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Homeland to revise airport screening; TSA head reassigned
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Monday reassigned the leader of the Transportation Security Administration and directed the agency to revise airport security procedures, retrain officers and retest screening equipment in airports across the country.... 6/2/2015 2:11 AM

On video, theater gunman says killings got him 'value units'
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- James Holmes believes he gained a specific amount of self-worth for each of the 12 people he killed in a Colorado movie theater, but he regrets that one of the victims was a child, according to a videotaped conversation between Holmes and a psychiatrist played in court Monday.... 6/1/2015 11:57 PM

Boston Marathon bomber's college friends face sentencing
BOSTON (AP) -- It was three days after the stunning bombing of the Boston Marathon, and the FBI was asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects by releasing photos of them mingling with the crowd.... 6/1/2015 9:48 PM

Woman behind Silicon Valley sex bias suit appealing verdict
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A woman at the center of a high-profile gender bias lawsuit against an elite Silicon Valley venture capital firm filed an appeal on Monday of a jury verdict against her.... 6/2/2015 2:55 AM

Airlines try to save time with speedier boarding process
DALLAS (AP) -- Airlines are trying to save time by speeding up a part of flying that creates delays even before the plane leaves the gate: the boarding process.... 6/1/2015 8:39 PM

Mother of American hostage released in Yemen says he's ok
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The mother of an American hostage released by Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen says her son suffered a back injury and is still in shock, but that he's doing well considering the ordeal.... 6/2/2015 2:25 AM

Records: Wife suspected war vet husband of killing relatives
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- A decorated Iraq War veteran arrested in the killing of his estranged wife's mother, stepfather and brother suffers from post-traumatic stress and had been increasingly delusional, his wife told authorities in court documents released Monday.... 6/1/2015 11:29 PM

California farmers submit plans to save water under deal
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Dozens of farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta submitted plans Monday to the state saying they intend to plant less thirsty crops and leave some fields unplanted to meet voluntary water conservation targets amid the relentless California drought, officials said.... 6/2/2015 1:38 AM

Police allow addicts to turn in drugs if they seek treatment
BOSTON (AP) -- Heroin users seeking help for their addiction won't be arrested if they turn over their drugs and needles to police under a unique policy launched Monday in the Massachusetts city of Gloucester.... 6/1/2015 9:42 PM

Obama muses about his legacy, offers counterpoint to GOP
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is not shy about defining his achievements and casting them in the most positive light, yet he is loath to talk about his "legacy."... 6/1/2015 9:02 PM

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