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WATCH: Police Harass Journalist For Recording TSA Activity

Posted 07.27.2012 | Chicago

While headed to Peoria, Ill. for an Umphrey's McGee concert on July 5, journalist Julio Rausseo was surprised to find agents with the Transportation S...

Court Allows No-Fly List Challenge To Proceed

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. — A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a lawsuit over the government's no-fly list can go forward in a lower court in Oreg...

Why London Needs the TSA

Anthony Amore | Posted 09.17.2012 | World
Anthony Amore

With the 2012 Olympic Games little more than a week away, there's ominous news out of Great Britain. The company chosen to provide perimeter security for the games, G4S, has announced -- rather, admitted -- that it will be unable to deliver enough guards to perform their contracted duties.

Andrea Stone

TSA Denies Report That Agents Stole Candy From Deaf Man And Cursed Him Out

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Andrea Stone

William Shatner Latest Celeb Singled Out For 'Special' Treatment By TSA

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Andrea Stone

TSA Bribery Scandal In Philadelphia 'Could Happen Anywhere'

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bribery scandal involving alleged payoffs from 10 Transportation Security Administration employees at Philadelphia International Airpo...

TSA Mission: Impossible?

Steve Ressler | Posted 07.25.2012 | Travel
Steve Ressler

A former TSA administrator says two major changes would create better -- and less frustrating -- airport security.

Rand Paul: Stop 'Groping Toddlers And Grandmothers'

Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) continued to rage against the Transportation Security Administration on Tuesday, encouraging supporters to join a campaign to g...

POLL: How Much Worse Can The TSA Behave?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 07.01.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

When you're on probation, you steer clear of trouble. You try to to avoid any appearance of impropriety and you're on your best behavior. Not the Transportation Security Administration.

TSA Hired Agents Without Completing Background Checks

Posted 04.26.2012 | Business

Some workers screening travelers at one major airport may not have been fully screened themselves. Facing a backlog of background checks, the Tran...

Andrea Stone

Ex-TSA Chief Opposes Privatizing Airport Security

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Transportation Security Administration chief Kip Hawley said Wednesday that privatizing screening at airports -- a pet cause of a...

GOP Congressman Claims TSA Touched His Crotch

Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

Rep. Francisco Canseco (R-Texas) and a TSA agent got into a scuffle over whether a recent security screening went too far, according to KENS 5, a San ...

TSA-Fighting Lawmaker Announces House Run

AP | BECKY BOHRER | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

JUNEAU, Alaska -- An Alaska state representative who made national headlines last year for refusing an airport security pat-down plans to run for the ...

Jennifer Bendery

Harry Reid: TSA Workers Need To 'Smile And Say Hello'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is planning to send a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano asking her to di...

TSA Agents Trash Hotel Room, Shoot Barney's In Drunken Rampage: Cops

Posted 03.28.2012 | Miami

Perhaps they should have been patted down at the door: two South Florida TSA agents were arrested Tuesday night after police say they went on a drunke...

Dem Congressman To TSA: 'We're Not Cattle'

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House members of both parties on Monday teed off against the agency in charge of airport and port anti-terrorist screening, saying it us...

New Screening Procedures For Travelers Over 75

AP | By JASON KEYSER | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Some air travelers over the age of 75 will soon get a break at airport security checkpoints under a test program announced Wednesday that c...

Andrea Stone

TSA Expands Pre-Check Program To Military Personnel At Reagan National Airport

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. military personnel traveling out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will now be able to skip long security lines as part ...

Andrea Stone

No Questions Asked, Or How I Became A 'Trusted Traveler'

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

Last week, just days after this story was posted and after informing the chief spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security that the name on my G...

WATCH: Man Blatantly Steals Rolex From FLL TSA Bin

Posted 02.14.2012 | Miami

Transportation Security Administration cameras caught a man stealing a Rolex from the passenger in front of him in line at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood I...

No-Fly List More Than Doubled In Past Year

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 04.02.2012 | Travel

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has more than doubled, to about 21,000 names, its secret list of suspected terrorists who are banned from ...

Andrea Stone

'Security Theater': 8 Ways Washington Spends Money Without Making You Safer

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The good news first. Government homeland security agencies are moving toward a more rational, risk-based system of protection. Now th...

Security Theatrics: The Senator and the TSA

James Peron | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics
James Peron

TSA wants their theatrics to send the message they are making people safer. But are they? They spend less time with real investigations, while inconveniencing millions and humiliating people.

Amanda Terkel

Rand Paul Detained By TSA Agents In Nashville

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul's (R-Ky.) staff said Monday morning that the senator was being detained by federal Transportation Security Administration...

TSA Made $400K Off Loose Change In 2010

Posted 01.14.2012 | Travel

You double checked you have your keys, but did you remember to take your loose change? Plenty of travelers seem to forget the couple of coins that...