The president has been under intense pressure to wipe ISIS off the battlefield and on Monday afternoon he spoke about 16 air strikes over the weekend on the Syrian city of Raqqa.
A Seattle man was indicted on terrorism and murder charges Thursday in a shooting that killed a college student in West Orange, New Jersey last year.
Worries have been mounting about a terror threat during Fourth of July celebrations in New York City, and the NYPD is not the only agency that has added extra protection.
The security measures include radiation detection, checks on suspicious vehicles, hotel staffs and suspicious guests, and social media monitoring.
The arrest comes at the same time that the NYPD is on high alert, concerned about a possible ISIS-inspired terror attack in the United States this holiday weekend.
Two Pakistani-born brothers were sentenced to the maximum possible prison sentences after pleading guilty in Florida to charges of organizing a terror plot against New York City landmarks.
Noelle Velentzas, 28, and Asia Siddiqui, 31, both wore blue prison garb as their attorneys entered the pleas on their behalf to an indictment charging them each with a count of conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction and teaching how to make such a devise.
Marcos Alonso Zea, 26, of Brentwood, pleaded guilty in September to attempting to provide material support to al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, also known as Ansar al-Sharia, and obstruction of justice.
President Barack Obama will remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced Tuesday, a key step in his bid to normalize relations between the two countries.
The fundraising was “tantamount to providing money to slaughter innocent victims,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Alexander Solomon told the judge.
A fourth man was charged Monday in a terrorism case, on allegations that he raised money in a plot for U.S. residents to travel overseas and join ISIS.
Noelle Velentzas and Asia Siddiqui were arrested at their Queens homes early Thursday following a sting operation using an undercover officer wearing a wire.
A U.S. citizen was charged in Brooklyn Thursday with conspiring to provide support to terrorists who sought to kill Americans abroad.
In addition to the money going to the city, New York state is receiving $76 million. Newark was awarded $20 million, and the state of New Jersey is getting $8 million.
A local expert Wednesday night said a mass shooting at a museum in Tunisia amounted to a statement by terrorists against both people and the culture they represent.