American Public University was chosen from among 19 U.S. institutions by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to provide career-focused academic programs to up to 20,000 TSA employees located at 147 airports nationwide.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for March 27, 2017: Deadly avalanche in Japan; major building fire in Oakland; Cyclone Debbie heads for Australia's coastline; armed guards at Palace of Westminster; suspects sought in Cincinnati nightclub shooting; TSA reports increase of guns in carry-on luggage.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for March 22, 2017: TSA issues a new rule banning certain electronic devices on select flights in wake of terror threat, severe weather across the Southeast spawns large and damaging hail storms and more.
A wildfire in Arizona forces hundreds to evacuate, another wildfire in Oregon puts at least 1,200 homes at risk, a second specialist ship is set to join the search for EgyptAir Flight 804's black boxes, the GAO scrutinizes the TSA's security practices, and Twitter may not have been hacked after all.
The Cascadia Rising training exercise enters its second day, a GAO report highlights TSA shortcomings, more oil is found from the Oregon train derailment, carbon offsets help neutralize carbon emissions, Kalamazoo suffers another mass-casualty incident, police and protestors clash in Papua New Guinea, EgyptAir is forced to land in Uzbekistan after a bomb threat, the FBI is under scrutiny, the Toxic Substances Control Act receives an overhaul, and two military jets collide over Georgia.