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US warship deployed near Sochi runs aground

02/19/2014 6:04am
The U.S. Navy says one of two U.S. warships dispatched to the Black Sea before the Sochi Winter Olympics is being inspected for damage after it ran aground at a Turkish port last week.

US Treasury sanctions suspected drug traffickers

02/19/2014 11:14am
The Treasury Department is levying financial sanctions against a Colombian suspected of leading an international drug trafficking and money laundering organization that exported nearly 100 tons of cocaine a year from Colombia.

Homeland Security warns airlines of new threat

02/19/2014 6:28pm
The Homeland Security Department has warned airlines that terrorists could try to hide explosives in shoes. It's the second time in less than three weeks that the government has issued a warning about possible attempts to smuggle explosives on a commercial jetliner.

Government drops plan to collect license tag data

02/19/2014 6:56pm
The Homeland Security Department abruptly reversed course Wednesday and dropped plans to ask a private company to give the government access to a nationwide database of license plate tracking information.