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People arrive at the international arrivals terminal at  John F. Kennedy Airport on Oct. 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

CDC: 21-Day Monitoring For All Coming From Ebola Nations

The director of the CDC said the program will begin Monday and cover visitors as well as aid workers, journalists and other Americans returning from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea.

10/22/2014

Exterior of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) headquarters is seen on October 13, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Health Officials Defend Their Response To Ebola

The federal government is ramping up its response to the Ebola crisis after a second Dallas nurse became ill and it was disclosed that she had been cleared to fly a day before her diagnosis.

10/16/2014

A passenger is screened for Ebola. (credit: CBS 2)

Stepped Up Ebola Screenings Start At Newark Liberty, 3 Other US Airports

Customs and health officials at Newark Liberty Airport will start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola screening program.

10/16/2014

Customs officers & passenger take precautions during an Ebola scare at Newark International Airport. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Extra Ebola Screenings At JFK Set To Begin Saturday; Fight Against Virus Continues On Multiple Fronts

Airline passengers arriving from three West African countries will face temperature checks and other screening measures starting with John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday.

10/10/2014

Customs officers & passenger take precautions during an Ebola scare at Newark International Airport. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Mayor Bill De Blasio At Ebola Roundtable: NYC Is Ready

The mayor convened a meeting of city agencies at City Hall on Thursday as a display of readiness against the spread of the deadly virus.

10/09/2014

Thomas Eric Duncan (credit: Image via Facebook)

Thomas Eric Duncan, Ebola Patient In Texas, Dies

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died in a Dallas hospital Wednesday, a little more than a week after his diagnosis exposed gaps in the nation’s defenses against […]

10/08/2014

The Port Authority has said it will implement a program to trap and move the owls away from area airports. (Credit: CBS 2)

Federal Judge Tosses Suit Over Owl Killings At NYC Airports

A federal judge has tossed an animal-advocacy group’s lawsuit over the now-halted practice of shooting snowy owls near runways at the New York City area’s major airports.

10/04/2014

FILE -- People walk in the American Airlines/US Airways Terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport.  (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Area Airports On Alert To Look For Passengers With Ebola Symptoms

Newark and John F. Kennedy airports are among 20 ports of entry in the U.S. with quarantine stations that have been staffed with health officials trained to look for symptoms of Ebola in passengers.

08/01/2014

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

Newark Airport AirTrain To Close For Repairs Through July 15

The train line connecting Amtrak and New Jersey Transit to Newark Liberty International Airport will be suspended for 21/2 months for repairs.

04/30/2014

Staten Island: Bard Avenue Snow

Staten Island Residents Complain About City’s Response As Snow Falls Again

As another snowstorm struck New York City Monday, residents of Staten Island complained about dangerous and unplowed streets – following similar complaints on the Upper East Side after a Jan. 21 snowstorm.

02/03/2014

Canceled flights due to a winter storm are viewed on a schedule board at LaGuardia Airport on Feb. 3, 2014 (credit: CBS 2)

Super Bowl Fans Stranded As Winter Storm Disrupts Travel

By midday, the flight-tracking website FlightAware reported nearly 2,000 delayed flights and 1,500 canceled flights nationwide, including in Newark, New York and Philadelphia.

02/03/2014

Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

N.J. Man In A Jam, After Illegal GPS Device Interferes With Newark Liberty Operations

A New Jersey man wanted to hide his movements from his boss. He ended up interfering with operations at a busy airport instead. Now he’s facing a massive fine.

08/09/2013

Airlines Seats (credit: Getty Images)

Professor Touts ‘Pay-As-You-Weigh’ Model For Airline Tickets

In an exploratory analysis, Dr. Bharat P Bhatta writes that the so-called pay-as-you-weigh model can be “technically and economically feasible.”

03/27/2013

New Jersey DOT Commissioner James Simpson makes announcement on Pulaski Skyway rehabilitation project Jan. 10, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

NYC-Bound Lanes Of Pulaski Skyway To Be Shut Down For 2 Years Beginning In 2014

The billion-dollar rehab project to upgrade the 80-year-old span will begin following the 2014 Super Bowl at Met Life Stadium.

01/10/2013

United Airlines jets

It’s Not Just Cars, Generators — Now Jet Fuel Is Becoming A Concern

Fears of a jet fuel shortage at New York’s airports have led some airlines to take the unusual — and costly — step of putting extra fuel on planes.

11/02/2012

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