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Transportation Security Administration

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  • Couches, soothing music mark revamped TSA checkpoint at O'Hare

    Couches, soothing music mark revamped TSA checkpoint at O'Hare
    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. In...
  • The misinformed case for voter ID

    The misinformed case for voter ID
    The logic behind laws requiring voters to provide a government-issued photo identification card is simple and seductive: If you need to show an ID to board a plane, open a bank account, get public aid or do any number of other things, it only makes...
  • In Las Vegas, even the TSA security videos are entertaining

    In Las Vegas, even the TSA security videos are entertaining
    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...
  • A hand grenade at LAX points to growing security problem

    A hand grenade at LAX points to growing security problem
    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...
  • Former TSA screener incompetent for trial on LAX threats, judge rules

    Former TSA screener incompetent for trial on LAX threats, judge rules
    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...
  • Man arrested for carrying grenade at LAX says charges will be dropped

    Man arrested for carrying grenade at LAX says charges will be dropped
    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...
  • Dissatisfaction with airport screening procedures is ebbing

    Dissatisfaction with airport screening procedures is ebbing
    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...
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  • JWA offers PreCheck program for qualified passengers

    Starting this week, airline passengers who want to breeze through security lines faster at airports nationwide can apply for the privilege at John Wayne Airport's new PreCheck enrollment center. The federal Transportation Security Administration's...
  • LAX shooting response criticized in report

    LAX shooting response criticized in report
    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,...
  • 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...