TSA delays knives rule NBC News has learned that the Transportation Security Administration has decided to delay a controversial new rule that would have allowed small knives to be carried on passenger aircraft.The TSA calls this a temporary delay, but have not decided a new implementation date. More
Hacker says app could hijack a plane Could this be the deadliest smartphone app ever? A German security consultant, who's also a commercial pilot, has demonstrated tools he says could be used to hijack an airplane remotely, using just an Android phone. Speaking at the Hack in the Box security summit in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Hugo Teso said Wednesday that he spent three years developing SIMON, a framework of malicious code that could be used to attack and exploit airline security software, and an Android app to run it that he calls PlaneSploit. More
FAA to close 149 air traffic towers under cuts Under orders to trim hundreds of millions of dollars from its budget, the Federal Aviation Administration released a final list Friday of 149 air traffic control towers that it will close at small airports around the country starting early next month. More
Snow ties up European planes, trains, roads Frankfurt's airport closed, trains stopped running under the English Channel, and the French army was ordered to help clear roads — all because of a sudden dump of oddly late snowfall on Western Europe. More
Minn. air passenger: Water filtration pipes in bag MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A checked bag containing PVC pipes and several wires prompted authorities to briefly clear out a Minneapolis airport terminal Friday, and its owner told police it was the second time in three years his device had forced an airport ... 04/27/2012 - 6:54 am | View Link
Minn. terminal reopens after bag causes evacuation MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Officials say a Minneapolis-St. Paul airport terminal has reopened after a suspicious bag prompted an early morning evacuation. Airport police evacuated the ticketing lobby at the smaller of the airport's two terminals and closed ... 04/27/2012 - 1:27 am | View Link
Minn. terminal reopens after evacuation MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Officials say a Minneapolis-St. Paul airport terminal has reopened after a suspicious bag prompted an early-morning evacuation. Airport police evacuated the ticketing lobby at the smaller of the airport's two terminals and ... 04/27/2012 - 1:22 am | View Link
Forget that fresh arugula and grilled chicken salad. This season, ski resorts are letting us indulge with a new slate of warm, hearty comfort foods. They might not be the healthiest thing on the mountain, but after a day of racing down the slopes, they are just what skiers are craving.
A hard wind pelted exposed areas of our faces with tiny pellets of sleet and drove the 16-degree air through any chink in the ski gear covering my 4-year-old son Alex and me. He’d just fallen getting off a ski lift at Utah’s Brighton Ski Resort and I could see the tears welling up through the goggles.