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AP: Intruders breach US airport fences about every 10 days
Under pressure to prevent people from sneaking onto runways and planes at major U.S. airports, authorities are cracking down - not on the intruders who slip through perimeter gates or jump over fences, but on the release of information about the breaches.... 5/26/2016 2:06 PM

Q&A on AP investigation of perimeter security at US airports
The squeeze began after The Associated Press revealed that intruders hop fences, slip past guardhouses and crash cars through gates at the nation's busiest airports far more often than the public realizes. Since publication of that investigation last spring, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration has clamped down on the release of information about airport perimeter breaches. But using litigation and public records requests, the AP is now able to document 345 breaches dating t... 5/26/2016 4:22 AM

Trump reaches the magic number to clinch nomination
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president Thursday, completing an unlikely rise that has upended the political landscape and set the stage for a bitter fall campaign.... 5/26/2016 2:45 PM

90-minute tornado a rarity, even where tornadoes are common
A tornado that raked the northern Kansas landscape for about 90 minutes was impressive both for its classic "wedge" shape and its sheer endurance - staying on the ground about 10 times longer than the typical twister.... 5/26/2016 4:01 PM

Report: 46 states made prison-related reforms in 2014-15
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new analysis has found that nearly every state made prison-related reforms in 2014 and 2015.... 5/26/2016 6:33 AM

Police seek gunman in shooting at T.I. concert that killed 1
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police searched Thursday for a man captured on surveillance footage firing a gun at a hip-hop concert where hip-hop artist T.I. was set to perform. Four people were shot, one of them fatally.... 5/26/2016 4:42 PM

The Latest: Snyder halts some Flint water investigations
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- The Latest on Flint's crisis with lead-tainted water (all times local):... 5/26/2016 4:07 PM

'Infamous' yearbook quotes prompt school district apology
LEETSDALE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania school district has apologized after quotes from Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and an Islamic State leader were printed in the graduating class section of this year's high school yearbook.... 5/26/2016 2:13 PM

APNewsBreak: Rules proposed for school accountability
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Proposed federal guidelines would allow states to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures like chronic absenteeism to identify failing schools and children who are struggling the most.... 5/26/2016 1:55 PM

Report: Police departments need mental health programs
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A U.S. Justice Department report prompted by the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre urges police chiefs around the country to put mental health programs in place in to help officers cope with on-the-job trauma, including the aftermath of mass shootings.... 5/26/2016 4:34 PM



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