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TSA Confiscates Four Guns per Day

TSA Confiscates Four Guns per Day

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Transportation Security Administration said it picked up 1,306 guns at airport checkpoints last year.That’s four guns a day. And that doesn’t include the spear guns and bombs.Last week alone the TSA confis…

Obama and Netanyahu Emphasize Unity on Iran; Differences Remain

Obama and Netanyahu Emphasize Unity on Iran; Differences Remain

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Amid rising concerns about the prospect of the Iranian government making a nuclear weapon, President Obama on Monday assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that “the United States will always have …

What Will Happen to the US If Israel Attacks Iran?

What Will Happen to the US If Israel Attacks Iran?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — President Obama is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on Monday to try to talk him out of an immediate strike on Iran’s nuclear sites.But if Israel does decide to bomb Iran, wha…

Philadelphia Airport Driver Was Going 100 MPH

Philadelphia Airport Driver Was Going 100 MPH

File photo. iStockphoto/Thinkstock(PHILADELPHIA) — The man who disrupted Philadelphia’s airport by darting onto the runway in his car, reached speeds up to 100 mph as a plane was about to land, according to an affidavit filed by an arresting FBI agen…

Pentagon Identifies Americans Killed in Kabul Shooting

Pentagon Identifies Americans Killed in Kabul Shooting

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon has confirmed the identity of the second American high-ranking Army officer who was killed in a shooting inside Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry as Maj. Robert Marchanti of Baltimore, Maryland. Afghan police believe …

US Capitol Rotunda Closed as Police Investigate White Powder

US Capitol Rotunda Closed as Police Investigate White Powder

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The rotunda at the U.S. Capitol has reopened to pedestrian traffic after a white powdery substance discovered Friday morning just steps away from the office of the Speaker of the House was determined to be harmless.How harmless?…

Bradley Manning Arraigned, Defers Entering Plea

Bradley Manning Arraigned, Defers Entering Plea

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, accused of providing hundreds of thousands of classified military documents and State Department cables to online publisher WikiLeaks, deferred entering a plea at his arraignment Thursd…

Accused NYC Subway Terrorist to Face Anonymous Jury

Accused NYC Subway Terrorist to Face Anonymous Jury

iStockphotos/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In an unusual legal move, when a New York City man goes on trial this spring for allegedly plotting to detonate explosives in the subway, it will be an anonymous jury that determines his fate. U.S. District Court Ju…

Accused NYC Subway Terrorist to Face Anonymous Jury

Accused NYC Subway Terrorist to Face Anonymous Jury

iStockphotos/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In an unusual legal move, when a New York City man goes on trial this spring for allegedly plotting to detonate explosives in the subway, it will be an anonymous jury that determines his fate. U.S. District Court Ju…

Bill Would Give $400K Left Behind at Airport Security to USO

Bill Would Give $400K Left Behind at Airport Security to USO

Scott Olson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — When Congressman Jeff Miller, R-Fla., noticed someone left behind change at an airport security checkpoint, he started wondering about all those forgotten pennies. Turns out all that change really adds up: the Tr…

FBI Arrests Man Who Allegedly Plotted to Attack the US Capitol

FBI Arrests Man Who Allegedly Plotted to Attack the US Capitol

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A man who allegedly wanted to carry out a suicide bombing near the U.S. Capitol was arrested Friday in an FBI sting operation.Sources tell ABC News the man wanted to target the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, and had…

Fighters Intercept Cessna Approaching Air Force One

Fighters Intercept Cessna Approaching Air Force One

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — As Air Force One sat on the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport Thursday morning, the North American Aerospace Defense Command scrambled two F-16 fighter jets to intercept a small private plane that …

‘Underwear Bomber’ Abdulmutallab Sentenced to Life in Prison

‘Underwear Bomber’ Abdulmutallab Sentenced to Life in Prison

U.S. Marshals Service via Getty Images(DETROIT) — Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who tried to bring down Northwest flight 253 over Detroit on Christmas Day 2009 with an underwear bomb, said he was was “proud to kill in the name of God” before he was sente…

Heightened Security in US Over Iran Threat

Heightened Security in US Over Iran Threat

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — With Iran allegedly striking out at Israeli citizens and Jewish targets around the world, Israeli and American security officials in the U.S. are on high alert. “We expect it and we are ready,” one senior Israeli offici…

9/11 Victim Identified More Than 10 Years After Attacks

9/11 Victim Identified More Than 10 Years After Attacks

ALEX FUCHS/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — More than ten years after 9/11, forensics teams at the New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are still identifying human remains from the World Trade Center.  Karol Ann Keasler is the latest vi…

Najibullah Zazi’s Father Sentenced for Role in Attempted NYC Bombing

Najibullah Zazi’s Father Sentenced for Role in Attempted NYC Bombing

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The father of an admitted terrorist was sentenced Friday for his role in an alleged plot to blow up the New York City subway.Mohammed Zazi was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison for obstructing authori…

Pentagon to Lift Some Restrictions on Women in Combat

Pentagon to Lift Some Restrictions on Women in Combat

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon on Thursday will propose rule changes that will allow more women to formally serve in jobs closer to the front lines. Defense officials say as many as 14,000 positions could be opened up, though the restr…

TSA to Expand Expedited Passenger Screening Program

TSA to Expand Expedited Passenger Screening Program

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(ARLINGTON, Va.) — Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John Pistole and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced Wednesday morning the expansion of the airline passenger pre-s…

Air Marshals Speak of Sexism, Suicide, Bigotry within Community

Air Marshals Speak of Sexism, Suicide, Bigotry within Community

Former air marshal Steve Theodoropoulos. ABC News(NEW YORK) — Managers at the Federal Air Marshal Service regularly made fun of blacks, Latinos and gays, took taxpayer-paid trips to visit families and vacation spots, and acted like a “bunch of school …

Air Marshals Speak of Sexism, Suicide, Bigotry within Community

Air Marshals Speak of Sexism, Suicide, Bigotry within Community

Former air marshal Steve Theodoropoulos. ABC News(NEW YORK) — Managers at the Federal Air Marshal Service regularly made fun of blacks, Latinos and gays, took taxpayer-paid trips to visit families and vacation spots, and acted like a “bunch of school …

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