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. 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 had evacuated the Humphrey terminal ticketing lobby and closed inbound traffic to the ... 01/24/2015 - 8:01 pm | 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 - 10:04 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 - 2:04 am | View Link
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 ... 04/26/2012 - 2:19 pm | View Link
Minn. government reopens after 20-day shutdown ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota's government is back in business after a nearly three-week shutdown closed state parks, laid off some 22,000 public workers and demonstrated the wide reach of state agencies. Most state employees were told to start reporting to ... 07/20/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
UNION DEPOT Official website of Union Depot in St. Paul, a multimodal transportation hub and the perfect setting for public events, private functions, arts and cultural festivals ... 03/4/2015 - 2:25 pm | View Website
McCarran International Airport McCarran International Airport (IATA: LAS, ICAO: KLAS, FAA LID: LAS) is the main commercial airport for the Las Vegas Valley and Clark County, Nevada. It is about 5 ... 03/4/2015 - 6:47 am | View Website
CSX reopens locomotive shop near Chicago | Trains Magazine CHICAGO – CSX Transportation has opened a locomotive shop at its Barr Yard in Riverdale, just outside Chicago. The yard is a facility of subsidiary Baltimore & Ohio ... 03/4/2015 - 4:02 am | View Website
Digital Wires from ENR.com | News McGraw-Hill Construction McGraw-Hill Construction ENR/enr.com is the bible of the construction industry, providing news and features about projects, products and people in construction ... 03/4/2015 - 1:03 am | View Website
Health News & Articles | Healthy Living Get the latest health news from Dr. Richard Besser. Here you'll find stories about new medical research, the latest health care trends and health issues that affect ... 03/3/2015 - 6:44 pm | View Website
After its successful debut last year, Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort brings back its Equinox Spring Festival to usher in the season with music, snow sports and assorted events at its Solstice Plaza.
Funk rock from Scott Pemberton and electric folk-rock from the Rainbow Girls (pictured) lead off the music lineup, while a snowboarding contest and the annual Buckle Up Big Air snowboard/ski jam series offer a stage for participants to show off their skills.
Visitors may also join the Sierra Jorts (jean shorts) Party and fashion show, a miniature bicycle slow-riding competition, the Sierra Pillow Fight and the annual Salsa Showdown.
The Point Reyes Field Institute’s March class, Beginning Botany and Plant ID, not only surrounds participants with the national seashore’s flower-festooned fields and meadows but also provides the services of a botanist to demystify the intricacies of flower anatomy and simplify plant identification.
For those who always wondered what it would be like to be an archaeologist, the Napa Valley Museum in Yountville will hold a simulated dig, conducted by an Egyptologist.
Instruction in basic excavation techniques, archaeological photography, recording and classification will be oriented toward the kinds of artifacts that might be uncovered if students applied their fledgling skills to the Napa Valley.
Why I went: I wanted to immerse myself in breathtakingly beautiful landscapes and see our noble, endangered wildlife in their natural habitat before it may be too late.
The opportunity to feel all the bumps, jolts and slippery sands of this spectacular country on a 4x4 vehicle.
 see it all again from the air — the swirling palette and varied textures this landscape offers — in a tiny Cessna or hot-air balloon.
Glass bead necklaces crafted by the Penduka Development Trust women’s cooperative in the Katutura community, Windhoek.
Worth a splurge: A chartered flight to the remote and rugged northwest Skeleton Coast region.
Think pink as you trek past thousands of almond trees blooming along the 48-mile Palatinate Almond Trail (Pfaelzer Mandelpfad), from Bad Duerkheim to the French border.
The so-called “pink weeks” of March and April also inspire food and wine festivals, lighting displays and special tours. www.german-wineroute.com.
The Textile Museum’s collection of 19,000 rarities from China (pictured) and beyond will soon share space with the George Washington University Museum.
From the Incan ruins of Moray and Machu Picchu to the reed islands of Lake Titicaca and high-mountain villages (pictured), Ciclismo Classico’s new nine-day Panoramic Peru photography tour focuses on distinctive cultures and landscapes with the help of local guides, professional photographers and workshops.
The 319-room Glad Hotel Yeouido stands out amid all the glass skyscrapers of the Manhattan-like Yeouido district, boasting unique brickwork and playful touches such as indoor street signs.
Built in 1816, Santuario de Chimayo is famous for el Pocito, a small hole in its stone floor from which visitors collect soil said to have healing powers.
Hotel Chimayo offers special packages for Holy Week, when some 30,000 pilgrims journey on foot to the tiny shrine.
Plenty of laptop packs appear to have ample space when they’re in the store.
While trying to design a backpack that provides more laptop protection, the folks at STM also managed to solve the inner space problem, mostly by mounting the front pockets to extend outside the body of the bag, instead of having them take up space inside.
The Drifter has “suspended pockets” that prevent a laptop and a tablet from taking the full force of a dropped bag (or a jolt from the sides).
The gate-mouth opening to the main compartment is handy, as is the zippered mesh sleeve in the door for storing small items.
 be aware the Drifter meets size limits for carry-on luggage for most U.
Tripda for iOS, Google Play
Connects passengers and drivers to share rides and expenses in 13 countries, including the U. S., Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India, the Philippines, Uruguay and more.
Female drivers and passengers who are concerned about safety can select a “ladies only” option.
What’s not: I wanted to see which rides I was missing out on but couldn’t find them anywhere.
 I’d like to see the rides people are offering from my general area in the near future.