Former Postal Employee Gets Probation For Stealing Medications To Help Ailing Son

November 24, 2015 7:07 AM Comments

A former postal worker has been sentenced to a year of probation in federal court after he was caught stealing prescription medications bound for military veterans in order to treat his ailing son.

Thanksgiving Travel: Longer Lines and Tighter Security Expected at Airports Across the US

November 23, 2015 6:25 PM Comments

The United States’ busiest travel days of the year are likely to be even more complicated for travelers flying through U.S. airports.

State Department Issues Worldwide Travel Alert

November 23, 2015 6:10 PM Comments

The State Department issued a worldwide travel alert Monday over possible risks due to increased terrorism threats.

Grassley Steps Up Clinton Email Probe, Blocks Key Nominees

November 23, 2015 2:02 PM Comments

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley is putting a hold on top State Department appointments — including the nominee for the department’s fourth-highest post — until he gets the answers he’s seeking from a former top aide of Hillary Clinton tasked with helping determine which of the former secretary of state’s emails should be made public.

The TSA Is Testing A Better, Faster Way To Scan Bags

November 23, 2015 12:44 PM Comments

The TSA’s R&D lab is constantly testing alternatives, including the Qylatron. By Qylur Intelligent Systems, the Qylatron is a honeycomb-style set of lockers.

Retirement Changes Mean Tough Choices For Troops … Eventually

November 23, 2015 11:36 AM Comments

In the coming days, President Obama will sign legislation putting in motion a massive military retirement overhaul that will affect the personal finances of hundreds of thousands of service members for decades to come.

DOJ Lawyers Fly To Minneapolis To Investigate Shooting

November 23, 2015 7:08 AM Comments

U.S. Justice Department attorneys were expected to fly to Minnesota on Sunday to investigate the killing of a black man that has prompted protests and calls for the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the shooting to be prosecuted.

Stuck Waiting: Ground Delays At US Airports on the Rise

November 23, 2015 7:06 AM Comments

According to an Associated Press analysis, airplanes spent 23 minutes and 32 seconds, on average, taxiing between gates and runways during the first nine months of the year. That’s the longest it has been since the Bureau of Transportation Statistics started tracking taxi times in 1995 and a 50-second increase over last year’s average.

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