| Nov 13, 2013
The riches of SunRail
SunRail is about to make Orlando a richer town. And it's not just because of the money that will pay for developing the first stations. There are two other big payoffs on the way.
A huge productivity improvement is coming for the...
| Nov 12, 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a division of the Department of Homeland Security created after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, is the largest law enforcement agency in the nation. With more than 43,000 Border Patrol agents and customs officers, its...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:46 AM
Of all the memorials and public displays that took place in South Florida this Veterans Day, the one that drew the most attention — and caused the most disruption — took place near one of the region's busiest roadways.
With a noose around...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:23 PM
— When a suicidal gunman entered a New Jersey mall last week and opened fire, store manager Daisy Rodriguez locked the doors and hid in the back of her shop, nothing guiding her but instinct.
"I was panicked. I was scared. I was just shaking," said...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:55 PM
As one of the hundreds of people in Terminal 3 at LAX when the shooting began Nov. 1, my first signal that something was wrong was the sound of a stampede. There was a brief instant before passengers and airport employees hit the gate area, fleeing from...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:00 AM
WASHINGTON — When is a pirate not a pirate?
A federal court may provide an answer in a trial that opened in Washington this week of a Somali official who helped win release of a hijacked Danish cargo ship and crew for $1.7 million ransom, but...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:13 PM
An Edgewood drug dealer pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to supplying customers around the world through the Silk Road online marketplace.
Jacob Theodore George IV, 32, admitted to agents with the Department of Homeland Security in January 2012...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:06 PM
The president of the union representing more than 45,000 Transportation Security Administration agents urged Congress and the agency on Monday to create a new class of officers that would be armed with weapons.
J. David Cox Sr., president of the ...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Cornell University is preparing to forfeit to Iraq a vast collection of ancient cuneiform tablets in what is expected to be one of the largest returns of antiquities by an American university.
The 10,000 inscribed clay blocks date from the 4th millenium...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 2:23 PM
"We’re not in Kansas anymore," said the smirking congressman from Texas, pleased with his own witlessness.
Rep. Joe Barton, a Republican, was addressing Kathleen Sebelius, a former governor of Kansas, now secretary of health and human services,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:54 AM
A man carrying a note that said he wanted to ‘‘kill TSA’’ pulled a semi-automatic rifle from a bag and shot his way past a security checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, killing one Transportation Security...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:41 PM
LAX shooting: The latest
A composed, solitary gunman shot his way into Los Angeles International Airport on Friday morning, killing a transit security screener and injuring at least one more before being wounded by police and taken into custody. The...