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Passengers evacuate the Los Angeles International Airport on Friday Nov. 1, 2013, after shots were fired prompting authorities to evacuate a terminal and stop flights headed for the city from taking off from other airports. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Thousands of fliers delayed after LAX shooting

Thousands of fliers across the U.S. were delayed Friday after a morning shooting at Los Angeles International Airport closed parts of the airport. The prolonged shutdown at the nation’s third largest airport was particularly troublesome […]

11/01/2013

MGA Research Corp. staff preping a crash test dog for testing. Subaru and the Center for Pet Safety in Manassas, Virginia. (AP Photo/Subaru)

Crash test doggies help to improve pet safety in autos

LOS ANGELES (AP) — To make the world safer for pets, Lindsey Wolko had to design an indestructible dog. Two years and hundreds of thousands of dollars later, her nonprofit Center for Pet Safety in […]

10/16/2013

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A census first: Black voter turnout passes whites

WASHINGTON (AP) — Making history, America’s blacks voted at higher rates than whites in 2012, lifting Democrat Barack Obama to victory amid voter apathy, particularly among young people, new census data show. Despite increasing population, […]

05/08/2013

US Senator of West Virginia John D "Jay" Rockefeller IV (AP Photo)

Senate chairman calls for ‘Do Not Track’ bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Warning consumers that industry has failed to protect their privacy online, a top Senate Democrat said he will press legislation this year to create a universal “Do Not Track” option for consumers and penalize companies that fail to honor it.

04/24/2013

Obama, Romney offer different interpretation of September jobs report

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) – Both President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are using today’s jobs report to bolster their campaign arguments. The news that the nation’s unemployment rate fell below 8 percent for the first […]

10/05/2012