High Alert

Dulles Airport Partially Evacuated

Officials at Dulles International Airport near Washington evacuated an area around a cargo container and several gates in one of the concourses for several hours Saturday evening after finding a suspicious item. The item was found Saturday afternoon, and members of the Virginia state explosive-ordinance disposal team are investigating the situation, according to a spokesman. Two outbound flights were delayed as a result of the search. After an X-ray of the boxes, they were deemed to be not a threat.