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The End Of The TSA's Body Scanners?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.26.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Opt-Out Week wasn't the end of the protest. It is the beginning.

The TSA Gets Touchy With Solange's Hair

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.16.2012 | Black Voices

Just when you thought all of that TSA hair frisking nonsense was over, now comes news that Solange Knowles' curly mane has experienced its very own "D...

5 Reasons I'm Opting Out Of The TSA's Scanners (And You Should Too)

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.16.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

This Thanksgiving, I'm telling the TSA agents who screen me that I won't walk through their full-body scanners. And I'm not alone.

WATCH: Should Republicans Blame The TSA?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.12.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

When Susan Verbeeck attended a rally for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney with her two daughters and a friend at the Virginia State Fairgrounds in Doswell, Va., earlier this month, she didn't expect to be greeted by TSA agents.

WATCH: Good And Evil At The TSA

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

After a preposterously positive TSA screening experience before my flight from Hilo, Hawaii, to Maui last week, I get it. I know why the agency assigned to protect America's transportation systems has a few fans -- and an apologist or two.

Top 20 Airports For TSA Thefts | Posted 10.23.2012 | Travel

Your suitcase has been tagged and whisked away for a TSA security check before being loaded onto a plane en route to your final destination. How safe ...

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?

Flying to College: How to Conquer Baggage Fees

Courtland Thomas | Posted 12.04.2012 | College
Courtland Thomas

When it comes to orientation week (and any other in-between semester breaks), there are many, many advantages involved in flying. How's a comprehensive guide to do so.

Flight Attendant's Gun Goes Off At Security

AP | Posted 09.24.2012 | Travel

PHILADELPHIA -- Investigators say a flight attendant forgot to take a gun out of her purse before leaving for work and the gun fired at Philadelphia I...

TSA Keeps Woman Off Flight As Retaliation?

Posted 09.11.2012 | Travel

A woman is accusing the TSA of keeping her off a flight as retaliation for not allowing them to test her water, according to a video she posted on You...

WATCH: When You Should Stand Up To The TSA

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.27.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

It isn't just that an overzealous pat-down can traumatize the most vulnerable among us, potentially leaving them with lifelong scars.

Patrick Svitek

GOP Congressman Says He'll Never Forget Seeing A Muslim Get Through Airport Security 'With A Smirk' | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said Monday that the TSA's security screening in U.S. airports needs to be more selective so grandmothers don't get "the spre...

Racial Profiling Reportedly 'Rampant' At Major Airport

AP | Posted 08.14.2012 | Travel

NEW YORK -- Transportation Security Administration officers at Boston's Logan International Airport are alleging that a program intended to help flag ...

WATCH: Does The TSA Have A Little Penis Problem?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 07.23.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Whether you are fortunate to have the world's largest recorded penis or need to enhance your manhood with a pump, you can probably agree that the airport screening process has to respect your dignity and privacy.

WATCH: Texas Grandmother 'Humiliated' By TSA Strip-Search

Posted 07.19.2012 | Travel

The TSA isn't exactly known for its sensitivity, a reputation that Fort Worth resident Melinda Deaton experienced first-hand Wednesday morning while e...

The Lady's Guide To The TSA

Tamara Shayne Kagel | Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel
Tamara Shayne Kagel

Perhaps if we all adhered to some simple Security Manners, our lines will move a little swifter.

TSA Nude 'Protestor' In 'Act Of Protected Speech'

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 09.17.2012 | Travel

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon man who stripped nude at Portland's airport security to protest what he saw as invasive measures was found not guilty...

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...

WATCH: Is The TSA Afraid Of A Bomb-Making Barista?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 09.08.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Timing was never the TSA's thing.

Bright Lights, My City

Anna Hiatt | Posted 09.04.2012 | New York
Anna Hiatt

I'm not 15 minutes out my front door, not yet across the Triborough Bridge, and already I miss New York. Suddenly I'm nostalgic for the abuse: high demands, low pay, expensive cocktails and the most honest honesty you'll ever know.

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 ...

TSA Worker's Unplugged Metal Detector Causes Evacuation, Delays At JFK

Posted 06.24.2012 | Travel

Hundreds of passengers and workers at JFK's Terminal 7 had to be evacuated on Saturday morning after it was discovered that a TSA worker's metal detec...

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...

Andrea Stone

Jesse Ventura Says He'll Never Fly Again | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

Jesse Ventura, the libertarian former governor of Minnesota known as The Body during his pro wrestling career, said he has stopped flying because he w...

WATCH: Is The TSA A Joke?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 06.11.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Take a few steps back from the airport spectacle, and the agency that likes to see itself as the last line of defense against terrorism is kinda funny.