At a memorial for the victims of the mass shooting in Tucson, Ariz., Saturday, President Obama sought to move beyond finger-pointing to healing. He said of 9-year-old Christina Taylor Green, who was killed: 'I want to live up to her expectations.'
Arizona memorial service: President Obama heads to the shooting site as a healer and unifier.
Officials say security is tighter since last year's Christmas Day bombing attempt aboard an airliner. But there's heightened concern about a terrorist attack during the holidays.
Border patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed in a gun battle Tuesday night. It could be a sign that smugglers are becoming more willing 'to just to shoot it out with agents.'
As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, 1.6 million travelers are expected to fly. How will passengers deal with new airport security measures critics say invade personal privacy?
A Transportation Security Agency (TSA) worker conducts a pat-down search of a traveler at Denver International Airport, the day before the Thanksgiving holiday, in Denver, Colo., on Nov. 24. Millions of Americans took to the skies on Wednesday for the start of the Thanksgiving holiday, but air travel flowed smoothly despite protests over new security procedures, including calls for passengers to boycott high-tech body scanners.
Background checks on pilots, opinionated passengers, and even the risk of touching children inappropriately aren't keeping airport security personnel from carrying out rigorous body patdowns, but officials are willing to consider adjustments to the controversial new checkpoint procedures.
Internet grass-roots groups urge passengers to 'Opt Out' of the digital whole-body imaging scan on the day before Thanksgiving. The alternative to these TSA screenings is an 'enhanced' pat-down.
Yemen officials arrested a suspect Saturday in the alleged plot to mail bombs to two synagogues in Chicago, but clues also lead to a bombmaker for Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), reports say.
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was behind the failed Christmas Day bomb attempt last year. US authorities believe the terrorist group is focusing on small-scale attacks against the West.