A preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board into a plane crash in Mississippi that killed four people does not point to a specific cause for the crash and says the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit shortly after taking off.
Jeff Martin and Russ Bynum, Associated Press | Posted May 28th - 12:56pm
Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used bomb-sniffing dogs to give some passengers a break from removing their shoes.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted May 28th - 12:50pm
The Pentagon is relying on information it won't make public to dispute an Associated Press investigation that found the military misled Congress about sexual assault cases to blunt support for Senate legislation.
Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | Posted May 28th - 12:40pm
Barbara Handschu barely gave it a thought 45 years ago when she was listed first among plaintiffs in a Vietnam-era lawsuit challenging how New York City police officers conducted surveillance of political activities.
Sara Burnett, Associated Press | Posted May 28th - 12:20pm
Medical marijuana advocates are applauding Gov. Bruce Rauner's about-face on expanding Illinois' pilot program in length and qualifying conditions, saying it will allow time to show the program is worthwhile and will help more patients — including many veterans — who are suffering.
Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press | Posted May 28th - 11:10am
A southern Utah county commissioner who became a cause celebre in a movement challenging federal management of Western public lands calls charges against him "a modern-day witch hunt" in documents appealing a conviction for his role in an ATV protest ride.