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TSA Agents: We're 'Sitting Ducks' In The Face Of Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- Transportation Security Administration officers are tasked with keeping America's airline passengers safe. But TSA officers are often p...

Dem Senator Says 'Gun People' Hold A 'Hammerlock' On Gun Control Reform

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

Three days after a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport left one TSA agent dead, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said she believed "deep dow...

Slain LAX TSA Officer Was A Family Man, 40th Birthday Was Next Week

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 11.02.2013 | Crime

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Friends and family remembered slain Transportation Security Administration officer Gerardo I. Hernandez as a famil...

LAX Shooter's Note Said He Wanted To 'Kill TSA'

AP | JUSTIN PRITCHARD and TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police and paramedics surrounded a terminal on Friday at Los Angeles International Airport because of a repor...

Flights Delayed By Los Angeles Airport Shooting

AP | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 11.01.2013 | Travel

-- Thousands of fliers across the U.S. were delayed Friday after a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport closed parts of the airport. A prolo...

LAX Shooting Photos

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 11.01.2013 | Crime

A gunman opened fire Friday morning at LAX near Terminal 3, injuring several people and prompting an evacuation at the airport, ABC News reports. F...

WATCH: Eyewitness Talks To HuffPost Live About LAX Shooting

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.01.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Gunshots have been reported at Los Angeles Airport. Terminal 3 was evacuated. Witness Tory Belleci tells us it was the "most terrifying experience."...

Police: Shots Fired At LAX

Posted 11.02.2013 | Crime

A gunman walked into LAX this morning, pulled an assault rifle out of his bag, and opened fire, killing a Transportation Security Administration agent...

Second LAX Worker In Custody For Dry Ice Bombs

AP | TAMI ABODLLAH | Posted 10.19.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — A second airport employee was taken into custody for an alleged role in setting off dry ice bombs at Los Angeles I...

Arrest Made In LA Airport Ice Explosions

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 10.16.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — A baggage handler has been arrested following a police investigation into two dry ice explosions at Los Angeles In...

Bomb Scare At LAX Reportedly Halts Some Outgoing Flights

Posted 10.14.2013 | Los Angeles

A bomb scare at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has reportedly halted departures from the airport's Terminal 2. NBC Los Angeles first repor...

LAX Adds Therapy Dogs To Lower Airport Stress

Kate Kelly | Posted 10.26.2013 | Los Angeles
Kate Kelly

People were getting off their flights and moving toward exits for ground transportation, and they were thrilled to be greeted by friendly volunteers with happy four-legged tail-waggers in tow.

Free Wine And Beer!

Los Angeles Daily News | Brian Sumers | Posted 10.02.2013 | Los Angeles

Continuing its build-up at Los Angeles International Airport, Delta Air Lines announced Thursday it will start hourly service to San Francisco Interna...

Bringing Back The 'Romance Of Travel'

Karin E. Baker | Posted 08.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Karin E. Baker

After too many years with an outdated, substandard international terminal, LAX is about to enjoy a chic, über-modern international terminal that recalls times past, when departing on a journey was truly glamorous and not just a depressing means to an end.

Flying In Style!

AP | SARAH PARVINI | Posted 08.24.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A newly renovated terminal at Los Angeles International Airport could make it tough to remember there's a plane to catch. When it...

Sign At LAX Accidentally Declares Emergency

AP | Posted 06.23.2013 | Travel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say a contractor at Los Angeles International Airport accidentally made flight-status signs read "Emergency Leave the T...

Flying Anxiety? Pet This Adorable Dog

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.19.2013 | Travel

Some people recommend a stiff drink to combat anxiety about flying. Officials at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) think they have a better solu...

Why Modern Airports Have to Change

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.03.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The fact is that the everyday-ness of today's airports is exactly the opposite of what we flyers need. Don't wall us off, you builders, from where we are and what we are about to do. We may be frightened but we are not dumb.

Will It Take an Earthquake to Bring the Subway to the Sea?

Joel Epstein | Posted 03.30.2013 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

As any good student of L.A. history can tell you, following the Northridge quake the Santa Monica freeway was rebuilt in less than three months. Of course I am not wishing for an earthquake, mudslide or fire.

Justin Bieber's Manager Saved My Trip To Phoenix

Duane Wells | Posted 02.06.2013 | Travel
Duane Wells

Scooter made the offer casually, as though he was picking up strangers whose car had broken down on the side of the road. In this case it was a plane that broke down.

Land of the Free, Home of the Unprepared -- LA Style

Christal Smith | Posted 09.02.2012 | Los Angeles
Christal Smith

I wanted to know what would happen if a major quake or wildfire hit L.A. today. Controller Wendy Greuel says, "We know natural disasters are a question of when, not if... and more must be done to help ensure the City is adequately prepared."

The Latest On That Free Wifi Deal At LAX

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 06.20.2012 | Los Angeles

Angelenos flying through LAX could soon be looking at sunny skies when it comes to free wifi at the airport. LA City Council’s Trade, Commerce, ...

PHOTO: J. Hud's Wild Wardrobe Fail

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.04.2012 | Black Voices

Looks like Jennifer Hudson is taking a page out of Beyonce's book of wild wears, after being spotted in a pair of lime green and black leopard printed...

The U.S.'s Unwelcoming Approach To Welcoming Foreigners

Philip Seib | Posted 07.01.2012 | Travel
Philip Seib

Presumably, the training of the men and women working at U.S. entry points includes instruction in the religions and cultures of the people they will encounter. In this case, at least, the training didn't work.

Will Travel for Food

Ann Gentry | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home
Ann Gentry

Traveling can have its challenges, but traveling while vegan is an adventure unto itself.