President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal plain, drawing an angry response from top state elected officials who see it as a land grab by the federal government.
Police were searching two planes at Atlanta’s main airport after authorities received what they described as credible bomb threats.
The TSA has a number of security problems at John F. Kennedy airport in New York, but it declared many of the details classified to try to hide the embarrassing information from the public, the agency’s internal auditor charged in a report released Friday.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals isn’t happy with New Hampshire’s new bacon-scented scratch-and-sniff lotto tickets.
Most of the discussion after President Obama’s recent State of the Union address centered on various programs and goals that have no chance of actually being passed by the Republican-controlled House and Senate. But the most cynical, and probably the most dangerous, collision between reality and rhetoric was when the president spoke about Iran’s illicit nuclear weapons program.
Border Patrol agents’ labor union announced their opposition Friday to the House GOP’s new border security bill, calling it “window dressing” that doesn’t add any new agents or updated their firepower to get the job done in sealing off the U.S.-Mexico border.
A 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who tried to go to Syria to help Islamic State militants has been sentenced to four years in prison.
The Supreme Court is stepping into the issue of lethal injection executions for the first time since 2008 in an appeal filed by death row inmates in Oklahoma.
UCLA is under fire for sounding a public call to Muslim prayer, but a campus official says it was a one-time event conducted by students hosting a weekend conference.
A California teacher was put on administrative leave for telling children who allegedly engaged in sexual relations with their teachers “You should have just kept your stupid mouths shut and enjoyed it.”
A Missouri dad outraged at the gall of his daughter’s teacher for criticizing the lunch he packed her as “unhealthy” turned around and derided the Kirksville Primary School as Big Brotherish — and posted on Facebook the scolding letter he received.