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National & World FAA chief orders review Chicago air traffic snarl FAA chief orders review Chicago air traffic snarl
The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing security practices and how it deals with unexpected incidents throughout its air traffic control facilities following last week's fire at a Chicago-area air traffic facility, agency administrator Michael Huerta said Monday.
National & World Pot entrepreneurs now becoming political donors Pot entrepreneurs now becoming political donors
The entrepreneurs of the young U.S. marijuana industry are taking another step into the mainstream, becoming political donors who use some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly candidates and ballot questions that could bring legal pot to more states.
National & World Obama: US misjudged Iraqi army, militants' threat Obama: US misjudged Iraqi army, militants' threat
President Barack Obama on Sunday gave voice to the conundrum at the heart of his Syria policy, acknowledging that the U.S.-led military campaign against the Islamic State group and al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria is helping Syrian dictator Bashar Assad, a man the United Nations has accused of war crimes.
National & World Police: Driver distracted before fatal softball team crash Police: Driver distracted before fatal softball team crash
The driver of an 18-wheel tractor-trailer that collided with a bus and killed four members of a Texas community college softball team told investigators he had been distracted by something in his cabin before the accident, authorities said Sunday.