Intel Report: Iran Looking to Smuggle Raw Uranium

Iran is close to clinching a deal to secretly import 1,350 tons of purified uranium ore from Kazakhstan, according to a report obtained by the AP.

Shreveport man recovering after being shot

Shvereport — A Shreveport man is recovering from a gunshot wound after reportedly being shot during a robbery Sunday. The Times reports the man was allegedly approached by three others who demanded money before shooting him.

Photo Catches N.Y. Prison Guard Sleeping on Job

A city correction officer took a cell phone photo of his co-worker sleeping on duty, leading to disciplinary action against both of them.

Web Posts Suggest Depressed, Lonely Terror Suspect

Internet postings purportedly written by a Nigerian charged with trying to bomb a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day suggest a religious and depressed young man who fantasized about becoming a Muslim holy warrior.

Al Qaeda Claims Responsibility for Attempted Plane Bombing

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has claimed responsibility for the attempted bombing of a U.S. airliner.

Escapee captured after escaping from correctional facility

A child molester who escaped from a correctional facility in Keithville Sunday, has been captured. Officials say Bryan Roberts escaped Thursday after walking away from his work in the kitchen. Two others, Tommy and Loree Harley, were also arres

Metal Detectors Useless in Finding Powerful Explosive PETN

Magnetometers — the metal detectors passengers walk through before boarding airplanes — can detect firearms and box-cutters, but they're useless for detecting the powerful explosive PETN.

Terror Suspect Wasn't Considered Threat

The alleged Christmas Day terrorist had been in one of the U.S. government's many terror databases since November, which is when his father brought him to the attention of embassy officials in Nigeria.

Security on High Alert After Attack

The U.S. government tightened airline security as it searches for answers to how a 23-year-old Nigerian man eluded extensive systems intended to prevent attacks like his botched Christmas Day effort to blow up a Northwest flight from overseas.

Airlines: New Rules in Place to Keep Travelers in Seats

Some airlines are telling passengers that new security regulations prohibit them from leaving their seats beginning one hour before landing.