Security on High Alert After Attack

The U.S. government tightened airline security as it searches for answers to how a 23-year-old Nigerian man eluded extensive systems intended to prevent attacks like his botched Christmas Day effort to blow up a Northwest flight from overseas.

Airlines: New Rules in Place to Keep Travelers in Seats

Some airlines are telling passengers that new security regulations prohibit them from leaving their seats beginning one hour before landing.

Report: Father of Terror Suspect Warned U.S. About Son

The father of a Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up a Northwest Airlines plane on Christmas Day reportedly warned the U.S. about his son's extreme religious views and activities, Nigerian newspaper This Day reported.

Report: Father of Terror Suspect Warned U.S. About Son

The alleged father of a Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up a Northwest Airlines plane on Christmas Day reportedly warned the U.S. about his son's fanatical religious views and activities, the New York Post reported.

Hero-Passenger Hurls Into Action to Stop Alleged Terrorist

A male passenger reportedly linked to terrorist organization Al Qaeda ignited a powdery substance prior to landing on a Delta Airlines flight to Detroit Friday. The suspect is believed to be Nigerian, Fox News reported

U.S. Christian Missionary Enters North Korea

A Christian missionary from the U.S. has entered North Korea in order to highlight the plight of tens of thousands of political prisoners estimated to be held in the communist state, a human rights activist said Saturday.

Passengers Help Stop Possible Terror Attack On Plane

A male passenger reportedly linked to terrorist organization Al Qaeda ignited a powdery substance prior to landing on a Delta Airlines flight to Detroit Friday. The suspect is believed to be Nigerian, Fox News reported

Vatican to Review Security After Pope Knocked Dow

Susanna Maiolo, 25, is the same woman involved in a similar incident at last year's Midnight Mass, Vatican officials said. In that case, Maiolo jumped the barricade but never managed to reach the pope and was quietly tackled by security.

Ceremonies Mark Deadly 2004 Tsunami

Five years after a massive tsunami triggered deadly tidal waves across Asia, low-key ceremonies Saturday marked the solemn anniversary with prayers and moments of silence for the 230,000 people killed.

Body of Missing Maryland Girl Found Near State Border

The body of a Maryland girl who authorities say was abducted by a registered sex offender was found Friday after thousands of volunteers fanned out to look for her.