National & World News West Edition

‘Gateway to Freedom’ explores Underground Railroad

NEW YORK – (NNPA) – A new account of the long fabled “Underground Railroad” provides an intimate look at how railroad “conductors” helped thousands of blacks reach freedom, boldly defying the Fugitive Slave Law, inflaming the Southern slave states and contributing to the secession crisis of the middle 1800s. In “Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden Read More…

Culver City Edition National & World

Report reveals security gap at most U.S. airports

The vast majority of airport employees with direct access to the tarmac and airplanes do not go through any daily security screening, and only two of the country’s major airports have systems in place that require all employees with secure access to pass through metal detectors, a CNN investigation has found. CNN was given exclusive Read More…