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Transportation Security Administration

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  • TSA officals at Norfolk airport demonstrate how to travel with firearms

    TSA officals at Norfolk airport demonstrate how to travel with firearms
    In this post 9/11 era, it's still possible to travel by air with a gun – as long as it's done correctly, according to the Transportation Security Administration. With hunting season coming up, TSA officials at Norfolk International Airport...
  • TSA agent competes to be in 'The Voice' semifinals

    TSA agent competes to be in 'The Voice' semifinals
    Damien Lawson has been singing his heart out on NBC's “The Voice,” and the pressure is on again Tuesday evening, when the final eight singers will be pared down for the semifinals. But “The Voice” may not be the first time you&...
  • TSA says Midway lines came after slow start, low staffing

    TSA says Midway lines came after slow start, low staffing
    Security lines that opened a half-hour after ticket counters and a lack of personnel during the first few hours of the day led to long waits Sunday for holiday travelers at Midway Airport, the Transportation Security Administration said this week....
  • TSA agent Damien Lawson reaches semifinals on 'The Voice'

    Damien Lawson, the, airport security agent who survived the November 2013 shooting at LAX, has reached the semifinals on "The Voice." On Tuesday, Lawson joined singers Taylor John Williams, Chris Jamison, Matt McAndrew and Craig Wayne Boyd as NBC's "The...
  • TSA collects 2,000 firearms at nation's airports, setting new record

    TSA collects 2,000 firearms at nation's airports, setting new record
    Despite civil penalties and the possibility of arrest, fliers continue to bring more guns through airport security checkpoints, with screeners discovering 2,000 firearms so far this year. As of Dec. 1, the total number of handguns and rifles uncovered...
  • Exiting TSA director wants to ease liquids ban for some passengers

    Exiting TSA director wants to ease liquids ban for some passengers
    Transportation Security Administration head John Pistole, who will retire from his post at the end of the year, thinks passengers who have been vetted by the agency's PreCheck Program should be allowed to take their bottled water through airport...
  • Conversations are more effective for screening passengers, study finds

    Airport screeners are wasting their time trying to spot bad guys simply by checking out the body language of travelers. That is the conclusion of a new report published by the American Psychological Assn. It said security agents are 20 times more...
  • Orlando International may decide in February whether to replace TSA

    Orlando International may decide in February whether to replace TSA
    Orlando International Airport leaders likely will decide in February whether to fire the federal Transportation Security Administration security officers and replace them with private security guards. A committee put in place 18 months ago – and...
  • Suitcase contains raw meat, which contains 3 pounds of cocaine

    Suitcase contains raw meat, which contains 3 pounds of cocaine
    Three pounds of cocaine wrapped in plastic -- and raw meat -- and stowed inside a suitcase didn't make it past security at San Jose International Airport. The recent hidden-drugs fail was included in a TSA roundup under "artfully concealed prohibited...
  • Baggage handlers, other workers picket at PHL

    Baggage handlers, other workers picket at PHL
    Several dozen employees of a ground-transportation firm are picketing at Philadelphia International Airport this morning, but the protest does not appear to be affecting any flights. The one-day job action was called to protest what the workers say are...
  • Woman arrested at BWI with loaded pistol, loose bullets in carry-on

    Woman arrested at BWI with loaded pistol, loose bullets in carry-on
    A St. Mary's County woman was arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Wednesday after security agents discovered a loaded .38-caliber pistol and more than a dozen "loose bullets" in her carry-on bag, the Transportation Security Administration said...