By AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AP) - Hawaii is a paradise for most visitors. But it was Wade Hicks Jr.'s prison for five days.
The 34-year-old from Gulfport, Miss., was stranded in the islands this week after being told he was on the FBI's no-
By DAVID PORTERAssociated Press
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The Transportation Security Administration on Friday moved to fire 25 employees at Newark Liberty International Airport and suspend 19 others for what it said was improper screening of checked luggage, the latest in a series of problems at one
By MARK JEWELLAP Personal Finance Writer
BOSTON (AP) - The Appleseed Fund is unusual, and not just because of its strict socially-responsible investing mandate.
Just as noteworthy is Appleseed's atypical record. The mutual fund has been one of the best performers over the latest 5-year
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Think of Tuesday night's presidential debate as a championship fight rematch.
Republican challenger Mitt Romney won the first bout, as President Barack Obama failed to counterpunch.
Then came what's known in boxing as the undercard,
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP Airlines Writer
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Airport security needs to undergo a radical overhaul or else passengers will become further disgruntled, lines will grow and terminals will be overwhelmed, airline executives said Tuesday at a global aviation
By ADRIAN SAINZAssociated Press
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A pile of stuffed animals marks the spot where 15-year-old Justin Thompson fell, fatally shot by an off-duty Memphis police officer on a school night in a working-class neighborhood.
The Sept. 24 shooting is still under investigation, but
By CHARMAINE NORONHAAssociated Press
TORONTO (AP) - A spokeswoman for U.S. pastor Terry Jones said Thursday that Canada has denied entry to the preacher, whose congregation held a Quran burning in March 2011 that triggered deadly protests in Afghanistan.
Stephanie Sapp said fellow pastor and
By KATE BRUMBACKAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Emory University is apologizing for years of anti-Semitism at its dental school, when dozens of Jewish students were flunked out or forced to repeat courses, leaving many feeling inadequate and ashamed for decades despite successful careers.
SEATTLE (AP) - A Michigan cancer patient who says she was humiliated during a recent Seattle airport security pat-down on her way to Hawaii got a Transportation Security Administration escort through security as she headed home.
Michelle Dunaj (Dun-AY) has leukemia and says she's been
By LAURAN NEERGAARDAP Medical Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - It sounds like a scene from a TV show: Someone sends a discarded coffee cup to a laboratory where the unwitting drinker's DNA is decoded, predicting what diseases lurk in his or her future.
A presidential commission found that's