A Houston pianist and cancer researcher is speaking out after she was kicked off a Spirit Airlines flight along with her two-year-old son and elderly parents. In a statement, Spirit Airlines said its "records indicate a passenger was removed from Flight 712 after refusing to comply with crew instructions several times during taxi to runway and safety briefing."
AAA expects 50.9 million travelers to hit the roads, rails and sky for Thanksgiving journeys of at least 50 miles. The busy travel week comes after CBS News learned security screeners missed prohibited items at least 70 percent of the time at airport checkpoints during undercover testing. New TSA Administrator David Pekoske joins "CBS This Morning" with more on what the TSA is doing to keep travelers safe.
People flying all U.S.-bound flights will experience new security measures starting today. The stricter rules are aimed at responding to threats of hidden explosives. People from the U.S. and other countries could be interviewed by airline employees and face more detailed inspections of their electronic devices. Jericka Duncan reports.
Rebuilding costs after three major hurricanes in the United States and the Caribbean could reach hundreds of billions of dollars. The impact of the storms could linger for years, affecting tourism and local economies. CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what people need to know about traveling to the affected areas and why the cost of going to the Caribbean's unaffected islands will go up.
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price is under fire for his expensive, taxpayer-funded travel aboard government and private charter jets. Trips by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have also drawn criticism. Major Garrett reports.