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  • New Orleans airport attacker dies; had explosives, police say

    New Orleans airport attacker dies; had explosives, police say
    A machete-wielding man who was shot during a bizarre rampage at New Orleans' international airport died Saturday afternoon, shortly after authorities revealed that he had also been carrying a bag of Molotov cocktails when the melee began. Richard White,...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • ACLU sues TSA for data on passenger-observation screening program

    ACLU sues TSA for data on passenger-observation screening program
    The American Civil Liberties Union sued the Transportation Security Administration on Thursday, seeking information on a controversial passenger screening program. At the center of the lawsuit is the TSA's Screening Passengers by Observation...
  • TSA vs. checkpoint chuckleheads

    TSA vs. checkpoint chuckleheads
    The descent of American presidents from George Washington to Ulysses S. Grant, argued the 19th century writer Henry Adams, was enough to raise doubts about the theory of evolution. Anyone looking to debunk Darwin today could find ample evidence in the...
  • Woman cited for having loaded handgun at Norfolk airport, official says

    Woman cited for having loaded handgun at Norfolk airport, official says
    A Virginia Beach woman was cited on a weapons charge for bringing a loaded handgun past the security checkpoint at the Norfolk International Airport Tuesday, a TSA official said. The woman was escorting her mother to the gate when a TSA officer detected...
  • Free Travel Apps That Save You Money, Time (And Find You A Place To Tinkle)

    Free Travel Apps That Save You Money, Time (And Find You A Place To Tinkle)
    After a winter getaway to Florida and the Caribbean, I returned with a new appreciation for what travel apps can do to ease glitches along the way. We organized travel information in the updated Tripit app; found free wi-fi with Wifi Finder and used...
  • NYC man arrested at airport after credit cards found in luggage

    A New York man was arrested Sunday after Transportation Security Administration agents at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport found nearly 200 credit cards in his duffel bag. David M. Ricketts, 25, faces one count each of trafficking in...
  • 2 accused of bringing loaded guns to Midway Airport

    2 accused of bringing loaded guns to Midway Airport
    A Florida man and a woman from south suburban Markham have been arrested since Friday for bringing loaded guns into Midway Airport, authorities said. Most recently Kurt Young, 46, of Tampa, was going through a security checkpoint at Midway around 4:55...
  • Cardin introduces retroactive pay bill for DHS employees

    Cardin introduces retroactive pay bill for DHS employees
    WASHINGTON -- As the Department of Homeland Security braces for the possibility of a shutdown at the end of the week, Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin introduced legislation on Tuesday that would provide retroactive pay for any workers furloughed because of a...
  • 600 TSA officers screening passengers, bags at BWI

    600 TSA officers screening passengers, bags at BWI
    Passengers checking in for a flight at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport might encounter David Jimentel at the X-ray machine. The former Marine says he was inspired to join the Transportation Security Administration after the...