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3 arrested in fake bomb found at Phoenix airport

Three African refugees were arrested after what police described as a fake bomb was found in one of their carry-on bags during security screening at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, police said Tuesday. Full story

Giant dust storm moves through Phoenix area

A giant wall of dust was rolling through the Phoenix area on Tuesday, turning the sky brown, creating dangerous driving conditions and delaying some airline flights. Full story

Historic dust storm sweeps Arizona, turns day to night

Phoenix brushed itself off and returned to normal on Wednesday after a "historic dust storm" swept over the area, sending residents scrambling for cover, knocking out power and delaying flights. Full story

Southwest grounds 79 jets after hole appears mid-flight

Southwest Airlines on Saturday grounded 79 of its fleet of Boeing 737 jets after a large hole appeared in-flight on Friday, leading to a "controlled descent" from 36,000 feet to an emergency landing at a military base in the Arizona desert. Full story

Fliers liken pat-downs to sexual assault

Travelers who have undergone full-body put-downs by federal security agents describe a procedure that they say would be illegal sexual assault if they weren't being done by the government. Full story

Phoenix airport worker arrested in luggage thefts

A Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport worker was arrested Thursday on suspicion that he stole hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of items from passengers' luggage. Full story

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A Southwest jet takes off Monday, April 4, 2011 from Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. The peeling away of a 5-foot-long hole recently on a Southwest Jet as the plane traveled at 35,000 feet raised questions about how vulnerable the world?s passenger air fleet is to similar cracks, and fe

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Passengers move around Sky Harbor International Airport with a display showing the allowable dimensions of carry-on bags in the background.