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TSA Officer Jumps To His Death At Orlando Airport
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Panicked passengers rushed past checkpoints, resulting in checkpoint closures for up to three hours and some flight cancellations.
TSA Workers Taking 'Unscheduled Absences' As Government Shutdown Drags On
Hundreds of thousands of federal employees are working without pay because of the partial shutdown over Trump’s border wall.
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TSA Worker Absences Surge Amid Government Shutdown
The rate of unscheduled absences has more than tripled since this time last year, the agency said.
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TSA Shutters Baltimore Airport Security Checkpoint Over 'Excessive Callouts'
The agency said staffers were pointing to "financial limitations" as the government shutdown nears month two.
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Pelosi Echoes Airline Industry's Travel Safety Worries As Shutdown Drags On
A number of aviation industry groups have voiced concerns about potential safety lapses during the shutdown.
NASA, TSA Workers In Houston Protest Shutdown: 'Make America Work Again'
Furloughed federal employees rallied outside the Johnson Space Center to demand the government be re-opened.
Number Of No-Show Airport Security Screeners Soars In Shutdown
TSA staffers are expected to work without pay during the government shutdown.
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Florida Airport Sets Up Food Bank For Unpaid TSA Agents
The federal government isn't paying many of its workers, so others are stepping up, including an airport, nonprofit organizations and chef José Andrés.
This Is The Letter Unpaid Government Workers Are Being Given To Show Their Creditors
"Some of our employees may have difficulty in timely meeting their financial obligations."
Delta Passenger Gets Gun Past TSA In Atlanta And Flies With It To Japan
The TSA said the airport security checkpoint was fully staffed and was unaffected by the government shutdown.
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Houston Airport Forced To Close TSA Checkpoint Due To Shutdown
TSA agents have been among the federal employees forced to work without pay during the shutdown.
TSA Workers Sent $500 Bonuses And 1 Day's Pay To Ease Financial Strain
TSA Administrator David Pekoske offered the bonuses as a thanks to workers for pulling through the holiday season amid the government shutdown.
The Government Shutdown Is About To Get ‘Really Bad’ For Unpaid TSA Workers
These essential federal employees are about to miss their first paycheck of 2019.
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Unpaid TSA Agent Guesses Who's High On The Street On 'Jimmy Kimmel'
She's a victim of the government shutdown, but she got a job on the talk show to suss out the stoned in Hollywood.
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TSA Union Warns Of 'Massive Security Risk' As Some Officers Quit Amid Shutdown
“Every day I’m getting calls from my members about their extreme financial hardships and need for a paycheck," one union official said.
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Nation's Pilots Warn Donald Trump That Shutdown Threatens Air Safety
Fewer TSA agents and FAA safety inspectors may put "passengers and airline crews at risk," a pilots union says.
Government Shutdown Causes TSA Chaos In Airports
Long lines, angry customers and a shortage of TSA employees — here’s a look at airports nationwide during the partial government shutdown.
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CNN Hits Back After Trump's DHS Denies TSA Workers Are Calling Out Sick Amid Shutdown
President Donald Trump and other administration officials, as per usual, called the network "fake news."
Hundreds Of TSA Agents Are Calling In Sick To Work Jobs That Pay, Says Union
Officials say it will only get worse as shutdown drags on.
TSA Workers Vent Anger At Shutdown As They Work Without Pay Over Holidays
Officers are worried about how they'll pay rent or feed their families if the crisis drags on.
We Want To Hear From TSA Staff Working Without Pay During The Shutdown
Thousands of essential service workers are remaining on the job during the government shutdown.
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Shutdown Means TSA Agents Could Work Busy Holidays With No Pay
TSA employees will likely work in crowded airports this holiday season without pay.
Southwest Passenger Says She Was Forced To Leave Pet Fish At Denver Airport
“Yes, it’s a fish. I know. But dang, it was my pet. And just because it wasn’t a cat or dog, it wasn’t as important?” Lanice Powless told a San Diego station.
Tan France Says He's Not 'A Damn Security Risk' After TSA Experience
The "Queer Eye" star said he was told he's on a security "list of concern."
Lil Rel Howery’s Biggest Influences
He made his mark as the scene-stealing TSA agent in “Get Out,” and now Lil Rel Howery is starring in his own sitcom. He opened up about his biggest influences along his rise.
Muslim Woman Says TSA Forced Her To Show Her Bloodied Pad During Airport Screening
Zainab Merchant said that after the horrifying incident, airport officials refused to give her their names and badge numbers so she would not be able to file a complaint.
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