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Tighter security is seen at Penn Station after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an increase in police presence in New York City transportation hubs due to the threat of terrorism. (Credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Cuomo Lays Out Plan For Increased Security Due To ISIS Terror Threat

With an increase of terrorist activity overseas by ISIS, the governor said the New York City area is a high profile target.

5 hours ago

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday, Sept. 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo: Police, National Guard Patrols Stepped Up In NYC Area Amid Heightened Terror Threat

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced that National Guard troops and additional police officers at mass transit points and other sites in the New York City area – amid an increased threat of terrorist activity.

17 hours ago

Security has  been tightened at international airports amid concerns about a terror threat involving undetected explosives. (Credit: CBS 2)

Worries About Undetected Bombs Prompt Tighter Security In Foreign Airports

The concern is that al Qaeda in Yemen is developing a bomb that could get around traditional airport security, outside of the U.S.

07/03/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about Iraq in the Brady Briefing room of the White House on June 19, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama: ‘Battle-Hardened’ Militants Pose Threat To United States

The Obama administration is considering tighter security measures in airports amid worries that Islamic militants are creating a new arsenal of hard to detect weapons to target the U.S.

06/30/2014

JFK And LaGuardia Airports

State Senator Worries Airports Are Maximizing Traffic At Expense Of Safety

In the country’s most complicated airspace, allocating runways at JFK and at LaGuardia Airport is like piecing together a puzzle.

04/15/2014

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How To Never Lose Your Luggage Again

While fewer bags are being lost by the airlines these days, people are still stealing them! Which is why Air France and KLM have spent the last year developing two gadgets that help prevent luggage from being lifted.

04/09/2014

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Report: Despite Control Efforts No Decline In Wildlife Collisions At N.J. Airports

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s efforts to remove birds and other wildlife that could pose a threat to aircraft safety have had no significant impact, according to a newspaper analysis.

03/23/2014

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7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.

03/07/2014

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Uncovered: The Best Time To Buy The Cheapest Plane Ticket

A recent study pinpoints the best time to buy the cheapest airline tickets. Read on for tips on booking your next vacation on a budget.

03/05/2014

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The World’s 7 Best Airport Coffee Shops

It’s not easy to find a decent cup of coffee when traveling. So we scoured the world’s airports in search of the best cafes and java joints, and came back with our top seven.

02/26/2014

A woman walks up snow covered subway stairs in Brooklyn following a storm that left up to 8 inches of snow on January 3, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Traffic, Transit & Travel Updates: Friday, Jan. 3, 2014

Everything you need to know about transit delays and cancellations due to the winter storm.

01/03/2014

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What To Do At America’s 10 Most Delayed Airports

Delayed at the airport during your travels? Check out this guide on where to eat, drink and shop at America’s 10 most delayed airports.

11/27/2013

LaGuardia Airport in Queens (file / credit: MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Severe Weather Threat Prompts Flight Delays Of Almost 4 Hours

A threat of thunderstorms has caused delays averaging nearly four hours at LaGuardia and Newark Liberty International airports.

06/24/2013

Am empty station at an airport control tower (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Fact Check Friday: The Politics Of The FAA Furloughs

We couldn’t let today’s news about the FAA furloughs soon coming to an end go by without some fact checking on some things we’ve heard.

04/26/2013

Groton-New London Airport (file)

Blumenthal Blames FAA For Airport Control Tower Closures; Says They’re Unnecessary

A group of U.S. Senators is working to keep the airport control towers from closing due to a lack of funding under sequester cuts.

03/18/2013

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