Rahm Emanuel is sworn into office as Mayor of Chicago. His city's most pressing crisis: a half-billion dollar budget deficit.
Osama bin Laden wanted Al Qaeda to attack US rail transportation on the 9/11 anniversary, according to intelligence taken from his compound. A 'no-ride list' for Amtrak is being considered.
Federal officials are moving swiftly to correct the conditions that have left air traffic controllers dozing. On Sunday, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced four immediate changes to FAA procedures.
The FAA called Monday for inspections of older Boeing 737s, after an incident on Friday in which the roof tore off Southwest Airlines Flight 812.
We often assume bipartisanship is about making nice. Actually, it's a political and moral necessity.
The Federal Aviation Administration is revamping tower procedures after an air traffic controller nodded off, forcing two pilots to land on their own at night. Controller fatigue is a concern.
The US secretary of Transportation has asked airports to consider adding a second air-traffic controller to their overnight shifts. But one key congressman says that would be a waste of money.
The lone air-traffic controller at Reagan airport Wednesday night may have been snoozing, but safeguards allowed planes to land, say aviation officials.
Toyota recall: NASA says that the 'sticky' accelerator pedals that killed at least 50 people and led to a recall of nearly 8 million cars last year were not the result of faulty electronics.
Toyota recall of cars with 'sticky' gas peddles is not due to an electronic cause, government says after 10-month investigation.