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Syrian civil war

Members of the NYPD's elite Hercules Unit stand guard against terror threats at Wall Street (credit: Timothy Clary/Getty Images)

NYPD: Threat Of Terrorism Remains A Serious Concern

The NYPD gave an auditorium full of private security executives plenty to worry about at a security briefing in Lower Manhattan recently.

12/28/2013

An image grab taken from a video shows an opposition fighter firing an rocket propelled grenade (RPG) on August 26, 2013 during clashes with regime forces over the strategic area of Khanasser, situated on the only road linking Aleppo to central Syria. (credit: SALAH AL-ASHKAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Lawmakers Urge Restraint As U.S. Mulls Action In Syria

The junior senator on Tuesday called for the Obama administration to exercise restraint as it considers its response to Syria following allegations it used chemical weapons in its civil war.

08/28/2013