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Airport Screening Made 70,000 Miss American Airlines Flights This Year

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 05.26.2016 | Politics

Airport screening delays have caused more than 70,000 American Airlines (AAL.O) customers and 40,000 checked bags to miss their flights this year, an ...

Flight Of The Living Dead! TSA Screens Creepy Zombie Corpse

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 05.18.2016 | Travel

TSA agents are used to seeing some odd things passing through security, but one piece of creepy cargo at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airp...

Nervous Flyer Screwed By Pals Who Secretly Pack Dildo In His Bag

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.16.2016 | Weird News

We don't know if officials can deliver on promises to make airport security lines move faster, but this video taught us how to spice them up. Some pra...

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

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

An angry California dad posted a YouTube video of a TSA agent thoroughly patting down his 10-year-old daughter at a North Carolina airport. "10 Year O...

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 this ...

TSA Finds Record Number Of Guns At Airport Security Checkpoints

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 09.28.2015 | Politics

Sept 27 (Reuters) - U.S. airport security agents discovered a record 67 firearms in luggage passengers intended to carry on to airplanes during one we...

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

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

A transgender woman live-tweeted her embarrassment when TSA agents subjected her to heightened scrutiny after a body scanner flagged an "anomaly." "I ...

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...

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 ...

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.

Hidden Message T-Shirts Stick It To The TSA

Refinery29.com | 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...