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Stories with subject: Travel laws and regulations
  • Court to look at 'born in Jerusalem' passport case 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 10:41 am
  • WASHINGTON - Confronting an issue fraught with Middle East politics, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear for the second time a passport dispute centering on whether Americans born in Jerusalem may list their place of birth as Israel.

  • Lobbyists spent $200K on lawmakers' trips 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 10:31 am
  • ST. LOUIS - Industry and special interest groups spent more than $200,000 in the last three years on trips for Missouri lawmakers, according to a newspaper analysis.

  • EU to sanction more Russians over Ukraine policy 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 2:34 pm
  • LUXEMBOURG - A high-ranking official of the European Union says foreign ministers have decided to sanction more Russians with asset freezes and visa bans as a sign of opposition to Moscow's policy toward Ukraine.

  • Politics test Silicon Valley's Russian ties 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 2:20 pm
  • SAN MATEO, California - Entrepreneurs and investors say Silicon Valley's fast-growing financial ties with Russia's tech sector are being slowed down by current political tensions between the White House and the Kremlin.

  • Israel bars Palestinian Olympian from leaving Gaza 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 12:07 pm
  • GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israel has barred 30 runners, including an Olympic athlete, from leaving the Gaza Strip to participate in a marathon later this week, highlighting Israel's tight restrictions on travel in and out of the Hamas-ruled territory, Palestinian officials said Tuesday.

  • Swiss bolster EU sanctions over Ukraine 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 11:51 am
  • GENEVA - The Swiss government bolstered European Union sanctions over Russia's annexation of Crimea on Wednesday but stopped short of imposing any of its own.

  • AP Exclusive: State official must repay $7,200 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 5:17 pm
  • SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The chief of state parks in Illinois must repay $7,200 of travel reimbursement he wasn't entitled to after inquiries by The Associated Press, the latest in a series of missteps at the Department of Natural Resources since February.

  • In new row, Israel at odds with US over visas 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 11:26 am
  • TEL AVIV, Israel - With the United States irked at Israel over its settlement policies and the lack of progress in peace talks, an obscure diplomatic classification has emerged as a new sticking point between the two close allies.