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
By EILEEN SULLIVAN and MICHAEL R. BLOODAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - South Korean security officials screened a man with a bulletproof vest before he got on a flight to Los Angeles, but a banned smoke grenade made it through in his checked luggage, along with a cache of knives, handcuffs
By DOUG ESSERAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - A Michigan woman dying of leukemia says she hopes her embarrassment during a Seattle airport security pat-down might change the way the Transportation Security Administration treats travelers with medical conditions.
A TSA spokeswoman said late
SEATTLE (AP) - A leukemia patient making what she calls an "end-of-life" trip to Hawaii says she was embarrassed by security agents at Sea-Tac Airport who refused her request for a private pat-down when they made her lift her shirt and pull back bandages.
Michelle Dunay also say an agent opened
By MICHAEL RUBINKAMAssociated Press
Because of who he is and what he's done, Jerry Sandusky could be in particular danger of sexual assault when he is sent off to prison this week.
With thousands of inmates raped behind bars in the U.S. each year, statistics compiled by the federal