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Dad Complains About TSA 'Aggressively' Searching 10-Year-Old Daughter

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

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TSA Will No Longer Call Trans Travelers' Body Parts 'Anomalies'

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Transportation Security Administration will no longer refer to transgender travelers' body parts as "anomalies," officials told the Advocate&...

TSA Finds Record Number Of Guns At Airport Security Checkpoints

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 09.28.2015 | Politics

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Transgender Woman Humiliated When TSA's Scan Flags 'Anomaly'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

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New TSA Chief Aims To Tighten U.S. Airline Screening

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 29 (Reuters) - The Transportation Security Administration plans to retrain thousands of airport screeners to detect weapons better, s...

I Got Through Airport Security With Someone Else's Plane Ticket

Rebecca Adams | Posted 09.30.2014 | Travel
Rebecca Adams

I honestly didn't plan to put the airport security system to the test. I was just really tired and didn't notice that the name on the ticket wasn't mi...

Security Just Got Speedier

AP | Posted 04.29.2014 | Travel

NEW YORK (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration is expanding its PreCheck expedited screening program to passengers on international airl...

TSA To Use 'Randomizers' For Security Lines

The Huffington Post | Emi Boscamp | Posted 07.12.2013 | Travel

Gone are the days of strategically choosing a security line at the airport. TSA is now planning to use electronic 'randomizers' to randomly route pass...

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.

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?

95-Year-Old Vet Claims $300 Stolen During TSA Screening

Posted 04.19.2012 | Travel

For most people, a TSA screening only costs time and dignity. But for Omer Petti, a 95-year-old retired Air Force Major from the Detroit-area, a sc...

Ron Paul Fundraises Off Son's TSA Debacle

Nick Wing | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

Hours after a controversy in which Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) claimed he was held up at a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint in Nashv...

TSA Launches Helpline For Disabled Flyers

Posted 12.23.2011 | Travel

Just ahead of the Christmas travel rush, the Transportation Security Administration launched Thursday a hotline intended to assist disabled and other ...

Napolitano Predicts Better Airline Passenger Screening In Future

AP | By EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 11.06.2011 | Travel

WASHINGTON -- Homeland Security Department Secretary Janet Napolitano predicted Tuesday that airline passengers in the future will no longer be instru...

TSA: Security or Security Theater?

Kate Hanni | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics
Kate Hanni

After an extended period of inappropriate, knee-jerk response, dealing with real security threats by providing security theater, the TSA is slowly responding to public outcry.

Cleveland Airport Evacuated After Screening Glitch

AP | Posted 06.08.2011 | Travel

CLEVELAND -- A glitch in a bag screening machine has led to an evacuation and delays at Cleveland's main airport. Cleveland Hopkins airport spokeswom...

Hidden Message T-Shirts Stick It To The TSA | Connie Wang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Many of us are airport-bound at some point this weekend, and have not only crowded terminals to look forward to, but also more intrusive security proc...