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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.

WATCH: Did The TSA Go Too Far?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.30.2013 | Travel

A 27-year-old Ph.D. student says a TSA agent touched her vaginal area during a pat-down at a California airport; however, a representative told The Hu...

5 Strange Items You Can Pack In Your Carry-On

U.S. News Travel | Posted 05.19.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

You'd be surprised by the types of items that make their way through airport security -- from corkscrews and screwdrivers to wrenches and lighters. What's more, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced that its list of "Prohibited Items" will soon shrink.

A Modest Proposal for the TSA

John Malik | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
John Malik

If the TSA is going to be in the business of molesting our kids and grandmothers, I'm very uncomfortable with them doing so while wearing the uniform of a US federal officer.

Travelers, Beware: It's Time to Overhaul the Transportation Security Administration

John W. Whitehead | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Something has to give. To start with, it's time to say no to these flagrant abuses of our taxpayer dollars and our rights.

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...

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.

Andrea Stone

What Americans Really Think About The TSA

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 08.09.2012 | Travel

Forget the latest horror story about the Transportation Security Administration. A majority of Americans think the TSA is alright, according to a new ...

Woman Accused Of Groping TSA Agent Lawyers Up

Posted 06.19.2012 | Travel

Carol Jean Price was on her way from Florida to Ohio to attend a funeral in April when she was arrested after allegedly groping a TSA agent, reports W...

WATCH: "Meltdowns" The TSA Forgot To Mention

Christopher Elliott | Posted 08.04.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Rep. John Mica is sounding the alarm bells about "another TSA meltdown."

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...

WATCH: TSA Pats Down 3-Year-Old In Leg Cast

Posted 03.19.2012 | Travel

A three-year-old boy in a cast and wheelchair on his way to a Disney vacation with his family was stopped by TSA agents at Chicago's O'Hare airport. H...

TSA Agents Do The Strangest Things!

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.07.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

I'm not saying the TSA is staffed by a bunch of perverted, incompetent, lewd, pot-heads. But incidents like these make you wonder when the a TSA urges us not to judge the agency by the actions of a few, as it did last week.

Satirical TSA 'Memo' Skewers The Bumbling Agency

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.01.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

TSA policy on cupcakes and other baked goods is clear: These items may be confiscated at any time, for any reason, as long as you share them with your colleagues in the break room.

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...

Dave Jamieson

Union Blasts TSA Officials As 'Arrogant,' 'Autocratic'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The labor union representing workers for the Transportation Security Administration blasted the agency's top leaders Tuesday, describing...

Who Is 'Bullying' America's TSA Agents?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 02.11.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The TSA's employee union, the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), is accusing Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R.-Tenn.) of "bullying the TSA workforce" after she introduced a bill last week that would require its agents stop dressing like law enforcement officers.

TSA Strip Searches Another Elderly Woman?

Posted 12.05.2011 | Travel

Two days after 85-year-old Lenore Zimmerman came forward accusing the TSA of "strip-searching" her, another elderly woman has come forward with the sa...

85-Year-Old Woman: TSA 'Strip-Searched' Me

Posted 12.05.2011 | Travel

UPDATE 12/5: The TSA issued a statement to The Daily News on Sunday apologizing to Zimmerman, saying: “TSA contacted the passenger to apologize t...

Happy B'day TSA! Their WORST Blunders Of All TIme

Posted 11.18.2011 | Travel

In the 10 years that the TSA has existed, there have been countless public blunders by the agency that just can't seem to get it right. From John ...

TSA Policy Changes For The Better, Slowly

Kate Hanni | Posted 11.25.2011 | Travel
Kate Hanni

Children under 13 will not be routinely required to remove their shoes and will not be subjected to intrusive pat downs that touch private areas of their bodies.

Dallas Woman Mad At TSA For Checking Her Fro For Bombs

Posted 11.21.2011 | Travel

A Dallas-bound woman is angry at the TSA after agents stopped and searched her afro while she went through security at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson ai...

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.

Woman Gropes Phoenix TSA Agent

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.15.2011 | Travel

Well, this is interesting. Yukari Mihamae, a 61-year-old Colorado woman, faces felony charges for groping a TSA agent. Miyamae was en route through...