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34 min ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
A Transportation Security Administration officer was killed Friday at Los Angeles International Airport, in the first death in the line of duty since the agency was created a decade ago.
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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post
OSI Systems Inc., one of the top U.S. Transportation Security Administration's contractors for airport equipment, fell the most in almost six months after a $60 million order for screening machines was canceled.
4 hrs ago | Time
The FCC may soon allow cell-phone use during air travel. Before takeoff, let's take a look at the situation into which these phones are about to come skulking like insolent houseguests.
9 hrs ago | The News-Press
You can't wait to go on vacation. It's been a year since you had a break, and you look forward to leaving it all behind for two weeks.
In one of the hardest-hitting GAO reports I've ever read, Congress's auditing organization has, in effect, said that the TSA's Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques program does not work and should be defunded.
According to airport officials, the program is an expedited screening program that allows pre-approved airline travelers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belt.
The government says Indianapolis International Airport will have the first enrollment site for an expedited screening program that allows airline passengers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belts and keep laptop computers in cases at security checkpoints.
The next time you go through airport security, check those grey and white bins where you unload your pockets.
The House-Senate budget negotiating panel is wheeling and dealing to try and come up with a minimalist solution to sequestration cuts.
We've come out of one of the busiest travel periods of the year, and if it showed anything, it was that confusion reigned for passengers.
Tuesday, the House passed the TSA Loose Change Act. The bill says it would require the TSA "to transfer unclaimed money recovered at airport security checkpoints to nonprofit organizations that provide places of rest and recuperation at airports for members of the Armed Forces and their families, and for other purposes."
Dear Head: We've covered this a few times, but it's worth reviewing again before January.
A dime here, a quarter there and pretty soon you're talking real money. Especially in Las Vegas, where air travelers left behind $26,900 last year after emptying their pockets at security checkpoints.
In the last year, the TSA has collected more than $500,000 in change left behind by passengers at security checkpoints.
The House on Tuesday passed a bill to use loose change left by passengers at the security checkpoints to fund military programs at airports, rather than for aviation security.
Are airport security checks the absolute worst part of your flying experience? There’s a new federal program that lets you avoid the security hassle.