TSA Lines Are Being Aggressively Addressed, Johnson Says
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TSA agents work at a security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey on Monday. The House committee says the head of security for TSA has been removed from his post after inquiries into the agency's management. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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Afghan Government Says Taliban Leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour Killed By U.S. Airstrike
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Terrorism Or Mechanical Failure? Here Are The Clues Investigators Look For
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Publicizing Use-Of-Force Videos Included In Chicago-Area Sherriff's Reforms
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Passengers at O'Hare International Airport wait in line to be screened at a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Security Lines Are Interminable, But With Good Reason
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Law enforcement personnel stand south of the White House on Constitution Ave., in Washington, D.C., on Friday,. The White House was placed on a security alert after a Secret Service officer shot a man brandishing a firearm near a security checkpoint on a street outside the White House. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Eric Fanning, First Openly Gay Army Secretary, Sworn In By Senate
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ARGO — The Rescue of the Canadian Six was painted by an undercover CIA employee. It depicts an operation in which six Americans ("The Canadian Six") were rescued after the U.S. embassy in Tehran was taken over in 1979. Courtesy of CIA hide caption

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A Peek Into The CIA Art Gallery Reveals [REDACTED]
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Ships transporting containers like these at the Port of Tacoma, Washington, last year carry the goods at issue in the TPP deal. A new report says the trade pact would boost the U.S. economy, but only by a modest amount. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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A MiG-21 fighter — a leftover monument from the Soviet era — is the centerpiece of the Aviators Neighborhood in Deveselu, Romania. Now the base has become a U.S. Navy facility that is part of NATO's anti-missile shield for Europe. Gabriel Amza for NPR hide caption

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Eric Fanning testifies during the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination to be secretary of the Army in January. His nomination was confirmed by the Senate Tuesday. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters gathered outside the federal courthouse in Minneapolis where three young Somali-Americans are on trial for allegedly planning to go to Syria to join the Islamic State. The demonstrators say the FBI and local law enforcement is targeting and entrapping Somali-Americans in terrorism cases. Six men have already pleaded guilty. Dina Temple-Raston / NPR hide caption

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He Was Caught Trying To Join ISIS, Now He's In Jihadi Rehab
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Marine Raiders Keep Low Profile Among U.S. Special Operations Forces
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