In May, the FAA issued regulations requiring far more detailed inspections of Boeing fuselages like the one that developed a hole Monday.
Southwest Airlines has inspected all its 737-300 jets and found no problems. Fuselage damage of the sort that forced Flight 2294 to make an emergency landing Monday is very rare.
Protests against taxes and red ink are set for this weekend. Their potential to form a formidable national movement is unclear.
But with personal scandal, plus his reputation for political prickliness, can he hang on to his position as South Carolina governor?
The Obama administration directive comes as the president begins to assert control of the immigration issue.
Homes, gas stations, hair salons house art exhibits and musical performances in hard times.