Customs and Border Protection outage snarls major airports
August 16, 2019
DALLAS (AP) — Travelers flying into the United States on Friday ran into long lines at major airports nationwide because of a temporary computer outage that affected the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency.
Airports warned travelers — both Americans returning home and foreign visitors — of delays, and some travelers tweeted photos and videos of huge lines.
A CBP spokeswoman said the systems were running again by early evening on the East Coast.
The agency didn't precisely describe the breakdown, but the spokeswoman said there was "no indication of any nefarious activity." She sa...