Real ID Act Requirements Pushed Back 2 More YearsFliers who don't have the latest driver's licenses will have a two-year reprieve before their IDs are rejected at airport security checkpoints. Many travelers had been worried that the Transportation Security Administration would penalize them because of a federal law requiring newer, more-stringent IDs at the start of this year.
Dayton Requests Extension For Real ID LawGov. Mark Dayton asked the federal government for more time to comply with new standards for driver's licenses on Friday, aiming to ensure Minnesota residents aren't turned away when stronger requirements are imposed for domestic flights.
McFadden: Passport Plan Key To Terrorism FightRepublican Senate candidate Mike McFadden is pressing a proposal to strip passports from American recruits to the Islamic State group, but says that won't mean those people lose their U.S. citizenship altogether. McFadden gave additional details Monday about his anti-terror approach. He also says job-training programs and grants to law enforcement could help would-be recruits from heading abroad in the first place. He's not saying how much more the government should spend on those things.
Tips On Packing Lightly For VacationFor the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.
Henn. Co. Centers Drop Passports Starting Nov. 1Hennepin County Service Centers will discontinue passport application processing at all locations beginning Nov. 1. Officials say new federal regulations, aiming to curb passport fraud, require separation between passport offices and offices which handle driver’s licenses and birth records. Passport application processing will continue at the Brookdale, Maple Grove, Ridgedale and Southdale centers through the end of the month.
Muslim Group: More Pilgrims' Passports Delayed