BRIDGEWATER, Conn. (AP) — American fox-hunting is a sport so steeped in tradition that riders still wear ties and blazers and cry out "Tally ho!" at the sight of prey. But it is adapting to one dramatic change: Coyotes have displaced foxes in the wild and become the hunters' new quarry.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration will retire after four and a half years leading the 60,000-employee agency, the Department of Homeland Security said on Thursday. John Pistole, who has led TSA since June 2010, has overseen security operations at more than 450 airports around the United States, the department said. Pistole "has been integral in leading TSA's transformation to a risk-based, intelligence-driven counterterrorism agency dedicated to protecting our transportation systems," Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said in a statement. ...
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade minister was peppered with questions in parliament Thursday over possible violations of election laws, in the latest scandal involving female members of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet.
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations are promising to reinforce passenger screening for Ebola at the airports in the hardest-hit West African nations and coordinate a common approach for the deadly virus at EU entry points.