Jul 8, 2014 — In combating militants, one weapon is cutting off the groups' funding from charities or outside donors. But the "Islamic State" gets its money from other means and may be immune to U.S. techniques.
Jul 3, 2014 — Shannon Maureen Conley was arrested in April as she boarded a flight that would have ultimately landed her in Syria, where she hoped to wage jihad alongside ISIS rebels.
Jun 25, 2014 — A remote-controlled bomb costs as much as an iPhone. Car bombs can cost up to $20,000. So for a cash-rich group like ISIS, the only limit to attacks is the number of people willing to carry them out.
Jun 12, 2014 — The Court of Appeal ruled that while the core of the trial can be held in secret, portions of it must be open to the public. It also allowed the suspects, known until now as AB and CD, to be named.
Jun 9, 2014 — The Pakistani Taliban say they ordered the attack in which gunmen mounted a five-hour-long firefight at the country's largest international airport. At least 23 people died.
Jun 5, 2014 — The trial, due to begin June 16, involves two men whose names and alleged offenses are being kept under wraps. U.K. media are calling it a "casting aside of the centuries-old doctrine of open courts."
Apr 21, 2014 — Accounts have varied widely about what has happened to girls and young women presumed kidnapped by Islamist extremists. Authorities say 85 are unaccounted for. Families say the number is much higher.
Apr 18, 2014 — The sign outside the tiny reading room at a school for girls refers to the late al-Qaida leader as a martyr. A school spokesman calls the terrorist leader a hero.
Apr 14, 2014 — The explosion at a bus station near Abuja is thought to be the latest in a string of such attacks by the extreme Islamist group Boko Haram. More than 70 people were killed. More than 120 were injured.
Jan 16, 2014 — We look at some of the pros and cons of changes to U.S. policy on electronic surveillance that the president might endorse.