The Transportation Security Administration is under fire for long, slow airport screening lines and allegations of mismanagement. The latest on airport security at home, the shakeup at the TSA and the investigation into the EgyptAir crash.
General Manager Paul Wiedefeld ordered the change in policy as Metro was facing criticism for its delay in notifying the public about the alleged rape of a woman aboard a Red Line train in Montgomery County last month.
Metro has released a final, revised version of its massive SafeTrack reconstruction schedule, after consultation with federal safety officials who asked for certain repairs to be moved up to the start of work next month.
Satellite imagery is becoming critical to what we do on the ground, including disaster relief, economic projections, and monitoring environmental change. We look at what pictures from above can teach us about life on earth.
Metro general manager Paul Wiedefeld conceded he should have reached out to federal oversight officials before unveiling a tentative schedule for a massive rail reconstruction program starting next month, saying his management style is sometimes impatient.
Last month the governor of Virginia restored voting rights to more than two-hundred-thousand ex-felons. It’s the third state in recent months to change course on reinstating the vote. The national debate over voting rights for ex-offenders.
Coal mining companies in Appalachia have been steadily laying off workers and closing down. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders promise to bring new economic opportunities to the area. Donald Trump says he can revive the industry: Join us to discuss competing visions for America's coal workers and the future of the region.
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