Airports May Get Extra Year to Tighten Security The Homeland Security bill extends a key deadline for screening all checked luggage for explosives. Airports and airlines breathe a sigh of relief, but supporters of the deadline say new security requirements at airports should not be eased. NPR's Larry Abramson reports.

Airports May Get Extra Year to Tighten Security

Airports May Get Extra Year to Tighten Security

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The Homeland Security bill extends a key deadline for screening all checked luggage for explosives. Airports and airlines breathe a sigh of relief, but supporters of the deadline say new security requirements at airports should not be eased. NPR's Larry Abramson reports.