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Transportation Security Administration

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  • Privacy? There's no such thing on the road

    Privacy? There's no such thing on the road
    Recent revelations of the National Security Agency's sweeping domestic surveillance programs may have angered many Americans, but for most travelers, it was nothing new. Surrendering your right to privacy is the price you pay to travel anywhere in a...
  • Seniors on the Go: Start 2013 with a muddle and a gotcha

    Seniors on the Go: Start 2013 with a muddle and a gotcha
    "To use a state driver's license as ID for TSA airport screening, starting January 15, TSA will accept only 'compliant' licenses." That's the crux of the muddle contained in a report circulating around digital space these days, and fortunately it's wrong....
  • Second stun gun seized at BWI in a week

    Second stun gun seized at BWI in a week
    Security officers on Friday confiscated a stun gun from a passenger's carry-on baggage at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, the second such incident in less than a week, the Transportation Security Administration said Monday. Lanesha Riona Williams, 20,...
  • Don't like to wait at the airport? There's an app for that

    Like many air travelers, Caitlin Ariens used to play it safe when she flew. She'd arrive at the airport two hours before departure to give herself enough time to check in and go through Transportation Security Administration screening. At this time of...
  • Global Entry's zip through security, customs is money well spent

     Global Entry's zip through security, customs is money well spent
    Here's the most amazing thing that happened the first time I used Global Entry for getting back into the country and speeding through security: nothing. In these days of governmental shutdowns and bipartisan squabbling, this Trusted Traveler program...
  • Military members to get more access to fast airport screening lines

    Military members to get more access to fast airport screening lines
    Members of the U.S. military get an early Christmas present Friday: access to faster screening lines at about 100 airports across the country. The Transportation Security Administration allows travelers to speed through its so-called PreCheck lines...
  • Taking the Kids -- and de-stressing holiday air travel

    Taking the Kids -- and de-stressing holiday air travel
    I hate waiting in long lines. Theme parks are bad enough but in my book, there's nothing worse than long lines at airports when you're already stressed by holiday travel (a long weekend with that cousin who always teased you mercilessly) and the kids...
  • Homeland Security chief plays down latest shoe bomb warning

    Homeland Security chief plays down latest shoe bomb warning
    The new head of Homeland Security played down a recent warning that terrorists might try to sneak explosives onto commercial planes in passenger shoes, saying the threat has been around "for years." In a press conference at Los Angeles International...
  • Speedier screening may be coming to an airport near you

    Speedier screening may be coming to an airport near you
    In the near future, airline passengers may be screened for weapons without having to stop walking or remove their coats and shoes. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is pushing for private contractors to create a screening machine with "screen and...
  • About your TSA fingerprints

    About your TSA fingerprints
    Now that the Transportation Security Administration's Pre-Check program is open for application to any American, its reach is growing quickly: Eight airport enrollment centers have opened nationally since November, and at least 40 more are expected by the...
  • LAX Terminal 3 may reopen today as motive in TSA shooting is probed

    LAX Terminal 3 may reopen today as motive in TSA shooting is probed
    Passengers who had to abandon their luggage in Terminal 3 at Los Angeles International Airport after a gunman opened fire Friday may be able to retrieve their belongings Saturday, officials announced. There had been reports that passengers would be able...