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Are TSA Agents Heroes? (VIDEO)

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.06.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The TSA agents pulled the passengers out of line and reported them to law enforcement authorities. As it turns out, they'd stumbled into something of a love triangle.

WATCH: Who Are The Real TSA Dissidents?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 09.29.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

It takes courage to whip out your camera and record TSA agents engaging in what you believe to be an unconstitutional activity.

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.

PHOTOS: 10 Things To Pack That Will Save You Money

SmarterTravel | Posted 07.24.2012 | Travel
SmarterTravel

The right travel gear can help you keep costs down while seeing the world.

Review: Trust Me by George Kennedy

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.14.2012 | Books
Carole Mallory

They struggled, sleeping in doorways or cars until a woman named Dolly gave them shelter, but Dolly's generosity had a price tag. Torture was commonplace in her household, and she beat George and his mother.

TSA Defends Pat-Down Of Crying 4-Year-Old Girl At Kansas Airport

AP | ROXANA HEGEMAN | Posted 06.25.2012 | Travel

WICHITA, Kan. -- The grandmother of a 4-year-old girl who became hysterical during a security screening at a Kansas airport said Wednesday that the ch...

Major Gov't Agency Funded With Spare Change

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.23.2012 | Money

Between the strip searches and pat-downs, it's easy to lose track of your stuff when going through airport security--especially your spare change. In ...

POLL: Is It Too Easy To Lose The TSA's Trust?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 06.23.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

As the TSA moves toward what it calls an "intelligence-driven, risk-based approach to security," maybe it's worth asking how intelligent some of its new systems really are.

Paris Airports Downplay Strike Impacts

AP | Posted 04.07.2012 | Travel

PARIS — Air France and other airlines have so far limited the damage on Monday from a strike by aviation industry workers by canceling or resche...

"Snow Way We'll Get a Blizzard"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.27.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As a man who has been perpetrating snow jobs for more than half a century, I can say with authority that there is a simple reason why the Northeast has not yet been hit with a blizzard this winter: I had my snow blower tuned up.

How Much Time Do You Really Need Before Your Flight?

Dane Steele Green | Posted 03.19.2012 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

Today there are a variety of ways to minimize the time you need to arrive at the airport in advance to make your scheduled departure. Arriving two hours before a flight isn't always necessary.

The Latest Buzzword At The TSA: Inconsistent

Christopher Elliott | Posted 02.18.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

So let me get this straight: Drugs are OK, but letting a few unchecked bags with nothing dangerous on board -- not OK? C'mon, TSA.

San Diego Couple: Airline Manager Called Us 'Faggots'

Posted 11.28.2011 | Gay Voices

A Thanksgiving weekend's travels turned out to be less-than-savory for one San Diego couple, who claim a United Airlines agent used a gay slur against...

Passenger Caught With Brass Knuckles, Other Prohibited Weapons

Posted 12.07.2011 | Travel

A man traveling through John F. Kennedy Airport was nabbed by the TSA Tuesday with a cache of prohibited weapons in his checked luggage. Ahmed Abo...

WATCH: Disabled Vet Gets Kicked Off Shuttle At Airport

Fox 25 | Posted 12.04.2011 | Impact

Kathleen Wood, a disabled army veteran, says airline staff wouldn’t let her board a shuttle with her walker and made her trek to the next terminal b...

Friday Talking Points -- Class Warfare? Hardly.

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As was entirely predictable, once Obama stood up for taxing the rich folk a wee bit more, the Republicans fired back with what they think is the biggest weapon in their arsenal: screaming "Class warfare!"

Duty Free Shopper Buys $199,000 Bottle Of Scotch

Posted 11.20.2011 | Travel

There are always fun finds to be made at the airport duty free store — just ask the Chinese businessman who dropped almost $200K on a bottle of scot...

Two Men Pulled From Dallas Flight

Posted 11.07.2011 | Travel

UPDATE, 4:45pm: NBC Dallas-Fort Worth is reporting that a source at the airport told the station that a "suspicious" bag, which housed a printer, was ...

Airlines That Charge for a "Civilized Experience"

Christine Negroni | Posted 11.06.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

I learned how to open the airplane door in an emergency, help a handicapped person into a seat, take down a disruptive passenger and deploy the evacuation slide.

Flier Files Suit After Being Helf On Drug Charges For 2 Weeks

Posted 11.01.2011 | Travel

Donaldo Visbal is suing the Miami law enforcement officers who detained him for two weeks on the suspicion that he was smuggling cocaine through the F...

TSA Catches Smugglers With Birds, Snakes And A Turtle (PHOTO)

Posted 10.30.2011 | Travel

TSA agents at Los Angeles International Airport discovered two birds while patting down a passenger planning to board a China-bound flight last week, ...

"The French Connection"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Excusez-moi, s'il vous plait. I should say I'll always have Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, where I recently spent eight minutes (huit minutes) sprinting from one airplane (l'avion) to another.

The News of the World, the Profumo Affair and the Planned Military Coup

John Fleming | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
John Fleming

I studied journalism at college - well, radio, TV and journalism. The man in charge of the journalism part of the course was the Production Editor of...

Airlines' Newest Threat: Scorpion Attacks

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

PORTLAND, Ore. — All Jeff Ellis could do was wait as he sat terrified 30,000 feet in the air staring at the wriggling scorpion that stung him on...

Apple Announces New Product

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.21.2011 | Technology

New models of Apple's Time Capsule wireless backup devices have been announced. The new Time Capsules will be offered in 2TB and 3TB models, with p...