A group of masked gunmen stormed a popular bar in the Mexican city of Chihuahua late Friday, killing 15 people, including two journalists, state prosecutors said Saturday.
A Florida man accused of planning to use explosives and weapons "to create mayhem'" in Tampa pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction.
Brian Terry's life serves as inspiration to those who knew him. His death, a thorn in the side of the federal government.
Army Staff Sgt. Calvin Gibbs has been sentenced to life in military prison with eligibility for parole in 10 years.
The Russian army has ceased ordering the famed Kalashnikov rifle for its arsenal and is waiting on a newer model its manufacturer is developing.
The manufacturer of the world's most popular weapon is going broke. Has Africa's credit card caused Russian bankruptcy?
A gunman carrying a variant of an AK-47 rifle opened fire on uniformed Nevada National Guard members having breakfast at a Carson City, Nevada, restaurant, killing two of them and injuring three, officials said Tuesday.
Police say a gunman opened fire at a Nevada IHOP, killing three people and hurting six others before shooting himself.
"What goes up must come down" can be a deadly maxim when the thing that's coming down is a bullet.
Three siblings caught after allegedly firing at Colorado police during a high-speed chase appeared in court Monday, facing a ballooning list of charges against them.
A negative report from the Pentagon Inspector General's office prompted the Army on Thursday to show off what it says is "the best body armor that exists in the world today."
The list of charges against three siblings nabbed after a high-speed chase grew Friday with a second Colorado county filing allegations against them.
A Combined Maritime Forces warship intercepted a boat thought to be used for pirate activity off the coast of Somalia, the forces' multi-national counter-piracy task force said Tuesday.
A man suspected of firing a rifle in a shootout with authorities, which happened shortly after he tried to force his way onto a Missouri military base, was arrested Thursday on a college campus, police said.
The mayor, police chief and a village trustee in the New Mexico border town of Columbus have been charged along with eight other defendants with buying firearms for illegal export to Mexico, federal authorities said Thursday.
Three BBC journalists released from detention in Libya told Wednesday of beatings and mock executions that they and other detainees were subjected to by their captors.
Two AK-47 assault rifles found near where a U.S. Border Patrol officer was fatally shot were among hundreds of guns federal authorities let pass into the hands of known and suspected gun traffickers in a flawed attempt to track the weapons to Mexican drug cartels, a U.S. senator says.
Two suspected ivory poachers were in custody and three others were killed by Kenyan authorities in the past week in a pair of incidents, the Kenya Wildlife Service said Monday.
An official with the justice department in Mexico's Chihuahua state was killed Monday morning in Ciudad Juarez while on his way to work, a federal police spokesman told CNN.
A 19-year-old mathematics major from Austin, Texas, was identified Tuesday as the suspected gunman who fired shots from an AK-47 and then turned the gun on himself, the University of Texas at Austin said.
With 25 people killed in violent outbreaks, Thursday was one of Chihuahua state's deadliest days of the year, the state Investigations Agency said on Friday.
Three family members at a wedding in Turkey have been accidentally shot dead by the groom firing an AK-47 rifle in celebration.
Somali President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed joined his troops on the front line Wednesday to fight hard-line anti-government Islamists, a presidential aide told a journalist in Mogadishu.
The soldiers of Bravo Company 2-16 Infantry had been under fire all morning from rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on the first day of Operation Ilaaj in Baghdad.
Police say as many as 15 gunmen opened fire on a house party, killing at least 13 people.
The death toll climbed to 16 Monday in an attack by at least 12 heavily armed gunmen at a party in Mexico early Sunday, Ciudad Juarez Mayor Jose Reyes Ferriz said.
As many as 15 gunmen stormed into a house party in Juarez, Mexico, in the early hours of Sunday morning and opened fire, killing at least 13 people and injuring 13 others in one of the deadliest attacks the city has seen this year, a police official said.
An explosion in a house in southern Pakistan killed six people Friday morning, police said.
Flying high above the dry, sweeping plains of southern Sudan, Paul Elkan is a man on a mission.
Millions of pot plants are being grown in our national parks and forests. CNN's Randi Kaye tracks it down.
Drug traffickers are planting millions of marijuana plants on U.S. public lands ever closer to tourist sites, guarding their plots with heavy weaponry, federal authorities say.
Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding an eighth suspect accused of being a member of a North Carolina group that allegedly plotted "violent jihad" overseas.
A series of attacks and gunbattles between Mexican drug cartel suspects and police left at least 14 people dead and 22 wounded Thursday night, officials and news reports said.
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that six men accused of plotting terrorist attacks overseas should remain in custody pending trial, but he expressed skepticism about the charges against them.
Mexican federal police say they arrested 34 men suspected of belonging to a ruthless drug cartel blamed for a rash of violence that left at least 18 federal agents and two soldiers dead since July 11.
A kids TV show recreates a woman's suicide bomb mission that killed four Israelis. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
Two suspects have been arrested in this weekend's coordinated attacks in at least 10 Mexican cities that killed three federal police and two soldiers, federal authorities said.
Coordinated attacks in at least eight Mexican cities killed three federal police officers and two soldiers Saturday in what officials are calling an unprecedented onslaught by drug gangs.
In the end, it was a single moment that brought the hostage crisis to its dramatic finish.
U.S. Navy snipers fatally shot three pirates holding an American cargo-ship captain hostage after seeing that one of the pirates "had an AK-47 leveled at the captain's back," a military official said Sunday.
Negotiators aboard a U.S. Navy warship are trying to secure the release of an American freighter captain who is being held by pirates on a lifeboat off the coast of Somalia, according to Maersk Line Ltd.
Miami police issued a plea for information Saturday after at least one person with an assault rifle opened fire on a crowd of people on a streetcorner Friday night, killing two teens and wounding seven other people.
Police search for the person responsible for a fatal shooting in Miami, Florida. WSVN's Robert Jordan reports.
An Indian paramilitary trooper shot dead six colleagues and fled his military camp with an AK-47 rifle in the remote northeastern state of Manipur, a spokesman for his unit said Thursday.
The U.S. Army is investigating allegations that Special Forces troops killed an al Qaeda suspect in cold blood and cut off his finger during an overnight operation near Baghdad earlier this month.
A killing in Iraq puts a spotlight on U.S. special operations. Was it an accident or something more? CNN's Michael Ware reports
A police officer and two suspected Islamic terrorists believed involved in a series of bombings were killed in gunbattle Friday in New Delhi, a police official said.
There has been some disturbing video out of Georgia the past few days, some of which brought back pretty awful memories for me personally.
Last week, I wrote about what appears to be a ghastly hate crime in the small town of Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, where teenagers allegedly beat to death a 25-year-old illegal immigrant named Luis Ramirez after spewing racial slurs and telling him to go back to Mexico.
An Iraqi city council member opened fire on U.S. forces outside Baghdad on Monday, killing two soldiers, U.S. officials said.
No piece of equipment is more crucial to a soldier in the field than his rifle. And America's most elite troops are about to get a new series of rifles designed for their unique and dangerous missions.
A preview of Pentagon Correspondent Barbara Starr's story on new rifles.
A military court finds a U.S. soldier guilty of murdering an unarmed Iraqi, but pares down the sentence in apparent sympathy with his claim of exhaustion
In a politically sensitive trial, an American soldier pleads sleeplessness and overwork in the death of an Iraqi man who breached his squad's hideout
A French journalist kidnapped while producing a television documentary about human trafficking in Somalia said he is "quite okay," and has been allowed to use a mobile phone to talk to his girlfriend in France, according to a short phone interview he gave to a Somali journalist.
Dozens of calls flooded the Omaha Police Department's 911 emergency line after a gunman opened fire inside the city's Westroads Mall, with witnesses calling in tones that ranged from almost matter-of-fact to near terror.
A former African child soldier is raising money to build schools in Africa. CNN's Jill Dougherty reports.
When he was a little boy in Sudan, singer Emmanuel Jal's mother was killed. Soldiers raped his sister. At the age of 9, filled with longings for revenge, he became a child soldier.
Holding the AK-47 assault rifle against my shoulder, I aim and fire at the gunman running to attack me. The report of the rifle is deafening, and the recoil feels like getting kicked in the shoulder by a horse.
Nearly 200,000 U.S.-supplied rifles and pistols meant for Iraqi security forces are unaccounted for in Iraq, according to a report to Congress.
'Iraq awash in weapons'
Gunfire and explosions rocked a besieged radical mosque in Pakistan's capital Thursday as Islamic militants holed up in the complex snubbed a plea from their captured leader to surrender
The clever and deadly methods insurgents are using to counteract the U.S.-led surge -- and why they are working
Isaac Diaz walks through the toughest parts of North Philadelphia each day on his way to and from high school. But what really scares the 18-year-old senior is lying in his own bed at night.
The federal government has charged five alleged Islamic radicals with plotting to kill U.S. soldiers at Fort Dix in New Jersey.
The Iraqi honor guard snaps to attention and the bugle player raises his horn. With great pride, he delivers a loud, tuneless warble. It trails off in the whipping desert wind.
Artist Zhang Dali has highlighted the rapid social changes sweeping through China with a provocative mix of graffiti, photography and sculpture.
In the distance, explosions are heard -- it could be anything. The American soldiers don't even look up.
Three Marines will face courts-martial in the death of an Iraqi man near Hamdaniya in April, the Marine Corps said Monday.
An Indian court found Mohammed Ghansar guilty of murder Thursday for his role in a string of bombings that blasted through the country's commercial capital, Mumbai, 13 years ago, killing 257 people.
Relatives and a lawyer of seven Marines and a Navy corpsman expressed shock over allegations the servicemen kidnapped, killed then tried to cover up the death of a civilian in Hamdaniya, Iraq.
Seven U.S. Marines and a Navy corpsman were charged with murder Wednesday in the April killing of an Iraqi civilian near the town of Hamdaniya, Col. Stewart Navarre said at Camp Pendleton, California.
The exhumed body of an Iraqi man allegedly murdered by U.S. Marines last April arrived in the United States on Thursday for forensic analysis, according to a Department of Defense official.
Navy investigators have evidence that U.S. Marines may have committed "premeditated" murder in the April shooting death of an unarmed Iraqi man in Hamdaniya, a military officer close to the inquiry told CNN.
The van was hot and stuffy, made even more uncomfortable by the fact CNN cameraman Adil Bradlow and I were wedged between masked gunmen in full battle gear, their index fingers tensely stroking the triggers of their AK-47 assault rifles.
When Hong Kong's notorious Kai Tak airport closed in 1998, frequent fliers breathed a collective sigh of relief at the thought that they would no longer have to endure a perilous right-angled landing through mountains and residential tower blocks.
Masked police carrying AK-47 assault rifles have raided the television station and newspaper owned by Kenya's second-largest media group and briefly detained four journalists.
Mercedes-Benz was the most mentioned brand in 2005's biggest rap hits, found a survey released this week.
The morning sunrise is broken by 50-caliber machine gun fire.
Dozens of insurgents were killed Saturday on the first day of Operation Steel Curtain, a U.S.-Iraqi military offensive near the Syrian border, military officials said.
Poor little rich babe, scion of English movie-star royalty, AK-47-toting punkette bounty hunter: If Domino Harvey's life didn't already sound like a chicly garish girl-with-model- cheekbones-goes-slumming thriller, then a girl-with-model-cheekbones- goes-slumming thriller would have to be made to exploit it.
Gunmen on Tuesday shot dead a Sunni Arab member of the committee drafting Iraq's new constitution, authorities said.
A hostage standoff at an international school in Cambodia ended Thursday with the killing of a Canadian boy and the arrest of four gunmen, authorities said.
The Diyala Provincial Police Headquarters in downtown Baquba may be dimly lit and grungy, but it plays a front-line role in Iraq's fight against lawlessness and terror.
The house at No. 5, Momir Asma bin Mohammed Street should have been unremarkable.
U.S. soldiers found several caches of weapons late Sunday and early Monday in raids on homes in southern Baghdad that authorities allege were being used as supply points for the insurgency.
The teenage daughter of an Iraqi official was kidnapped Friday night as she walked home from her math tutor's house in eastern Baghdad, a police official said.
An Ocala, Florida, man was arrested by the FBI after they found the biotoxin ricin in his possession in the home he shares with his mother.
Insurgents attacked a U.S. military patrol on Thursday north of Baghdad using a pair of roadside bombs, according to a military statement.
Security officials have staged two raids in separate locations in Lahore, killing one suspected al Qaeda terrorist and arresting five others.
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Revenue for M Cubed has shot up since it started making materials used in body armor for soldiers. This year sales are expected to double to $40 million.
At least 20 people died and dozens of prisoners were set free when insurgents stormed a police station and a civil defense compound at dawn in Fallujah, Saturday, Iraqi sources said.
Let's say you think someone is trying to kill you. You could call the FBI, or maybe hide in your basement. Or you could visit Gaffco, a small store that opened recently in New York City.
Would-be owners of semiautomatic assault weapons are charging gun stores, anxious to load up as Congress considers banning the manufacture and sale of such weapons. Says Victor Holbrook of the nati...