FILE - In this June 2, 2014 file photo, Apple senior vice president of Software Engineering Craig Federighi speaks about the Apple HomeKit app at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. The first “smart” home gadgets that can be controlled by Apple’s voice-activated digital assistant are going on sale this week, just days after rival tech giant Google announced its own software for Internet-connected home appliances and other gadgets. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Apple’s Siri has new role in new ‘smart’ home systems

The first “smart” home gadgets that can be controlled by Apple’s voice-activated digital assistant are going on sale this week, just days after rival tech giant Google announced it’s building its own software for Internet-connected home appliances and other gadgets.

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Homeland to revise airport screening; TSA head reassigned

The directives come after the agency’s inspector general briefed Homeland Security Director Jeh Johnson on a report analyzing vulnerabilities in airport security — specifically, the ability to bring prohibited items through TSA checkpoints.

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2006 file photo, House Speaker Dennis Hastert walks away from the media after answering questions in Aurora, Ill. A newly unveiled indictment against Hastert released Thursday, May 28, 2015,  accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior misconduct."   (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

Court sets arraignment for Hastert in hush-money case

The indictment doesn’t say what Hastert was allegedly trying to hide or to whom he intended to pay the money. But a person familiar with the allegations told The Associated Press that payments were intended to conceal claims that he sexually molested someone decades ago.

FILE - In this Tuesday, March 23, 2010, file photo, the Google logo is seen at the Google headquarters in Brussels. Google is making its privacy controls easier to find and understand in an attempt to make the more than 1 billion users of its digital services feel more comfortable about the personal information that they give the Internet's most powerful company. The simpler approach debuting Monday, June 1, 2015, features a redesigned "My Account" hub where all of Google's key privacy controls can be found. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)

Google tries to demystify privacy controls with new approach

Google is making its privacy controls easier to find and understand in an attempt to make the more than 1 billion users of its digital services more comfortable about the personal information that they give the Internet’s most powerful company.