News

If you need a passport, prepare to wait

If you need a passport, prepare to wait

PASSPORT: Glitches in the Consular Consolidated Database have affected all parts of the travel document processing system, including getting passports, visas and reports of Americans born abroad. Photo: clipart.com

WASHINGTON (AP) — Those waiting for passports may have a problem on their hands — because of a problem the federal government is having with one of its computers.

The State Department says its global database for issuing travel documents has crashed — and as a result, there are major delays for potentially millions of people around the world.

Glitches in the Consular Consolidated Database have affected all parts of the travel document processing system, including getting passports, visas and reports of Americans born abroad.

The problems started over the weekend, are worldwide in scope — and have created what officials call an “extensive backlog” of applications.

News from ClarksvilleNow.com

boots-for-the-fallen

yesterday in Military, News

Display of boots honors fallen service members

Display will line the route of the Hero and Remembrance Run, Walk or Roll.

metro-police-news-2

yesterday in Crime, News

2 soldiers arrested for disturbance at Nashville bar

Reports said one of the men had a pistol.

FREEZE WATCH 103114

yesterday in News

Freeze Watch in effect for Halloween night

Weekend low temperatures will fall into the upper 20’s.

christian-county-sheriff

Thursday in News

Christian County to target drunk drivers on Halloween

Christian County Sheriff’s Deputies will be looking for drunk drivers as part of Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.

courtroom

Thursday in News

Jury acquits Clarksville father in death of infant son

Pender had been charged with first-degree felony murder, aggravated child abuse and aggravated child neglect.