Feb 10, 2014 8:40pm

Inside Saipan’s Industry of ‘American-Born Chinese Babies’

The tropical island of Saipan is experiencing a baby boom. Saipan is part of the Northern Mariana Islands, a tiny U.S. territory just four hours away from China by plane. It’s popular with tourists, because no visa is required for visits up to 45 days…. Read More »

Feb 10, 2014 7:59am

US: Don’t Fly Caribbean Airlines From Guyana Today After ‘Unconfirmed Threat’

Americans in Guyana should avoid Caribbean Airlines for the next couple days after the U.S. learned of an “unconfirmed threat” relating to the airline, the U.S. State Department said today. “Out of an abundance of caution, the Embassy advises all U.S. citizens in Guyana traveling… Read More »

Feb 8, 2014 2:18pm

West Virginia Sen. Rockefeller Won’t OK Charleston Water a Month After Spill

WASHINGTON — Sen. Jay Rockefeller doesn’t believe the tap water for 300,000 in West Virginia is safe to use a month after a massive chemical spill in his state put it at risk. And with ongoing uncertainty over the water supply in Kanawha Valley, the… Read More »

By Cho Park

Jan 28, 2014 5:02pm

NJ Calf Slaughter Plant Shuttered After Hidden Camera Investigation

Federal inspectors last week temporarily shut down a New Jersey veal processing facility after hidden camera footage emerged which appeared to show unethical treatment of animals. The U.S. Department of Agriculture wrote in a letter to the Catelli Brothers slaughterhouse in Shrewsbury, New Jersey that… Read More »

Jan 24, 2014 5:10pm

Top 6 Weirdest TSA Discoveries in 2013: Human Skull, Ninja Stars

In their quest to protect the American skies, TSA agents, like law enforcement officials the world over, end up dealing with some weird stuff – like when someone tried to check a human skull through security. As part of its review of 2013, the TSA… Read More »

Jan 23, 2014 4:37pm

Edward Snowden: ‘Not Possible’ to Return to U.S. Now

Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor that exposed the agency’s most closely held secrets, said today that while returning to the U.S. would be the “best resolution” for everyone, it’s “not possible” now because he does not believe he can get a fair… Read More »

Jan 23, 2014 4:00pm

Edward Snowden Denies ‘Stealing’ NSA Co-Workers’ Passwords

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden today denied “stealing” or tricking his co-workers into giving up their passwords and log-in information so that he could make off with a trove of secret documents from the secretive agency. Snowden made the denial during an online Q&A… Read More »

By ABC News

Jan 22, 2014 6:53pm

For Team USA Ski Jumpers, Safety Concerns Bow to Olympic Determination

By RANDY KREIDER and SAMMY LINEBAUGH Stars from America’s ski jumping team directly address their concerns with security at the Sochi Olympics today, saying that it’s on their mind, but it certainly isn’t going to keep them from tackling the international competition. “I’m watching the news,… Read More »

By ABC News

Jan 22, 2014 12:15pm

Israel Arrests 3 Allegedly Planning U.S. Embassy Attack

By BRUNO NOTA, ALEXANDER MARQUARDT and LEE FERRAN Israeli security services have arrested three men they say were in the “initial stages” of an al Qaeda-linked plot to bomb the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv as well as the International Convention Center in Jerusalem, according… Read More »

Jan 21, 2014 3:06pm

Russia: One Terrorist Down, Many to Go

Russian security forces say they have killed the suspected leader of a local militant group in Dagestan, a restive region of southern Russia near Sochi, the site of the upcoming Winter Olympic Games. Russia’s National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAK) released a statement today identifying the alleged… Read More »