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Commercial UAS Cleared for Takeoff by FAA

Comprehensive regulations for routine non-recreational use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have been announced by the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA). The provisions of the...

US Commercial Flights Take Off For Cuba After More Than Half-Century

When JetBlue Flight 387 touches down in Cuba on Wednesday, it will be the first direct commercial flight between the US and the island...

Man Strips Down to Boxers, Scales Airport Fence, Rams Pickup Truck Into Plane

A man being chased by police after breaching a security gate at Omaha's Eppley Airfield airport Thursday night stripped down to his boxer shorts,...

LAX Returning to Normal after Panic Due to Unfounded Shooter Report

Operations returned to normal Monday morning at Los Angeles International Airport after reports of a shooting sent panicked travelers sprinting through terminals and led...

Schumer Pushes for Security Review after JFK Airport Scare

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is urging the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to investigate security protocols at John F. Kennedy International Airport following a...

Tech Slams Homeland Security on Social Media Screening

Internet giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter slammed the Obama administration on Monday for a proposal that would seek to weed out security threats...

Former Al Qaeda Detainee Promises ‘Creative And New’ Attacks On US

As the Obama administration released 15 more high value Al Qaeda detainees from Guantanamo (GITMO), former detainee Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud Al Qosi -- who...

Port Authority to Review Response to Shooter Scare at JFK Airport

The response by law enforcement to what turned out to be a false report of an active shooter Sunday night at John F. Kennedy...

JFK Airport: All-Clear Given After Report of Shots

Police have given the all-clear at John F. Kennedy International Airport after reports of shots fired Sunday night inside Terminal 8, a New York...

FAA Announces New Center of Excellence

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has chosen the University of Oklahoma and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to lead a new Air Transportation Center of Excellence...

US to Deploy Federal Air Marshals on Cuba Flights

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced this week that the United States and Cuba have reached an agreement which will allow federal air marshals...

Gun Made with 3D Printer Found in Luggage at Reno Airport

The Transportation Security Administration says a gun assembled with parts made from a 3D printer was found in carry-on luggage at Reno-Tahoe International Airport. Read...

Patterns of Islamic State-Related Terrorism Revealed in New Study

Between 2002 and 2015, more than 4,900 terrorist attacks were carried out by groups or organizations affiliated with the Islamic State which resulted in...

Report: DHS’s Management Challenges Put Nation at Risk

Serious management challenges and overhead waste at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)—the nation’s third largest federal Department—may be putting the United States at...

FAA Pushing to Keep Pace with Commercial UAS Industry

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) achieved a major step towards integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into US skies with the recent release of...

Jeep Hackers at it Again, this Time Taking Control of Steering and Braking Systems

A pair of hackers have compromised their Jeep Cherokee, fooling the car into doing dangerous things like turning the steering wheel or activating the...
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