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4 in 10 US homes are cellphone only, skip landline

ATLANTA (AP) — More American households are ditching their old telephones: 4 out of 10 only use cellphones, a government survey shows. That’s twice the rate from just five years ago, although the pace of […]

07/08/2014

TSA

TSA: Some at US-bound airports must turn on phones

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration is requiring passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights to power on their electronic devices. The TSA says it is requiring some overseas airports to have […]

07/06/2014

The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Justices: ‘Get a warrant’ to search cellphones

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a strong defense of digital age privacy, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police may not generally search the cellphones of people they arrest without first getting search warrants. Cellphones […]

06/25/2014

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (AP Photo)

FAA to weigh easing limits on electronic devices

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the blessing of an influential advisory panel, federal regulators are closer to letting airline passengers use their smartphones, tablets, e-readers and other electronic gadgets during takeoffs and landings. The 28-member FAA […]

09/27/2013

Gov't steps up effort to combat distracted driving

(AP) – Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is stepping up efforts to fight distracted driving and is pressuring states to ban texting and hand-held cellphone use by drivers. LaHood calls the problem “a national epidemic,” saying […]

06/07/2012

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