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Somebody Packed A Cannon In Their Luggage: TSA

AP | Posted 10.28.2014 | Weird News

HONOLULU (AP) -- An airline passenger flying out of Maui checked in with a weapon not often seen in baggage - the barrel of a cannon. Transportatio...

Matt Sledge

Congress Sails Past Airport Hell Under Special TSA Program | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics

Members of Congress may have helped create the nightmare that is flying in America after Sept. 11, but they no longer have to endure it. Under a sp...

What Does It Feel Like to Be Racially Profiled?

Quora | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

I am an American of Indian (sub-continental) descent, and I have been racially profiled. I can understand why this happens, but it can be frustrating at times, and occasionally humorous.

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...

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...

New Electronics Security Rule Confuses Both Brits And Americans

Cheapflights | Posted 09.13.2014 | Travel

Nearly 20 percent of both Americans and Brits surveyed think airport security has reached the point where it will keep them from flying.

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 ...

Why TSA Had A Problem With This ID

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.28.2014 | Travel

Plenty of things can trigger a slowdown in the security line at an airport. Whoever thought the status of Washington, D.C.'s statehood would be one of...

This Is What Happens When You Come Home To America And Your Name Is Ahmed

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 03.30.2014 | World
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

It's not easy coming back home to America when your name is Ahmed. I want to look forward to returning home from a trip abroad, but thanks to my name or as the TSA officer put it -- my "profile" -- I've come to dread it.

In Search of Government Competence

Rob Taub | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics
Rob Taub

There are many annoying things about the NYC subway system, but the most maddening for me is the signage indicating when the next train will arrive. ...

Airport Survival: 5 Easy Ways to Keep Your "Cool" When Traveling

Carolyn W. Paddock | Posted 03.16.2014 | Travel
Carolyn W. Paddock

Unless you're traveling on your own private jet on your time table, the "getting there" is almost never without problems. Here are some of my most effective insider tips to help you travel smarter.

TSA's First Precheck Enrollment Site Opens In Indianapolis

AP | Posted 02.04.2014 | Travel

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The government says Indianapolis International Airport will have the first enrollment site for an expedited screening program th...

Not Your Average TSA Checkpoint

USA Today | Bart Jansen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Plush couches. Soothing music. Tranquil pictures on the wall. It could be a hotel lobby. Except at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, these are ...

The Good-Karma Guide to Holiday Travel

Stash Hotel Rewards | Posted 01.27.2014 | Travel
Stash Hotel Rewards

The best test of whether your meditation class is paying off is seeing how you behave on no sleep and when you're late for a flight after the mustachioed, wrestler-turned-TSA agent tells you to follow him for a pat down.

Kathleen Miles

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

Alleged Los Angeles Airport Shooter May Be More Than a Lone Nut

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Two troubling polls were taken within less than a month of each other last March and April. The March poll by Public Policy Polling found that nearly ...

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Travelers Acting Badly On The Road

William D. Chalmers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Halloween, like traveling, can bring out the best, and worst in us. Trick or treat? Think of all those alter-ego costumes we dress up in to become som...

A Moment of Dignity from the TSA

Eva Moon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Eva Moon

It seems a little silly, I know, making a ceremonial occasion on an x-ray scanner in a bustling airport, but it was oddly moving too -- a moment of humanity in the middle of a dehumanizing process.

Security Check Now Starts Long Before You Fly

Posted 10.22.2013 | Travel

The Transportation Security Administration is expanding its screening of passengers before they arrive at the airport by searching a wide array of gov...

TSA's Pre-Check Program Expanding

AP | Posted 09.05.2013 | Travel

WASHINGTON -- Travelers could soon be able to keep their shoes on while going through security at more airports around the country. The U.S. Transpor...

Does The TSA Give You Good Service? (POLL)

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Like most Americans, Jim Davies thinks the Transportation Security Administration might benefit from top-to-bottom reform.

Your Air Travel Questions Answered

George Hobica | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

Wondering what to do if you've been reassigned to an economy seat? Or if you miss your plane because of a ridiculously long security line? What are the different rules for going through security between connecting flights?

Wounded Marine Says He Was Humiliated By TSA Security

Posted 07.10.2013 | Los Angeles

A Purple Heart veteran is speaking out about what he says was a humiliating experience with California state capitol security guards and Sacramento Ai...

PHOTOS: TSA Joins Instagram, Posts Pictures Of Confiscated Items

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel

Other than toothpaste in quantities greater than 3.4 ounces, ever wonder what the TSA actually confiscates? Wonder no more. A TSA Instagram accoun...

TSA Rules and Regulations - Everyone Calm Down...

Dane Steele Green | Posted 08.31.2013 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

Abide by the laws, however tiresome it may be, and your flight will be over before you know it.