A computer outage Monday night left thousands of international travelers stuck in US airports for hours on one of the busiest travel days of the year. All affected airports were back online after US Customs and Border Protection experienced a temporary outage with its processing systems at various airports, spokesman Daniel Hetlage said. The outage lasted

from 5 p.m. ET to 9 p.m., creating long lines of disgruntled holiday travelers. Airport officials and travelers across the country reported delays ranging from 30 minutes to two hours. “During the technology disruption, CBP had access to national security-related databases and all travelers were screened according to security standards,” Hetlage said. “At this time, there is no indication the service disruption was malicious in nature.” READ MORE