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Politically Incorrect Reflections: Obama at the Mosque

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 02.04.2016 | Religion
Arnold Steinberg

Tilting toward Mecca. REALITY TV "Thou doth protest too much." That's my reaction to President Barack Obama's visit to a mosque yesterday. There is ...

TSA Finds Record Number Of Guns At Airport Security Checkpoints

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 09.28.2015 | Politics

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TSA Agents Allegedly Steal $7,000 Watch, Grope Attractive Passengers

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.04.2015 | Politics

It's another black eye week for the Transportation Security Administration, as a New York-based agent was busted for stealing a diamond-encrusted watc...

Carly Ledbetter

TSA Tweets Photo Of Luggage Filled With Cold, Hard Cash | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 07.01.2015 | Travel

So much for privacy anymore.

TSA Head Reassigned After Agency Fails Undercover Security Tests

AP | LOU KESTEN | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Monday reassigned the leader of the Transportation Security Administration and directed...

TSA Fails 95 Percent Of Undercover Security Tests: Report

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics

As thorough as the Transportation Security Administration screeners may be as they rifle through your belongings, the agency isn't performing where it...

The TSA Made $675,000 Off Your Spare Change Last Year

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.07.2015 | Travel

Next time you pass through airport security, double-check your pockets. It's just common cents. On Monday, the Transportation Security Administrati...

Julia Craven

TSA Says It Will Stop Touching So Many Black Women's Hair | Julia Craven | Posted 04.03.2015 | Politics

No, you cannot touch my hair -- but it isn’t as if the woman had asked for my permission. An agent of the Transportation Security Administration...

MEATLOAF SURPRISE! TSA Finds Cocaine In Raw Meat

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 11.14.2014 | Weird News

Today's special: Raw meat with a kick. Transportation Security Administration agents working at the Mineta San José International Airport made a h...

John Pistole Retiring As TSA Administrator

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

John Pistole, administrator of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration, will retire, the Department of Homeland Security said in a statement T...

Dear TSA Agents: The Nation's Capital Is Indeed Part Of The United States

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.15.2014 | Media

It seems our nation's capital is giving TSA agents some difficulty. A TSA agent at the Orlando International Airport demanded to see the passport o...

TSA Requiring Random Screening Of Electronics

AP | WILL LESTER | Posted 09.05.2014 | Travel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will be required to power on their electronic devices in order ...

GOP Candidate Said He'd 'Rather See Another Terrorist Attack' Than Have TSA Screenings

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

A Republican running for Congress in Georgia is no fan of the Transportation Security Administration's airport screenings, telling an audience earlier...

Teen Stowaway Leads Congressman To Call For Improved Airport Security

AP | Associated Press | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — California Congressman Eric Swalwell says a teen stowaway who flew to Hawaii in a jet wheel well should never have been able...

Senators Criticize TSA Over Ability To Keep Travelers Safe

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON, April 30 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday questioned the Transportation Security Administration'...

Communication Lapses Cited In Response To LAX Shooting: Report

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 03.18.2014 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A report on the emergency response to last year's shooting at Los Angeles International Airport cites serious shortcomings in com...

'High' Flying Wash. And Colo. Passengers Travel With Stashes

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — Among the many oddities that have arisen from marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado is this: It can be easier to get throu...

New Details Released About LAX Shooting

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Minutes before a gunman opened fire in a Los Angeles International Airport terminal last fall, killing a security screener and wo...

U.S. Airport Security Is 'Just A Show,' Expert Says

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

You may be better off not reading this if you're one of the millions of Americans traveling this holiday season. However, one safety expert is despera...

Obama Meets With Family Of Slain TSA Officer

AP | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama has visited with the family of a Transportation Security Administration officer who was killed at Los Ange...

Secure the Terminal, Secure the City

Josh Stephens | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Josh Stephens

Globalization happens at institutions like LAX, and they world, ideally, becomes a more friendly place because of it. At the same time, you have to wonder what an American city really is if we cannot get comfortable with, and in, public space.

Officials: TSA Officer Bled For 33 Minutes As Help Stood By

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 11.15.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles Police Department official says an internal investigation will be done into an allegation that an LAPD officer dela...

Federal Probe Questions TSA Behavior Profiling

AP | WILL LESTER | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal probe of a Transportation Security Administration program to screen suspicious behavior of passengers at airports sugges...

Will The TSA Allow Passengers To Fly With Weed?

Posted 12.08.2013 | Travel


TSA Finds Razor Blades In Sneakers, Passenger Still Makes Flight

AP | Posted 11.26.2013 | Travel

HANOVER, Md. — Transportation Security Administration officers found a pair of razor blades in the running shoes of a passenger traveling throug...