Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63

KABUL, Afghanistan — The suicide bomber stood in the middle of the dancing, clapping crowd as hundreds of Afghan children and adults celebrated a wedding in a joyous release from Kabul’s strain of war. Then, in a flash, he detonated his explosives-filled vest, killing dozens — and Afghanistan grieved again. The local Islamic State affiliate […]

‘I’m barely breathing’: Synagogue survivor recounts terror

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A survivor of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre described Sunday how he and other terrorized worshippers concealed themselves in a supply closet as the gunman stepped over the body of a man he had just shot and killed, entered their darkened hiding spot and looked around. “I can’t say anything, and I’m barely […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Taking a myopic view of terrorism

Regarding Debbie Hilton’s letter on terrorism, surely ma’am, you are not implying that only Muslims, are terrorists are you? Because that’s the impression I got from reading your letter entitled “What God do terrorists serve?” that ran in the Sunday, Nov. 5 edition of this very publication. Maybe you are not aware of the Merriam-Webster […]

COMMENTARY: American values, patriotism and radical Muslims?

With the recent murders of 49 people in Orlando, it’s time to out the radicals. During the GOP presidential primary campaign, a question was asked of then-presidential candidate Ben Carson if he would advocate for a Muslim as president of the United States. He said, “If Muslims can’t accept the United States of America way […]

Police urge folks to report suspicious activity

Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., addresses members of the media Monday in front of Legislative Hall. Behind him, the America flag flies at half-mast to honor those killed in Orlando Sunday. (Delaware State News/Matt Bittle)

DOVER — In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, Delaware’s senior senator urged Americans to come together, issued criticisms of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and said the United States and its allies are making great progress in the fight against the Islamic State terrorist group. Delaware State Police, meanwhile, said […]