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Increased police presence in NYC (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Maintains Heightened Security Following Hotel Attack In Afghanistan

Police spokesman Paul Browne said the move wasn’t prompted by a specific threat in the city, but the nation’s biggest police department is taking no chances as it learns more about the attack on Kabul’s Inter-Continental Hotel, which is frequented by foreigners.

06/29/2011

Ayman al-Zawahri

Longtime Second In Command Of Al-Qaida Assumes Leadership Of Terror Network

Osama bin Laden’s longtime deputy Ayman al-Zawahri has taken control of al-Qaida, the group said Thursday, a widely anticipated move that comes at a time the terror network is struggling for relevance amid a wave of Arab uprisings that has threatened to upstage it.

06/16/2011

Fourteen-year-old Kristen Grazioso places balloons on a carved stone Monday, May 2, 2011, in Middletown, N.J., that  honors her father, who was killed in the attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. (credit: Mel Evans/AP)

Middletown Residents React To Death Of Osama Bin Laden

Nearly one-fourth of those killed in the Sept. 11 attacks were New Jersey residents. Middletown lost 37 residents that day, the second highest 9/11 toll among New Jersey towns.

05/02/2011

Terminal 4 at JFK Airport (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Unfazed By Terror Warning Sunday

“Current information suggests that al-Qaida and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks,” the warning said.

10/03/2010

New York Knicks Logo (credit: AP)

Knicks To Play Despite Terror Threat

The New York Knicks were scheduled to play Olimpia Milano in Milan on Sunday.

10/03/2010

Ground zero mosque

Muslim Groups Hold Summit Over NYC Islamic Center

The event was intended to address both the Park51 project and a perceived rise in anti-Muslim sentiments and rhetoric that has accompanied the nationwide debate over the project.

09/19/2010

Ground zero mosque

Muslim Summit Planned Over Ground Zero Mosque

It wasn’t clear whether the group will emerge with a firm endorsement of the proposed center. The meeting’s primary purpose was to talk about ways to combat religious bigotry.

09/18/2010

(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, Pool)

Wife: Imam Fixing N.J. Buildings

The wife of the imam who wants to build a mosque near Ground Zero said repairs were under way.

09/18/2010

(credit: AP)

NJ Senator: Koran Burner Shouldn’t Lose His Job

A NJ Transit worker was fired from his job after he burned pages of the Koran on his day off. While most say the burning was an intolerant act, some are questioning whether his constitutional rights were violated.

09/15/2010

Riverdale bomb plot suspects

Judge Nearly Ejects Bronx Terror Suspect

He was accused with three others of plotting to blow up New York City synagogues and military planes.

09/15/2010

A Dutch tourist captured this home video of the SUV containing a bomb that failed to blow up in Times Square on May 1, 2010. This video still shows the large crowd that gathered around moments after police and firefighters arrived on the scene. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Man Charged In Times Sq. Bomb Investigation

Mohammad Younis, 44, was arrested at his home in Centereach Wednesday.

09/15/2010

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf (Credit: AP)

N.J. Mayor: Ground Zero Mosque Imam Is A Slumlord

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf has some new issues to deal with. Some of the apartments in the buildings Rauf owns are allegedly riddled with bed bugs and have safety hazards.

09/14/2010

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf (credit: Getty Images)

Imam: Mosque Site Not Sacred Ground

It was clear from the speech he gave at the Council on Foreign Relations on Monday that Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf intended to cast himself as a moderate Muslim and a proud New Yorker.

CBS 2–09/13/2010

Thousands demonstrate against the proposed Ground Zero mosque. (credit: CBS 2)

Imam: Mosque Furor Stoking Anti-Muslim Fears

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf said in an interview that aired Sunday that the controversy over the mosque site has heightened concerns among Muslims of rising Islamophobia.

09/12/2010

Two people embrace at the edge of a reflecting pool in memory of victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Friends, Family Gather To Remember 9/11 Victims

New Yorkers stood ready at Zuccotti Park Saturday, once again, to honor the innocents murdered on September 11.

09/11/2010

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