David Koenig and Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press | PostedJan 18th - 3:25pm
America's busiest airport, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International, is a blur of activity on the best of days. But an extra layer of anxiety gripped the airport Friday, the eve of a three-day holiday weekend. The partial government shutdown — the longest ever — has thinned the ranks of federal workers who staff airport security lines. And some travelers had braced for the worst.
Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | PostedJan 18th - 2:24pm
Two arrests were made Friday in the deaths of three people found shot a day earlier at a home in western Kentucky, and police said the investigation was "far from over" as they sought more people to question.
A grand jury in Tennessee indicted a white police officer on a charge of first-degree murder for killing an armed black man who ran when he saw police, according to a Friday news release from the Nashville district attorney's office.