A sign for the 405 freeway in Los Angeles on July 14 identifies the road that will be closed for construction from July 15 to 17. 'Carmageddon' is the name Angelenos are giving the likely epic traffic tie-up that will result from closing the 405 freeway between two of the nation's busiest interchanges.
Cocaine-stuffed Easter eggs were intercepted by customs at the Los Angeles International Airport in Dec. 2010.
Travelers walk through the terminal at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport as the holiday travel season begins.
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.
The California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that an LAX airport ban on solicitation in its terminals – challenged by a Hare Krishna group – is legal. It's the latest legal setback for the group.
The Northern Lights are seen above the ash plume of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano on April 23. Iceland's volcanic eruption was spewing far less ash on Thursday and the plume of smoke was low, but a change of wind direction meant Iceland's airports were now set to close for the first time.
Colombian Army soldiers and a bomb-sniffing dog prepare to leave a military base in San Vicente del Caguan, Colombia.
At least 21 plots to launch attacks on American soil have been thwarted. Here's a chronology.
The Supreme Court allows a 2003 law dealing with 'virtual' child porn that some thought was too broad.