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Ukrainian Emergency workers carry a stretcher with a victim's body in a bag as pro-Russian fighters stand in guard at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

UN calls for probe of plane downed over Ukraine

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Monday demanding international access to the site of the plane downed over eastern Ukraine and an end to military activities around the area, […]

07/21/2014

A passenger checks her cell phone before a flight, Oct. 31, 2013, in Boston.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

In-flight phones: Others likely to follow FAA lead

LONDON (AP) — America’s Federal Aviation Administration says it is relaxing restrictions on the use of smartphones and other electronics inside American airplanes. Passengers are still barred from making calls or downloading data off a […]

11/01/2013

Knives of all sizes and types are piled, among the items discarded at security checkpoints (AP Photo)

Feds delay policy to allow small knives on planes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airline passengers will have to leave their knives at home after all. And their bats and golf clubs. A policy change scheduled to go into effect this week allowing those items onto airliners will be delayed.

04/23/2013

president signs a bill

President signs whistle-blower law for US workers

President Barack Obama signed legislation Tuesday that affords greater protection to federal employees who expose fraud, waste and abuse in government operations.

11/27/2012

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