Courtesy the Associated Press today, another reason why you picked the wrong day to stop sniffing glue:
The Federal Aviation Administration is trying for a second time in three years to stop its managers in Texas from covering up air safety violations. FAA chief operating officer Hank Krakowski said Thursday he had removed the manager and assistant manager of an air traffic control facility in Dallas-Fort Worth.
In unrelated news, Leon is getting laaaaarrrrrger. By which I mean, via USA Today, "Dallas air-traffic controllers systematically hid their involvement in safety errors that brought planes too close together, federal officials said Thursday." --Robert Wilonsky
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you'll never miss Observer's biggest stories.