Political

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration is tightening security rules for airline and airport workers in the wake of a criminal case in which an Atlanta baggage handler was accused of smuggling guns on commercial jets, Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A California man has been arrested after trying to scale a White House fence, according to the Secret Service. The agency said the incident happened at 10:25 p.m. Sunday. Fifty-four-year-old Jerome R. Hunt of Hayward, California is scheduled to be arraigned in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from relatives of thousands of victims of guerrilla conflict in Colombia who want to sue Chiquita Brand International in U.S. courts. A divided federal appeals court last year threw out claims worth potentially billions...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday threw out a North Carolina court ruling that upheld Republican-drawn electoral districts for state and congressional lawmakers. The justices ordered the state Supreme Court to consider anew whether the North Carolina legislature...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from relatives of thousands of Colombian civil war victims who want to sue Chiquita Brand International in U.S. courts. A divided federal appeals court last year threw out claims worth potentially billions of dollars...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from an Arizona salon owner challenging a decision by local regulators to stop her from offering pedicures using fish that nibble dead skin off people's feet. The justices on Monday left in place a lower court ruling that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Wisconsin officials who want to keep in place a decades-old ruling that bars Chippewa tribes from hunting deer at night. The justices on Monday let stand an appeals court ruling that orders a federal judge to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from a Connecticut commission accused of religious discrimination when it rejected plans for a synagogue in 2007. The justices on Monday left in place a lower court ruling that said Chabad Lubavitch (khah-BAHD' loo-BAW'-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has thrown out a North Carolina court ruling that upheld Republican-drawn electoral districts for state and congressional lawmakers. The justices on Monday ordered the state Supreme Court to consider anew whether the North Carolina legislature...
BOSTON (AP) — Lelisa Desisa ran through the rain to earn a second Boston Marathon victory and his first chance to...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Poultry producers and scientists have been hoping warmer weather would knock down a virulent...
HONOLULU (AP) — The humpback whale became the unofficial symbol for the conservation movement in the last century...
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Swiss bank Credit Suisse Group AG says net profit rose 23 percent to 1.054 billion Swiss...
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's space agency says it is considering a mission to the moon by 2018 or early 2019, part of an...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr likes to say his team teeters on "explosive and...