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  • A comfy alternative to pants for men

     A comfy alternative to pants for men
    At a recent birthday celebration for my friend Marena, partygoer Joe R. bustled up to me and asked, “Why don’t you answer questions from men?” I told him that I welcome guy questions but don’t get as many as I would like. However,...
  • TSA administrator to retire after four years at helm

    TSA administrator to retire after four years at helm
    The longest-serving head of the Transportation Security Administration will retire in December after 4 1/2 years leading the agency. John S. Pistole joined the TSA, which oversees passenger safety on airlines, trains and mass transit nationwide, after...
  • How rich: Government exec with $266k salary gripes about government waste

    How rich: Government exec with $266k salary gripes about government waste
    A few weeks ago, the Sanford Airport decided to kick the TSA out of its complex. Out go the government friskers. In come private friskers. Taxpayers will pay a private company from Virginia $24 million over the next five years to do the same thing the...
  • U.S. transportation security chief to retire: Homeland Security

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration will retire after four and a half years leading the 60,000-employee agency, the Department of Homeland Security said on Thursday. John Pistole, who has led TSA since...
  • Transportation Security Administration chief to retire

    Transportation Security Administration chief to retire
    The head of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration will retire after four and a half years leading the 60,000-employee agency, the Department of Homeland Security said on Thursday. John Pistole, who has led TSA since June 2010, has overseen...
  • Passengers caught with swords, hammers, baseball bats by TSA

    Passengers caught with swords, hammers, baseball bats by TSA
    Deep in the bowels of Orlando International Airport is a small storage room crammed with plastic bins filled with power tools, hammers, samurai swords, meat cleavers and machetes. The seized items, which also include pocketknives, handguns and...
  • Don't wait to book holiday flights, expert says

    Don't wait to book holiday flights, expert says
    Though turkey carving and jingle bells might seem far off into the future, the time is now to book holiday travel flights and avoid sky-high airfares, experts say. "If you're booking for Thanksgiving, you're already getting late in the game,...
  • TSA wants private companies to help enroll travelers in PreCheck

    TSA wants private companies to help enroll travelers in PreCheck
    Next year private companies may be enrolling fliers into the expedited airport security screening program known as PreCheck. The Transportation Security Administration said Friday it wants to increase the number of travelers enrolled in the program...
  • Hawaii: Mokulele introducing four routes serving Oahu, Maui, Molokai

    Hawaii: Mokulele introducing four routes serving Oahu, Maui, Molokai
    A small but growing airline in Hawaii will add four more routes this month. Introductory fares are being offered, and passengers won’t be subjected to the usual TSA security checks. Effective Oct. 20, Mokulele Airlines will begin flying its nine-...
  • $25 million lawsuit in death of TSA officer shot 12 times at LAX

    $25 million lawsuit in death of TSA officer shot 12 times at LAX
    The family of a federal passenger screener who was shot to death at Los Angeles International Airport last November sued the city of Los Angeles for $25 million this week, alleging security lapses and unreasonable delays in medical care. The lawsuit...
  • Family of slain LA airport security screener sues city, police

    Family of slain LA airport security screener sues city, police
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The family of a federal security screener who was fatally shot when a gunman opened fire in a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport last year has sued the city and its police department, alleging that security failures...