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Transportation Security Administration

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  • Dumb luck apparently is more effective than the TSA

    Dumb luck apparently is more effective than the TSA
    The Transportation Security Administration has had some problems lately. In recent months, the agency charged with protecting our nation's flights and airports has been dinged for the following: •More than 1,500 badges used by TSA employees to...
  • Inept TSA workers must be fired

    There are two things that have to be done to make security screenings more effective at our airports. First, there has to be a reduction of those screened by profiling and prescreening passengers. This will take some time. Second, in the interim, those...
  • Failed inspections not new for TSA

    High Transportation Security Agency failure rates at U.S. airports are not new; they've been occurring almost since its inception. In some cases, TSA officials have alerted screeners to undercover tests; on other occasions, TSA screeners regularly allowed...
  • Our say: Security theater of the absurd isn't enough

    Our say: Security theater of the absurd isn't enough
    Air travelers put up with a lot from the Transportation Security Administration, the federal agency set up after 9/11 because Washington politicians insisted airport security screening was too important to leave to private contractors. You wait in...
  • Handgun found in man's carry-on at Newark Liberty airport

    Police say a loaded gun was found in a New York man's carry-on bag as he prepared to board a flight at Newark Liberty International Airport. Joe Pentangelo with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police says 40-year-old Woodstock resident...
  • TSA failure rate shows airport security is a charade

    TSA failure rate shows airport security is a charade
    A couple of years ago, my wife -- who may be the least likely person on the planet to commit an act of terrorism -- was randomly pulled aside at airport security for a thorough screening. Seeing that the process was going to take a while, I took a seat on...
  • New TSA nameplates aid travelers who don't speak English

    Transportation Security Administration agents are wearing new nameplates that aim to help travelers who do not speak English. The agency is introducing the new customer service initiative Tuesday at Newark Liberty International Airport. Dozens of...
  • TSA: Airport workers with alleged terror ties aren't threats

    TSA: Airport workers with alleged terror ties aren't threats
    The Transportation Security Administration says none of the 73 airport workers found to have unspecified ties to terrorism is actually a suspected terrorist or threat to aviation security. The TSA's deputy assistant administrator, Stacey Fitzmaurice,...
  • TSA: Airport workers with alleged terror ties aren't threats

    The Transportation Security Administration says none of the 73 airport workers found to have unspecified ties to terrorism is actually a suspected terrorist or threat to aviation security. The TSA's deputy assistant administrator, Stacey Fitzmaurice,...
  • Critic says TSA lapses predictable: Front & Center

    Critic says TSA lapses predictable: Front & Center
    Americans shouldn't be surprised by the recent Department of Homeland Security Inspector General report chronicling how undercover operatives smuggled mock bombs or banned weapons through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints in major...
  • Man arrested after trying to transport loaded gun at BWI

    Man arrested after trying to transport loaded gun at BWI
    A man with a loaded semi-automatic handgun was arrested Wednesday at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, Transportation Security Administration officials said. TSA officers caught the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania resident trying to carry the .25 caliber gun past...