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Computer Glitch Strands Thousands at LAX

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Computer Glitch Strands Thousands at LAX

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Computer Glitch Strands Thousands at LAX

Computer Glitch Strands Thousands at LAX

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Passengers on international flights through Los Angeles International Airport found themselves stranded on the tarmac for several hours Saturday because they were unable to be processed at customs. A computer glitch left about 18,000 passengers waiting for clearance. Los Angeles Times reporter Ari Bloomekatz talks with Madeleine Brand.