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Screening at airports, federal buildings boosted after Paris attacks
Screening at airports, federal buildings boosted after Paris attacks

Security is being ramped up at federal buildings and airports across the U.S. in response to last week’s attacks in Paris, the nation’s top homeland security official said Monday. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson called the measures precautionary, saying they weren’t in response to “specific, credible intelligence of an attack,” but cited the mass shootings in Paris that killed 17 people, as well as attacks in recent months in Australia and Canada, as showing the need for “increased vigilance.” The new measures are also being taken, Johnson said, because of “the recent public calls by terrorist organizations for attacks on Western...

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