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Public areas of airports are the most vulnerable to attack

In a post-9/11 world, American airports have taken all sorts of steps to keep travelers safe. But significant vulnerabilities remain. The attack that killed five people Friday at the Fort Lauderdale airport raised concerns about how to further protect travelers and what place firearms have in U.S. airports. Authorities say ...

Oman takes in 10 inmates from Guantanamo

Jan 17, 2017

Oman takes in 10 inmates from Guantanamo

Oman said it received 10 inmates from the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay Monday, as outgoing President Barack Obama looks to reduce the number of prisoners there before leaving office. Neither the sultanate’s foreign ministry nor the U.S. defense official who confirmed the ...

U.S. 'momma' charged with stealing teenage daughter at birth

Jan 15, 2017

U.S. 'momma' charged with stealing teenage daughter at birth

Neighbors knew them for years as a church-going mother and her polite teenage daughter before police swarmed Gloria Williams’ home in the small, quiet South Carolina city of Walterboro. Williams, 51, was arrested on charges of kidnapping the 18-year-old. Investigators said DNA analysis proved ...