Water bottles filled with vodka that go uninspected. Lunch boxes packed with drugs allowed to bypass X-ray machines. Razor blades and other objects waved on through, even when they set off metal detectors.
Would-be jihadi fighters are increasingly booking tickets on cruise ships to join extremists in battle zones in Syria and Iraq.
In a blunt post-election warning, House Speaker John Boehner cautioned President Barack Obama on Thursday against taking sweeping action on immigration.
One side was euphoric, the other dismayed.
S. Donald Stookey is no household name, but his best-known invention truly is: CorningWare.
FBI Director James Comey says an agent impersonated an Associated Press reporter during a 2007 criminal investigation.
One day after sweeping Republican election gains, President Barack Obama and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell pledged to try to turn divided government into a force for good.
To Arnold Abbott, feeding the homeless in a public park in South Florida was an act of charity.
Chinese officials and businesspeople used a state trip by President Xi Jinping and other high-level visits to smuggle ivory out of Tanzania.
A 33-year-old man accused of murder in the slaying of his girlfriend in Washington state, posting photos of her body online, and writing that he wanted authorities to kill him has peacefully surrendered in Oregon.
A woman abducted off a Philadelphia street returned home early Thursday.
Nearly everyone agrees that texting and driving is dangerous. Many people do it anyway.
The 60-year-old drummer for Australian rock band AC/DC whose hits include "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" was accused Thursday of trying to arrange two killings as well as possession of drugs.
With sweeping victories that exceeded their own sky-high expectations, the GOP has dealt President Barack Obama and Democrats the most devastating electoral defeat of his presidency.
Fever? Headache? Muscle aches? Forget about Ebola -- chances are astronomically higher that you have the flu or some other common bug.
Shy bladder sufferers want DirecTV to stop airing a television ad where a "painfully awkward" actor Rob Lowe says that he can't urinate in public.
Voters in Oregon and the District of Columbia legalized the use of recreational pot, elating marijuana activists who hope to extend their winning streak across the country.
The Air Force has fired or disciplined at least 16 nuclear missile commanders or senior officers for misconduct and other failings.
A British man accused of slaying two Indonesian women in Hong Kong was described by acquaintances and fellow pub mates as a "bully."
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