David Schaper

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U.S. Lifts Laptop Ban On Flights From Middle East

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The United States has lifted its ban on large electronics in the cabins of airlines that it announced in March. The ban originally affected 10 airports and nine airlines, mostly Middle Eastern carriers that had flights to the U.S.


Federal Officials Investigating Near Collision At San Francisco Airport

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Federal investigators are looking into an incident at San Francisco's airport when two planes came within a couple hundred feet of hitting each other.


Low Gas Prices Lead Millions Of People To Plan Summer Travel

Friday, June 30, 2017

Gas prices are the lowest for summer in more than decade, and that's leading millions of people to plan to load up the kids in the minivan or SUV and hit the road this summer.


White House Tightens Airport Security Requirements For Foreign Flights

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The Trump administration announced enhanced security requirements for foreign flights entering the U.S. Passengers and their belongings will undergo more thorough screening at foreign airports.


From Drug Overdose To Fires, Council Says Preventable Deaths At An All-Time High

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

States aren't doing enough to protect its residents from "events we know how to prevent," says the National Safety Council.


Protesters Take To The Streets After Not-Guilty Verdict In Philando Castile Case

Saturday, June 17, 2017

The not-guilty verdict in the 2016 police shooting death of Philando Castile during a traffic stop sparked protests in St. Paul, Minn. Friday night, but none turned violent.


Minnesota City To Dismiss Officer Acquitted In Shooting Of Philando Castile

Friday, June 16, 2017

The city of St. Anthony released a statement on Friday that police officer Jeronimo Yanez will be dismissed after he was acquitted in the shooting death of a black driver nearly a year ago.


The Cosby And Yanez Juries Appear Deadlocked. Now What?

Friday, June 16, 2017

With two high-profile cases seemingly teetering on the brink of hung juries this week, you might think it happens quite often. But hung juries are actually relatively rare.


Trump Talks Up Infrastructure Plan In Cincinnati

Thursday, June 08, 2017

President Trump is trying to shift attention to his infrastructure plan, taking his pitch for more private investment in critical transportation assets to Cincinnati.


President Trump Outlines Infrastructure Plan In Trip To Cincinnati

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

President Trump went to Cincinnati Wednesday to push his plan to invest heavily in infrastructure, focusing on the aging locks, dams, levees and ports in the nation's inland waterways.


Trump Announces Plan To Privatize Air Traffic Control

Monday, June 05, 2017

It's an idea long supported by most of the commercial airlines and the union, which say the system is inefficient under the Federal Aviation Administration.


Fears Grow As DHS Officials Consider Expanding Airline Laptop Ban

Saturday, June 03, 2017

The White House is deciding whether to prohibit airline passengers from bringing laptops on board flights from Europe. Travel industry leaders say it could have a chilling effect on travel business.


United Airlines Has Happy Shareholders, Unhappy Workers

Thursday, May 25, 2017

United Airlines' shareholders don't seem too worried about the long-term impact of a passenger being violently dragged off a plane. But workers for United's contractors are protesting low wages.


Despite Viral Incidents, Passengers Are More Satisfied With Airlines Than Ever

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Lower airfares, better on-time performance, fewer lost bags and fewer passengers being bumped from overbooked flights have all contributed to the overall better customer satisfaction ratings.


Have The 'Miserable' Airlines Finally Reached A Tipping Point?

Monday, May 08, 2017

"We're a bunch of tuna crammed into a can and it's miserable," said one traveler. Now, airlines hope they can get past the perception that they put profit over passenger comfort.


'It Was A Mistake Of Epic Proportions,' United CEO Testifies

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

"Clearly our policies broke down," Oscar Munoz told the House Transportation Committee regarding an incident in which a passenger was dragged off a flight.


'Textalyzer' Aims To Curb Distracted Driving, But What About Privacy?

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Police may soon have technology to tell if a driver involved in an accident had been using a mobile device behind the wheel. Privacy advocates worry about letting police snoop on people's phones.


Morning News Brief: Trump's NAFTA Reversal, The North Korean Border, 'Textalyzer'

Thursday, April 27, 2017

President Trump has reversed course and says he won't withdraw from NAFTA. Also, a view into North Korea from the Chinese border and a proposed software to curb texting while driving.


Should Viewers Of Facebook Live Gang Rape Face Charges?

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Authorities say that about 40 people may have watched the rapes of a 15-year-old girl that were streamed on the social media platform — and that none of them reported the crimes.


Distraction, On Street And Sidewalk, Helps Cause Record Pedestrian Deaths

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The number of pedestrians killed in traffic jumped 11 percent in 2016, the highest year-over-year increase — in terms of percentage and total number of fatalities — since data has been collected.