Fawwaz. The monthlong trial delved into al Qaeda's early days.
2 Yemeni Men Charged In U.S. For Joining Al-Qaida To Attack American ForcesProsecutors in New York say Saddiq Al-Abbadi and Ali Alvi were captured in Saudi Arabia before being brought to the United States.
Mohammed Gulab, Who Saved Navy SEAL In Afghanistan, Is In Need Of AsylumAn Afghani man’s heroism inspired a movie as he risked it all to save in American, but he himself has become the one in need.
Obama Thanks Troops In New Jersey Ahead Of HolidaysObama observed the end of combat operations in Afghanistan by visiting U.S. troops at New Jersey's Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The base has been a launching point for deployments to Afghanistan.
NYC Army Sergeant Killed While Serving In AfghanistanOfficials said Sgt. 1st Class Ramon S. Morris was killed Friday in Parwan Province, Afghanistan.
No New Trial For Pakistani Scientist, Aafia Siddiqui, Who Shot At U.S. TroopsA federal judge in New York has rejected a bid by a U.S.-trained Pakistani scientist to have her conviction for shooting at American soldiers overturned.
Are Cuomo Trips A Sign He's Plotting Run For Higher Office?When asked if the two recent overseas trips hint at any future political ambitions, the governor was quick to shoot down the speculation.
Cuomo Meets Soldiers, Gets Briefed In AfghanistanIn a conference call Sunday, Cuomo said much progress has been made in Afghanistan, but Islamic State extremists are now spreading a new "virulent strain of terrorist activity and culture."
Gov. Cuomo Among Delegation Of Governors Part Of Trip To AfghanistanNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval are among a delegation of governors visiting Afghanistan at the invitation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
Cuomo Orders Flags At Half-Staff For Army Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, Albany Native Killed In Afghanistan AttackThe U.S. military said 55-year-old Army Maj. Gen. Harold Greene died Tuesday when a gunman believed to be an Afghan soldier opened fire at a military academy near Kabul.