In his primetime address from the Oval Office last night, President Barack Obama said last week's San Bernardino, California, rampage was an "act of terrorism." Outlining his anti-terror strategy, he called on Congress to make sure that no one on a "no-fly" list is able to purchase a gun. (CNBC)
The Republican presidential candidates were quick to criticize Obama last night, with front-runner Donald Trump tweeting that the president had too little to say about defeating the Islamic State terrorists in the wake of mass attacks in Paris and San Bernardino. (USA Today)
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton stressed Sunday that "the need for action is urgent" in the fight against ISIS during a speech in a Washington, D.C. event organized by the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution. (NBC News)
The investigation into the San Bernardino shooting is centering on Tashfeen Malik, the woman who with her husband killed 14 people at a California office party. Family members and former classmates back in Pakistan said she was a "girl next door" when she was there.
The New York Times put a gun control editorial on the front page on Saturday, calling for the end of what the editorial board called the "gun epidemic." The opinion piece said it's a "moral outrage" that Americans can legally buy weapons designed to kill.
A 29-year-old man has been charged in a Saturday knife attack in a London subway station. Authorities are investigating it as a "terrorist incident." In a video posted on social media, a bystander is heard shouting: "You ain't no Muslim, bruv" at the assailant. (USA Today)
NATO has ruled out placing ground troops in Syria to battle the Islamic State, NATO General Secretary Jens Stoltenberg told a Swiss newspaper. He said Western allies should instead focus on strengthening local forces. (Reuters)
In the wake of the Paris attacks, France's far-right National Front party appeared on course for a historic victory in the first round of regional elections, winning more than 30 percent of the vote and delivering a stunning blow to the country's traditional parties. (FT)
The Irish band U2 returned to Paris last night to play the first of two shows that had been postponed in the wake of the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks. It was the first large-scale cultural event in the city since the attacks. (NY Times)
Twenty-one Syrian refugees are expected to arrive in Dallas and Houston this week as Texas dialed back its legal challenge to resettlement agencies and the federal government, which the state mounted in the wake of the Paris attacks. (AP)