Domestic flights to tighten security

Passengers will need to turn on electronic devices before flying domestically. (7/10/14)

WHITE PLAINS - A new rule that will require some passengers to turn on their electronic devices before flying overseas into the U.S. is expanding to domestic flights.

Officials say it will affect a very limited number of passengers who already get enhanced screening because they're on watch lists.

If a passenger's electronics won't turn on, they'll have to leave them behind or not fly.

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The measure is in response to concerns that terrorists are trying to figure out new ways to sneak explosives onto planes.

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