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
TSA defends decision on knives Nikki Stern lost her husband in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and she doesn't understand why knives would be allowed in airplane cabins 12 years later. More
New TSA policy on knives, bats sparks backlash Flight attendants, pilots, federal air marshals and even insurance companies are part of a growing backlash to the Transportation Security Administration's new policy allowing passengers to carry small knives and sports equipment like souvenir baseball bats and golf clubs onto planes. More
New TSA rules on knives draw fire from 9/11 kin Some family members of Sept. 11 terror victims are angry over new flight-safety rules that will permit small knives on planes. The head of the Transportation Security Administration said Tuesday that air passengers will now be allowed to carry folding knives with blades that are 2.36 inches or less. More
TSA to allow small knives, bats, clubs on planes Airline passengers will be able to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes beginning next month under a policy change announced Tuesday by the head of the Transportation Security Administration. More
Not Above the Law: Former Defense Secretary Rumsfeld Gets a TSA Pat Down Donald Rumsfeld was on his way to the funeral of former First Lady Betty Ford, when he was stopped at Chicago O’Hare airport ... with the TSA. There likely has never been another person to appear so happy to receive a pat down at an airport. 07/15/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Donald Rumsfeld -- I've Got TITANIUM In My Pants! Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld is EXPLAINING his TSA pat-down at Chigago's O'Hare airport this week ... chalking the whole thing up to some bionic body parts! After TMZ posted the photos of Rummy getting his pat-down on Wednesday .. 07/15/2011 - 2:15 am | View Link
If you find any weapons of mass destruction, let us know: Donald Rumsfeld gets a TSA pat down Perhaps fully aware of the irony of the situation, Mr Rumsfeld smiled broadly and was 'very nice' throughout the procedure, according to witnesses. 'It takes those of us with two titanium hips and a titanium shoulder a bit longer to get through ... 07/15/2011 - 12:59 am | View Link
Donald who? Former defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld gets TSA pat-down Chicago's O'Hare airport Even Donald Rumsfeld gets a pat down when he flies. The former defense secretary was spotted getting the once-over from TSA security agents as he passed through Chicago's O'Hare Airport this week, according to TMZ. Rumsfeld reportedly took the ... 07/15/2011 - 12:57 am | View Link
Donald Rumsfeld Patted Down as TSA Unveils New Security Measures Rumsfeld tweeted about it – “It takes those of us with two titanium hips and a titanium shoulder a bit longer to get through TSA,” he wrote. But the agency that has come under criticism for patting down the elderly and infants, and now ... 07/14/2011 - 10:56 am | View Link
Brace yourselves. The Senate might be in for another all-nighter, this time resulting from a fight over nominations. Senate Democrats and Republicans are at odds over nearly a dozen of President Obama’s nominees, on which Republicans are threatening to delay votes in response to Senate
An outage at Yahoo Mail stretched into its second day on Wednesday, prompting the US Internet pioneer to apologize to unhappy users.
Yahoo would not disclose the number of email accounts knocked out of service since late Monday night California time.
“We are very sorry for recent difficulties with Yahoo Mail,” the company’s senior vice president of communication products Jeffrey Bonforte said in a short message posted at Tumblr.
He blamed the outage on a “hardware problem” at one of Yahoo’s data centers.
“The issue has been harder to fix than we originally expected,” Bonforte said.
Tens of thousands of South Africans danced and sang for Nelson Mandela on Wednesday as formal ceremonies were put aside to celebrate the hero who was known for his own trademark shuffle.
International and local stars from Johnny Clegg to Annie Lennox took to the stage in the free concert in Cape Town to pay tribute to Mandela’s remarkable life and journey.
“This is what he would have liked because he liked music very much,” said Nodumo Dayimani, 33.
“He knows how we celebrate in South Africa — we like to sing, we like to dance.