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  • TSA's PreCheck enrolls 1 million travelers; here's how you can apply

    TSA's PreCheck enrolls 1 million travelers; here's how you can apply
    Still disgruntled with long wait times at airport security checkpoints? Apparently thousands of you have done something about it. The Transportation Security Administration reports that more than 1 million travelers have enrolled in PreCheck, which...
  • Biometrics company to offer fingerprint, iris scans as security clearance option at BWI

    Biometrics company to offer fingerprint, iris scans as security clearance option at BWI
    A company that uses biometric technology to verify travelers' identities through fingerprint and iris scans will launch its security clearance services for enrolled members at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport starting next month. The company, New York-based...
  • More than 1 million fliers enrolled in TSA PreCheck screening

    More than 1 million fliers enrolled in TSA PreCheck screening
    More than 1 million travelers, including nearly 30,000 from South Florida, have enrolled in TSA PreCheck, the Transportation Security Administration's expedited screening program that launched in October 2011. Across Florida, more than 68,500...
  • Man with machete at New Orleans airport critically wounded by police

    Man with machete at New Orleans airport critically wounded by police
    A man was shot and critically wounded by police at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport on Friday night after he attacked  Transportation Security Administration officers with insecticide spray and a machete, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell...
  • GOAA task force just gathering info: My Word

    GOAA task force just gathering info: My Word
    As chair of the task force appointed by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority to explore possible privatization of passenger screening under federal supervision, I am responding to the guest column "Don't risk TSA's good record of screening by going...
  • Police shoot man wielding machete at New Orleans airport

    Police shoot man wielding machete at New Orleans airport
    A man sprayed wasp killer and swung a machete at TSA agents and passengers at the New Orleans international airport before an officer shot the man several times as people frantically scrambled away, authorities and passengers say. Richard White, 62,...
  • Man in New Orleans airport machete attack dies

    Man in New Orleans airport machete attack dies
    The man shot by police as he attacked TSA agents with a machete Friday night in New Orleans has died, authorities said. Richard White, 63, who was shot three times, died at 4:02 p.m. Saturday, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office said in a...
  • Muere agresor que usó machete en aeropuerto de Nueva Orleáns

    Muere agresor que usó machete en aeropuerto de Nueva Orleáns
    Un hombre que blandía un machete y que fue baleado durante un extraño ataque en el aeropuerto internacional de Nueva Orleáns murió el sábado, poco después de que las autoridades revelaran que también llevaba una bolsa con cocteles molotov. Richard...
  • As New Orleans airport attacker dies, his motive remains a mystery

    As New Orleans airport attacker dies, his motive remains a mystery
    He never said a word. Carol Richel, a TSA worker at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, shared the detail as she recounted how a man suddenly produced a machete and chased her down Concourse B, swinging the blade wildly. He stopped only...
  • Congress OKs deal to avoid shutdown at Homeland Security

    Congress OKs deal to avoid shutdown at Homeland Security
    Congress voted late Friday to approve a one-week funding extension for the Department of Homeland Security, narrowly avoiding a shutdown while setting up the possibility of another battle over immigration in coming days. With hours to go before...
  • Americans love security at the airport

    From time to time, I’m lucky enough to fly internationally. I leave the states behind but not without one last dose of the over-the-top security screening with which we have become accustomed since 9/11. Must it be so? Probably. In the Jan....