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FAA wants airlines to limit cockpit distractions

After two pilots on their laptop computers overshot the Minneapolis airport by 150 miles, the FAA wants airlines to create and enforce policies that will limit cockpit distractions. Full story

Chances better your bags will arrive with you

With fewer flights and less luggage to deliver, airlines are doing a better job handling travelers' bags. Here are some things you can do to reduce the risk of losing your luggage. Full story

Would-be bomber to appear in court

   Jan. 8: Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the man accused of attempting to bomb a Northwest Airlines flight as it was approaching Detroit on Christmas Day, is scheduled to make his first court appearance later today. NBC’s Pete Williams reports.

EU divided on use of airport body scanners

European nations are divided over the need to install full-body scanners at European airports, with some EU members playing down the need for beefed-up security measures. Full story

Obama: Airline attack was preventable

President Barack Obama says the U.S. had enough information to prevent the attempted attack on a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day but failed to connect the dots. Full story

TSA Getting Job Done?

   TSA is in the eye of the storm again, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson and Douglas Laird, former Northwest Airlines security director.

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  TSA begins new security measures

Jan. 5: NBC’s Pete Williams reports on the ongoing security changes being made in the wake of the attempted bombing of a Northwest Airlines jet on Christmas Day.

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This Dec. 2009 photo released by the U.S. Marshal's Service shows Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab in Milan, Mich. A grand jury indicted Abdulmutallab on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010 on charges accusing him of attempting to blow up a Detroit-bound Northwest Airlines plane on Christmas Day by trying to use a wea