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  • When will LaGuardia, JFK airport reopen? Winter weather advisory persists.

    When will LaGuardia, JFK airport reopen? Winter weather advisory persists.

    The New York area's JFK airport, LaGuardia airport, and Liberty airport all shut down after Christmas. Despite a winter weather advisory, the airports hope to open Monday.

  • The top 10 weirdest stories of 2010

    The top 10 weirdest stories of 2010

    As 2010 draws to a close, its time to reflect upon the joys and sorrows of the past twelve months. It's also time to think about the truly weird things that we witnessed. Here's our top ten list.

  • In Pictures Airport security

    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.

  • Somalia terrorist activity in US raises concerns, questions

    Africa Monitor Somalia terrorist activity in US raises concerns, questions

    US law enforcement has arrested several people suspected of helping Al Shabab, a Somalia terrorist group. Do those helping the group see Al Shabab's actions as terrorism, or as part of a nationalist struggle?

  • Waterboarding and other 'Decision Points' in Bush's war on terror

    Waterboarding and other 'Decision Points' in Bush's war on terror

    Former President George W. Bush has returned to political life with today's release of his new memoir, 'Decision Points.' Controversial decisions during his tenure as commander-in-chief have also returned to public scrutiny, with the 43rd president talking openly in interviews this week about his choice to approve waterboarding and other questionable acts in the war on terror.

  • Suspicious US-bound packages from Yemen: A terrorist test run?

    Suspicious US-bound packages from Yemen: A terrorist test run?

    Two suspicious US-bound packages from Yemen were stopped last night – one in Dubai and one in Britain. It set off alerts in the US, as well as speculation as to who sent the parcels – and why.

  • How Victor Perez saved abducted girl: four tales of everyday heroes

    How Victor Perez saved abducted girl: four tales of everyday heroes

    California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday honored Victor Perez, the man behind the improbable car chase that resulted in the recovery of an 8-year-old girl abducted in Fresno, Calif. 'This guy is a true action hero,' said the governor. Here is his story and the stories of three other everyday heroes who responded to trying circumstances with extraordinary grace or courage.

  • American Airlines brings back 800 employees

    American Airlines brings back 800 employees

    American Airlines will recall 250 pilots starting in November and 545 flight attendants starting this month. The airline last recalled pilots in 2009 and flight attendants in 2008.

  • Emergency landing at JFK airport, pilot praised (video)

    No one was hurt Saturday evening when Delta Connection Flight 4951 from Atlanta made its emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Sparks flew when one wing scraped the ground.

  • Walter Rodgers Price of August naps: history's rudest awakenings

    Stay alert, stay alive – especially in August, when Washington and much of Europe are on autopilot.