| Nov 27, 2013
| 1:40 PM
If you're getting ready to take a flight during the holidays, be prepared for more than the usual confusion at airport screenings. The combination of infrequent fliers and the Transportation Security Administration's new initiative that allows randomly...
| Jan 19, 2014
New players in the ever-annoying world of air carriers. New perks for visitors to Vegas. New ways to get around town. Travel continues to evolve, sometimes in great ways, sometimes in ways that make us want to stick out our tongues. The travel treat and...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Have gun -- won’t travel.
Last year, the Transportation Security Administration officers uncovered 1,828 firearms at airports nationwide, a 20% increase from 2012, according to a study by Northwestern University’s Medill School of...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:30 PM
It's back to the drawing board at the Transportation Security Administration now that a 9-year-old boy has figured out how to circumvent the screening process.
On October 3, the troubled youth successfully bypassed TSA security at Minneapolis-St. Paul...
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The Transportation Security Administration's surprise announcement that it will allow small knives and previously banned sporting equipment on planes next month was met with concern and confusion from airline passengers and drew strong criticism from...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:22 AM
TSA agents disarmed a sock monkey a passenger was carrying, saying the toy gun in the monkey's miniature holster was too realistic looking, according to KING5.com.
The sock monkey was dressed as a cowboy and named "Rooster Monkburn" after the...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Here's the most amazing thing that happened the first time I used Global Entry for getting back into the country and speeding through security: nothing. In these days of governmental shutdowns and bipartisan squabbling, this Trusted Traveler program...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:44 AM
In a strange incident at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Tuesday, two razor blades were found "manufactured into the sole" of a man's shoe, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
The metal blades were spotted by security in the man's...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Federal prosecutors Wednesday charged an ex-TSA worker and former National Guardsman with being responsible for hoaxes and making false threats against Los Angeles International Airport.
Nna Alpha Onuoha, 29, was arrested Tuesday night at a Riverside...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 12:30 PM
When the Transportation Security Administration's Pre-Check formally launches sometime this fall, its trusted-traveler program will already have the enthusiastic endorsement of frequent travelers — and an equally enthusiastic denouncement from...