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TSA is taking a closer look at LAX passengers' electronic devices

The Transportation Security Administration has been quietly testing a new screening procedure that more closely examines electronic devices in carry-on bags at LAX and nine other airports. Under the test screening process, passengers passing through TSA security checkpoints are asked to take out...

The story of the TSA's oddly entertaining Instagram account

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA)'s Instagram account is a real hoot, featuring weird, ridiculous, and sometimes helpful images of items that are prohibited and permitted to bring on flights. Apparently Jeremy Bentham's...Show More Summary

TSA report warns against truck ramming attacks by terrorists

Truck owners and truck rental agencies in the U.S. must be "vigilant" about the increasing frequency of "ramming attacks" by terrorists using vehicles as killing machines, according to a new Transportation Security Administration report.

TSA broke into my checked baggage and damaged its contents

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is responsible for screening of passengers and all their baggage at airports across United states. It is standard procedure for TSA to screen and open (if necessary) any checked bag, and I have had my bags opened several times before. On my last international trip, TSA not only cut through the […]

Study reveals what air travelers will tolerate for non-discriminatory security screening

Mounting anti-terrorism security procedures and the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) screening processes have launched numerous debates about the protection of civil liberties and equal treatment of passengers. A new study...Show More Summary

A Southwest Airlines pilot was arrested with a loaded gun at a TSA checkpoint (LUV)

On Monday, a Southwest Airlines pilot was arrested with a loaded gun at Albany International Airport in New York. The incident occurred after a Transportation Security Administration officer at a security checkpoint detected a gun in...Show More Summary

Brickbat: Pleased to Make Your Acquaintance

2 months agoNews : Reason

Evelyn Harris, 65, had just gone through the security scanner at Baltimore-Washington International Marshall Airport when a Transportation Security Administration agent pulled her out of line, grabbed her by the throat, and groped her underneath her bra and inside her underwear. Show More Summary

New high-tech checkpoint completed at Newark Liberty airport

The Transportation Security Administration held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting to unveil the 19-lane checkpoint in United Airlines' Terminal C on Monday. Two of the lanes operate standard screening for oversize items such as baby carriers and strollers.

Loaded Handgun Passed Through Airport Security Checkpoint; Agent Fired

2 months agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

A woman was fired from her job as an agent for the Transportation Security Administration at the international airport which serves the greater Atlanta metropolitan area after she missed a loaded.38-caliber handgun which was in the possession...Show More Summary

TSA workers hurt by possible hazardous material at New York airport: media

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Three Transportation Security Administration workers suffered minor injuries on Wednesday at LaGuardia Airport in New York after exposure to a possible hazardous material, local media reported. Rescue workers responded to Terminal B at the airport at about 5:45 a.m. EDT (0945 GMT) for a hazardous...

Nearly half of TSA PreCheck travelers say airport lines are still too long

TSA PreCheck was devised by the Transportation Security Administration to speed up airport screening for travelers who submit to a government background check in advance. But a survey of nearly 2,500 North American travelers found that 45% of fliers who enrolled in TSA PreCheck still think the...

TSA: Teen denied flight to US due to Turkish airline's issue

The Transportation Security Administration says that a 17-year-old Tennessee girl was denied a flight back to the United States because a Turkish airline didn't provide necessary passenger information. On Facebook, … Click to Contin...

US Electronics Ban on MidEast originating flights

– This morning US time, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issued an emergency security directive banning on certain electronic gadgets being taken brought into cabins on some flights to the USA. Show More Summary

Trump Administration Bans Small Electronic Devices on Certain Overseas Flights

The Trump Administration is banning personal electronic devices larger than a cell phone on flights to the U.S. from 10 overseas airports, the Transportation Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security announced early Tuesday. Show More Summary

Trump proposes to hike TSA fee on airline tickets

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

President Trump rekindled a fight Thursday over Transportation Security Administration funding by proposing to raise the fee on airline tick...        

Idiot Packs Ground Burst Simulators and Grenades In Luggage

The Transportation Security Administration releases a week in review showing what prohibited items they recovered the week prior. There have been some doozies and they did a pretty decent job of putting together a weirdest finds video...Show More Summary

How a Mix of Confiscated Weapons Porn and Humor Has Made the TSA an Instagram Marketing Superstar

Curtis "Bob" Burns is an unlikely social media guru. He's middle-aged, lives in Ohio and works remotely for the TSA. Yes, that TSA, the Transportation Security Administration, which, at one time, was better known for awkward pat-downs than positive buzz. Burns became the TSA's social media lead in 2008, but it wasn't until about three...

Schumer decries possible cuts to TSA, Coast Guard

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is criticizing President Donald Trump over proposed cuts to the Transportation Security Administration and Coast Guard that the New York Democrat says would put New York … Click to Continue »

The Latest: TSA says ID of Ali's son confirmed at airport

The Latest on Muhammad Ali's son being detained at the airport (all times local): 6:45 p.m. The Transportation Security Administration says the agency confirmed the identity of Muhammad Ali's son … Click to Continue »

Fees to Increase as Transportation Security Administration Budget is Cut?

3 months agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

“At TSA, the $500 million reduction includes cutting $65 million for behavioral detection officers and $55 million for local law enforcement grants to to airports. On the other hand, it proposes a $1 increase to the TSA security feeShow More Summary

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