Woman tries to open British Airways plane’s exit door mid-flight, Officials Say

BOSTON – A woman aboard a British Airways plane from London to Boston has been arrested after trying to open the plane’s emergency exit door during the flight, officials said.…

Obama supports bill to amend civil rights act

Obama supports bill to amend civil rights act

WASHINGTON – White House spokesman Josh Earnest says that President Barack Obama supports the Democratic-sponsored Equality Act that would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to ban discrimination against…

Rihanna snags big names for charity ball

Rihanna snags big names for charity ball

Rihanna has landed comic Kevin Hart to emcee her Diamond Ball with Lionel Richie as a performer. The gala benefits RiRi’s Clara Lionel Foundation. Last year, attendees included Brad Pitt,…

Justice officials fear nation’s biggest wiretap operation may not be legal

Justice officials fear nation’s biggest wiretap operation may not be legal

CALIFORNIA – Federal drug agents have built a massive wiretapping operation in the Los Angeles suburbs; secretly intercepting tens of thousands of Americans’ phone calls and text messages to monitor…

US official warns of bomb risk on flights from Puerto Rico

US official warns of bomb risk on flights from Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN – Against the backdrop of suspicions that an explosive device brought down a Russian airliner over Egypt on October 31, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee…