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TSA Thief Found Out Through Ebay

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.25.2011 | Travel

TSA Officer Paul Yashou was indicted on Friday for stealing roughly $23,000 worth of watches from passengers' bags at Los Angeles International Airpor...

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.

TSA Working To 'Strengthen & Improve' Pre-Flight Screening Practices

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.13.2011 | Travel

The Transportation Security Administration announced Thursday a pilot program to enhance the agency's pre-flight screening capabilities and expedite s...

TSA Behavior Detection Officers Accused Of Racial Profiling Called Themselves 'Mexican Hunters'

AOL Travel News | Posted 08.22.2011 | Travel

A 2010 TSA report obtained by the Newark Star Ledger is offering an inside look into the work of Liberty International Airport's behavior detection of...

My Sex Life with the TSA

Naomi Wolf | Posted 07.27.2011 | Comedy
Naomi Wolf

I've been getting a lot of action from the TSA lately. I went through JFK this past week. As usual, I requested not to go through the backscatter machines. And as usual, they tell me that since I mentioned it at all, they have to give me a "pat-down."

Dave Jamieson

Redskins Stand With TSA Agents in Union Bid | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Officers with the Transportation Security Administration know a thing or two about feeling under appreciated and belittled in the workpl...

'Bunny Lady' Accosted By TSA

AOL Travel News | Posted 06.11.2011 | Travel

Just in time for Easter comes the story of a Kansas clown who dresses up as a bunny and had a hassle with the Transportation Security Administration (...

Electronic Privacy Information Center Calls TSA Body Scanners An 'Unreasonable Search'

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

WASHINGTON -- A privacy rights advocacy group is telling appellate judges that the use of full-body scanners as a first line of defense at airports vi...

Ronald Wong, Delta Passenger, Slipped Past Security With Stolen Boarding Pass

AP | CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

NEW YORK — The Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday it is trying to determine how a man slipped past authorities and boarded a ...

TSA Security Agents Allow Man Carrying Box-Cutters Through Security

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

In a serious breach of TSA security, a JetBlue passenger at New York's JFK airport was able to pass through security with three box-cutters in his car...

Seattle-Tacoma Cafe Tells TSA Agents To Get Lost

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

UPDATE: We contacted the City of Seattle Police department for comment, and they forwarded us to the Port of Seattle Police Department and spokesman P...

Protecting Privacy at the Airport

Sen. Tom Udall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Sen. Tom Udall

2011-02-15-n.jpgThe body images produced at airport checkpoints are highly revealing and many passengers are justifiably uncomfortable being screened by the technology.

Flying In Europe? Don't Fear, They Don't Touch Your 'Junk'

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Belgium -- "Don't touch my junk" probably wouldn't translate well into all 23 official languages of the European Union. But Europeans don't need a ...

The Lesson of Domodedovo: Find the Bombers, Not the Bombs

Kate Hanni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Kate Hanni

The DHS and TSA have met with almost every stakeholder in this issue, save one -- airline travel consumers.

Jesse Ventura Sues The TSA

AP | AMY FORLITI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

MINNEAPOLIS — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura sued the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration on Mon...

Well That's One Solution: Student Attempts To Ride Luggage Belt Past Security

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

A 24-year old Columbia University student made headlines this week when he jumped onto a moving baggage belt at JFK Airport in an effort to make his f...

Justice For Woman Who Sued TSA Over Patdown?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Lynsie Murley, a 24-year old woman from Amarillo, Texas has won a lawsuit she filed in 2010 against the TSA over what she claims was an extremely emba...

A Formula for Failure

Michael Bendetson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Bendetson

The Great Recession has exposed a major flaw in the American economy beyond risky derivatives: an intellectual elite that now seeks success at the expense of our society -- instead of through it.

TSA Livid After Pilot Posts Explosive Video

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

An anonymous 50-year-old airline pilot is in hot water with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) after posting on YouTube a behind-the-sce...

WATCH: TSA Amps Up Security

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The coming days will see an influx of travelers flying to their families or friends for the Christmas holiday. But what is the TSA doing to make Ameri...

WATCH: You Can Hate The TSA, But You Can't Hate Their Choir

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The TSA has been getting such a bad rep lately for its intrusive pat-downs and the general unpleasantness of flying. But the TSA Choir of LAX airport ...

TSA Answers Questions About Enhanced Screening at Airports

Karen Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Karen Rubin

The initial furor and shock over the enhanced airport screening techniques by the TSA seems to have subsided But with the holiday travel season in force, and continued questions about the security procedures at airports, we posed questions for the TSA.

How Iodine May Help Protect You From Radiation Damage

Anne Dunev | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Anne Dunev

How much radiation a person can handle without developing cancer is very individual. Having sufficient iodine can help protect your body against many types of radiation.

Air Travel 2010: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Kate Hanni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Kate Hanni

The past year has been very eventful for airline passengers. We've seen big shifts in many facets of air travel. Crude terror plots failed to harm a...

The National Security State Cops a Feel: Taking Off the Gloves (and Then Everything Else)

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Americans have been remarkably quiet when it comes to the national security disasters being perpetuated in their name. We don't tend to connect what we're doing to others abroad and what we're doing to ourselves at home.