Topic: Transportation Security Administration
After an elderly traveler complained of experiencing indignities at the hands of the TSA, the question arises: When do invasive searches become too invasive?
06/27/2011 07:56 pm
Two Muslim men wearing traditional clothing were removed from a commercial flight departing Memphis on Friday. Airline apologizes, but gives no explanation for incident.
05/07/2011 06:18 pm
The killing of Osama bin Laden by the Navy SEALS should compel a more sober risk assessment of the terrorist threat by Congress and the Obama administration. Bin Laden himself wanted to bankrupt the US by causing overreaction to fear.
05/06/2011 04:25 pm
The potential plot, sketched out in a vague note last year, was more significant in that it showed that bin Laden was not just a figurehead of Al Qaeda but an active leader.
05/06/2011 09:58 am
Federal officials said there were no immediate specific threats to the US after the death of Osama bin Laden. But some airports and local security officials said they were on heightened alert.
05/02/2011 07:31 pm
TSA agents, border patrol, and air traffic control will continue to staff airports and borders in the event of a government shutdown, but most budget and administrative tasks will be suspended.
04/08/2011 01:33 pm
As Japan brings radiation into daily headlines, a new report from biomedical researchers finds that full-body scanners emit 'extremely small' doses of radiation, posing very little health risk to fliers.
03/28/2011 08:28 pm
TSA denies it used airport body scanners elsewhere. But documents show it tested similar technology at a commuter train station in New Jersey and signed contracts for more scanning in public places.
03/04/2011 11:14 am
Janet Napolitano, Secretary for US Homeland Security, faced tough questioning over a runaway teen's fatal airplane ride last year. A Massachusetts congressman asked Janet Napolitano about airport security in the wake of the deadly stowaway incident.
02/10/2011 03:52 pm
Screening for all air cargo shipped to the US via commercial passenger planes must be in place by the end of 2011, under a TSA proposal. The Yemen bomb plot led TSA to accelerate its timetable.
01/18/2011 02:12 pm