U.S. embassies closed and a global travel alert issued for U.S. citizens. Now officials say it’s all because of a secret message between al-Qaeda leaders intercepted by the U.S. government.
Tense moments for airline passengers. Fighter jets were scrambled twice over the weekend and a plane even had to be diverted from BWI because of a threat.
Reports of suspicious activity and vehicles in the nation’s capital are up 60 percent in the wake of an investigation of a terror threat.
Al-Qaida may have sent American terrorists or men carrying U.S. travel documents to launch an attack on Washington or New York to coincide with memorials marking the 10th anniversary of 9/11, government officials say.