| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Beneath the concourse of Terminal 3 at O'Hare International Airport, far from the eyes of holiday travelers, there is an art gallery with an ever-changing, carefully curated selection of remarkable pieces that say a great deal about the United States,...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Question: Each year half a million knee replacements are done in this country, and almost as many hip replacements. These metal implants almost always set off the alarm in the screenings (I know). But the screening of a traveler with an implant is quite...
| Dec 10, 2013
Airport Security. The TSA has opened up enrollment in its "Precheck" DHS Trusted Traveler program to anyone who wants to join -- and pay the $85 fee for five years participation. As a Trusted Traveler, you are eligible to use the presumably-shorter...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:57 PM
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court grappled Monday with whether to expand legal protections for airlines that report "suspicious" activity to the Transportation Security Administration, even if such information later turns out to be exaggerated or...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Paul Anthony Ciancia pleaded not guilty Thursday to 11 federal counts, including murder and attempted murder, in connection with the Nov. 1 shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport that left a Transportation Security Administration officer...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 7:36 AM
The man accused of a shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport that left one federal transportation agent dead is scheduled to appear in federal court Thursday.
Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, is expected to enter a plea on the 11 counts,...
| Dec 25, 2013
Don't think that Gina Marie Lindsey is up in an ivory control tower. This week, the executive director of Los Angeles World Airports will be joining an estimated 2.6 million passengers in the Christmas/New Year's scrum at LAX, on her own holiday travels....
| Dec 23, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Question: I took my family on a trip to Seattle on Alaska Airlines in August. While unpacking my luggage in my hotel room, I found a nasty surprise: a filthy latex glove. Obviously, someone had gone through my belongings and left it behind. Besides the...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Los Angeles fire officials are dramatically changing how rescuers respond to mass shootings after a gunman with a high-powered rifle mortally wounded a federal security officer in a shooting rampage last month at LAX.
The new goal is to have Los Angeles...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:50 AM
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...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:43 PM
The man accused in the fatal shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday on 11 felony counts, including murder and attempted murder, prosecutors announced.
Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, was charged with...