| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Private pilots will be prohibited this weekend from flying through areas around Palm Springs International Airport and Anaheim, where President Obama is scheduled to speak during UC Irvine's 50th anniversary ceremony at Angel Stadium.
From 5:30 p.m....
| May 25, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Government studies have debunked the long-held myth that air circulated in commercial planes is jampacked with disease-causing germs.
Now comes a study that raises fears about germs on cabin surfaces.
Microbiologists and engineers at Auburn University...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 3:50 PM
A section of Los Angeles International Airport was evacuated last week when a Stanford University professor was arrested on charges of bringing a World War II-era grenade through a security checkpoint in a carry-on bag.
It has become an all-too-common...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:25 PM
A Stanford professor arrested at LAX this week for carrying a World War II-era hand grenade said he put it in his luggage absentmindedly and he has been told the charges against him will be dropped.
Gary Walter Cox, 58, was arrested at Terminal 1 on...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:32 PM
The TSA bench, a ubiquitous piece of metal airport furniture designed to make sitting intolerable for any longer than it takes to tie your shoes, is gone from one security checkpoint in the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport.
| May 19, 2014
| 9:51 AM
In true Las Vegas style, passengers awaiting security screening at the airport can enjoy a few laughs to help make the process a little less stressful.
For years, McCarran International Airport has chosen entertaining videos instead of the usual signage...
| May 19, 2014
| 4:22 PM
A former TSA screener arrested on six federal charges after allegedly making a series of 9/11-related threats against LAX is not mentally competent to stand trial and must get treatment, a judge ruled Monday.
Nna Alpha Onuoha, 30, is accused of...
| May 25, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Responding to privacy concerns raised by travelers and civil rights groups, the Transportation Security Administration pulled 171 full-body scanners from airports last year.
But the scanners — which cost between $130,000 and $170,000 each — ...
| May 5, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Americans don't love the TSA, but they are learning to tolerate it.
In the last few years, the Transportation Security Administration has removed the full-body scanners that create nude-like images of passengers and restricted pat-down searches of...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:36 PM
The whistles of airport security directing traffic, the announcements over the intercom and the strict security procedures can make traveling a stressful experience for anyone.
But for individuals with autism, the sensory overload can be especially...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:28 PM
The emergency response to November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport was hampered by poor communications and a lack of coordination between agencies, problems that contributed to a chaotic evacuation and delays reaching victims,...