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Tig Notaro, Queen Latifah and the power of the unadorned female body

In her new HBO stand-up special, "Boyish Girl Interrupted" Tig Notaro tells a story about being patted down by the Transportation Security Administration after having a double mastectomy. Notaro chose not to have reconstructive surgery, and in the special, which aired on Saturday night, Notaro...

TSA Searches Singer Morrissey and Finds Crack

The British singer Morrissey said Wednesday that a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer "put his finger down my rear cleavage" during a recent trip in San Francisco International Airport. Morrissey accused the TSA worker, who he did not name, of sexual assault after an incident he described in a July blog post. Show More Summary

Unhappy with IRS or an airport checkpoint? Tell Yelp.

You can now rate the Internal Revenue Service or a Transportation Security Administration airport checkpoint just like you would a local diner or plumber.

Uncle Sam Joining Ranks of Businesses Reviewed on Yelp

Under a deal with Yelp, the government will officially recognize the public's star ratings on its federal agencies, from the Transportation Security Administration to national parks.

You Can Now Rate And Review U.S. Government Services On Yelp

The wait time to get customer support from the Internal Revenue Service is stretching on into infinity. The Transportation Security Administration agents at one particular airport checkpoint always seem to have it out for you. There’s one particular bathroom at Yellowstone National Park that is the best and everyone should know about it. Show More Summary

TSA Should Develop Better Airport Body Scanners - Former US Inspector Gen.

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) should invest in advanced body scanners at airports rather than implement other security reforms, former US Department of Transportation Inspector General Mary Schiavo told Sputnik on Tuesday.

Now complaining about the TSA on Yelp might actually help

Had a terrible experience with the Transportation Security Administration at the airport? Now you can leave a Yelp review that does more than blow off steam — it might even get a positive response from the government. Yelp has listed federal government offices and services, including TSA checkpoints at different airports, for some time. Show More Summary

TSA steps up scrutiny in wake of fake bomb test

If the security lines at the airport seem to be moving a bit slower, it's because the Transportation Security Administration has increased passenger scrutiny following reports that agents failed to detect fake bombs carried by undercover agents.

“You Respect This Badge Right Here”: TSA Agent Orders to Passenger Filming “Pat-Down” of His Father

3 weeks agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

An agent of the Transportation Security Administration reportedly summoned a law enforcement officer on a teenager 16 years of age who refused to obey his orders to stop filming his father experiencing a “pat-down” at the security checkpoint...Show More Summary

Singer Morrissey Accuses San Francisco Airport TSA Officer of Sexual Assault

3 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

British singer Morrissey, known for his outspoken views on topics ranging from animal rights to the British royal family, has accused a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer of sexually assaulting him earlier this week at...Show More Summary

New TSA Chief Vows to Redeem Agency After Humiliating Failures

Incoming Transportation Security Administration head Peter Neffenger promised a congressional panel on Wednesday that he would do what it takes to redeem the Agency after a scathing internal review last month showed an alarming inability to provide airport security.

Why a TSA overhaul could mean longer lines

The new chief of the Transportation Security Administration is planning to retrain officers on monitoring for weapons and contraband and to limit expedited screening as a means of managing long lines, Ron Nixon reports in The New York Times. He writes that officers and their supervisors at airports nationwide have made reducing wait times their […]

An Must-Follow On Instagram: Transportation Security Administration?

When you think of Instagram accounts that garner the most views, you think Taylor Swift, Beyonce or that really adorable viral dog. But, what about the Transportation Security Administration? If you aren’t following the security provider on Instagram, you’re missing out. Even Rolling Stone ranked their profile as No. 4 on their “100 best Instagram […]

In the Twitterverse, TSA gets a really bad rap

Airline passengers in Kentucky like to tweet positive things about the Transportation Security Administration. But in Connecticut, not so much. Oakland International Airport in Calif. is definitely not a favorite on Twitter: Too many bad experiences in the TSA security line. But 360 miles down the coast at Bob Hope airport in Burbank, Calif., passengers […]

Man Arrested After Making It Through Security, Boarding Plane Without Ticket

The Transportation Security Administration is investigating a disruption – that included a visit from the local bomb squad – at Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport Sunday night after authorities say a man boarded a flight without...Show More Summary

TSA agent gets mad at 16-year-old filming dad's pat down

Technically Incorrect: At New Orleans airport, a cell phone video of a simple pat down causes a Transportation Security Administration officer to call for the police.

Airline workers smuggled coke and heroin through TSA checkpoints in smuggling operation

Airline employees used their knowledge, airport friends and security credentials to evade Transportation Security Administration scrutiny and smuggle drugs onto planes to Chicago, Las Vegas, Newark, Phoenix, Wichita and San Francisco, authorities said Wednesday as they announced indictments against 46 people. Show More Summary

TSA chief: All airport workers will be scrutinized after discovery of drug-smuggling ring

The new chief of the Transportation Security Administration said Tuesday that airport workers should expect more scrutiny in the wake of a gun-running scheme discovered at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Peter Neffenger,...Show More Summary

No Charges For Fired TSA Screeners Accused Of Conspiring To Grope Attractive Male Passengers

You might recall the tale of two Transportation Security Administration screeners who were accused of conspiring to tweak the system so they could give very thorough patdowns to the good-looking male travelers who passed through their post at the Denver Airport. Show More Summary

Dr. Gridlock: Peter Neffenger sworn in as new TSA administrator

The Transportation Security Administration has a new administrator.Peter Neffenger, 59, was officially sworn in July 4 at the TSA’s headquarters in Arlington as the agency’s sixth administrator. Prior to being appointed, Neffenger was the U.S. Show More Summary

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