News bites: Airport envy

International airports are growing at a faster rate than U.S. airports, according to a New York Times report.

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The trend is also not lost on President Obama, as the Transportation Report noted on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, public transportation advocates are still celebrating Charlotte Mayor Anthony FoxxAnthony Renard FoxxGeorgia Power says electricity at Atlanta airport will likely be restored by midnight Ex-Obama transportation chief on Atlanta airport power outage: 'Total and abject failure' To address America's crumbling infrastructure, follow Britain's lead MORE's nomination to be Transportation Secretary.

State lawmakers in Texas have approved a bill to allow college students to keep guns in their cars if the autos are locked.