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Dem Senator Gets 'OMG' TSA Pat Down

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) shared an unpleasant travel experience with her Twitter followers on Monday, claiming that she'd been subjected to extra...

Does America Have A Secret Crush On The TSA?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 05.07.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Yes, terrorists have been stopped, but neither the underwear bomber nor the shoe bomber were apprehended by the TSA. They were stopped by alert passengers.

Zach Carter

Sequestration Won't Clip Airports' Wings | Zach Carter | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

PADUCAH, Ky. -- Despite extensive warnings from the Obama administration over the effects of sequestration budget cuts on air traffic control staff, t...

Love The TSA? Here's The Cure For That

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.30.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

At a time when the federal agency assigned to protect America's transportation systems can least afford it, there was another dust-up involving a young passenger.

Why I Hate The TSA

Tristan Higgins | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tristan Higgins

I am filing a complaint with the TSA. They need to know what this feels like. They need to make some changes. There should be another way to do this, another way to handle those of us who don't conform to gender stereotypes, so that we don't feel less than human.

How We Could Screen Airline Passengers

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.25.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The scanners haven't foiled a single terrorist attack.

New TSA PreCheck: Elitist, Confusing, Mysterious, Maddening

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

If you are under 12 or over 75--in like Flynn. No worries. No more long TSA security lines involving taking off your shoes or taking out your laptop...etc... But for the rest of us flyers, it's a secret new "E-ZPass" program of sorts: "Managed Inclusion" is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma, to paraphrase Winston Churchill.

HuffPost Beauty Editor: I Was 'Violated' By TSA Because Of My Hairstyle

Posted 12.10.2012 | Style

Huffington Post Style's Beauty Editor Dana Oliver appeared on HuffPost Live to discuss an incident in which she believes she was singled out by airpor...

New House-Backed Bill: Airports To Donate Lost Clothing To Homeless Vets

Posted 11.29.2012 | Impact

Thanks to a new House-approved bill, clothes left behind at security checkpoints could be donated to homeless veterans, according to the Washington Po...

Dear TSA: Leave My Hair Alone

Dana Oliver | Posted 01.20.2013 | Style
Dana Oliver

You won't find any weapons or explosives in my curly 'fro.

Time to Say 'So Long' to the TSA's Sour Attitude

Diane Dimond | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics
Diane Dimond

I completely understand the need for airport security. But does the TSA have to treat all of us like we're new arrivals at a prison camp?

Where Airport Security Falls Flat

Bill de Blasio | Posted 11.28.2012 | New York
Bill de Blasio

Billions of dollars spent at our airports since 9/11 have bought many of us peace of mind when we fly. But as recent events show, peace of mind is no substitute for real security.

WATCH: Convicted TSA Officer Says Theft Is A 'Culture' Among Airport Security Staff

Posted 09.28.2012 | Crime

A Transportation Security Administration security officer who was convicted of theft says he was "part of a culture" of convenient and indifferent thi...

The Future Of Airport Travel

| Posted 09.25.2012 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch By G.W. Schulz Airports in California could soon see the second generation of full-body sc...

A Political Response To America's TSA Problem

Christopher Elliott | Posted 11.04.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Like it or not, the TSA is already an election-year issue.

Breast Pumps, Grenade Launchers And More: The 15 Craziest Items People Tried To Bring On Planes

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.16.2012 | Technology

Why can't they just carry on a magazine like the rest of us? We're only halfway through 2012, but already the U.S. Transportation Security Administ...

Truly Insane Things People Have Tried To Sneak Onto Airplanes

The TSA Blog | Posted 08.15.2012 | Technology

From January to July, there have been 821 firearms discovered in carry-on bags at checkpoints across the country. That’s almost four firearms per da...

Andrea Stone

What Americans Really Think About The TSA | Andrea Stone | Posted 08.09.2012 | Travel

Forget the latest horror story about the Transportation Security Administration. A majority of Americans think the TSA is alright, according to a new ...

WATCH: Police Harass Journalist For Recording TSA Activity

Posted 07.27.2012 | Chicago

While headed to Peoria, Ill. for an Umphrey's McGee concert on July 5, journalist Julio Rausseo was surprised to find agents with the Transportation S...

Why London Needs the TSA

Anthony Amore | Posted 09.17.2012 | World
Anthony Amore

With the 2012 Olympic Games little more than a week away, there's ominous news out of Great Britain. The company chosen to provide perimeter security for the games, G4S, has announced -- rather, admitted -- that it will be unable to deliver enough guards to perform their contracted duties.

Andrea Stone

TSA Denies Report That Agents Stole Candy From Deaf Man And Cursed Him Out | Andrea Stone | Posted 07.13.2012 | Travel

The Transportation Security Administration is denying a widely-reported incident in which a deaf student accused the agency of harassing him at an air...

Andrea Stone

William Shatner Latest Celeb Singled Out For 'Special' Treatment By TSA | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.29.2012 | Travel

Talk about getting caught with your pants down. Literally. That was the predicament "Star Trek" actor and Priceline pitchman William Shatner found ...

Andrea Stone

TSA Bribery Scandal In Philadelphia 'Could Happen Anywhere' | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bribery scandal involving alleged payoffs from 10 Transportation Security Administration employees at Philadelphia International Airpo...

TSA Mission: Impossible?

Steve Ressler | Posted 07.25.2012 | Travel
Steve Ressler

A former TSA administrator says two major changes would create better -- and less frustrating -- airport security.

Rand Paul: Stop 'Groping Toddlers And Grandmothers'

Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) continued to rage against the Transportation Security Administration on Tuesday, encouraging supporters to join a campaign to g...