Though there's a general stigma against governments paying out ransoms to groups like the Islamic State, it's more of a fuzzy line than a hard and fast rule.
Last year, New Zealand's terror alert was upgraded from very low, all the way up to low. We spoke to an security expert from Massey University about what that means.
Abu Mohammed al-Adnani just released a recording titled "Die in Your Rage."
Hick's former lawyer Dan Mori has said the US admission of innocence marks "the beginning of the end" of Hicks' ordeal.
Community groups were promised $13 million from the government to develop de-radicalisation programs. They're still yet to see that money.
The mother of a returned British jihadist who fought for the Islamic State warns that other former jihadists in Britain are "walking time bombs" because of the lack of government support.
Activists say the NYPD is unleashing its counterterrorism tools on those protesting against police brutality, conflating dissent with the threat of terrorism.
Gay people, Muslims, unaccompanied children, and Mitt Romney all make this week's list.
The homegrown terrorist plot was foiled just a week after the Charlie Hebdo massacre.
The Netherlands is the latest European country to launch a hotline aimed at talking Muslims in immigrant communities out of becoming jihadists, but it's not clear how effective these programs are.
The critical front line in the next counterterror battle will almost certainly be cyberspace, and multinational corporations are likely to be among the chief victims.
We spoke to the author of Goliath about how his harsh and uncompromising critiques of Israel have inspired a backlash from across the political spectrum.
We should salute cops when they do their jobs, but law enforcement heroism can't be used to delay police reform.
The attack came just as President Barack Obama was delivering a speech on cybersecurity.
I caught up with him after the Charlie Hebdo attacks to see if he was worried about being targeted by al Qaeda.
The cops, controversial cartoons, an invasive species of fish, and the idea of taking a vacation all make this week's list.
Kurt Westergaard gave us two minutes of his time to discuss 'Charlie Hebdo.'
The assault on French cartoonists gave Republicans an opening to once again cast the war on terror as an imminent, existential, and even religious battle for American freedoms.
Trying to escape from the moral maze of Wednesday's massacre and its aftermath.
Following Wednesday's attack, several Parisian and European editors are now under surveillance.
Terrorism is perpetrated against Muslims around the world, but Muslims overwhelmingly respond to the violence, harassment, and calls for their mass annihilation by explaining over and over again that they are peaceful and rational people.
New Yorkers ignored the cold to show their support for the dozen victims of Europe's worst terrorist attack in years.
The French community of Los Angeles held a refreshingly anger-free rally to honor the dead and show support for the magazine's mission.
"The Paris tragedy just confirms the amount of evil and injustice in the world we live in, and it is our duty to continue fighting against them the best way we know how—with satire."