The new carry-on device ban is reportedly about al-Qaeda and ISIS bombs

Laptops, tablets, cameras and other items larger than cellphones are banned on passenger cabins of direct US-bound flights from certain airports in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Egypt, Turkey, and Jordan. Britain imposed similar restrictions on flights from six countries, while France and Canada said they were considering their own measures.


If holiday flying gets you down, we've got a CD for you

Like millions of Americans, composer Michael Hearst hates to fly, from take-off to baggage claim. He can't avoid planes, so he created a soundtrack to ease his pain, complete with a spoken-word cameo from comedian Whoopi Goldberg — another fearful flyer.