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Tsa Pat Down

Mom Says TSA Groped Her During Pat Down On Day She Wasn't Flying

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

A Colorado woman says U.S. Transportation Security Administration agents groped her during a pat down performed on a day she was not flying. Jamely...

Dem Senator Gets 'OMG' TSA Pat Down

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) shared an unpleasant travel experience with her Twitter followers on Monday, claiming that she'd been subjected to extra...

WATCH: 5 Things Not To Tell A TSA Screener

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.21.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Dressing down a TSA agent at the airport, while tempting, serves no useful purpose.

What Gives Them The Right To Frisk Henry Kissinger?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 07.21.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

An entire organization within the government is operating above the rule of law.

WATCH: The TSA Gets Touchy With Gabby

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.20.2012 | Black Voices

The TSA is getting touchy again. This time around Gabrielle Union was the subject of some hairy handling by the TSA and shared her tales on the "C...

Is This What The TSA Means By 'Zero Tolerance'?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.24.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

When it comes to the TSA's theft problem, "Finders keepers doesn't apply when you are a public servant and have the public's trust," says one cops.

But TSA Never Warned Us About The Octogenarian Jihadists!

Christopher Elliott | Posted 02.04.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Grandma and grandpa are treated as if they are probable jihadists, even though their wheelchairs, implants and adult diapers tell us otherwise.

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.

94-Year-Old On Patdown: 'I Couldn't Take It Any Longer'

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.14.2011 | Travel

Marian Paterson, a 94-year-old woman randomly screened by TSA agents at Raleigh-Durham International, took to the airwaves to complain about her treat...

TSA Officers Force Elderly Woman To Remove Her Adult Diaper

cnn.com | Posted 08.26.2011 | Travel

(CNN) -- The Transportation Security Administration stood by its security officers Sunday after a Florida woman complained that her cancer-stricken, 9...

WATCH: The Latest TSA Fail

AOL Travel News | Posted 06.13.2011 | Travel

A new video on YouTube is causing an uproar, as critics question why Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents at the New Orleans airport ga...

WATCH: New Hampshire Bill Would Make 'Touching Junk' A Felony

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

John Tyner's mandate about junk-touching has gone national. A Republican state representative from New Hampshire named George Lambert has co-sponsored...

Schumer Proposes Bill To Deter Body Scan Misuse

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York senator wants to make it illegal for anyone to distribute or record images produced by full-body scanners at airports. U....

WATCH: Passenger In Wheelchair Strips To Lingerie For Patdown

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Tammy Banovac, a 52-year old, wheelchair-user from Oklahoma, stripped down to her skivvies (in this case, black lingerie) to get through security at W...

Pat Me Down

Peter Clothier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Clothier

Americans are being whipped into another absurd frenzy over an issue that strikes me as entirely trivial. So yes, just pat me down. And move me on with the assurance of safety toward the gate.

An Open Letter to TSA-Averse Air Travelers

Emily Bracken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Emily Bracken

While we admit being patted down by a uniformed officer in front of long lines of strangers is an uncomfortable experience, it is far worse for us, the TSA officials doing the full-body grope.

WATCH: College Kid Strips Down To Speedo At Salt Lake Airport

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

SALT LAKE CITY — A college student has posted a video of himself on the Internet stripping down to a Speedo bathing suit at the Salt Lake City a...

Message to TSA: Enough's Enough; Message to President: Here's Your Chance

Carl Jeffers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Carl Jeffers

Since 9/11 there have been over 26 documented serious attempts at terrorism in airline travel. How many have succeeded? None. Zero. That's not luck. That's because we are good at this.

Clinton: We Need To 'Strike The Right Balance' With TSA Patdowns

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

WASHINGTON — Would Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton like to submit to one of those security pat-downs at airports? "Not if I could avo...

Social Network Offers iPod If You Let The TSA Touch You

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The TSA has taken heat for its controversial pat-down procedure, which has been described as "sexual assault," "abuse," and "invasive" by perturbed tr...

WATCH: John Tyner Escorted From Airport After Refusing Pat Down

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The TSA has yet another problem on its hands after John Tyner, a 31-year old Californian, refused to go through the newest extra security measures at ...

TSA Rolls Out New Pat-Down Technique

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration is changing the way it pats down passengers at airports – moving from the screener...