It turns out that weather radios aren't the distraction the FAA
once said they were. This week, the agency flip-flopped on its
earlier ban on weather radios in air traffic control towers, and
will allow controllers to monitor such devices for reports of
approaching severe weather after all.
"I'm a very well-educated, successful, intelligent
person. This is insane to me that I have an armed guard outside my
door when I have cooperated with everything other than the whole
Source: 31-year-old attorney Andrew Speaker,
who has been identified as the man who traveled overseas from
Atlanta, GA last month -- despite a doctor's warning that he had
tuberculosis -- and returned to North America onboard a commercial
airliner despite warnings from the CDC to remain in Italy until
doctors could determine the best course of treatment.