Israel shuts Egypt border after terror warning Passover eve

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel closed its Taba border crossing to the Sinai peninsula on Monday following warnings by its anti-terrorism office of an "imminent" militant attack there and urged its citizens to leave Egypt hours before the start of the Passover holiday, when Sinai is a popular destination for many secular Israelis.

  • Written by IAN DEITCH , Associated Press

Video of passenger getting dragged off flight sparks uproar

CHICAGO (AP) — Video of police officers dragging a passenger from an overbooked United Airlines flight sparked an uproar Monday on social media, and a spokesman for the airline insisted that employees had no choice but to contact authorities to remove the man.

  • Written by CARYN ROUSSEAU and DAVID KOENIG , Associated Press

Housing options help autistic adults find independence

DALLAS (AP) — Masha Gregory was nervous to move out of her parents' home and into her own place, where the 26-year-old Pennsylvania woman worried about making friends and being away from her parents. But after living in her own apartment at a complex that focuses on adults with autism, she's made new friends and found she loves her independence.

  • Written by JAMIE STENGLE, Associated Press