News bites: Still not interested


Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) has once again ruled himself out as a potential replacement for outgoing Transportation Ray LaHood.

Rapper Kanye West and actress Kim Karshadian are at the center of a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) controversy because they were alleged allowed to skip security checkpoints at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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Cities like Charlotte, N.C., and Phoenix, Ariz., are worried about losing their airport hub status as a result of the American Airlines-U.S. Airways merger.

Amtrak is reportedly looking for a new chief financial officer.